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Are the ADF ‘Islamist’ scapegoats in Congo?

Are the ADF ‘Islamist’ scapegoats in Congo?

April 8, 2016 0

Attacks on civilians in the Beni region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have killed more than 500 people in the past 18 months. Congolese officials accuse the Allied Democratic Forces, an

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Are the ADF ‘Islamist’ scapegoats in Congo?

Are the ADF ‘Islamist’ scapegoats in Congo?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 8, 2016 0

Attacks on civilians in the Beni region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have killed more than 500 people in the past 18 months. Congolese officials accuse the Allied Democratic Forces, an

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Big blow to ICC as final Kenya case thrown out

Big blow to ICC as final Kenya case thrown out

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 6, 2016 0

The International Criminal Court has suffered a major blow as the final case in an investigation into crimes against humanity committed in Kenya in post-election violence eight-years ago was dismissed . A majority

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Life gets crowded on the bottom rung in Yemen

Life gets crowded on the bottom rung in Yemen

March 24, 2016 0

Before war ravaged Yemen, the country’s black citizens occupied the lowest rung on the societal ladder. Poorer than the poorest of other Yemenis, the group, usually called the Akhdam (servants) prefer to be

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The Turkmen loophole

The Turkmen loophole

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 22, 2016 0

While tens of thousands of Syrians are stranded on the border with Turkey after fleeing Aleppo and are unable to cross, a smaller group in the western province of Latakia has found a

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Survivors of violence in Malakal face new crisis

Survivors of violence in Malakal face new crisis

February 22, 2016 0

A new humanitarian crisis is unfolding in Malakal, South Sudan, just days after an attack on a Protection of Civilians camp by government soldiers – the challenge of caring for tens of thousands

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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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Turkey’s hidden humanitarian crisis

Turkey’s hidden humanitarian crisis

February 4, 2016 0

As fighting intensified in the old city of Sur, Turkish authorities imposed a curfew that forced 75-year-old Neaz Tanlikulu from his home. Narrow cobblestone alleys that used to echo the happy cries of

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Burundi – nobody to the rescue?

Burundi – nobody to the rescue?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 29, 2016 0

NAIROBI 29 January 2016 (IRIN) - It’s almost a given that African leaders meeting today in Addis Ababa will not override Burundi’s objections and endorse the deployment of a 5,000-strong intervention force to

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Burundi – nobody to the rescue?

Burundi – nobody to the rescue?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org January 29, 2016 0

NAIROBI 29 January 2016 (IRIN) - It’s almost a given that African leaders meeting today in Addis Ababa will not override Burundi’s objections and endorse the deployment of a 5,000-strong intervention force to

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