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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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Sudan continues crackdown on opposition groups

Sudan continues crackdown on opposition groups

January 15, 2013 0

KHARTOUM 15 January 2013 (IRIN) - A number of Sudanese opposition party leaders are in custody following the signing of an accord, dubbed the 'New Dawn Charter', under which they agreed to overthrow

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SYRIA: Mustafa, "The army came to my home to fire on the rebels from the veranda"

SYRIA: Mustafa, "The army came to my home to fire on the rebels from the veranda"

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

DAMASCUS 11 January 2013 (IRIN) - It was in the countryside that Syrian rebels first started making gains against government forces in 2011. But since then, Syria's civil war has become increasingly urban

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FILM: Where the war still echoes – Syrian refugees in Jordan

FILM: Where the war still echoes – Syrian refugees in Jordan

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 21, 2012 0

NAIROBI 21 December 2012 (IRIN) - By the end of 2012, as it neared the end of its second year, the conflict between Syrian rebels and the government had killed tens of thousands

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Briefing: Vietnam’s move away from detaining sex workers

Briefing: Vietnam’s move away from detaining sex workers

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 20, 2012 0

HANOI 20 December 2012 (IRIN) - Sex workers in Vietnam are struggling to figure out their next steps after the government’s decision earlier this year to release them from compulsory detention centres that

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Analysis: Australia’s offshore asylum process

Analysis: Australia’s offshore asylum process

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 30, 2012 0

MELBOURNE 30 November 2012 (IRIN) - Activists in Australia have expressed concern over a recent decision by the government to reinstate the processing of asylum seekers offshore.

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