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Analysis: Syria and the regional food chain

Analysis: Syria and the regional food chain

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 18, 2012 0

DUBAI 18 October 2012 (IRIN) - The Syrian crisis has disrupted food imports and exports in the region, raising food prices in Jordan, Iraq and Turkey, but governments have so far been able

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CAMBODIA: Rural poor lose out in land deals

CAMBODIA: Rural poor lose out in land deals

October 4, 2012 0

BANGKOK 04 October 2012 (IRIN) - Land governance policies in Asia, especially concessions made to private companies, are leaving the region’s poorest vulnerable to human rights abuses, experts say.

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SRI LANKA: Too many jobless youth in former war zone

SRI LANKA: Too many jobless youth in former war zone

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 1, 2012 0

COLOMBO 01 October 2012 (IRIN) - Finding paid work - especially for youths - is still difficult in Sri Lanka’s former conflict zone in the north even after three years of peace and

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MIGRATION: Reaction to Australian policy reforms

MIGRATION: Reaction to Australian policy reforms

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 14, 2012 0

BANGKOK 14 August 2012 (IRIN) - The Australian government’s recent decision to transfer asylum seekers to Pacific islands to process their applications will undermine efforts to find a solution to the region’s asylum

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