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· June, 2007

Stories about Refugees from June, 2007

Nepal: Refugees in Austria

United We Blog! on Nepali refugees in Austria.

Lebanon: Palestinians Want ‘Normal’ Life

Sietske in Beirut writes about how Palestinians now just want to live in peace and have normal lives in this post.

Iraq: Helping Refugees in Jordan

Iraqi blogger Faiza Al-Arji, who lives in Jordan, writes this touching post about efforts to help Iraqi refugees in Jordan.

Serbia: Refugees

The nEUrosis writes about Serbia's refugees.

Arabeyes: How the Palestinians Defeated Themselves!

What is happening in Palestine? Why have the Palestinians turned against each other? What is fueling the conflict? Who is the victor and who is really being defeated? And what...

Lebanon: Almost Non-Political Questions

What are we eating? Why are our banks flourishing? Who are those clearing cluster bombs? How will Brazil help in recycling Lebanese wastes? Where are some of the children who...

Palestine: A Classic Case of Divide and Rule?

With so much happening on the ground, this week many of the blogs by Palestinians, and those focused on Palestinian issues, have kept their attention on the ongoing events in...

Tamil Blogosphere: Sri Lankan Tamil refugees in India

Back in Nov 2006, Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie was in India and had showered praises on India for giving shelter to displaced people from a number of countries. She also...

Sri Lanka: Being young through War and Peace

Sayanthan, a talented Sri Lankan Tamil blogger based in Switzerland is famous for his entertaining podcasts. His blog is usually full of enthralling anecdotes. Today, he posted a thought provoking...

Arabeyes: World Refugee Day – Focus on Iraq

As the world marks the World Refugee Day today, the Middle East finds itself again at the centre of a mounting humanitarian tragedy. With more than 4 million of the...

Palestine: 7.5m Palestinian Refugees

Palestinian blogger Umm Khalil, who lives in the US, marks World Refugee Day with a post which says there are 7.5 million Palestinian refugees and internationally displaced persons.

Nepal: Bhutanese Refugees

Kathmandu Speaks on the Bhutanese refugees in Nepal, the urgent need to intervene, and India's big bully tactics in South Asia.

Egypt: Support Iraqis on World Refugee Day

Egypt-based Issandr El Amrani appeals to readers to do more to help Iraqi refugees, on the occasion of the World Refugee Day which falls on June 20.

Palestine: Worsening Humanitarian Crisis

International Solidarity Movement reports on the deteriorating humanitarian situation in Gaza, as well as an appeal to Israel not to “stand idly by at a time when the fundamental human...

Lebanon: Living Through Terror

This was yet another violent week here in Lebanon. In addition to the military action, taking place in the North between the Lebanese Army and the militants, and the almost...

Iraq: Mounting Refugee Crisis

What brings Iraqis to Syria, asks Alive in Baghdad, which highlights the Iraqi refugee crisis. “There are at least 4.2 million Iraqis displaced from their homes, with 2.2 million now...

Debating Darfur: Bloggers question Sudanese ambassador to U.N.

“What does Sudan want?” “Who do you think are arming the rebels?” These deceptively simple questions were posed to the Sudanese ambassador to the United Nations by members of the...

Jordan: Number of Iraqi Refugees

Want to know the real number of Iraqi refugees in Jordan? Konfused Iraqi Kid says a report has been commission and the results will be out soon.

Lebanon: The Special Tribunal and The Fighting

This week, most Lebanese bloggers discussed the forming of the special tribunal for Lebanon at the United Nations and the continuing war between the Lebanese Army and the Fateh al...

Russia: Schools in Chechnya

"In four days, we've seen 22 schools in four mountainous districts. That's a lot. As a result, most schools have merged in my mind into one cold space with white-blue...

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