Fleeing Yezidis seek safety in Turkey

As soon as he crossed the border into southeastern Turkey, Khudeda Khalaf downed a bottle of water and called his aunt’s cell phone, praying that she and her family had made it to safety. Full report

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Conditions for asylum seekers worsen in Libya

JOHANNESBURG, 7 August 2014 (IRIN) - As violence in Libya continues to escalate, most diplomats and foreign workers have by now received assistance from their governments and employers to evacuate the country. But for the tens of thousands of undocumented migrants and asylum seekers in Libya, the only possibility for escape lies in the hands of smugglers. full report

Palestinians may struggle to pursue Israeli abuse claims

JERUSALEM, 6 August 2014 (IRIN) - The chances of Palestinians in Gaza being able to sue the Israeli state for alleged human rights abuses during the current conflict are slim, say experts, who stress that the best hope for redress in the longer term is the meticulous gathering of evidence. full report

Yemen IDPs mull return to Amran after ceasefire

SANAA, 31 July 2014 (IRIN) - As the Houthi militants withdraw from the Yemeni city of Amran, the 35,000 people displaced plot their way home full report

Practicing peace in wartime

JERUSALEM, 24 July 2014 (IRIN) - For the few communities in Israel where Arabs and Jews try to coexist peacefully, the latest attacks on Gaza have been a source of both tension and unity. full report

Israel/Gaza – how does it end?

DUBAI, 22 July 2014 (IRIN) - As diplomats scurry to agree an end to the two-week clashes between Israel and Hamas, what are the key issues preventing the two sides from reaching a deal? full report

Gaza: Nowhere to go

GAZA CITY, 21 July 2014 (IRIN) - With over 85,000 Palestinians now displaced in Gaza, the UN shelters housing them are near capacity. Yet for the displaced fleeing violence between Israel and militant groups, there are few alternatives. full report