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Inside the EU’s deeply flawed $200 million migration deal with Sudan

Inside the EU’s deeply flawed $200 million migration deal with Sudan

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 30, 2018 0

The EU has allocated over $200 million to help Sudan stem migration since 2015 Asylum seekers allege Sudanese officials are complicit in abuse, extortion Traffickers said to hold people for weeks, beat and

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Inside the EU’s flawed $200 million migration deal with Sudan

Inside the EU’s flawed $200 million migration deal with Sudan

January 30, 2018 0

As millions of dollars in EU funds flow into Sudan to stem African migration, asylum seekers say they are increasingly trapped, living in a perpetual state of fear and exploitation in this key

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Pakistan NGOs go to court to fight government crackdown

Pakistan NGOs go to court to fight government crackdown

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 25, 2017 0

A legal showdown is looming in Pakistan as NGOs petition the courts to squelch interior ministry orders to cease operations for allegedly “pursing an anti-state agenda”.   About a dozen NGOs in Punjab Province

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Reprieve but no solution for Kenya’s Dadaab refugees

Reprieve but no solution for Kenya’s Dadaab refugees

November 16, 2016 0

The Kenyan government has postponed its closure of the Dadaab refugee camp by six months, but the reprieve does not reverse its ultimate decision to send home 261,000 Somali refugees, despite the loud

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Syrians make easy scapegoats in Lebanon

Syrians make easy scapegoats in Lebanon

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 28, 2016 0

The Baalbek International Festival is in town. Under silvery bunting, telltale tourists drift around in shorts in the sleepy mid-afternoon heat

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Fancy a holiday in a former Taliban stronghold?

Fancy a holiday in a former Taliban stronghold?

June 1, 2016 0

With peace returning to the Swat Valley, Pakistan has opened up the former tourism hotspot to visitors once again, but the army retains tight control as the threat from militants remains.    The

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