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244,000 hungry children

244,000 hungry children

dan.rafter@hrc.org August 1, 2016 0

After his father, a welder from Bama, died in a camp for internally displaced people in Nigeria’s northeastern city of Maiduguri, 17-year-old Dauda began to cater for the two wives and eight other

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How Syrians are being killed

How Syrians are being killed

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 25, 2016 0

Dozens of people were reportedly killed by US airstrikes in northern Syria last week in what may amount to the greatest loss of civilian life in the coalition’s two-year war against so-called Islamic

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Aiding Libya: The view from the ground

Aiding Libya: The view from the ground

July 5, 2016 0

Since the removal of Muammar Gaddafi, the former dictator who ruled for 42 years, Libya has experienced very little stability. Recently, things have gone from bad to worse. UN efforts to achieve political

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The failure in Fallujah

The failure in Fallujah

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 28, 2016 0

As the Iraqi military announced (not for the first time) that it had finally routed the so-called Islamic State in Fallujah, the city’s former residents can be forgiven for not breathing a collective

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Is Pakistan going to send Afghan refugees home?

Is Pakistan going to send Afghan refugees home?

June 23, 2016 0

Sardar Gul has been forced to cut his earnings by more than half.   Daily scrutiny by police cracking down on Afghan refugees in Pakistan turned his three-kilometre commute to a construction site

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Briefing – who’s who in Burundi’s armed opposition

Briefing – who’s who in Burundi’s armed opposition

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 7, 2016 0

A year after President Pierre Nkurunziza controversially decided to stand for a third term in office in Burundi, more than 1,150 people have died in political violence, according to conflict tracking NGO ACLED

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Eye spy: biometric aid system trials in Jordan

Eye spy: biometric aid system trials in Jordan

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 18, 2016 0

There is only one supermarket at Jordan’s Azraq refugee camp. It’s a cavernous space, packed with crowds and stacked with tins and boxes

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A peace deal hangs in the balance

A peace deal hangs in the balance

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 28, 2016 0

Captain Jimmy Amolay looked across the river at the charred wreckage of a backhoe sitting in shallow, muddy water. Islamist militants blew up the tractor even though it was being used to dredge

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Western Sahara’s moment in the sun

Western Sahara’s moment in the sun

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 14, 2016 0

Of all of the world’s forgotten conflicts (and there are plenty ), that of Western Sahara, with its refugees tucked away in a remote desert, ranks as one of the most consigned to

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Can South Sudan’s peace deal stick?

Can South Sudan’s peace deal stick?

April 13, 2016 0

South Sudan may finally, perhaps, be on the road to peace. Rebel leader Riek Machar is expected in the capital, Juba, next week in the final step towards a government of national unity

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