legal »

Kagame coronation, saving the sea, and an internet crackdown: The Cheat Sheet

Kagame coronation, saving the sea, and an internet crackdown: The Cheat Sheet

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 4, 2017 0

Which humanitarian topics are on IRIN’s radar and should be on yours? Check out our curation of upcoming events, topical reports, opinion, and quality journalism: Jaw-jaw and war war in South Sudan The

Read More »
Decree 66: The blueprint for al-Assad’s reconstruction of Syria?

Decree 66: The blueprint for al-Assad’s reconstruction of Syria?

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 20, 2017 0

With violence in Syria ongoing and even hitting new lows , talk of rebuilding the devastated country might seem premature. But work is already under way, at least in one corner of southwestern

Read More »
Pakistan investigating NGOs accused of promoting blasphemy and pornography

Pakistan investigating NGOs accused of promoting blasphemy and pornography

April 14, 2017 0

Pakistan is investigating over a dozen NGOs for allegedly promoting blasphemy and pornography on social media – a potentially deadly move dismissed by rights activists as the latest in an ongoing crackdown on

Read More »
Restive Pakistani city in legal limbo since bombing killed, injured 150 lawyers

Restive Pakistani city in legal limbo since bombing killed, injured 150 lawyers

February 24, 2017 0

Pakistan’s Balochistan Province has long had a reputation for lawlessness, but it’s never been truer on a practical level than it is today.

Read More »
Syria war crimes: a guide for navigating the legal minefield

Syria war crimes: a guide for navigating the legal minefield

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

Aleppo is nothing short of a chaotic horror story. Its surviving civilians are either trapped, in flight, or hunkering down under airstrikes and shelling. What’s left of the rebel-held east of the city

Read More »
Top Picks: Grotesque gap years, Iraq minorities, and a chance for peace

Top Picks: Grotesque gap years, Iraq minorities, and a chance for peace

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 8, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's weekly top picks of must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. Four to read : Iraq's missing minorities As we

Read More »
Why civil registration matters in Asia

Why civil registration matters in Asia

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 1, 2013 0

BANGKOK 01 February 2013 (IRIN) - Stronger civil registration systems are needed in Asia, home to 60 percent of the world’s population, to ensure the legal and human rights of all, and facilitate

Read More »
Urban violence – new territory for aid workers

Urban violence – new territory for aid workers

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 8, 2013 0

DAKAR 08 January 2013 (IRIN) - The gradual expansion by a small number of humanitarian agencies beyond their traditional remits of war and natural disaster towards tackling the consequences of large-scale criminal violence

Read More »
PAKISTAN: Uncertain future for Afghan refugees as deadline looms

PAKISTAN: Uncertain future for Afghan refugees as deadline looms

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 13, 2012 0

ABU DHABI 13 June 2012 (IRIN) - The UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) is calling on the government of Pakistan not to hastily expel Afghan refugees, even as a deadline for their legal stay

Read More »