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Rohingya refugees vanish from Indonesia

Rohingya refugees vanish from Indonesia

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 14, 2015 0

JAKARTA 14 December 2015 (IRIN) - Hundreds of Rohingya refugees have vanished from camps in the northern reaches of the Indonesian island of Sumatra in recent months, raising concerns that they are once

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Afghans flee in droves, but Germany closes the door

Afghans flee in droves, but Germany closes the door

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 10, 2015 0

KABUL 10 November 2015 (IRIN) - In recent months, the number of Afghans making the dangerous journey to Europe has risen dramatically. Most are headed for Germany, where they are receiving an increasingly

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Afghans flee in droves, but Germany closing the door

Afghans flee in droves, but Germany closing the door

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 10, 2015 0

KABUL 10 November 2015 (IRIN) - In recent months, the number of Afghans making the dangerous journey to Europe has risen dramatically. Most are headed for Germany, where they are receiving an increasingly

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Niger region struggles to cope with Boko Haram exodus

Niger region struggles to cope with Boko Haram exodus

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 29, 2015 0

NIAMEY/DAKAR 29 June 2015 (IRIN) - Nigerian families first began seeking refuge in Niger in 2013, but Boko Haram-related violence in the region has spiked in recent months, causing the number of refugees

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Niger: Boko Haram’s neglected crisis

Niger: Boko Haram’s neglected crisis

June 29, 2015 0

NIAMEY/DAKAR 29 June 2015 (IRIN) - Nigerian families first began seeking refuge in Niger in 2013, but Boko Haram-related violence in the region has spiked in recent months, causing the number of refugees

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Niger: Boko Haram’s neglected crisis

Niger: Boko Haram’s neglected crisis

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 29, 2015 0

NIAMEY/DAKAR 29 June 2015 (IRIN) - Nigerian families first began seeking refuge in Niger in 2013, but Boko Haram-related violence in the region has spiked in recent months, causing the number of refugees

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Boko Haram steps up Cameroon raids

Boko Haram steps up Cameroon raids

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 24, 2014 0

YAOUNDE 24 July 2014 (IRIN) - Nigerian radical Islamist group Boko Haram’s free-wheeling ruthlessness is increasingly troubling the remote Far North Region of Cameroon, which has seen several attacks in recent months, with

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Zimbabwe’s ailing economy fuelling child labour

Zimbabwe’s ailing economy fuelling child labour

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 9, 2014 0

NORTON 09 January 2014 (IRIN) - The company closures, downsizings and retrenchments that have led to the demise of Zimbabwe’s manufacturing sector in the past decade, and particularly in recent months, are forcing

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Analysis: Syrian government increases restrictions on medical aid

Analysis: Syrian government increases restrictions on medical aid

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 7, 2013 0

DUBAI 07 August 2013 (IRIN) - The Syrian government has increasingly restricted the delivery of medical supplies to opposition-controlled areas in recent months, several aid workers told IRIN, refusing to approve medical deliveries;

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"Sometimes you cannot apply the rules" – Syrian rebels and IHL

"Sometimes you cannot apply the rules" – Syrian rebels and IHL

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

DUBAI 13 May 2013 (IRIN) - In recent months, Syrian rebels have faced increasing criticism for violations of international humanitarian law (IHL) and human rights law.

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