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Spies Sans Frontières?

Spies Sans Frontières?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 7, 2016 0

A months-long investigation by IRIN into the secretive intelligence-linked firm Palantir, reveals a cosying up to aid organisations large and small, including a bargain-basement contract with a sensitive UN agency, and a flirtation

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Syria aid deal? What about Aleppo?

Syria aid deal? What about Aleppo?

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 12, 2016 0

JERUSALEM 12 February 2016 (IRIN) - As diplomats hash out the finer details of a deal to cease hostilities and allow increased humanitarian access in Syria, it appears that the civilians of Aleppo

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Why does no one care about Yemen?

Why does no one care about Yemen?

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 11, 2016 0

LONDON 11 February 2016 (IRIN) - More than 6,000 Yemenis have been killed since March in a conflict that has set off a humanitarian catastrophe so severe that humanitarian agencies are struggling to

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When shit happens

When shit happens

February 8, 2016 0

NEW YORK 08 February 2016 (IRIN) - Everyone defecates, but ‘how’ and ‘where’ are questions that highlight class, gender and cultural differences between us.

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IRIN’s Top Picks: Protecting civilians, rebuilding Gaza, and a vanishing island

IRIN’s Top Picks: Protecting civilians, rebuilding Gaza, and a vanishing island

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 5, 2016 0

GENEVA 05 February 2016 (IRIN) - Welcome to IRIN's reading list.

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139 children die in one month in drought-hit Pakistan district

139 children die in one month in drought-hit Pakistan district

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 4, 2016 0

THARPARKAR DISTRICT, PAKISTAN 04 February 2016 (IRIN) - At least 139 children died of waterborne disease in January in Pakistan's impoverished desert district of Tharparkar, which has been devastated by drought since 2013.

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Briefing: The new Jihadist strategy in the Sahel

Briefing: The new Jihadist strategy in the Sahel

February 4, 2016 0

NAIROBI 04 February 2016 (IRIN) - Security has been intense over the last few weeks in the Senegalese capital, Dakar, with police and soldiers on the streets, vehicle searches, and round-ups of alleged

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The axis of generosity

The axis of generosity

February 3, 2016 0

LONDON 03 February 2016 (IRIN) - As a major funding conference opens in London, IRIN has run the numbers. Which countries can claim to be doing the most for the Syria crisis? We

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Where in the world is Zika?

Where in the world is Zika?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 3, 2016 0

LONDON 03 February 2016 (IRIN) - The World Health Organization has declared that the strong links between Zika infection during pregnancy and microcephaly should be treated as a global public health emergency. IRIN

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Somalia offers Yemenis a safer home

Somalia offers Yemenis a safer home

February 2, 2016 0

GARDO 02 February 2016 (IRIN) - Somalia is the new home for 30,560 people who have fled the fighting in Yemen and are trying to adjust to life in a country that –

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