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01 Nov 2016 description
Some of the highest rates of impunity in the murders of journalists can be attributed to killings by Islamist militant groups, CPJ found. The worst country for the second year in a row is Somalia.
29 Jan 2015 description
report Human Rights Watch
“Human rights violations played a major role in spawning or aggravating many of today’s crises,” HRW chief said. “Protecting human rights and ensuring democratic accountability are key to resolving them.”
14 May 2014 description
Report by the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre says this figure equates to a staggering increase of 4.5 million from 2012, signalling a record high for the second year running.
29 Apr 2013 description
Around 6.5 million people were newly displaced, almost twice as many as the 3.5 million during 2011. The conflicts in Syria and DRC were responsible for around half of the new displacements.
21 Mar 2013 description
New and old conflict-affected countries, such as Syria, Afghanistan, Iraq, and Somalia, contributed to an increase in asylum applications during 2012.
08 Aug 2012 description
report Oxfam
Millions more will go hungry as world struggles to respond to unprecedented food crises and sharply rising prices – Oxfam PM’s hunger summit welcome & should kick start reforms to end “scandal” of a billion hungry people – “we cannot keep relying on humanitarian agencies to pick up...
19 Apr 2012 description
People internally displaced by conflict and violence For the last 14 years, the Norwegian Refugee Council’s Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre has monitored intern- al displacement resulting from conflict and violence across the world. In 2011, the number of people internally displaced by...