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Lots of peace talk but little new hope for Myanmar displaced

Lots of peace talk but little new hope for Myanmar displaced

September 9, 2016 0

In a sign of its commitment to ending the ethnic wars that have bedeviled Myanmar for six decades, the country’s first civilian-led government in half a century held a four-day peace conference last

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EXCLUSIVE: Inside Saudi Arabia’s Yemen war rooms

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Saudi Arabia’s Yemen war rooms

September 8, 2016 0

“Our position is extremely strong,” said Lieutenant General Fayyad al-Ruwaili. “We are hitting military targets on [the enemy’s] side, their facilities, their lines of communication…. At the end of the day, they will

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Iraq: No country for young men

Iraq: No country for young men

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 5, 2016 0

Saif fights the so-called Islamic State for a living and can barely pay his bills. Falih is desperate to leave Iraq, but can’t get a visa. Abdullah works for the government but says

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Top Picks: al-Shabab amnesty, Colombia’s missing, and Chechnya revisited

Top Picks: al-Shabab amnesty, Colombia’s missing, and Chechnya revisited

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 2, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's weekly top picks of must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. Four to read: “Enrique’s Shadow” The International Committee of

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Troubled waters

Troubled waters

August 29, 2016 0

"I was very scared in the sea. The boat was overcrowded. I could barely move. I was afraid of dying, but even more afraid of being caught by the Libyan police.” Ali*, a 21-year-old

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The danger of fighting fire with fire

The danger of fighting fire with fire

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 26, 2016 0

People in the eastern Congolese city of Beni have had enough of massacres.

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Top Picks: A bombing in Balochistan, South Sudan’s rape victims and Gaza’s unfulfilled promises

Top Picks: A bombing in Balochistan, South Sudan’s rape victims and Gaza’s unfulfilled promises

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 19, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's weekly top picks of must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises.

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Does Countering Violent Extremism work?

Does Countering Violent Extremism work?

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 10, 2016 0

A strategy that has its roots in counter-terrorism called Countering Violent Extremism, or CVE, is a massive growth area in the aid industry and has become an accepted component of a dizzying range

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Pregnancy under siege

Pregnancy under siege

August 10, 2016 0

Despite the scale of the 16 months of conflict and the deepening humanitarian crisis in Yemen, it is still largely overlooked by the world's media and overshadowed by the headlines coming out of

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Polio to be wiped out globally this year: WHO

Polio to be wiped out globally this year: WHO

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 5, 2016 0

Huma Shazif had just vaccinated five children against polio in Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar when the gunmen attacked. They sped off on a motorbike as her colleague lay dying on the ground

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