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Azerbaijan's 12 months of paralysing attacks on civil society - Index on Censorship

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Index on Censorship - Twelve months ago Rebecca Vincent and Rasul Jafarov wrote for Index on Censorship magazine on a crackdown on photojournalists in Azerbaijan. A year later Vincent writes about Jafarov’s imprisonment...

Building an Ebola Treatment Centre in Guinea | WFP | United Nations World Food Programme - Fighting Hunger Worldwide

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United Nations - Representatives from the Government of Guinea, Alima, UNMEER and WFP inaugurate the new Ebola Treatment Centre in Nzérékoré on 29 November 2014. Photo: UN/Simon Ruf After 25 days of uninterrupted w...

The December edition: UNOPS work in Haiti, Tanzania & more

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United Nations - Programme Officer, Communications (P3)  Geneva, Switzerland Closing date: 4 January 2015 Field Site Engineer Bujumbura, Burundi Closing date: 14 December 2014

In Ukraine the most vulnerable children are the most affected

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UNICEF - We turn the camera off because Mariya*, a recent arrival from the Ukrainian conflict zone, is weeping. She insists she wants to speak with us, but describing what she and her family have been throu...

Iran: Let Afghans Seek Refugee Status

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Human Rights Watch - (Beirut) – The Iranian government’s December 13, 2014 announcement that it will grant a six-month visa extension to 450,000 Afghans is a helpful move to prevent their imminent deportation, Human Ri...

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Write for Rights on Alcatraz: From A Prison to A Fortress of Human Rights

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AmnestyInternational - By: Shaudee Dehghan, Humera Durrani, Lisa Mueller-Dormann, Sarah Rubiaco Upon disembarking from the ferry it immediately became clear to all of us why Ai Weiwei chose the island to showcase his exh...

Interview: Stephanie Sinclair’s storytelling through photos

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ONE - This post is part of ONE’s “Reporter Perspectives: Covering Africa” blog series. Sometimes photos tell a more powerful story than words. Stephanie Sinclair knows this well; she’s been telling some ...

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Take Action: Urge Congress to Stand with LGBT Iraqis | IGLHRC: International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission

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IGLHRC: Human Rights - Join the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission (IGLHRC) in urging the U.S. Congress to help protect the lives of persecuted lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals...

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Escape From a Nightmare

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Human Rights Watch - Refugees who fled from brutal violence in the CAR can look across a river border and see the men who still want them dead. Will they ever be able to return home? EASTERN CAMEROON — Aboubakar Goton,...

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