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LEBANON-SYRIA: The refugee minefield

LEBANON-SYRIA: The refugee minefield

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 3, 2012 0

BEIRUT 03 September 2012 (IRIN) - Progress in terms of providing more and better aid to the steady influx of Syrian refugees in Lebanon is being held back by government indecision stemming from

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INDONESIA: Mixed progress on reducing child malnutrition

INDONESIA: Mixed progress on reducing child malnutrition

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 30, 2012 0

JAKARTA 30 August 2012 (IRIN) - While Indonesia in relative terms is cutting the number of malnourished children under the age of five, wasting and stunting - especially in certain pockets of the

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BURKINA FASO: Gold rush hits education

BURKINA FASO: Gold rush hits education

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 30, 2012 0

OUAGADOUGOU 30 August 2012 (IRIN) - A boom in Burkina Faso’s gold mining over the past three years has made the country one of Africa’s leading producers, but it is also luring children

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Analysis: Taming hate speech in Kenya

Analysis: Taming hate speech in Kenya

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 24, 2012 0

NAIROBI 24 August 2012 (IRIN) - So much for “never again”. Five years after 1,300 Kenyans were killed and more than half a million displaced in the wake of a presidential election, one

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Briefing: The mounting Syrian refugee crisis

Briefing: The mounting Syrian refugee crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 20, 2012 0

DUBAI 20 August 2012 (IRIN) - Nearly a year and a half after the start of the Syrian uprising, tens of thousands of people have fled the country. Until recently, most found shelter

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SOMALIA: Political transition could be deadly for journalists

SOMALIA: Political transition could be deadly for journalists

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 16, 2012 0

MOGADISHU 16 August 2012 (IRIN) - The recent murders of two Somali journalists have brought to 10 the number of media workers killed in the country since December 2011.

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Analysis: Patronage stalls Yemen’s transition

Analysis: Patronage stalls Yemen’s transition

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 8, 2012 0

SANA’A 08 August 2012 (IRIN) - Nearly six months after his ousting from power, former Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh continues to hold significant influence and control over military forces in the country.

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UGANDA: Scientists still in the dark about nodding syndrome

UGANDA: Scientists still in the dark about nodding syndrome

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 2, 2012 0

KAMPALA 02 August 2012 (IRIN) - A four-day international scientific meeting in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, highlighted the many unknowns of so-called "nodding disease" or "nodding syndrome", which has affected more than 3,000

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PAKISTAN: Taliban block polio efforts

PAKISTAN: Taliban block polio efforts

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 18, 2012 0

PESHAWAR 18 July 2012 (IRIN) - Efforts to combat polio in Pakistan have received a sudden setback just as the fight against the disease had seemed to be going well, with the Global

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