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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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Forgotten Conflicts: Blue Nile

Forgotten Conflicts: Blue Nile

June 21, 2016 0

World Refugee Week highlights the big conflicts around the world that force millions of people from their homes. But in the southeastern corner of Sudan a little-known struggle has succeeded in depopulating an

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Top Picks: Opportunistic op-ed, the council of elders, and a writer’s regret

Top Picks: Opportunistic op-ed, the council of elders, and a writer’s regret

June 10, 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. Five to read: Writing Human Rights and Getting It

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Syrians trapped in desert no man’s land

Syrians trapped in desert no man’s land

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 9, 2016 0

Some 60,000 Syrians are currently trapped in Rukban and the smaller Hadalat, makeshift camps in a barren slice of desert at the border between Syria and Jordan. Accounts from the settlements describe a

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For Eritreans, Egypt is the new route to Europe

For Eritreans, Egypt is the new route to Europe

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 6, 2016 0

Like much of Cairo, the sprawling low-income neighbourhood of Ard el-Lewa comes alive in the evening, once the sun has gone down. On warm summer nights, children chase cats along streets too narrow

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