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Heleen Touquet
Politics, gender, violence, trauma, torture, Balkan politics. Fulbrighter (2018). Luftmensch.
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Carrie Kollias MD Dec 15
My daughter’s school has a case of pertussis, a disease that kills babies. This should not be happening in 2017 in 🇨🇦. Vaccinate your kids - for the sake of the rest.
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Foreign Affairs Dec 16
The UN has said that the rape of Rohingya women appears to have been “commanded, orchestrated, and perpetrated by the Armed Forces of Myanmar.”
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Heleen Touquet 7h
Nationalism, masculinities and football...
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James Rogers 12h
: 'Researchers have been developing pocket-sized battlefield scouts that can hop or crawl ahead of soldiers'.
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UN experts: Scale of abuse and neglect in South Sudan mind-boggling
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Roy Eidelson 13h
Distressing, unsurprising report by , not limited to Trump era alone: “Statement on Visit to the USA, by Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights”
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Marcel Dirsus 15h
I'm an academic studying coups. This is embarrassing and dangerous. There is no coup in America, but there is a de-facto state propaganda outlet named Fox News.
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Marsha Henry 14h
We also need to stop calling these children born of rape (where the mother is, or was, underage—hence a crime) as ‘peacekeeper babies’. It’s a shorthand that is mystifying, eugenic, sexist and objectifying. ?amp=1
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MSF Sea 19h
If you think men and boys should "stay home and fight for their country" read this horrifying report. Sadly displaced men are also incredibly vulnerable to sexual exploitation and abuse:
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Sarah Dougherty Dec 15
“A society bruised by torture & abuse can heal only when the truth about secret policies & practices is fully disclosed to the public & when full reparation & rehabilitation is granted to victims.” —UN Special Rapporteur on Nils Melzer
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Heleen Touquet Dec 15
Q: What is the newspeak definition of data driven policy? A: “We believe in data driven policy and these data will help drive the vote for immigration reform”
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Heleen Touquet Dec 15
Yes there is! In early March
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Heleen Touquet Dec 15
You'll have to tell me all about hooligan issues when you get here :)
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Heleen Touquet Dec 15
tells me it was Croats from Split fighting against the Grobars
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Heleen Touquet Dec 15
Replying to @DarioBrentin
Ah ok, so, with group you mean ethnic group? Just for clarification :)
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Heleen Touquet Dec 15
Replying to @DarioBrentin
do you mean red star and partizan are not rivalling hooligan groups?
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Heleen Touquet Dec 15
Seems like some men were stripped naked during yesterday's brawl at the Red Star - Partizan derby. Common practice ?
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Frances Harrison Dec 14
TID detention in "The cells were not like rooms, they were cages, like animal cages with iron bars and you wouldn’t be able to stand up in it. The height was maybe about one meter from the ground and about 4 meters long". And the UK has been training TID!
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Heleen Touquet Dec 14
Haitian women seek support for children fathered by U.N. troops in Haiti
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