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Can Niger offer Mali lessons on the Tuareg?

Can Niger offer Mali lessons on the Tuareg?

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 11, 2013 0

NIAMEY 11 April 2013 (IRIN) - The conflict that erupted in Mali in early 2012 brought to the surface a long history of rebellions and autonomy demands by the Tuareg. But the Tuareg

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In Iraq’s disputed territories, a health services vacuum

In Iraq’s disputed territories, a health services vacuum

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 2, 2013 0

KANDAL 02 April 2013 (IRIN) - The status of Iraq’s disputed territories was supposed to be resolved by a referendum in 2007. More than five years later, the vote has not taken place.

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Priming Nepal’s airport for earthquake

Priming Nepal’s airport for earthquake

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 2, 2013 0

KATHMANDU 02 April 2013 (IRIN) - If an earthquake the magnitude of Haiti’s 2010 quake were to strike Nepal’s capital area, the country’s only international airport would be crippled, with no backup plan

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Earthquake-proofing Nepal’s at-risk airport

Earthquake-proofing Nepal’s at-risk airport

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 2, 2013 0

KATHMANDU 02 April 2013 (IRIN) - If an earthquake the magnitude of Haiti’s 2010 quake were to strike Nepal’s capital area, the country’s only international airport would be crippled, with no backup plan

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Unregistered IDPs in Myanmar’s Rakhine without aid

Unregistered IDPs in Myanmar’s Rakhine without aid

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 25, 2013 0

SITTWE 25 March 2013 (IRIN) - More than five months after a second wave of communal violence between Buddhists and Muslim Rohingyas rocked Myanmar’s western Rakhine State, thousands of displaced say they are

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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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