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Unfair cop – why African police forces make violent extremism worse

Unfair cop – why African police forces make violent extremism worse

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 28, 2017 0

Undermanned, underfunded, underwhelming: African police forces struggle to contain regular crime, and they are even further out of their depth when it comes to tackling violent extremism. The best way to identify threats

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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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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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Kenya turns up the heat on Somali refugees

Kenya turns up the heat on Somali refugees

June 4, 2014 0

JOHANNESBURG/NAIROBI 04 June 2014 (IRIN) - As security forces in Kenya continue to round up and detain thousands of migrants, refugees and asylum seekers, most of them Somali, an agreement between the UN

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KENYA: Jane Njeri – Displaced person, Kenya

KENYA: Jane Njeri – Displaced person, Kenya

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 6, 2012 0

NAKURU 06 December 2012 (IRIN) - Jane Njeri, 36, is a single mother of four living with her family in a camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Nakuru, a town some 100km

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KENYA: Rita, "I feel cheated of my right to decide whether to give birth or not"

KENYA: Rita, "I feel cheated of my right to decide whether to give birth or not"

November 30, 2012 0

NAIROBI 30 November 2012 (IRIN) - In August 2012, the African Gender and Media Initiative, a Kenyan NGO, released a report documenting cases of forced and coerced sterilizations of HIV-positive women, carried out

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Briefing: Kenya’s coastal separatists – menace or martyrs?

Briefing: Kenya’s coastal separatists – menace or martyrs?

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

MOMBASA 24 October 2012 (IRIN) - Kenyan security forces are conducting a wave of arrests of members of the Mombasa Republican Council (MRC), who are accused of incitement and acts of violence. Below,

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KENYA: Major measles vaccine campaign planned

KENYA: Major measles vaccine campaign planned

October 4, 2012 0

NAKURU 04 October 2012 (IRIN) - The Kenyan government is set to conduct a "mop-up" vaccination campaign against measles following an outbreak of the disease in several areas of the country.

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KENYA: Government launches new guidelines to contain black fever

KENYA: Government launches new guidelines to contain black fever

September 27, 2012 0

NAIROBI 27 September 2012 (IRIN) - The Kenyan government has launched guidelines for the treatment and prevention of visceral leishmaniasis, also known as kala azar or black fever, in a move government officials

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