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Captive IS fighters face extrajudicial killings on fringes of Mosul conflict

Captive IS fighters face extrajudicial killings on fringes of Mosul conflict

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 25, 2017 0

On the main road into east Mosul, a rotting skeleton swings from a post outside a row of bullet-riddled shops. What was once a brain lolls horribly from an eye socket in front

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Post-quake Nepal: No country for old women

Post-quake Nepal: No country for old women

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 1, 2017 0

Laxmi Devishretha hasn’t spoken for a week.

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How the LRA still haunts northern Uganda

How the LRA still haunts northern Uganda

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 17, 2016 0

In 2006, northern Uganda was nearing the end of the brutal Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency. Some 1.8 million people had been displaced and tens of thousands kidnapped, mutilated or killed

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Grappling with mental health challenges in Congo

Grappling with mental health challenges in Congo

January 5, 2016 0

BENI 05 January 2016 (IRIN) - Years of conflict in the northeastern Congolese province of North Kivu has created a host of mental health challenges that the region is ill-equipped to deal with.

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Improved mental health care for refugees in Israel

Improved mental health care for refugees in Israel

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 14, 2014 0

TEL AVIV 14 May 2014 (IRIN) - Thousands of African refugees and asylum seekers in Israel suffering from trauma and depression after fleeing abuses in their home country or surviving torture camps in

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Mental health “blind spot” limits MSM HIV interventions

Mental health “blind spot” limits MSM HIV interventions

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 5, 2013 0

KATHMANDU 05 August 2013 (IRIN) - Gaps in mental health care for men who have sex with men (MSM), a population disproportionately affected globally by HIV, are limiting effective treatment and care for

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Tackling shackling of the mentally ill in Indonesia

Tackling shackling of the mentally ill in Indonesia

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 14, 2013 0

JAKARTA 14 February 2013 (IRIN) - Indonesia is seeking to boost its community mental health services in an effort to end the lockdown and shackling of thousands of mental health patients.

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MYANMAR: Kachin fighting hits IDP health

MYANMAR: Kachin fighting hits IDP health

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 15, 2012 0

MYITKYINA 15 November 2012 (IRIN) - Cold weather, medicine stock-outs and lack of health workers - especially those trained in mental health care - are worrying the few local NGOs working with the

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