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Top Picks: al-Shabab amnesty, Colombia’s missing, and Chechnya revisited

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 2, 2016 0

Welcome to IRIN's weekly top picks of must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. Four to read: “Enrique’s Shadow” The International Committee of

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Zimbabwe’s season of discontent

Zimbabwe’s season of discontent

July 13, 2016 0

The focus of Zimbabwe’s growing civil disobedience campaign shifted to a court building in Harare on Wednesday, where pastor Evans Mawarire, a leader of the protest movement, is appearing on the charge of

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Farmers turn to fishing as Zimbabwe crops fail

Farmers turn to fishing as Zimbabwe crops fail

August 31, 2015 0

WEDZA, ZIMBABWE 31 August 2015 (IRIN) - The lean season in Zimbabwe has rarely been so lean. Harvests have failed across the country after a cruel combination of late rains, floods and drought.

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Zimbabwe plunges towards a food crisis

Zimbabwe plunges towards a food crisis

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 14, 2015 0

MHONDORO-NGEZI 14 May 2015 (IRIN) - Farisai Moyo was hoping for a bumper harvest this year, but all he has to show for his hard work is a field of wilted maize –

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Zimbabwe on alert over cholera threat

Zimbabwe on alert over cholera threat

March 25, 2015 0

HARARE 25 March 2015 (IRIN) - Children play on the dumpsite in the Budiriro suburb of Zimbabwe’s capital, Harare, scrambling through the garbage and ignoring the clouds of flies and overpowering stench from

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Flood displaced Zimbabweans allege forcible resettlement

Flood displaced Zimbabweans allege forcible resettlement

carolyn.simon@hrc.org September 10, 2014 0

MASVINGO 10 September 2014 (IRIN) - More than 3,000 families in Zimbabwe’s southeastern Masvingo Province who accuse the government of forcibly resettling them to small plots of undeveloped land, are facing hardships including

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Shortage of epilepsy drugs in Zimbabwe

Shortage of epilepsy drugs in Zimbabwe

carolyn.simon@hrc.org August 11, 2014 0

HARARE 11 August 2014 (IRIN) - Drugs for non-communicable diseases like epilepsy are being hardest hit by funding shortfalls affecting Zimbabwe’s public health sector. While the government is struggling to meet its budget

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Zimbabwe’s health system in crisis

Zimbabwe’s health system in crisis

August 11, 2014 0

HARARE 11 August 2014 (IRIN) - Zimbabwe’s deepening economic crisis is severely affecting the government’s ability to fund public health delivery and restricting poor people’s access to health care, economists, government officials and

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Young Zimbabweans miss out on HIV testing

Young Zimbabweans miss out on HIV testing

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 9, 2014 0

HARARE 09 June 2014 (IRIN) - Young people with HIV are dying in increasing numbers in Zimbabwe at a time when HIV-related deaths are declining for all other age groups.

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Miserable conditions at camp for Zimbabwe flood victims

Miserable conditions at camp for Zimbabwe flood victims

carolyn.simon@hrc.org May 2, 2014 0

MWENEZI 02 May 2014 (IRIN) - More than 3,000 families displaced by flooding in the Tokwe-Mukosi dam basin in Zimbabwe’s southeastern Masvingo Province are facing looming food shortages after more than three months

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