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Briefing: Ethiopia’s ONLF rebellion

Briefing: Ethiopia’s ONLF rebellion

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 29, 2012 0

NAIROBI 29 October 2012 (IRIN) - Any hopes for an imminent end to conflict in Ethiopia’s Somali region were dashed earlier this month when talks between the government and the separatist Ogaden National

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MYANMAR: Demining moves a step closer

MYANMAR: Demining moves a step closer

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 22, 2012 0

YANGON 22 October 2012 (IRIN) - A major Norwegian demining NGO says it is ready to begin mine-clearing in southeastern Myanmar once it receives a green light. “As soon as we get the

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GUINEA: Strike threats mar groundbreaking debt deal

GUINEA: Strike threats mar groundbreaking debt deal

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 19, 2012 0

CONAKRY 19 October 2012 (IRIN) - Trade union leaders in Guinea are contemplating a general strike over salary demands and other grievances, after the government proposed a raise for civil servants far lower

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NEPAL: Community forest value untapped

NEPAL: Community forest value untapped

September 26, 2012 0

KATHMANDU 26 September 2012 (IRIN) - Government oversight is preventing local communities from reaping economic benefits from forests they have spent decades re-generating, activists say.

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MYANMAR-THAILAND: Burmese migrant workers risk deportation

MYANMAR-THAILAND: Burmese migrant workers risk deportation

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 20, 2012 0

CHIANG MAI 20 September 2012 (IRIN) - Several hundred thousand Burmese migrant workers in Thailand could face deportation if they fail to register under the government’s National Verification Programme (NVP) before a 14

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Analysis: Burkina Faso – a beacon of stability?

Analysis: Burkina Faso – a beacon of stability?

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 19, 2012 0

OUAGADOUGOU 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - More than a year after civil unrest broke out in Burkina Faso, observers and analysts say despite some progress, and sustained support for President Blaise Compaoré, tension

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BURKINA FASO: Stability vital to region

BURKINA FASO: Stability vital to region

September 19, 2012 0

OUAGADOUGOU 19 September 2012 (IRIN) - More than a year after civil unrest broke out in Burkina Faso, observers and analysts say despite some progress, and sustained support for President Blaise Compaoré, tension

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GUINEA: Deadlock over parliamentary elections

GUINEA: Deadlock over parliamentary elections

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 29, 2012 0

CONAKRY 29 August 2012 (IRIN) - Political battles have intensified in Guinea after the government thwarted an opposition rally to demand free parliamentary elections, raising fears that a return to stability and development

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PAKISTAN: Uncertain future for Afghan refugees as deadline looms

PAKISTAN: Uncertain future for Afghan refugees as deadline looms

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 13, 2012 0

ABU DHABI 13 June 2012 (IRIN) - The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is calling on the government of Pakistan not to hastily expel Afghan refugees, even as a deadline for their legal stay

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