Norah Niland

Feinstein Publications

Protection in the context of humanitarian action
By Norah Niland | June 2016

The bulk of humanitarian action occurs in armed conflict settings and this will likely persist into the foreseeable future. Therefore, protection – keeping people safe from armed violence, abuse, discrimination,…

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Inhumanity and Humanitarian Action
By Norah Niland | September 2014

The divisive and discriminatory policies that have disfigured Sri Lankan society and its political culture for much of its contemporary history did not disappear when the Tamil Tigers and civilians,…

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Afghanistan: Humanitarianism in Uncertain Times

The Afghan crisis, now well into its fourth decade, has many layers. The military and political dimensions of the crisis grab the headlines. But the structural violence and poor governance…

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