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Nigeria: Authorities have begun demolishing properties of the Shia minority

After consecutive attacks by the Nigerian army since December 2015 that cost the lives of hundreds of people of the Shia minority, the government has not hesitated to launch a

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Amnesty: Saudi mercs ‘harass’, use medics as human shields

Amnesty International says Saudi-backed militants fighting in Yemen are leading a “campaign of harassment and intimidation” against hospital staff and using civilians as human shields.   Advocacy Director for the

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Madagascar: FAO and WFP Call for Urgent Action Against Increased Food Insecurity

According to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the World Food Program (WFP), farmers in southern Madagascar, victims of three years of devastating drought, are

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HRA at the Lisbon International Conference

On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the United Nations human rights conventions, the Human Rights Agency (HRA) participated in an international conference organized at the Faculty of Law

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UN-backed cholera vaccination campaign kicks off today in Haiti

A vaccination campaign against cholera began today in the areas of Haiti hit hard by Hurricane Matthew, with support from the United Nations and other institutions. “The target population is

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Turkey: Turkish rally in support of the opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet

Dozens of people gathered Saturday, November 5 at the premises of the Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet to support journalists from the daily 9 detained by an Istanbul court.

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Pollution: 300 million children breathe toxic air, according to UNICEF

A week before the opening of the UN Conference on Climate Change (COP22) in Morocco, a report by the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), released today, shows that almost one