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Irresponsible data? The risks of registering the Rohingya

Irresponsible data? The risks of registering the Rohingya

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 23, 2017 0

Massive amounts of personal and biometric data are being gathered from hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. This should set off multiple alarm bells

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Sent back by Australia to debt in Sri Lanka

Sent back by Australia to debt in Sri Lanka

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 18, 2016 0

Vaithilingam Lingarajan spent the war years plying the seas off the northern coast of Sri Lanka in his small fishing boat. It was only once the conflict ended that he decided to flee the

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Papua New Guinea’s battle over betel nut

Papua New Guinea’s battle over betel nut

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 31, 2014 0

PORT MORESBY 31 January 2014 (IRIN) - Health officials in Papua New Guinea (PNG) are concerned over rising levels of oral cancer in betel nut chewers amidst a controversial ban on its usage

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Mauritania reeling from unprecedented flooding

Mauritania reeling from unprecedented flooding

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 30, 2013 0

DAKAR 30 September 2013 (IRIN) - Weeks of heavy rains that began in mid-August have left much of Mauritania's capital city, Nouakchott, and six of the surrounding regions under water, creating "unprecedented" damage

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Mixed messages on home deliveries in Philippines

Mixed messages on home deliveries in Philippines

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 24, 2013 0

MANILA 24 May 2013 (IRIN) - Varied implementation of a Department of Health (DOH) policy advocating health facility-based delivery under the care of a skilled birth attendant (SBA) has health officials and advocates

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