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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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EXCLUSIVE: EU migrant policy in Africa built on incorrect Niger data

EXCLUSIVE: EU migrant policy in Africa built on incorrect Niger data

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 31, 2017 0

The European Union has been touting a faulty figure for migration reduction through key transit country Niger as it looks to expand a policy of giving more development aid to African nations if

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Egypt boat disaster shines light on new migration trend

Egypt boat disaster shines light on new migration trend

October 10, 2016 0

Just before sunrise on a warm September morning, mobile phones in the village of Green Island on Egypt's Mediterranean coast began ringing urgently.   “Our children began calling us from the sea

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What changes and doesn’t change after Turkey’s failed coup

What changes and doesn’t change after Turkey’s failed coup

July 18, 2016 0

With more than than 290 dead, 1,400 injured, and 9,000 arrested (including 30 governors), a dramatic coup attempt by a segment of the Turkish military is over, or at least in its dying

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Egypt’s rural poor watching Sisi’s policies

Egypt’s rural poor watching Sisi’s policies

August 11, 2014 0

CAIRO 11 August 2014 (IRIN) - Two months since Egypt elected a new President, the rural poor are still waiting to find out if grand plans will become reality >

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Improved mental health care for refugees in Israel

Improved mental health care for refugees in Israel

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 14, 2014 0

TEL AVIV 14 May 2014 (IRIN) - Thousands of African refugees and asylum seekers in Israel suffering from trauma and depression after fleeing abuses in their home country or surviving torture camps in

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Smartcard plan to attack Egypt’s fuel crisis

Smartcard plan to attack Egypt’s fuel crisis

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

CAIRO 31 March 2014 (IRIN) - Fuel subsidies in Egypt account for 22 percent of the state’s annual budget, taking funds away from other sectors like health and education. The government believes an

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Analysis: Reconciliation looks remote in Egypt

Analysis: Reconciliation looks remote in Egypt

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 5, 2014 0

CAIRO 05 March 2014 (IRIN) - The seven months since July’s overthrow of President Mohamed Morsi in Egypt have been among the most violent and divisive in recent times, analysts say, as much

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Sudan and Egypt implicated in human trafficking

Sudan and Egypt implicated in human trafficking

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 12, 2014 0

JOHANNESBURG 12 February 2014 (IRIN) - Since 2009, hundreds and possibly thousands of refugees, most of them Eritrean, have been kidnapped in eastern Sudan and sold to traffickers in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula, where

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Egypt’s revolution brings little to underdeveloped Sinai

Egypt’s revolution brings little to underdeveloped Sinai

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 13, 2013 0

AL-ARISH 13 December 2013 (IRIN) - Nearly three years after a revolution that was meant to bring bread and dignity to Egyptians, the people of Sinai are still lacking both. Analysts have always

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