Table of contents


  1. Analysis: Whither human rights in Indonesia?
  2. Analysis: What’s happening with aid to Bangladesh?
  3. PHILIPPINES: Teaching disaster preparedness in schools
  4. HEALTH: Predicting the next zoonotic pandemic
  5. Analysis: Australia's offshore asylum process
  6. How to: Map sexual networks


Analysis: Whither human rights in Indonesia?
JAKARTA، 26/11/2012 (IRIN) - Victims of alleged human rights violations in Indonesia, a country where human rights courts set up in 2000 have yet to convict a single case, are facing an uphill battle to bring perpetrators to justice. full report
Analysis: What’s happening with aid to Bangladesh?
BANGKOK، 27/11/2012 (IRIN) - While Bangladesh has made significant efforts to boost aid effectiveness, questions remain over who is benefiting from the US$1.5 billion in foreign aid the country receives annually. full report
PHILIPPINES: Teaching disaster preparedness in schools
MANILA، 28/11/2012 (IRIN) - The Philippines is making headway in integrating disaster preparedness into primary and high school curricula, say officials. full report
HEALTH: Predicting the next zoonotic pandemic
LONDON، 30/11/2012 (IRIN) - Chances are high the world’s next pandemic will be a disease originating in animals, like 60 percent of current documented human infectious diseases. Even after hundreds of thousands of human deaths from zoonoses (diseases transmitted from animals to humans), experts say there is still limited information about how zoonoses are spread or just how to predict the next outbreak. full report
Analysis: Australia's offshore asylum process
MELBOURNE، 30/11/2012 (IRIN) - Activists in Australia have expressed concern over a recent decision by the government to reinstate the processing of asylum seekers offshore. full report
How to: Map sexual networks
NEW YORK CITY، 30/11/2012 (IRIN) - With whom did you last have sex? When? Where? How? At crowded food stalls and in dimly lit bars, Kelvin Parker carries out what HIV researchers call “sexual networking mapping”. full report