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How serious are Guinea protests?

How serious are Guinea protests?

May 5, 2015 0

CONAKRY 05 May 2015 (IRIN) - There appears to be little appetite for the Guinean opposition’s promised campaign of civil disobedience. However, deep-rooted ethnic tensions, suspicions over Ebola and simmering resentment for the

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UN has failed Syria: NGOs

UN has failed Syria: NGOs

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 12, 2015 0

BEIRUT 12 March 2015 (IRIN) - The United Nations Security Council has “failed” the Syrian people, some of the world’s largest NGOs have said. A “report card” by more than 20 aid organisations

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Libya aid push constrained by insecurity

Libya aid push constrained by insecurity

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 1, 2014 0

DUBAI 01 October 2014 (IRIN) - A wave of violence between militia groups vying for power is sweeping across parts of Libya, prompting international organizations to put forth an ambitious plan to provide

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Northern Nigeria: ruined lives

Northern Nigeria: ruined lives

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 4, 2014 0

MAIDUGURI 04 September 2014 (IRIN) - Thousands have died in the violence in Nigeria’s northeast between Boko Haram insurgents and the security forces, with no end in sight to the bloodletting.

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Need to ramp up aid response in Nigeria’s violence-torn northeast

Need to ramp up aid response in Nigeria’s violence-torn northeast

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 22, 2014 0

KANO 22 April 2014 (IRIN) - Security fears, a lack of humanitarian actors on the ground and a perception that Nigeria's government can handle its crises without help, are leaving many of the

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As Somali piracy falls, questions over what to do with captured pirates

As Somali piracy falls, questions over what to do with captured pirates

November 20, 2013 0

NAIROBI 20 November 2013 (IRIN) - The UN Security Council on Monday voted to continue policing measures off the coast of Somalia that have seen a notable decrease in attacks by pirates, unanimously

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Thousands detained in Libya outside state control

Thousands detained in Libya outside state control

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 24, 2013 0

TRIPOLI 24 September 2013 (IRIN) - Thousands of people in Libya remain locked up in militia prisons, outside of state control, more than two years after the revolution, according to a new UN

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Food security gains in Somalia “fragile”

Food security gains in Somalia “fragile”

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 4, 2013 0

NAIROBI 04 September 2013 (IRIN) - Somalia continues to make progress in its recovery from the 2011 famine, but some 870,000 people - most of them internally displaced persons (IDPs) - are predicted

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Senegal looking more vulnerable to extremism, instability

Senegal looking more vulnerable to extremism, instability

May 30, 2013 0

DAKAR 30 May 2013 (IRIN) - As violence rages in northern Nigeria, and international peacekeepers gear up to keep the peace in northern Mali, fears abound that Islamist movements will spread across borders,

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UNRWA reopens food distribution centres in Gaza

UNRWA reopens food distribution centres in Gaza

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 9, 2013 0

GAZA 09 April 2013 (IRIN) - UN-run relief and distribution centres in Gaza, which provide food to around 25,000 people a day, reopened today after guarantees were given about the security of staff.

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