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Gunned down in Mombasa – Kenya’s secret war

Gunned down in Mombasa – Kenya’s secret war

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 28, 2014 0

MOMBASA 28 July 2014 (IRIN) - More than 21 Islamic clerics have been gunned down in Kenya’s southeastern port city of Mombasa over the past two years, according to the human rights group

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Gunned down in Mombasa – the clerics that have died

Gunned down in Mombasa – the clerics that have died

July 28, 2014 0

MOMBASA 28 July 2014 (IRIN) - More than 21 Islamic clerics have been gunned down in Kenya’s southeastern port city of Mombasa over the past two years, according to the human rights group

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Philippines government ‘must do better’ to rebuild education

Philippines government ‘must do better’ to rebuild education

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 6, 2014 0

MANILA 06 June 2014 (IRIN) - As some students in areas hit by the Philippines’s devastating Typhoon Haiyan troop back to school this month, the government’s efforts in rebuilding the education service has

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Sri Lanka offers lessons on how not to manage water

Sri Lanka offers lessons on how not to manage water

June 4, 2014 0

COLOMBO 04 June 2014 (IRIN) - Angry paddy farmers blocked major roads in the Minneriya and Girithale areas in Sri Lanka’s North Eastern Polonnaruwa region last month, complaining the government had not released

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Pakistan slum clearances politically motivated?

Pakistan slum clearances politically motivated?

April 7, 2014 0

ISLAMABAD 07 April 2014 (IRIN) - This month, the Pakistani government is planning to move or raze eighteen illegal settlements that are home to more than 80,000 people - many of whom are

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Gains and losses as Burkina Faso fights child hunger

Gains and losses as Burkina Faso fights child hunger

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 11, 2014 0

OUAGADOUGOU 11 March 2014 (IRIN) - The fight against child malnutrition in Burkina Faso is gaining ground but chronic malnutrition remains above emergency threshold levels, particularly in rural areas, a situation that will

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Briefing: DDR in eastern DRC – try, try again

Briefing: DDR in eastern DRC – try, try again

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 4, 2014 0

KAMPALA/NAIROBI 04 March 2014 (IRIN) - There are 54 armed groups at large in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), according to the government, which plans to spend the next

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Clashes strain health services in Libya’s south

Clashes strain health services in Libya’s south

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 21, 2014 0

TRIPOLI 21 January 2014 (IRIN) - Clashes and insecurity in southern Libya are putting pressure on over-stretched health facilities as the government declares a state of emergency in the southern Fezzan region. >

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Martha Anger, refugee from South Sudan: “They opened fire on us”

Martha Anger, refugee from South Sudan: “They opened fire on us”

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 16, 2014 0

DZAIPI/ ADJUMANI 16 January 2014 (IRIN) - Since widespread conflict broke out in South Sudan in mid-December 2013, following what the government called a “failed coup attempt”, the UN estimates that some 413,000

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Sectarian violence goes unaddressed in Nigeria

Sectarian violence goes unaddressed in Nigeria

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 13, 2013 0

DAKAR 13 December 2013 (IRIN) - The deaths of more than 3,000 victims of sectarian violence in central Nigeria since 2010 have largely been ignored by the government, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said

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