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Rohingya who fled Myanmar a second time are certain: "We can’t go back"

Rohingya who fled Myanmar a second time are certain: "We can’t go back"

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 17, 2018 0

Noor Mohammed fled to Bangladesh in 1991, only to return to his home in Myanmar a year later, lured by a promise of safety. Now, he’s back in Bangladesh, one of more than

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‘I have to help my family’

‘I have to help my family’

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 2, 2017 0

The boy took a deep breath before lifting up two bags full of red bricks, balancing the load on his shoulders. The sun burned his bare feet as he walked through the refugee

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Irresponsible data? The risks of registering the Rohingya

Irresponsible data? The risks of registering the Rohingya

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 23, 2017 0

Massive amounts of personal and biometric data are being gathered from hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh. This should set off multiple alarm bells

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If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

If UN is to be credible, it must act on Burundi before it’s too late

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 11, 2017 0

The Burundian government carries the primary responsibility for protecting its citizens from crimes against humanity, but instead it’s the main abuser. A UN Commission of Inquiry reported last month that the security forces,

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Unwelcome stranger: An African asylum seeker in Israel

Unwelcome stranger: An African asylum seeker in Israel

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 31, 2017 0

This short documentary tells the story of Anwar, a Sudanese anti-government activist who fled his home in Darfur in 2003.

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Aid credibility at stake as donors haggle over reporting rules

Aid credibility at stake as donors haggle over reporting rules

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 21, 2017 0

  The world’s rich countries spend billions at home but report it as “aid”, exploiting a loophole that enables donors to mislead the public and cut vital development budgets. IRIN has dug into

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Jordan looks to turn refugee crisis into economic boon

Jordan looks to turn refugee crisis into economic boon

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 21, 2017 0

Last February, Jordan and the international community agreed on a radically new approach to the Syrian refugee crisis.

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Reprieve but no solution for Kenya’s Dadaab refugees

Reprieve but no solution for Kenya’s Dadaab refugees

November 16, 2016 0

The Kenyan government has postponed its closure of the Dadaab refugee camp by six months, but the reprieve does not reverse its ultimate decision to send home 261,000 Somali refugees, despite the loud

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Aid’s cash revolution: a numbers game

Aid’s cash revolution: a numbers game

November 2, 2016 0

114.5: that’s the magic number. With a score above it, a Syrian family in Lebanon has largely to fend for themselves. Below it, the household’s vulnerability score makes them eligible for cash payouts,

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Top Picks: Art, barrel bombs, and coffee

Top Picks: Art, barrel bombs, and coffee

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 22, 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: Weapons of the Syrian war Defense

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