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IRIN News Sep 21
“If people are going to take one thing away from my migration reporting, I would like it to be an understanding of the push-pull and the pressures.” on her work and what drives her in our latest Reporter’s View:
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Heba Aly Sep 19
The ever-vogue team :)
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Aron Lund Sep 3
Idleb briefing: Read my new backgrounder on Syria's last major rebel stronghold, the groups fighting over it, the risks to civilians who live there, and the international intrigues that will decide their future.
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Ben Parker Aug 30
Cate Blanchett speaking at Security Council about the ?
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Heba Aly Aug 22
We've created a new position at to unearth the truth about humanitarian relief in crisis zones. Amid unprecedented levels of conflict & disaster, we're putting investigative journalism at the service of the world's most vulnerable people. Join us
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Aron Lund Aug 10
Searching for Othman: returns to Iraq to try to find a wounded little boy she saw two years ago among the survivors of a massacre near Fallujah—and eventually, she does. This is fantastic writing, but so, so sad:
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Andrew Gully Jul 31
. Please check out this great longform piece from who returned to Iraq's Anbar Province to look for the shrapnel-scarred boy she met in 2016. Her journey, and Othman's story, are a unique window into Iraq's present, past, and future
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Philip Kleinfeld Jul 25
In 2016, over 150 women and children made sexual abuse allegations against peacekeepers deployed in one small town in the Central African Republic Two years on, I reveal a botched investigation, scant assistance and no justice. ()
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IRIN News Jul 28
In the 3rd and final part of our series on UN peacekeeping in the Central African Republic finds young victims of sexual abuse fending for themselves as they bring up the alleged children of the very people sent to protect them
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Nick Turse Jul 26
Devastating. A must-read. “Searching for Othman”: by
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Laleh Khalili Jul 27
I cannot say enough about how amazing this piece is, how it traces the devastation suffered by Iraqis for so long, how alive it is to the way collectivities work (or break down). Very moving:
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Hugo Slim Jul 26
Missing men. And the changed lives of women and children. Important piece. Talented journalist. Tragic humanitarian legacy of Iraq’s wars.
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Annie Slemrod Jul 26
Replying to @annieslem
I won't lie, this is most definitely a . But I hope you'll take the time to read it.
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IRIN News Jul 26
Worried about the fate of a displaced Iraqi boy she met in 2016, IRIN’s Middle East Editor returns to try to find him 18 months later...
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IRIN News Jul 25
EXCLUSIVE: A young girl in the middle of a war zone – the UN troops were the last people she thought would cause her harm. Read on the lack of support for victims of sexual abuse by UN peacekeepers, not to mention the botched investigations
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IRIN News Jun 25
Eight months of conflict, more than 180,000 displaced and decades of marginalisation: A first look from inside inside Cameroon’s anglophone war and the struggle for independence by
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Novara Media Jun 25
On June 15th - 18th activists from around the world gathered in London for Abolitionist Futures: this year's International Conference on Penal Abolition. visited the conference to learn more.
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IRIN News Jun 22
How do you keep the peace in a country of dense jungle and spiralling conflict one and half times the size of France? from inside UN operations in the Central African Republic
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Emmanuel Freudenthal Jun 12
From farmers to fighters: my week with the Ambazonia Defense Forces separatist armed group
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IRIN News Jun 12
SPECIAL REPORT: From farmers to fighters: ’s exclusive story from inside the rebel ranks reveals how hundreds of anglophone farmers are taking on the US-trained Cameroonian army with hunting rifles
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