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24 Apr 2015 description
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BUGESERA, Rwanda, 24 avril 2015 (IRIN) - En moins d’un mois, le nombre de Burundais qui ont fui à l’étranger pour échapper aux violences préélectorales a fortement augmenté pour atteindre plus de 12 000. Ces réfugiés accusent en outre des voyous associés au parti au pouvoir de meurtre, de torture et d’intimidation.

24 Apr 2015 description
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LONDON, 24 April 2015 (IRIN) - Anthropologist and author of "Illegality, Inc." Ruben Andersson of the London School of Economics explains why an EU plan to destroy migrant smugglers' boats is doomed to fail.

24 Apr 2015 description
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OXFORD, 24 April 2015 (IRIN) - A closer look at the list of commitments from Europe’s leaders after their hastily-arranged migrant crisis summit in Brussels reveals no substantial change in response and few measures likely to have any major impact on the flows of migrants and asylum-seekers trying to reach Europe.

23 Apr 2015 description
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TRIPOLI, 23 April 2015 (IRIN) - Most of the 1,750 migrants to have drowned in the Mediterranean this year were sub-Saharan Africans who boarded smugglers’ boats in Libya. We will never know all their individual stories, but it is possible to retrace their steps through the deserts of Sudan, Chad and Niger to Libya’s porous southern borders, and north to its coastal cities and the beaches where the boats were launched.

23 Apr 2015 description
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SITTWE, 23 April 2015 (IRIN) - After violence exploded in Myanmar's western state of Rakhine in 2012 between Muslims and the Buddhist majority, some 140,000 Rohingya now live in segregated camps. About 10,000 Buddhists also remain displaced by the conflict that still simmers three years on.

IRIN has gained rare access to both Rohingya and Buddhist camps to sample life and attitudes across the communal divide.