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Vaccination to contain severe measles outbreak underway in t the Congo amidst Ebola and mass displacement

ITURI, Democratic Republic of the Congo/DAKAR/GENEVA/NEW YORK, 11 July 2019 – Health workers are urgently rolling out a complex measles vaccination campaign targeting 67,000 children in Ituri, northeast Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a region ravaged by armed conflict that is now also the hub of the second-deadliest Ebola outbreak on record. At least 1,981 deaths
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Turkey: call for authorities to lift unlawful ban on Istanbul Pride

Thousands expected to defy the ban on Sunday There is still time for the authorities to do the right thing – Sara Hall Amnesty International has called on the authorities in Istanbul to lift a ban on this weekends scheduled Pride march. Despite the ban – the latest in a series of anti-Pride prohibitions imposed by the Turkish authorities – thousands of people are