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International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Aid agencies say new violence threatens humanitarian response in Darfur

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) and five other humanitarian aid agencies expressed concern that half a million people are increasingly vulnerable after evacuations of more than 250 staff in ten days. The agencies say a ceasefire is desperately needed. Nearly half a million people have less access to humanitarian assistance as a result of increasing military activity, banditry and direct violence against aid workers in early December. The insecurity led to 250 humanitarian staff (...) read

date of on-line publication : 20 December 2006

Sudan: Press Under Pressure

> Human Right Watch

While international media attention has been focused on Darfur, the Sudanese authorities in Khartoum have been stepping up their harassment of Sudanese journalists and newspapers,” said Peter Takirambudde, Africa director at Human Rights Watch. “The harassment is symptomatic of Khartoum’s fear of mounting popular dissent and frustration at government policies and actions.” In recent months government security forces have carried out numerous acts of censorship, arrests of journalists, and (...) read

date of on-line publication : 14 November 2006


NGOs Losing Privileged Status

> Epoch Times, January 31, 2006 (...)

NGOs are facing increased regulation by governments such as Russia and bodies such as the European Commission. As governments increasingly rely on NGOs for information and analysis, they want to further regulate and monitor NGO activities that impact on decision making, as well as NGOs that have differing political objectives. Some NGOs choose to work with governments, leading to participatory processes and funding channels. However other NGOs express concern that such relationships compromise independence.  read

date of on-line publication : 20 February 2006

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