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The flawed logic of forced slum evictions

The flawed logic of forced slum evictions

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 15, 2017 0

If the goal of urban development is to improve the cities we inhabit, then we must first address the needs of the majority of us who live on the margins.   Continuing to

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Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

Humanitarian data breaches: the real scandal is our collective inaction

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 8, 2017 0

The news that a platform used by at least 11 major operational NGOs and UN agencies may be relatively easy to breach, potentially exposing the personal, location, and demographic data of tens of

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Occupied labour: The treadmill of Palestinian work in Israel

Occupied labour: The treadmill of Palestinian work in Israel

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 2, 2017 0

Driving near the concrete barrier that separates Israel from the southern West Bank, a car passes a Bedouin settlement, leaves the main road for a dirt one, and veers into a field. It

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One more sign of Zimbabwe’s decline

One more sign of Zimbabwe’s decline

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 6, 2016 0

The advert in the jobs section of a Zimbabwean newspaper read: “Vacancies in the Middle East.

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Burundi power struggle outlasts diplomatic flurry

Burundi power struggle outlasts diplomatic flurry

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 2, 2016 0

There’s been a flurry of high-profile visits to Burundi designed to find a settlement to the political crisis but little evidence yet that anything has been achieved.   First came UN Security Council

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Memento Mori

Memento Mori

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 13, 2015 0

LONDON 13 July 2015 (IRIN) - It is easy to laugh at aid workers, but every year, hundreds are killed, kidnapped or injured doing their jobs. We need to do more to honour

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Ebola: Liberia’s long road to recovery

Ebola: Liberia’s long road to recovery

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 4, 2015 0

BO-WATERSIDE, LIBERIA 04 March 2015 (IRIN) - Liberia has lifted nationwide curfews and reopened its land borders with key trading partners Sierra Leone and Guinea, but a full recovery from the economic impact

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Thousands return to DRC amid Brazzaville crackdown on migrants

Thousands return to DRC amid Brazzaville crackdown on migrants

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 6, 2014 0

KINSHASA 06 May 2014 (IRIN) - Some 60,000 Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) nationals have returned over the past month from neighbouring Republic of Congo (RoC) as a result of actual or threatened

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Despite new era, anti-corruption agenda struggles in Yemen

Despite new era, anti-corruption agenda struggles in Yemen

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 29, 2014 0

SANA'A 29 April 2014 (IRIN) - The 2011 street revolts that drove Yemeni President Ali Abdullah Saleh from office and spurred an internationally-monitored democratic political transition were considered a boon for anti-corruption activists,

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