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Fleeing Islamic State: 'We heard them calling takbir'
30 June 2015 (IRIN ), Tens of thousands of Syrians have fled fighting in the northern city of Hassakeh, with residents describing widespread panic following a sustained assault by so-called Islamic State militants. For the newly displaced, there are shortages of goods and support.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101690/Fleeing-Islamic-State-We-heard-them-calling-takbir
Words are weapons as Burundi heads to the polls
25 June 2015 (IRIN ), In the weeks ahead of Monday’s highly contentious parliamentary elections in Burundi, a profusion of hate speech has been used as a key tool to whip up support in a campaign marred by harassment, intimidation and violence:
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101677/Words-are-weapons-as-Burundi-heads-to-the-polls
Displaced Pakistanis caught between the Taliban and army
24 June 2015 (IRIN ), More than a year after a military offensive displaced about a million people from North Waziristan, residents say they are unable to go home because the government requires them to first sign an agreement to “stop the enemies of Pakistan,” which would put them at risk of retaliation from both the militants and the army.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101668/Displaced-Pakistanis-caught-between-the-Taliban-and-army
How goes the hunt for Joseph Kony and the LRA?
23 June 2015 (IRIN ), US special forces joined the hunt for Joseph Kony and the leaders of his Lord’s Resistance Army almost four years ago. So, what progress has been made, are they any closer to catching him, and what else can be done?
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101667/How-goes-the-hunt-for-Joseph-Kony-and-the-LRA
From grooms to body bags: the story of Yemen's fighters
16 June 2015 (IRIN ), Yemen’s warring leaders like to give the impression that their armies are well-trained, battle-hardened elites, but in reality many of their footsoldiers are poor and desperate family men forced into action by circumstance. IRIN gained rare access to relatives of men killed on both sides of the conflict:
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101642/From-grooms-to-body-bags-the-story-of-Yemen-s-fighters
Ice men of Taiz are last ones standing
10 June 2015 (IRIN ), Gaining rare access to Yemen's embattled third city Taiz, IRIN finds a ghost town - with schools closed and streets deserted. The only people braving the streets for long periods are the city's new ice men.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101613/Ice-men-of-Taiz-are-last-ones-standing
What do Turkish elections mean for Syrian refugees?
9 June 2015 (IRIN ), Whatever type of government comes out of this week’s elections in Turkey, the result is likely to be bad for refugees.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101607/What-do-Turkish-elections-mean-for-Syrian-refugees
How US is failing Syrian refugees
5 June 2015 (IRIN ), The United States may be the global leader in refugee resettlement, but so far it has opened its doors to a mere 1,000 Syrians looking for a safe haven from their war-torn country.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101593/How-US-is-failing-Syrian-refugees
Beyond Boko Haram: Nigeria’s hidden crisis
5 June 2015 (IRIN ), The Nigerian government’s focus on its war against the Boko Haram insurgency is obscuring a growing humanitarian emergency.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101599/Beyond-Boko-Haram-Nigeria-s-hidden-crisis
The Catch-22 for Palestinian villages in the West Bank
3 June 2015 (IRIN ), The small town of Susiya is due to be destroyed in the coming days. To understand why, you need to delve deep into Israel's bureaucratic monster.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101579/The-Catch-22-for-Palestinian-villages-in-the-West-Bank
Nigerians demand end to military impunity
3 June 2015 (IRIN ), An Amnesty International report accusing the Nigerian military of the murder of thousands, and demanding the investigation of senior commanders for war crimes, has been welcomed by Nigerian pro-democracy activists.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101581/Nigerians-demand-end-to-military-impunity
IRIN’s Top Picks: Obsessions, omissions and repetitions
29 May 2015 (IRIN ), This week our Top Picks include a lament about the gap between tweets and action, a critique of unethical reporting of rape in Iraq, an analysis of opaque funding channels, an overview of NGO challenges in Syria and a detailed look at progress made since the 2006 signing of the Eastern Sudan Peace Agreement.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101559/IRIN-s-Top-Picks-Obsessions-omissions-and-repetitions
The struggle for survival across Ukraine's frontline
28 May 2015 (IRIN ), Ukraine's frontline cuts across the east of the country like a jagged scar. Despite a February ceasefire, the fighting hasn't stopped. In March and April, Kristina Jovanovski had rare access to rebel-held areas to investigate the humanitarian disaster that has unfolded on Europe's doorstep. Read her exclusive report on why aid isn't getting through.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101556/The-struggle-for-survival-across-Ukraine-s-frontline
UN Watchdog blasts Iraq over IDP treatment
19 May 2015 (IRIN ), A UN watchdog has blasted the Iraqi authorities for their failure to adequately support and protect the nearly three million people displaced within its borders by the so-called Islamic State, citing examples of restricted movement, detention without due process and an ad hoc approach to aid delivery.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101516/UN-Watchdog-blasts-Iraq-over-IDP-treatment
Lawyers see detainees in South Africa ‘xenophobia’ storm
15 May 2015 (IRIN ), Human rights lawyers are interviewing hundreds of migrants rounded up last week in night raids by South African police, trying to ascertain if they should be exempt from deportation.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101499/Lawyers-see-detainees-in-South-Africa-xenophobia-storm
What now for Burundi? Five key risks
14 May 2015 (IRIN ), Hours before an army general in Burundi announced he had ousted President Pierre Nkurunziza, a group of experts were making predictions before a packed audience in Nairobi. They turned out right. Here's what else they're warning of.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101497/What-now-for-Burundi-Five-key-risks
Boko Haram attacks spark education crisis in Cameroon
12 May 2015 (IRIN ), Cross-border attacks by Boko Haram in northern Cameroon have led to the closure of more than 120 schools and halted the education of tens of thousands of children displaced by the violence.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101480/Boko-Haram-attacks-spark-education-crisis-in-Cameroon
Latin America faces up to urban ‘war’
11 May 2015 (IRIN ), From the privileged setting of World Economic Forum talks in an exclusive, well-protected hotel in Mexico, the crime rocking Latin American cities can seem like a remote problem. But unrivalled urban growth and rampant violence are making the issue increasingly hard for leaders to ignore.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101475/Latin-America-faces-up-to-urban-war
How serious are Guinea protests?
5 May 2015 (IRIN ), There appears to be little appetite for the Guinean opposition’s promised campaign of civil disobedience. However, deep-rooted ethnic tensions, suspicions over Ebola and simmering resentment for the security forces could still see pre-election protests boil over.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101454/How-serious-are-Guinea-protests
Kenya backpedals on closure of Somali refugee camp
29 April 2015 (IRIN ), Kenya appears to have softened its stance on the imminent closure of a camp hosting more than a third of a million Somali refugees, weeks after the deputy president announced it would happen within three months, in a reaction to the massacre at Garissa University.
http://www.irinnews.org/Report/101426/Kenya-backpedals-on-closure-of-Somali-refugee-camp

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