Conflict and arms

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Help world’s poor as well as Ukraine, say faith charities as pope visits South Sudan
An open letter, backed by opinion poll, urges the UK to restore aid budget on eve of a three-day ‘pilgrimage for peace’ in the east African country

Harriet Sherwood

02, Feb, 2023 @6:45 AM

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Yazidi women kept as slaves by IS appeal to UN to intervene in their fight for compensation
Lawyers demand support from Australia for five victims of Khaled Sharrouf in test case for international law on torture survivors

Kaamil Ahmed

24, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Pakistan sends back hundreds of Afghan refugees to face Taliban repression
About 250,000 Afghan asylum seekers have arrived in Pakistan since August 2021, but a migrant crackdown has left many of them in fear of being jailed or deported

Zofeen T Ebrahim in Karachi

10, Jan, 2023 @6:45 AM

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‘She has let go of the past’: dance eases the trauma for Peru’s Shining Path survivors
Rebels tortured and murdered their people in the 80s and 90s. Now a women’s dance programme is helping survivors to heal and honour lost loved ones

Dan Collyns in Mazamari

06, Jan, 2023 @6:30 AM

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‘I’m scared to think what Ethiopia will become’: Tigray war refugees fear return
A fragile peace has been restored but for the tens of thousands of displaced people who fled to Sudan there is no prospect of going home

Tom Gardner and Claire Wilmot in Um Rakuba, Sudan

05, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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How mushrooms could mean economic independence for Benin’s women
Some rural women could find a way through the challenges brought by climate crisis, inequality and conflict by cultivating fungi in the former Marxist state

Joshua Surtees in Toui-Kilibo

03, Jan, 2023 @6:30 AM

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Nobel prize winner criticises western ‘neglect’ and urges action over DRC violence
Denis Mukwege has demanded sanctions be imposed on Rwanda to ease the crisis in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo

Lizzy Davies

16, Dec, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Starvation being used as a weapon of war in South Sudan, report reveals
Hundreds of thousands forced into refugee camps as homes and crops destroyed and aid workers are targeted for attack

Sarah Johnson

25, Nov, 2022 @10:01 AM

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‘My mission is to die every day’: the dangerous dedication of Yemen’s body collector
Hadi Jumaan has been recognised for his work reuniting the war dead and their families in a country stricken by years of conflict

Isabel Choat

07, Nov, 2022 @7:45 AM

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Stop Eritrea’s ‘war-funding diaspora tax’, say MPs and lords
UK parliamentarians call for inquiry into 2% levy on Eritreans abroad, amid fears that it fuels Tigray war

A Guardian reporter

04, Nov, 2022 @9:22 AM

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I resigned over war crimes against women and girls in Ethiopia. I want justice | Filsan Abdi
A year ago, I gave up my post in government in protest over the conflict and failure to hold perpetrators accountable. What has changed?

Filsan Abdi

02, Nov, 2022 @6:00 AM

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‘I prayed to God to find him’: the families scattered by violence in DRC
Hundreds of children have been separated from their parents and guardians as people flee rebel attacks on eastern parts of the country

Sam Mednick in Rutshuru

25, Oct, 2022 @5:00 AM

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