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Will Thailand deport Uighurs who fled China?
27 August 2015 (IRIN ), Despite Thailand's recent deportation of 109 ethnic Uighurs to China where they could face torture, about 60 members of the persecuted minority who remain in detention are refusing to register with the United Nations as asylum seekers.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101921/Will-Thailand-deport-Uighurs-who-fled-China
When to use the M-word
27 August 2015 (IRIN ), Using the right terms when referring to Europe’s migration crisis has become a minefield for journalists. Al Jazeera’s recent decision to stop using the word ‘migrant’ entirely in reference to people crossing the Mediterranean is one reflection of the evolving debate, but there are still plenty of major media brands getting it wrong.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101920/When-to-use-the-M-word
Eyes Wide Shut: The challenge of humanitarian biometrics
26 August 2015 (IRIN ), The use of biometrics clearly has a role to play in humanitarianism. The challenge, says IRIN columnist Paul Currion, is to protect the vulnerable, whose identities may be vital for accessing government services, while preventing powerful states and private companies who may seek to experiment or exploit.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101913/Eyes-Wide-Shut-The-challenge-of-humanitarian-biometrics
The lost childhoods behind our chocolate
25 August 2015 (IRIN ), An estimated 1.62 million children are forced to work in Cote d'Ivoire each year. The majority spend their days in cocoa fields, cultivating the beans that will eventually become chocolate.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101912/The-lost-childhoods-behind-our-chocolate
Rape, stigma, poverty: The lot of urban refugees in Cameroon
24 August 2015 (IRIN ), Despite efforts to help refugees who settle in urban areas, many still face stigma, poverty and sexual assault.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101907/Rape-stigma-poverty-The-lot-of-urban-refugees-in-Cameroon
Serbia offers brief welcome for migrants rushing to EU
21 August 2015 (IRIN ), Hundreds of migrants and refugees camp out at a park in Belgrade every day, waiting for buses or taxis to take them north to Serbia’s border with Hungary. They are the fortunate ones who made it to Serbia via Macedonia before the government there effectively closed its border with Greece, stranding several thousand people in a no-man's land between the two countries.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101898/Serbia-offers-brief-welcome-for-migrants-rushing-to-EU
Nigerians who fled Boko Haram forced home
21 August 2015 (IRIN ), As many as 15,000 people who took refuge in northern Cameroon after fleeing violence in Nigeria are now being sent back home, over fears they could have ties to Boko Haram.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101900/Nigerians-who-fled-Boko-Haram-forced-home
IRIN's Top Picks: Needs in Nepal, words about war and a myth-busting map
21 August 2015 (IRIN ), 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 in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101897/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Needs-in-Nepal-words-about-war-and-a-myth-busting-map
EU pays price for lack of migration planning
19 August 2015 (IRIN ), Migrant arrivals to Europe in 2015 were widely expected to surpass the record levels reached in 2014, as conflicts in Syria and elsewhere raged on. But the staggering number of sea arrivals to Greece in recent weeks appears to have taken many by surprise.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101892/EU-pays-price-for-lack-of-migration-planning
IRIN's Top Picks: Syria’s status, the migrant crisis and talking to ISIS
14 August 2015 (IRIN ), 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 in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101863/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Syria-s-status-the-migrant-crisis-and-talking-to-ISIS
Crisis in Kos: An unfolding Greek tragedy
13 August 2015 (IRIN ), The refugee crisis on the Greek holiday island of Kos is reaching breaking point. How did we get here?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101860/Crisis-in-Kos-An-unfolding-Greek-tragedy
Walking into danger: migrants still head to Yemen
11 August 2015 (IRIN ), Yemen has long been a transit point for Ethiopians heading to Gulf states in search of employment, and also hosts almost a quarter of a million refugees from Somalia. Civil war in Yemen may have made travelling there even more dangerous, but it has done little to slow the flow of arrivals from across the Red Sea.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101848/Walking-into-danger-migrants-still-head-to-Yemen
IRIN's Top Picks: Lessons for aid workers, Instagram migrants, and quitting when ahead
7 August 2015 (IRIN ), Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, interviews, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101836/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Lessons-for-aid-workers-Instagram-migrants-and-quitting-when-ahead
IRIN’s Top Picks: Sea slaves, worm wars and risk-taking
31 July 2015 (IRIN ), Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, interviews, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101807/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Sea-slaves-worm-wars-and-risk-taking
Morocco: The forgotten frontline of the migrant crisis
29 July 2015 (IRIN ), Morocco has become a choke point for sub-Saharan African migrants aiming to reach Europe, pinched by the Moroccan and Spanish governments working together to halt the flow across the Mediterranean. In this multimedia special, IRIN talks to the migrants determined to cross, playing cat-and-mouse with the authorities, and explores Morocco's role as outsourced "Gendarme" for Europe.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101798/Morocco-The-forgotten-frontline-of-the-migrant-crisis
Asylum seekers forced to rough it in Austria
29 July 2015 (IRIN ), Austria lies at the end of the increasingly popular Balkan migration route and is now receiving thousands of asylum seekers from neighbouring Hungary. A reception centre near Vienna has run out of beds and even tents and residents are now forced to sleep outside in the open until the government comes up with a solution.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101800/Asylum-seekers-forced-to-rough-it-in-Austria
Did Malaysia merit its human trafficking upgrade?
28 July 2015 (IRIN ), Malaysian and international NGOs have expressed shock following the release of the US State Department’s annual Trafficking in Persons report on Monday, which saw Malaysia being upgraded from Tier 3, the lowest level, where it had been placed in 2014, to the Tier 2 Watch List.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101795/Did-Malaysia-merit-its-human-trafficking-upgrade
Why child migrants are playing grown up in Italy
27 July 2015 (IRIN ), Since the start of the year, nearly 7,500 child migrants have arrived in Italy without a parent or guardian. Many don't admit to being under 18 for fear the authorities will place them in a centre for unaccompanied migrant children, dashing their hopes of reaching northern Europe.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101790/Why-child-migrants-are-playing-grown-up-in-Italy
Playing the EU asylum lottery
21 July 2015 (IRIN ), Asylum seekers arriving in Europe have not truly made it until their applications are approved, giving them the right to remain as refugees or under some other form of international protection. But asylum approval rates across the European Union vary dramatically.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101771/Playing-the-EU-asylum-lottery
IRIN’s Top Picks: Beyond aid, transparency and development finance
17 July 2015 (IRIN ), Welcome to IRIN's reading list. Every week our global network of specialist correspondents share their top picks of recent must-read research, interviews, reports, blogs and in-depth articles to help you keep on top of global crises. We also highlight key upcoming conferences, book releases and policy debates.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101760/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Beyond-aid-transparency-and-development-finance

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