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Venezuelan voices: The real-life stories beyond the protests

Venezuelan voices: The real-life stories beyond the protests

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

Venezuelans have taken to the streets in their tens of thousands over the past seven weeks in anti-government protests that have left at least 43 demonstrators dead and hundreds injured. They show no

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Libyan oil wars and the battle for Tripoli

Libyan oil wars and the battle for Tripoli

March 15, 2017 0

It’s flying under the radar, but the Libyan capital is shuddering through its worst violence since fighting first broke out mid-2014, while oil wars rage out east amidst signs of increased Russian involvement.

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The never-ending harvest: Syrian refugees exploited on Turkish farms

The never-ending harvest: Syrian refugees exploited on Turkish farms

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 15, 2016 0

It’s been nearly four months since Emine Sahin’s husband and children have been paid for their work picking fruit and vegetables on a farm in southern Turkey’s fertile Adana Province.

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Yemen: It’s the economy, stupid!

Yemen: It’s the economy, stupid!

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 19, 2016 0

Something peculiar is afoot in Yemen: the usually arcane topics of monetary policy and central banking have become part of everyday chatter, even street art.

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Philippine diaspora rallies for typhoon victims

Philippine diaspora rallies for typhoon victims

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 18, 2013 0

ISTANBUL 18 November 2013 (IRIN) - In a normal week the customers of Connie Cruz, who owns Connie's Minnie Market in Istanbul, send home up to US$4,000 in remittances to relatives in the

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