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Engaging with Philippines armed groups

Engaging with Philippines armed groups

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 25, 2013 0

COTABATO 25 April 2013 (IRIN) - For Chris Rush, of the Swiss-based NGO Geneva Call, nuance is everything when engaging with armed groups. Although the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Maoist-inspired

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Engaging with Philippine armed groups

Engaging with Philippine armed groups

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 25, 2013 0

COTABATO 25 April 2013 (IRIN) - For Chris Rush, of the Swiss-based NGO Geneva Call, nuance is everything when engaging with armed groups. Although the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) and the Maoist-inspired

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Analysis: Roots of polio vaccine suspicion

Analysis: Roots of polio vaccine suspicion

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 4, 2013 0

KANO 04 April 2013 (IRIN) - For years, polio vaccination has faced strong resistance among conservative Islamic communities in northern Nigerian communities, largely due to a deep distrust of the West, persistent rumours

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PAKISTAN: Madrasas fill education gap in Karachi hotspot

PAKISTAN: Madrasas fill education gap in Karachi hotspot

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 24, 2012 0

KARACHI 24 October 2012 (IRIN) - When ethnic riots erupt in Karachi, Qasba Colony is usually the worst affected: The violence has taken a dramatic toll on education and the main beneficiaries are

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MYANMAR: Government rejects OIC office request for troubled Rakhine

MYANMAR: Government rejects OIC office request for troubled Rakhine

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 16, 2012 0

BANGKOK 16 October 2012 (IRIN) - The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has expressed “regret” over a Burmese government decision not to allow the opening of an OIC liaison office in Myanmar’s western

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