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Fear of rebels still haunts Mali’s herders

Fear of rebels still haunts Mali’s herders

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 13, 2013 0

GAO 13 August 2013 (IRIN) - Despite the victory of Ibrahim Boubacar Keita in Mali's peaceful presidential elections at the weekend, sporadic violence continues in the north, where for months herders have been

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Analysis: The dangers of rushing Mali elections

Analysis: The dangers of rushing Mali elections

June 6, 2013 0

DAKAR/BAMAKO 06 June 2013 (IRIN) - As international donors, notably France and the USA, as well as the Economic Community of West African States, push for July presidential elections in Mali, critics say

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Displaced Malians turn to survival sex

Displaced Malians turn to survival sex

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 5, 2013 0

SÉVARÉ/BAMAKO 05 June 2013 (IRIN) - More displaced women and girls - some as young as 13 - are turning to sex work to get by in Mali where 14 months of occupation

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In Brief: Raids free enslaved migrants/refugees in Yemen

In Brief: Raids free enslaved migrants/refugees in Yemen

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 2, 2013 0

DUBAI 02 May 2013 (IRIN) - The army in Yemen has started a crackdown on illegal smuggling hideouts in the north where migrants, refugees and asylum seekers from the Horn of Africa are

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Boko Haram threat chokes trade with Cameroon

Boko Haram threat chokes trade with Cameroon

April 29, 2013 0

YAOUNDE 29 April 2013 (IRIN) - Tighter security in Cameroon’s Far North Region due to the widening threat posed by Nigeria-based radical Islamist militia Boko Haram is stifling cross-border trade, hurting livelihoods and

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Briefing: M23, one year on

Briefing: M23, one year on

April 3, 2013 0

NAIROBI 03 April 2013 (IRIN) - The M23 rebellion, the latest of a string of armed insurgencies in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) North Kivu Province, has been active for one year

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Battling militants’ ban on polio vaccines in Pakistan’s North Waziristan

Battling militants’ ban on polio vaccines in Pakistan’s North Waziristan

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 28, 2013 0

BANNU 28 March 2013 (IRIN) - Parents and officials are going to great lengths to immunize children after militants imposed a ban on polio vaccinations in Pakistan’s restive North Waziristan Agency.

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Analysis: Export oil, import water – the Middle East’s risky economics

Analysis: Export oil, import water – the Middle East’s risky economics

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 5, 2013 0

DUBAI 05 March 2013 (IRIN) - The world’s driest region, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), is getting drier at an alarming rate. >

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Export oil, import water – the Middle East’s risky economics

Export oil, import water – the Middle East’s risky economics

March 5, 2013 0

DUBAI 05 March 2013 (IRIN) - The world’s driest region, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), is getting drier at an alarming rate. >

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The returns challenge in Mali

The returns challenge in Mali

March 4, 2013 0

GAO/DAKAR 04 March 2013 (IRIN) - Nearly 3,000 Malians who fled towns and villages in the north when armed men occupied their homeland have headed home, but the vast majority are staying put

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