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“Where is NATO now?”

“Where is NATO now?”

May 30, 2016 0

Glowering across a table in a Tripoli café, 28-year-old Mohamed* has no kind words for Western leaders or any of Libya’s three governments. “In 2011, NATO said it intervened in Libya to protect the

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WFP warns money running out to feed Yemen

WFP warns money running out to feed Yemen

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 12, 2016 0

With ongoing violence and peace talks on fragile ground, Yemen’s population faces a new threat: the World Food Programme has warned that a funding shortfall may soon force it to halt operations in

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The Philippines

The Philippines

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 28, 2016 0

The island of Mindanao in the southern Philippines is rich in resources as well as population diversity. It is also home to a violent patchwork of sometimes-overlapping armed groups. These include Islamist revolutionaries

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Forgotten Conflicts: The Philippines

Forgotten Conflicts: The Philippines

April 28, 2016 0

With a peace deal stalled on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao, more militant Islamist groups are emerging and aligning themselves with the so-called Islamic State. In other parts of Mindanao, indigenous communities

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Iraqis flee Islamic State only to find themselves detained

Iraqis flee Islamic State only to find themselves detained

April 27, 2016 0

In early April, they risked their lives to flee the so-called Islamic State. But after walking 11 hours from their hometown of Hawija in northern Iraq to the relative safety of Kurdish-controlled territory,

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Mapped: a world at war

Mapped: a world at war

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 25, 2016 0

IRIN is about to launch the fifth instalment in our ongoing series on the world’s forgotten conflicts. Our package of stories, films and graphics has already looked in-depth at the situation in Myanmar, South Kordofan

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18 months on, Gaza donors still falling way short

18 months on, Gaza donors still falling way short

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 18, 2016 0

Only 40 percent of the $3.5 billion donors pledged in October 2014 for Gaza's reconstruction has been delivered, new World Bank figures reveal.

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What ​will​ happen to migrants returned to Turkey?

What ​will​ happen to migrants returned to Turkey?

April 12, 2016 0

Last Monday, 202 migrants were put on ferries from Greece and deported back to Turkey. As the first group to be returned under the EU’s migration deal with Turkey, their departure from the

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Three deaths in Fallujah

Three deaths in Fallujah

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

Jameela al-Jassim was desperate, so she did the unthinkable. Last month, the 26-year-old roped herself and her two young children to a rock and tossed it into a Fallujah river. Their bodies were

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Little to go home to in war-torn Pakistan

Little to go home to in war-torn Pakistan

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

Pakistan’s military says it’s in the final phase of operations to clear militants from areas near the Afghanistan border, and the government plans to return those displaced by the fighting by the end

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