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Why land rights matter in Cambodia

Why land rights matter in Cambodia

March 15, 2013 0

PHNOM PENH 15 March 2013 (IRIN) - Faced with widespread evictions and opaque private sector deals, activists in Cambodia are calling on the government to be more open and transparent about land concessions,

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Analysis: Cambodian land rights in focus

Analysis: Cambodian land rights in focus

March 15, 2013 0

PHNOM PENH 15 March 2013 (IRIN) - Faced with widespread evictions and opaque private sector deals, activists in Cambodia are calling on the government to be more open and transparent about land concessions,

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How to tackle Mali’s crisis in the long term

How to tackle Mali’s crisis in the long term

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 12, 2013 0

DAKAR 12 March 2013 (IRIN) - As humanitarian agencies grapple with a deepening displacement and food security crisis in Mali, analysts point to the need for deep-seated reforms in the government and army

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Maize shortage renews debate over GM in Zimbabwe

Maize shortage renews debate over GM in Zimbabwe

March 4, 2013 0

HARARE 04 March 2013 (IRIN) - A major shortage of maize has sent the price of maize meal, used for porridge and poultry feed, spiralling in Zimbabwe, prompting traders to lobby the government

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Analysis: Condoms continue to confound Uganda

Analysis: Condoms continue to confound Uganda

March 1, 2013 0

KAMPALA 01 March 2013 (IRIN) - The condom has played a central role in Uganda’s official HIV prevention strategy for over two decades, but the country has yet to get it right, with

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Analysis: Politicians, donors question donor neutrality in Nepal

Analysis: Politicians, donors question donor neutrality in Nepal

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 26, 2013 0

KATHMANDU 26 February 2013 (IRIN) - Dissent in Nepal over the role of ethnicity in a post-conflict state has put donor agencies under increased scrutiny, with politicians and analysts accusing them of meddling,

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Analysis: Politicians, donors question donor neutrality in Nepal

Analysis: Politicians, donors question donor neutrality in Nepal

February 26, 2013 0

KATHMANDU 26 February 2013 (IRIN) - Dissent in Nepal over the role of ethnicity in a post-conflict state has put donor agencies under increased scrutiny, with politicians and analysts accusing them of meddling,

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Post-election rape survivors sue Kenyan government

Post-election rape survivors sue Kenyan government

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 21, 2013 0

NAIROBI 21 February 2013 (IRIN) - Eight survivors of sexual violence committed in the wake of Kenya’s December 2007 general elections have taken the government to court over its alleged failure to protect

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Why southern Lebanon still matters

Why southern Lebanon still matters

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 15, 2013 0

WAZZANI 15 February 2013 (IRIN) - Southern Lebanon has been the scene of occupation and conflict for decades. Now, it is experiencing what might be the calmest period in its history. This provides

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Cervical cancer a major threat to HIV-positive women

Cervical cancer a major threat to HIV-positive women

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 8, 2013 0

HARARE 08 February 2013 (IRIN) - HIV-positive women are living longer, but are now dying of cervical cancer. In Zimbabwe, cervical cancer is now the most common cancer among women, particularly those living

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