"Not a day goes by without seeing armed men or hearing gunfire... of course I am afraid.” - Sara, 19

What’s it like to be a young Palestinian refugee in Lebanon today?

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    11 May 2016
    Maize has dominated Africa’s food production for close to a century, but climate change may bring that reign to an end. What are the alternatives?
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    6 May 2016
    Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, podcasts, reports, blogs and...


Human Rights

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