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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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When shit happens

When shit happens

February 8, 2016 0

NEW YORK 08 February 2016 (IRIN) - Everyone defecates, but ‘how’ and ‘where’ are questions that highlight class, gender and cultural differences between us.

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Will climate change = more disease?

Will climate change = more disease?

November 6, 2015 0

NEW YORK 06 November 2015 (IRIN) - Climate change is having a profound impact on animal habitats, but what disease risk does this pose for humans?

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US failing kids fleeing Central America

US failing kids fleeing Central America

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 17, 2015 0

NEW YORK 17 July 2015 (IRIN) - Mechanisms put in place to stop an unprecedented influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America to the southern US border – which peaked last summer –

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The new buzzword in aid – and why agencies are slow to act

The new buzzword in aid – and why agencies are slow to act

April 9, 2015 0

NEW YORK 09 April 2015 (IRIN) - 'Urban' is a new buzzword in humanitarian circles, but aid agencies, accustomed to working in more remote war zones or in the aftermath of natural disasters,

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Showing Syria’s lights going out was surprisingly cheap

Showing Syria’s lights going out was surprisingly cheap

dan.rafter@hrc.org March 12, 2015 0

NEW YORK 12 March 2015 (IRIN) - Widely published satellite images of Syria’s steady loss of night-time light during its four-year civil war cost only $300 to produce.

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The technology behind Syria’s lights out campaign

The technology behind Syria’s lights out campaign

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

NEW YORK 12 March 2015 (IRIN) - Widely published satellite images of Syria’s steady loss of night-time light during its four-year civil war cost only $300 to produce. Can they help humanitarians assess

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Liberians in US face worsening Ebola stigma

Liberians in US face worsening Ebola stigma

October 17, 2014 0

NEW YORK 17 October 2014 (IRIN) - Africans living in the US from the three Ebola-affected countries of Liberia, Guinea and Sierra Leone, are under enormous pressure trying to help their families and

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Analysis: Rethinking global drug policy

Analysis: Rethinking global drug policy

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 15, 2014 0

NEW YORK 15 September 2014 (IRIN) - What would the world look like if governments - instead of crime syndicates - controlled drug markets and drug use was decriminalized?

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Higher profile for climate change in new SDGs

Higher profile for climate change in new SDGs

August 26, 2014 0

NEW YORK 26 August 2014 (IRIN) - Following months of lobbying by poor island states and NGOs, action on climate change is to be a stand-alone goal among the 17 newly agreed Sustainable

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