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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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Analysis: Hurdles to Nigerian government-Boko Haram dialogue

Analysis: Hurdles to Nigerian government-Boko Haram dialogue

November 28, 2012 0

KANO 28 November 2012 (IRIN) - Attempts by the Nigerian government and the Boko Haram militia to peacefully resolve a three-year-old insurgency by the Islamist group have thus far floundered, dashing hopes of

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SOUTH AFRICA: Business as usual after Marikana mine violence?

SOUTH AFRICA: Business as usual after Marikana mine violence?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 20, 2012 0

MARIKANA 20 September 2012 (IRIN) - Five weeks after the Marikana mine massacre in South Africa’s North West Province claimed the lives of 34 protesting workers and shocked the world, the strike that

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SYRIA: Palestinians being drawn into the fight

SYRIA: Palestinians being drawn into the fight

August 14, 2012 0

BERLIN 14 August 2012 (IRIN) - When mortar shells slammed into Yarmouk, Syria’s largest Palestinian camp, in early August, many of Syria’s half a million Palestinian refugees saw it as a wake-up call.

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