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Booby-trapped bicycles

Booby-trapped bicycles

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 23, 2016 0

Under the scorching midday sun and the rattle of heavy artillery and Kalashnikov fire, three men on the Libyan coast are deactivating mines with electricians’ pliers, clad in flak jackets and helmets that

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Zimbabwe’s season of discontent

Zimbabwe’s season of discontent

July 13, 2016 0

The focus of Zimbabwe’s growing civil disobedience campaign shifted to a court building in Harare on Wednesday, where pastor Evans Mawarire, a leader of the protest movement, is appearing on the charge of

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Has Kenya’s brinkmanship over Dadaab worked?

Has Kenya’s brinkmanship over Dadaab worked?

June 15, 2016 0

Kenya has called on the UN’s refugee agency, UNHCR, to help develop a plan for the repatriation of 315,000 Somalis from its sprawling Dadaab refugee complex – a move that might allow the

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UN defends impartiality of Syria aid

UN defends impartiality of Syria aid

June 15, 2016 0

The World Food Programme has hit back strongly at allegations that the UN has allowed its aid operations in Syria to be controlled by the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, emboldening the

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Afghanistan’s failed promises to help people displaced by war

Afghanistan’s failed promises to help people displaced by war

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 31, 2016 0

Afghanistan has failed to live up to a 2014 pledge to care for people displaced by conflict within its borders, according to a report released today, even as the number of displaced has

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Why the EU migration deal with Sudan is so dodgy

Why the EU migration deal with Sudan is so dodgy

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 26, 2016 0

Sudan is a lynchpin in the flow of migrants out of Africa.

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Prosecute those who bomb hospitals, or it will keep happening

Prosecute those who bomb hospitals, or it will keep happening

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 23, 2016 0

Following a recent resolution against attacks on healthcare in war zones, the UN should ensure compliance by referring perpetrators to the International Criminal Court for prosecution. That’s one of the recommendations in a

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Collective punishment in Congo

Collective punishment in Congo

May 18, 2016 0

People already made homeless by the conflict in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo are once more at risk, threatened by the closure of camps in North Kivu Province by politicians and

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Aleppo: Inside a city beyond the brink

Aleppo: Inside a city beyond the brink

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 28, 2016 0

Once Syria’s most populous city, Aleppo is now a humanitarian disaster zone. As fighting intensifies in several districts and bombs again rain down from the sky, tens of thousands of Syria’s forgotten civilians

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The road ahead for the ICC in Burundi

The road ahead for the ICC in Burundi

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 26, 2016 0

The announcement by the International Criminal Court that it has opened a preliminary examination into human rights abuses in Burundi could be the first step towards a formal investigation into the killings and

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