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End of Joseph Kony hunt breeds frustration and fear

End of Joseph Kony hunt breeds frustration and fear

April 26, 2017 0

Uganda and the United States have ended a six-year hunt for elusive warlord Joseph Kony and his notorious Lord’s Resistance Army.   But calling off the mission, focused on Central African Republic, has

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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

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Kony’s killers – are child soldiers accountable when they become men?

Kony’s killers – are child soldiers accountable when they become men?

December 5, 2016 0

The trial of Dominic Ongwen, a senior member of the notorious Lord’s Resistance Army, opens on Tuesday before the International Criminal Court in The Hague. Many horrors will be recounted, but the case

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Top Picks: Burundi, Bangladesh, and battling #PostTruth

Top Picks: Burundi, Bangladesh, and battling #PostTruth

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

Every week, IRIN's team of editors curates a selection of humanitarian reports and opinion you may have missed, from in-depth analysis and features to academic studies and podcasts: Repression and genocidal dynamics in

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‘Addicted to punishment’

‘Addicted to punishment’

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 14, 2016 0

Latin American leaders may be patting themselves on the back for engineering next week’s Special Session of the UN General Assembly in New York to review global drug enforcement policy. But the thousands

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Top Picks: Rape, rules of engagement, and the missing Rohingya

Top Picks: Rape, rules of engagement, and the missing Rohingya

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 11, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top

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Top Picks: Rape, rules of engagement, and the missing Rohingya

Top Picks: Rape, rules of engagement, and the missing Rohingya

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 11, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top

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The axis of generosity

The axis of generosity

February 3, 2016 0

LONDON 03 February 2016 (IRIN) - As a major funding conference opens in London, IRIN has run the numbers. Which countries can claim to be doing the most for the Syria crisis? We

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The EU’s dirty deal

The EU’s dirty deal

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 19, 2015 0

ISTANBUL 19 October 2015 (IRIN) - Rebecca Bryant, an anthropologist at the London School of Economics and an expert on civil conflict, borders, and displacement in the Eastern Mediterranean, warns that the EU’s

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Ebola and Sierra Leone – money is the easy bit

Ebola and Sierra Leone – money is the easy bit

October 2, 2014 0

LONDON 02 October 2014 (IRIN) - In the incongruously sumptuous setting of London's historic Lancaster House, representatives of governments and humanitarian organisations listened in silence on Thursday as a British nurse, Will Pooley,

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