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Barefoot flight from Mosul: The long road to safety

Barefoot flight from Mosul: The long road to safety

March 9, 2017 0

A thin, dark column of figures winds across the barren hills on the outskirts of west Mosul, through clouds of dust thrown up by mortars falling around them. With wide, fearful eyes in

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Yemen’s silent disaster: A snapshot of life and death in rural Taiz

Yemen’s silent disaster: A snapshot of life and death in rural Taiz

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 1, 2017 0

In the middle of a vast expanse of grey scrubland a rapidly growing population of more than 120 families huddle under parched trees. Escaping the latest wave of conflict on Yemen’s Red Sea

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How mining and the military created an HIV epidemic in Indonesia’s Papua

How mining and the military created an HIV epidemic in Indonesia’s Papua

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 21, 2016 0

Martina Wanago was sick. In fact, she was sure she would die. She had contracted HIV, which has reached epidemic proportions here in Indonesia’s remote and restive province of Papua

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How mining and militarisation led to an HIV epidemic in Indonesia’s Papua

How mining and militarisation led to an HIV epidemic in Indonesia’s Papua

November 21, 2016 0

Martina Wanago was sick. In fact, she was sure she would die.

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No way home: time runs out for Bhutanese refugees in Nepal

No way home: time runs out for Bhutanese refugees in Nepal

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 7, 2016 0

The monsoon is in its last throes here on Nepal’s eastern frontier. As another deluge begins, Karna Rai takes shelter in a makeshift teashop in the Beldangi refugee camp where he has lived for

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Life on the edge of Libya’s battle against Islamic State

Life on the edge of Libya’s battle against Islamic State

August 8, 2016 0

The sun sets to the sound of distant explosions. Three children sell homemade bread by the side of the road to Libyan soldiers driving between the frontlines. This is the outskirts of Sirte,

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One more sign of Zimbabwe’s decline

One more sign of Zimbabwe’s decline

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

The advert in the jobs section of a Zimbabwean newspaper read: “Vacancies in the Middle East.

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The migrants taking on a warzone

The migrants taking on a warzone

May 10, 2016 0

Newcomers don’t want to stay long in Obock. In the summer, 50°C temperatures and ferocious sandstorms sear this dusty port in Djibouti’s underdeveloped north

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Iraqis flee Islamic State only to find themselves detained

Iraqis flee Islamic State only to find themselves detained

April 27, 2016 0

In early April, they risked their lives to flee the so-called Islamic State. But after walking 11 hours from their hometown of Hawija in northern Iraq to the relative safety of Kurdish-controlled territory,

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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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