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DRC: Call to implement peace agreements in North Kivu

DRC: Call to implement peace agreements in North Kivu

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 5, 2012 0

NAIROBI 05 October 2012 (IRIN) - Experts have called on donors and the international community to exert pressure on governments of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and Rwanda to stop the escalation

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DRC: Army commander seeks solution to Masisi crisis

DRC: Army commander seeks solution to Masisi crisis

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 26, 2012 0

GOMA 26 September 2012 (IRIN) - Authorities in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) say they are trying to arrange for the assembly and disarmament of rival ethnic militias implicated in the massacres

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MALI: Struggling to deliver aid to rebel-held north

MALI: Struggling to deliver aid to rebel-held north

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 24, 2012 0

BAMAKO 24 September 2012 (IRIN) - Sparse rainfall in 2011 triggered food alerts for Mali which went out well before the start of the rebellion in the north in January, and the coup

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SOUTH AFRICA: Business as usual after Marikana mine violence?

SOUTH AFRICA: Business as usual after Marikana mine violence?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 20, 2012 0

MARIKANA 20 September 2012 (IRIN) - Five weeks after the Marikana mine massacre in South Africa’s North West Province claimed the lives of 34 protesting workers and shocked the world, the strike that

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DRC: Children, young men flee M23 recruitment

DRC: Children, young men flee M23 recruitment

August 16, 2012 0

KINSHASA 16 August 2012 (IRIN) - Thousands of children and young men are fleeing rebel-held areas of the Democratic Republic of Congo's eastern North Kivu Province to escape forced recruitment by the insurgents,

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UGANDA: Scientists still in the dark about nodding syndrome

UGANDA: Scientists still in the dark about nodding syndrome

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 2, 2012 0

KAMPALA 02 August 2012 (IRIN) - A four-day international scientific meeting in the Ugandan capital, Kampala, highlighted the many unknowns of so-called "nodding disease" or "nodding syndrome", which has affected more than 3,000

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PAKISTAN: Measles outbreak linked to conflict

PAKISTAN: Measles outbreak linked to conflict

May 16, 2012 0

PESHAWAR 16 May 2012 (IRIN) - The recent outbreak of measles which claimed the lives of at least 12 children and one adult in Pakistan's North Waziristan's tribal agency is directly linked to

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