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Mayotte: the French migration frontline you’ve never heard of

Mayotte: the French migration frontline you’ve never heard of

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 14, 2018 0

Last month, Ousseni Souffiani’s life was turned upside down. He had lived in a hillside shantytown on the island of Mayotte, but a torrential downpour swept his flimsy home away, killing his wife

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“Ghost schools” risk breeding militancy in Pakistan tribal areas

“Ghost schools” risk breeding militancy in Pakistan tribal areas

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 25, 2018 0

The school in Maminzo village has four classrooms. There are rows of desks and chairs, even a two-metre high boundary wall to protect it from the militancy that once dominated this part of

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The Kurdish struggle in northern Syria

The Kurdish struggle in northern Syria

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 15, 2017 0

While Iraq’s Kurds may vote to become independent in 10 days time, officials in the neighbouring Kurdish-run Democratic Federation of Northern Syria promise they have no intention to secede, even if they could.

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How the Lebanese school system is segregating refugees

How the Lebanese school system is segregating refugees

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 27, 2017 0

The children, all refugees and mostly from Syria, filed awkwardly into the unfamiliar school. With its lush grounds and English posters on the walls, it was starkly different from their government-run public school

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Islamic State ramps up recruitment in Pakistan

Islamic State ramps up recruitment in Pakistan

January 11, 2017 0

Obaid Khan was planning to join Pakistan’s public school system as a teacher after finishing his undergraduate degree in May this year. Instead, he dropped out of university to join the so-called Islamic

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Is Pakistan going to send Afghan refugees home?

Is Pakistan going to send Afghan refugees home?

June 23, 2016 0

Sardar Gul has been forced to cut his earnings by more than half.   Daily scrutiny by police cracking down on Afghan refugees in Pakistan turned his three-kilometre commute to a construction site

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Top Picks: Opportunistic op-ed, the council of elders, and a writer’s regret

Top Picks: Opportunistic op-ed, the council of elders, and a writer’s regret

June 10, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's weekly top picks of must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. Five to read: Writing Human Rights and Getting It

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Is education Boko Haram’s biggest victim?

Is education Boko Haram’s biggest victim?

December 7, 2015 0

KADUNA/DAKAR 07 December 2015 (IRIN) - The mass abduction of schoolgirls, the displacement of millions, and the relentless suicide attacks have received most of the Boko Haram headlines, but the exodus of teachers

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Boko Haram attacks spark education crisis in Cameroon

Boko Haram attacks spark education crisis in Cameroon

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 12, 2015 0

MAROUA, CAMEROON 12 May 2015 (IRIN) - Cross-border attacks by Boko Haram in northern Cameroon have led to the closure of more than 120 schools and halted the education of tens of thousands

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Attacks spark education crisis in northern Cameroon

Attacks spark education crisis in northern Cameroon

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 12, 2015 0

MAROUA, CAMEROON 12 May 2015 (IRIN) - Cross-border attacks by Boko Haram in northern Cameroon have led to the closure of more than 120 schools and halted the education of tens of thousands

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