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Prison or poverty: Impossible choice for Israel deportees
16 April 2015 (IRIN ), For Eritrean and Sudanese asylum-seekers facing deportation from Israel’s Holot detention centre, the future is bleak. Those who have gone before describe a hand-to-mouth existence in Uganda or no freedom of movement in Rwanda.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101372/Prison-or-poverty-Impossible-choice-for-Israel-deportees
In Pictures: On the migration road in Serbia
15 April 2015 (IRIN ), Serbia has been hosting refugees from Croatia and Bosnia for the past 20 years, but was unprepared for a recent influx of new asylum seekers, the majority of them from Syria, Afghanistan and Somalia.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101363/In-Pictures-On-the-migration-road-in-Serbia
Migrant crisis in the Mediterranean: What can be done?
15 April 2015 (IRIN ), With Italian authorities rescuing 8,500 migrants in the Mediterranean over the weekend and reports up to 400 may have perished, there can be no doubt that an unprecedented summer surge in migrant sea crossings is already under way.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101369/Migrant-crisis-in-the-Mediterranean-What-can-be-done
Why are humanitarians so WEIRD?
15 April 2015 (IRIN ), In his latest column, recovering aid worker Paul Currion argues that humanitarian organisations are fundamentally WEIRD - Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich and Democratic. Unless that changes, he says, they will always struggle to understand the communities in which they work.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101314/Why-are-humanitarians-so-WEIRD
Briefing: Should 'killer robots' be banned?
14 April 2015 (IRIN ), Drones are already doing a lot of killing on behalf of certain governments, but a human being still has to make a conscious decision somewhere and press a button. What if killing machines were programmed to take such decisions all by themselves?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101360/Briefing-Should-killer-robots-be-banned
Drones and crisis mapping - digital aid in Vanuatu
14 April 2015 (IRIN ), The cyclone-hit Pacific islands of Vanuatu are the latest proving ground for new information technology and the digital humanitarian volunteers that are now an integral part of disaster response.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101362/Drones-and-crisis-mapping-digital-aid-in-Vanuatu
Europe must stop exporting its migration fears – or face the consequences
13 April 2015 (IRIN ), In a new column, anthropologist and author of "Illegality, Inc." Ruben Andersson of the London School of Economics warns that European Union initiatives to collaborate with African states may fuel irregular migration rather than stem it.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101353/Europe-must-stop-exporting-its-migration-fears-or-face-the-consequences
IRIN’s Top Picks: Aid flows, education and North Korea
10 April 2015 (IRIN ), Welcome to IRIN's weekly assortment of journalism and research about the humanitarian world that piqued our interest.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101348/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Aid-flows-education-and-North-Korea
The new buzzword in aid – and why agencies are slow to act
9 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, have been slow to turn it into action
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101343/The-new-buzzword-in-aid-and-why-agencies-are-slow-to-act
What future for the humanitarian capital of the world?
7 April 2015 (IRIN ), Geneva has firmly taken its place as one of the most expensive cities in the world, following a sharp rise in the value of the Swiss franc in January. Should cost-conscious aid agencies be headquartered there?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101332/What-future-for-the-humanitarian-capital-of-the-world
IRIN’s Top Picks: Aleppo, militarised aid and an end to poverty
3 April 2015 (IRIN ), Welcome to IRIN's weekly pick of journalism and research about the humanitarian world.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101318/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Aleppo-militarised-aid-and-an-end-to-poverty
Take the medicine trail
2 April 2015 (IRIN ), IRIN has delved into the global supply chains used by humanitarian aid agencies. Join us on the time-consuming and perilous journey many drugs have to make before they reach those most in need and can begin to save lives.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101315/Take-the-medicine-trail
UN calls for probe of asylum deaths on EU border
31 March 2015 (IRIN ), The UN Refugee agency has called for an investigation into the mistreatment of asylum seekers at Bulgaria’s border with Turkey following the deaths of two Iraqis.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101304/UN-calls-for-probe-of-asylum-deaths-on-EU-border
Nigerians the winners in tense election
31 March 2015 (IRIN ), Nigeria's presidential election has been won by Muhammadu Buhari, a former military ruler who becomes the first opposition leader ever to unseat an incumbent. Will an election whose result has been accepted by the defeated president, Goodluck Jonathan, help to heal Nigeria's deep divisions?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101306/Nigerians-the-winners-in-tense-election
What Jews, Syrian refugees and a Swedish King have in common
31 March 2015 (IRIN ), With 1.7 million Syrians, Turkey is now the country hosting the largest number of refugees in the world. But this so-called “Turkish hospitality” dates back much further – from Jews fleeing the Inquisition in the 15th century to asylum-seekers from Kosovo in 1999.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101307/What-Jews-Syrian-refugees-and-a-Swedish-King-have-in-common
Killing us softly
27 March 2015 (IRIN ), Of the 100 million Chinese who watched a documentary - later censored - about air pollution in their country, 172,000 are likely to die each year from air pollution-related diseases.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101285/Killing-us-softly
Top picks: Blackboards, zakat and currency dives
27 March 2015 (IRIN ), Welcome to IRIN's weekly assortment of journalism and research about the humanitarian world that piqued our interest. This week how aid destroyed a culture, channeling Islamic duty into the humanitarian system and has 'development' run its course?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101286/Top-picks-Blackboards-zakat-and-currency-dives
Millions of aid dollars lost in currency swings
26 March 2015 (IRIN ), Currency fluctuations this year could cost relief agencies hundreds of millions of dollars in lost income, threatening aid to millions of people around the world.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101279/Millions-of-aid-dollars-lost-in-currency-swings
Record-breaking year for asylum claims: 8 key trends
26 March 2015 (IRIN ), 2014 was a year of records for asylum claims, according to an annual round-up released today by the UN Refugee Agency, which noted that 866,000 claims were made in the world's industrialized nations, double the figure for 2013.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101281/Record-breaking-year-for-asylum-claims-8-key-trends
Photo Feature: Bulgaria repels asylum seekers at Turkish border
25 March 2015 (IRIN ), Thousands of asylum seekers, many of them from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, are being denied entry to the European Union via Turkey’s border with Bulgaria. According to testimonies from asylum seekers, they are not only denied the opportunity to apply for asylum, but turned back by Bulgarian border police and, in many cases, beaten.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101278/Photo-Feature-Bulgaria-repels-asylum-seekers-at-Turkish-border

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