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When Myanmar votes, Rohingya must stay home

When Myanmar votes, Rohingya must stay home

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 1, 2015 0

BUTHIDAUNG, MYANMAR 01 September 2015 (IRIN) - In the 2010 general elections, about 150,000 Muslims in this isolated township in western Myanmar were able to cast their votes.

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Record dengue outbreak fans fears in Malaysia

Record dengue outbreak fans fears in Malaysia

August 12, 2015 0

KUALA LUMPUR 12 August 2015 (IRIN) - Malaysia’s Health Ministry has warned the country is facing its largest dengue outbreak ever, with 201 deaths so far this year. >

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Health ‘time-bomb’ as Yemen runs dry

Health ‘time-bomb’ as Yemen runs dry

August 4, 2015 0

SANA'A 04 August 2015 (IRIN) - Yemen's water problem is not new but it is now so acute that the country is close to running dry. The vast majority of the population has

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When war creates environmentalists

When war creates environmentalists

July 27, 2015 0

SANA'A 27 July 2015 (IRIN) - As Yemen's war continues, the country has been starved of fuel and suffers from chronic water shortages. Can solar power be the answer? >

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Three concerns ahead of Côte d’Ivoire poll

Three concerns ahead of Côte d’Ivoire poll

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 21, 2015 0

ABIDJAN 21 July 2015 (IRIN) - Five years after Côte d’Ivoire’s disputed presidential election threw the country into turmoil and left more than 3,000 dead, its people are set to go to the

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Three concerns ahead of Côte d’Ivoire poll

Three concerns ahead of Côte d’Ivoire poll

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 21, 2015 0

ABIDJAN 21 July 2015 (IRIN) - Five years after Côte d’Ivoire’s disputed presidential election threw the country into turmoil and left more than 3,000 dead, its people are set to go to the

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Yemen’s conflict is splintering out of control

Yemen’s conflict is splintering out of control

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 15, 2015 0

BEIRUT/SANAA 15 July 2015 (IRIN) - The failure of a humanitarian truce in Yemen not only illustrates the limits of the United Nation's power, it further raises fears of the country sliding into

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Ferry sinking highlights safety gaps in storm-battered Philippines

Ferry sinking highlights safety gaps in storm-battered Philippines

July 3, 2015 0

MANILIA 03 July 2015 (IRIN) - This week’s sinking of a ferry in the Philippines, at a cost of 40 lives, has given added urgency a to calls for a probe of the

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The most important aid organisation you’ve never heard of

The most important aid organisation you’ve never heard of

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

BEIRUT 02 July 2015 (IRIN) - Saudi Arabia has quietly launched a new behemoth in the international aid world. The King Salman Center for Humanitarian Aid looks set have a budget of hundreds

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Pakistan turns up the heat on NGOs

Pakistan turns up the heat on NGOs

June 19, 2015 0

ISLAMABAD 19 June 2015 (IRIN) - The recent closure of Save the Children USA in Pakistan has further soured relations between NGOs and the government, potentially putting at risk life-saving programs for tens

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