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Ben Parker
Co-founder , humanitarian news and analysis. Also Somalia, Syria, Horn of Africa. Open DMs / ben@irinnews.org Signal/WhatsApp: + 44 7808 791 267
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Nick O'Donohoe 34m
Nominations are now open to join . Please take a look if you’re an emerging senior leader at a top company in Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, DRC or Ethiopia.
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Robert Carmichael 3h
A piece I wrote three years ago for IRIN on as the second case in ’s war crimes court against Nuon Chea and Khieu Samphan got underway. Today the court found the two surviving leaders guilty and jailed them (again) for life.
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UK MP Tweets 17h
The hashtags most used by MPs today were , , and
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Nordic Geospatial 🌍 19h
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Ell Potter 23h
The sign language interpreter doing the Brexit Agreement on BBC News is perfectly conveying the perplexing fuckery of this situation
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Ben Parker 22h
Replying to @BBC @WFPChief
Latest claim on : “ is facing what could be the world's worst humanitarian disaster in a hundred years according to the head of the World Food Programme, David Beasley -- who is in Yemen.”
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Avenir Analytics Nov 15
"Tech does not equal innovation and innovation does not equal progress", powerful words from Nan Buzzard, as she shares her view as to what extent can technology help accelerate innovation and improve efficiency of aid and development?
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Amnesty India Nov 15
GOOD NEWS! After spending more than 100 days in prison, photographer and Amnesty International prisoner of conscience Shahidul Alam gets bail 🙌
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Ben Parker Nov 15
Replying to @OneUpSaves
Self-inflating life preserver from already purchased by Spanish Red Cross.
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Ben Parker Nov 15
So much goodness...
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Ben Parker Nov 15
Replying to @Refugees
A biometric iris-scanning BIMS software demo.
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Ben Parker Nov 15
Replying to @BenParker140
Flame-retardant tents are a good thing. Video from Pakistani manufacturer National Tent House at
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Ben Parker Nov 15
Replying to @BenParker140
The sell-by date on these...
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Ben Parker Nov 15
Replying to @BenParker140
Is there ever a humanitarian conference without this scene?
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Ben Parker Nov 14
I've added UK POLICY GROUP LIMITED to 'Definers Public Affairs' group on
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Ben Parker Nov 14
The presenters are doing a press review of British headlines and discussing how to translate the Sun’s Brexs*it
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Megan Nobert Nov 14
For all those who have worked at : the first ever survey on in the workplace has been launched by Secretariat and 31 agencies/entities. Survey is open until 20 November. Stand up, be heard.
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NorthantsFire Nov 14
Incident 15:45 False alarm - this was caused by a parrot impersonating the smoke alarm at a property
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SwedenUN 🇸🇪 Nov 14
The unanimously adopts Resolution 2444 lifting sanctions on . The historic & significant developments in the that we have witnessed during the past year have dramatically changed the dynamics in the region, & opened a new chapter of peace & cooperation
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Ben Parker Nov 14
Replying to @annieslem
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