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Call for humanitarian access after clashes in North Darfur

Call for humanitarian access after clashes in North Darfur

February 8, 2013 0

KHARTOUM 08 February 2013 (IRIN) - The African Union-United Nations Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) is calling for better access to tens of thousands of people displaced by recent inter-tribal fighting in gold-mining areas

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PAKISTAN: Fears of Taliban resurgence in north

PAKISTAN: Fears of Taliban resurgence in north

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 12, 2012 0

PESHAWAR 12 October 2012 (IRIN) - The shooting on 9 October of Malala Yusufzai, a 14-year-old girls’ education campaigner from Swat Valley in northern Pakistan, is a reminder that militancy is still a

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SRI LANKA: Uneven development in former war zone

SRI LANKA: Uneven development in former war zone

October 11, 2012 0

ATUMAGASKODA 11 October 2012 (IRIN) - The Sri Lankan village of Atumagaskoda is only 6km from the town of Vavuniya - the financial and business hub in the north since the end of

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MALI: Children take up guns

MALI: Children take up guns

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 8, 2012 0

SEVARÉ 08 October 2012 (IRIN) - Children as young as 14 are joining military training camps run by militias in southern Mali preparing to fight Islamist groups in the north. At the same

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MALI: Northerners fight to learn

MALI: Northerners fight to learn

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

MOPTI 05 October 2012 (IRIN) - Teachers, the Ministry of Education and aid agencies are scrambling to provide catch-up classes to thousands of displaced children who fled northern Mali for southern towns to

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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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