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Updated timeline of Boko Haram attacks and related violence

Updated timeline of Boko Haram attacks and related violence

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 12, 2013 0

DAKAR 12 December 2013 (IRIN) - Despite a fierce crackdown on insurgent group Boko Haram by Nigerian security forces, violence in northeastern Nigeria has not abated.

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Analysis: Failing to address the root causes of violence in Iraq

Analysis: Failing to address the root causes of violence in Iraq

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

KIRKUK 20 September 2013 (IRIN) - In the northern Iraqi governorate of Kirkuk, a 58km trench is being dug around Kirkuk City to protect it against violence, as regular bomb attacks and assassinations

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No action on homophobic violence in Cameroon

No action on homophobic violence in Cameroon

September 16, 2013 0

YAOUNDE 16 September 2013 (IRIN) - In Cameroon, one of the world's most homophobic countries, not only is intolerance towards same-sex conduct widespread, but murder and threats against homosexuals and rights activists are

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Needs of elderly Syrian refugees in Lebanon “widely ignored”

Needs of elderly Syrian refugees in Lebanon “widely ignored”

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 6, 2013 0

TAALABAYA 06 September 2013 (IRIN) - Thousands of Syrian refugees in Lebanon are over 60 and quietly suffering from a host of health and psychological problems. The humanitarian community has struggled to cater

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Ahmad, Palestinian refugee from Syria: “I feel we are double refugees”

Ahmad, Palestinian refugee from Syria: “I feel we are double refugees”

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 28, 2013 0

MASNA’A (LEBANON-SYRIA BORDER CROSSING) 28 August 2013 (IRIN) - For three weeks now, the Lebanese government has refused entry to Palestinian refugees fleeing the violence in Syria.

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Menan Samy: "I don’t know how people will go back to living together after what happened"

Menan Samy: "I don’t know how people will go back to living together after what happened"

August 15, 2013 0

DUBAI 15 August 2013 (IRIN) - Among at least 525 people killed yesterday when Egyptian security forces moved to clear a weeks-long sit-in were two members of a civil society group promoting non-violence,

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Syria refugees multimedia series – ‘Where the war still echoes’

Syria refugees multimedia series – ‘Where the war still echoes’

dan.rafter@hrc.org May 2, 2013 0

NAIROBI 02 May 2013 (IRIN) - This new IRIN film series, Where the war still echoes, follows a Syrian refugee family over the course of a year, from their arrival in Jordan in

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Chadian migrants rue Libyan detention, ill-treatment, deportation

Chadian migrants rue Libyan detention, ill-treatment, deportation

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 8, 2013 0

DAKAR 08 March 2013 (IRIN) - In the violence immediately before and after Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi was toppled in October 2011, thousands of sub-Saharan migrants were forced to flee.

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Briefing: Land reform key to Kenya’s future

Briefing: Land reform key to Kenya’s future

carolyn.simon@hrc.org March 5, 2013 0

NAKURU 05 March 2013 (IRIN) - Land-related grievances were among the underlying causes of the violence that followed Kenya’s disputed presidential election results in 2007. Some communities, such as those in the worst-affected

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Becoming refugees once more: Palestinians from Syria return to Gaza

Becoming refugees once more: Palestinians from Syria return to Gaza

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 14, 2013 0

GAZA CITY 14 February 2013 (IRIN) - Some 150 Palestinian families have fled the violence in Syria and returned to Gaza, but their homecoming has been far from easy. >

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