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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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CAR coup comes amid deepening humanitarian crisis

CAR coup comes amid deepening humanitarian crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 25, 2013 0

BANGUI 25 March 2013 (IRIN) - The humanitarian situation in the Central African Republic (CAR) is worsening as the security and political conditions there rapidly deteriorate, with the Séléka rebel coalition taking the

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ZIMBABWE: Security forces deployed as historians

ZIMBABWE: Security forces deployed as historians

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 19, 2012 0

HARARE 19 December 2012 (IRIN) - Security forces are being deployed across Zimbabwe ostensibly to record accounts of the country’s liberation struggle against white-minority rule, but both political parties and independent analysts view

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Security forces in Zimbabwe deployed as historians

Security forces in Zimbabwe deployed as historians

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 19, 2012 0

HARARE 19 December 2012 (IRIN) - Security forces are being deployed across Zimbabwe ostensibly to record accounts of the country’s liberation struggle against white-minority rule, but both political parties and independent analysts view

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In Brief: Southeast Asia wasting too much food

In Brief: Southeast Asia wasting too much food

October 9, 2012 0

BANGKOK 09 October 2012 (IRIN) - As cities expand in Southeast Asia, more and more food is going to waste and governments are ill-prepared to stem the loss, according experts recently convened by

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