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· May, 2007

Stories about Refugees from May, 2007

Lebanon: More on the Crisis in the Country

For the second week, Lebanese bloggers have posted anecdotes, reflections, updates, photos, videos, jokes, sarcasm and drawings on the issue that is taking precedence over all other topics. The issue...

India: In Dharamshala

Feringhee on Tibetan refugees and Indians in Dharamshala. “The Tibetans are here as refugees with very few rights; however, their presence and that of the Dalai Lama brings in the...

Nepal, Bhutan: Refugees

Kathmandu Speaks on the Bhutanese refugees in Nepal. “. There has been two deaths in two days’ time, while the efforts of the Bhutanese refugees to either seek repatriation or...

Palestine: Refugees’ Plight

Palestinian blogger Haitham Sabbah sheds light on the fighting in Lebanon here, focusing on the plight of Palestinian refugees.

Syria: Presidential Referendum and Lebanon Clashes

Today, Syria is reelecting president Bashar Assad for a new seven-year term in office. The process is done through a referendum, which means there will be no other challengers. The...

Afghan Whispers:Refugees,War Lords and Orphanages

Several Afghan bloggers have discussed Iranian government’s decision to expel Afghan refugees to Afghanistan. Some of these refugees have lived in Iran for years. Marine Gustavson, from Parsa NGO shows...

Lebanon: Urgent Aid Needed

‘They called it a second nakba (catastrophe). “The first one in 1948 was a black and white nakba, it was easy to know who our enemies were. This one is...

Morocco's UN Refugee Office Closes its Doors

Cat in Rabat reports that The United Nations Refugee Office in Morocco has closed its doors after African migrants stormed the building on Saturday. “They were demanding financial assistance for...

Syria: Lebanese Ceasefire

“Fateh Al Islam has accepted a government offer of a ceasefire. They say they will stop attacks if the army does not attack them. The army has responded by saying...

Join the Debate on Darfur on May 24

On Thursday May 24, 2007, starting at 930am EST, Reuters will be holding a Newsmaker event on the topic of the crisis in Darfur. We invite you to participate by...

Nepal, Bhutan: Bhutanese Refugees

Nepal Monitor summarizes the findings of a report on the plight of Bhutanese refugees in Nepal. “Bhutanese refugees languishing in the camps in Nepal and India should be free to...

Former Soviet Union: “Petropolis” Review

J. Otto Pohl reviews Anya Ulinich's debut novel, Petropolis:

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