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UPDATED: Mapped – a world at war

UPDATED: Mapped – a world at war

April 3, 2017 0

This map of ongoing conflicts around the world is part of IRIN’s ongoing series on the world’s forgotten conflicts. Our package of stories, films and graphics has so far looked in-depth at the situation

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Sri Lanka war crimes in the spotlight as UN rights chief visits

Sri Lanka war crimes in the spotlight as UN rights chief visits

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 9, 2016 0

YANGON 09 February 2016 (IRIN) - Sri Lanka's president is unlikely to cave in any time soon to pressure for international participation in a war crimes tribunal, as the United Nations rights chief

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Ebola scares off trainee nurses in Liberia

Ebola scares off trainee nurses in Liberia

August 18, 2015 0

MONROVIA 18 August 2015 (IRIN) - Liberia was in dire need of more doctors and nurses before the Ebola outbreak began. Now the situation is getting even more desperate as many Liberians considering

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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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Hope for Mali’s Gao residents as road opens

Hope for Mali’s Gao residents as road opens

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 20, 2013 0

GAO/BAMAKO/DAKAR 20 February 2013 (IRIN) - Since military intervention began over a month ago in northern Mali, the city of Gao has been cut off from major markets, leading to shortages of basic

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Bringing HIV/AIDS out into the open in Liberia

Bringing HIV/AIDS out into the open in Liberia

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 22, 2013 0

MONROVIA 22 January 2013 (IRIN) - Stigma, discrimination and difficulty in reaching health clinics has led over half of new HIV cases in Liberia to go untreated, says the National AIDS Control Programme

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Briefing: Sri Lanka’s ethnic problem

Briefing: Sri Lanka’s ethnic problem

December 11, 2012 0

COLOMBO 11 December 2012 (IRIN) - Prospects to improve relations between Sri Lanka’s Sinhalese-dominated government and ethnic Tamils remain grim more than three years after the end of a civil war fought along

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OPT: Gaza’s water could be undrinkable by 2016

OPT: Gaza’s water could be undrinkable by 2016

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 30, 2012 0

JERUSALEM 30 August 2012 (IRIN) - Polluted water in the Gaza Strip is seriously affecting people’s health and the situation looks set to get worse, the UN warns in a new report. >

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