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Briefing: All you need to know about sieges in Syria

Briefing: All you need to know about sieges in Syria

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 12, 2016 0

LONDON 12 January 2016 (IRIN) - Last week’s deal to allow aid into Madaya was more of a swap by warring parties than a humanitarian gesture, and the small Syrian village is not

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Aid to Syrians: how far does it go?

Aid to Syrians: how far does it go?

November 25, 2015 0

BEIRUT 25 November 2015 (IRIN) - Struggling to find work and receiving little aid, many of Lebanon's 1.1 million Syrian refugees are barely getting by. An estimated 90 percent are in debt and

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Syrian refugees respond to their ‘worst nightmare’

Syrian refugees respond to their ‘worst nightmare’

November 16, 2015 0

PARIS/OXFORD 16 November 2015 (IRIN) - Fade Kintar, a 24-year-old chemical engineer from Damascus, was among a group of Syrian refugees watching the horror of multiple terrorist attacks in Paris unfold on TV

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Lebanese law forces Syrian refugees underground

Lebanese law forces Syrian refugees underground

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 2, 2015 0

RIYAQ 02 November 2015 (IRIN) - A complicated set of laws has made obtaining legal residency in Lebanon so difficult that an estimated two-thirds of the country’s Syrian refugees now lack the proper

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Rent to tent and back again

Rent to tent and back again

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 12, 2015 0

LONDON 12 October 2015 (IRIN) - The image of Syrian refugees in dusty refugee camps is a favourite cliché of politicians and media alike, but most refugees live in the cities, towns and

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How can Turkey protect itself and save Syrians?

How can Turkey protect itself and save Syrians?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 14, 2015 0

SURUC, TURKEY 14 September 2015 (IRIN) - Turkey has led the way in helping Syrian refugees: keeping its border open, taking in almost two million people and setting up a network of 25

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Three reasons to pay attention to Turkey’s Kurdish war

Three reasons to pay attention to Turkey’s Kurdish war

September 8, 2015 0

BEIRUT 08 September 2015 (IRIN) - As the world fixates on the Syrian refugee crisis, Turkey’s conflict with Kurdish rebels has suddenly escalated rapidly.

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Would you advise a friend to follow you across the Mediterranean?

Would you advise a friend to follow you across the Mediterranean?

June 18, 2015 0

BEIRUT 18 June 2015 (IRIN) - Jad and Hassan both fled the Syrian civil. Jad risked his lifetaking the dangerous boat route to Europe, and Hassan is now considering it.

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Whatever happened to Kobani?

Whatever happened to Kobani?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 7, 2015 0

BEIRUT 07 May 2015 (IRIN) - Four months on from the Islamic State retreat from the north Syrian town of Kobani, residents are becoming increasingly frustrated with the lack of aid. >

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Yarmouk – a timeline of suffering

Yarmouk – a timeline of suffering

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 8, 2015 0

BEIRUT 08 April 2015 (IRIN) - The Islamic State has now entered the Yarmouk camp for Palestinians on the outskirts of the Syrian capital Damascus. An interactive timeline of four years of suffering

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