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Countdown to AMISOM withdrawal: Is Somalia ready?

Countdown to AMISOM withdrawal: Is Somalia ready?

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 28, 2017 0

The swearing-in last week of Somalia’s new President Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” was greeted with a surge of optimism on the streets of Mogadishu that a new era of stability was on its way.

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Uganda rebel returns add to growing headache for Kabila and Congo

Uganda rebel returns add to growing headache for Kabila and Congo

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 27, 2017 0

The Democratic Republic of Congo has accused neighbouring Uganda of allowing former M23 rebels to cross the common border, sparking fears of a new armed rebellion and yet more humanitarian suffering in a

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Scale up or cut back? Aid sector grapples with growing funding gap

Scale up or cut back? Aid sector grapples with growing funding gap

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

This week, the UN announced that $22.2 billion would be required to meet the needs of an estimated 92.8 million people affected by conflicts and natural disasters in 2017.

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A fight to the death?

A fight to the death?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 11, 2016 0

If the fighting in Juba between the forces of President Salva Kiir and Vice President Riek Machar marks South Sudan’s return to civil war, it won’t be for a lack of warnings over

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How the LRA still haunts northern Uganda

How the LRA still haunts northern Uganda

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 17, 2016 0

In 2006, northern Uganda was nearing the end of the brutal Lord’s Resistance Army insurgency. Some 1.8 million people had been displaced and tens of thousands kidnapped, mutilated or killed

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Top Picks: Subversive charities, the home of Zika, and Yemen explained

Top Picks: Subversive charities, the home of Zika, and Yemen explained

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 14, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top

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For Ugandan children born of war, the struggle continues

For Ugandan children born of war, the struggle continues

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 7, 2015 0

KAMPALA 07 July 2015 (IRIN) - Actual combat may have ended almost a decade ago in northern Uganda, but for many women abducted by the rebel Lord’s Resistance Army and the children they

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Forgive and forget? Amnesty dilemma haunts Uganda

Forgive and forget? Amnesty dilemma haunts Uganda

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 12, 2015 0

KAMPALA 12 June 2015 (IRIN) - Should rebels who turn themselves in be allowed to escape justice for potentially heinous crimes if it might foster peace, or must they be prosecuted even at

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Fleeing insecurity and cholera, Burundians pour into Uganda

Fleeing insecurity and cholera, Burundians pour into Uganda

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 4, 2015 0

KAMPALA 04 June 2015 (IRIN) - Thousands of Burundian refugees have made their way to Uganda, having fled insecurity at home and a cholera outbreak in Tanzania. Ugandan officials say they are struggling

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Prison or poverty: Impossible choice for Israel deportees

Prison or poverty: Impossible choice for Israel deportees

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 16, 2015 0

JERUSALEM/KAMPALA 16 April 2015 (IRIN) - For Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers facing deportation from Israel’s Holot detention centre, the future is bleak.

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