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Neglected northern Uganda mustn’t be ignored any longer

Neglected northern Uganda mustn’t be ignored any longer

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 19, 2017 0

Uganda received its one millionth refugee from South Sudan on 17 August. This influx of people, many of whom have fled terrible violence to seek sanctuary in northern Uganda, has put a significant

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How bad is the drought in Ethiopia?

How bad is the drought in Ethiopia?

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 19, 2015 0

LONDON 19 November 2015 (IRIN) - Alarm bells are ringing for a food emergency in Ethiopia.

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Film: When the war came back – A South Sudan village relives the effects of conflict

Film: When the war came back – A South Sudan village relives the effects of conflict

May 18, 2015 0

KANDAK, SOUTH SUDAN 18 May 2015 (IRIN) - Kandak, a small village in South Sudan’s Jonglei state, eight days walk from the Ethiopian border, has paid a high price for its unfortunate location

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IRIN’s top reads this week

IRIN’s top reads this week

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 6, 2014 0

DUBAI 06 November 2014 (IRIN) - Want to stay on top of the current debate around humanitarian and development issues without having to trawl the web? Welcome to IRIN's new reading list. Every

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Ebola effect reverses gains in maternal, child mortality

Ebola effect reverses gains in maternal, child mortality

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 8, 2014 0

MONROVIA/FREETOWN/KENEMA 08 October 2014 (IRIN) - Maternal and infant deaths in Liberia and Sierra Leone are set to rise above their current alarming rates as fear of Ebola keeps pregnant women away from

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Palestinians may struggle to pursue Israeli abuse claims

Palestinians may struggle to pursue Israeli abuse claims

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 6, 2014 0

JERUSALEM 06 August 2014 (IRIN) - The chances of Palestinians in Gaza being able to sue the Israeli state for alleged human rights abuses during the current conflict are slim, say experts, who

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Syrian Diary: In limbo

Syrian Diary: In limbo

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 2, 2013 0

DAMASCUS 02 October 2013 (IRIN) - The writer is a recent graduate of the University of Damascus from a well-to-do family belonging to a Syrian minority.

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Analysis: Catch-22 for Syrian migrants in Lebanon

Analysis: Catch-22 for Syrian migrants in Lebanon

November 1, 2012 0

BEIRUT 01 November 2012 (IRIN) - Syrians in Lebanon are increasingly coming under attack as lingering anti-Syrian sentiment intensifies amid the current conflict next door. >

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MALI: Not a fragile state, yet

MALI: Not a fragile state, yet

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 8, 2012 0

BAMAKO/MOPTI 08 August 2012 (IRIN) - Drissa Keita, 42, fled south to Bamako, the capital of Mail, with 18 family members when Islamist extremists overran Gao in the northeast in early April. Once

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