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· June, 2009

Stories about Refugees from June, 2009

Pakistan: The Hunt For Baituallah Mehsud

Baitullah Mehsud, a Taliban leader, is currently the most wanted man in Pakistan and is responsible for many recent terrorist attacks in the country. The Pakistan army has recently started...

Pakistan: Americans Helping The IDPs

Chapati Mystery highlights two inspiring Americans who are helping the IDPs in Pakistan.

Sri Lanka: State of The Civilians In Vanni

Rohini Hensman from Sri Lanka asks “why are the Vanni civilians still being held hostage?”

Pakistan: Thanking Angelina Jolie

Adil Najam at All Things Pakistan thanks Hollywood actress and international celebrity Angelina Jolie who announced a US$ 1 million donation to help the internally displaced Pakistanis.

Palestine: Child's Eye View Of Life In Gaza

In Gaza, Ayman Quader interviews nine-year-old Ali Aqran, whose family is living in poverty: “As a child what did I do wrong to be treated so cruelly?”

Sri Lanka: Words & Images From IDP Camps

The Humanitarian Chronicle publishes a report from an anonymous writer who visited some camps for internally displaced people (IDPs) in northern Sri Lanka. Accompanying with these pictures the author portrays...

Four Hundred Burmese Migrant Workers Arrested in Thailand

Four hundred migrant workers, including their children who were studying in school, were arrested by Thai border guards who also burnt the houses, clothes and kitchen wares of migrants in...

Bangladesh: Helping The Cyclone Aila Victims

The Humanitarian Chronicle posts a personal journal of Nancy E. Smith of Humedica Bangladesh Team who describes the relief efforts conducted towards the Cyclone Aila victims in Southern Bangladesh. More...

Pakistan: The Islam Of Taliban

Pak Tea House quotes an woman from an IDP camp in Mingawera, Swat: “People outside Swat think we had Islam and Shariat. There is no Islam in Swat. The Taliban...

Czech Republic, Canada: Roma Asylum Seekers

The Czech Daily Word writes about Czech Roma asylum seekers in Canada.

Pakistan: The Human Rights Commission Of Pakistan On IDPs

Teeth Mastro discusses about a recent report on the internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Pakistan titled “A tragedy of errors and Cover-ups:The IDPs and outcome of military actions in FATA...

India: Do Not Evict The Chakmas

Paritosh Chakma at Musings of a Chakma draws attention to the fact that in Mizoram state of India the land of many Chakma indigenous population have been acquired by the...

Sri Lanka: A Suppressed Nation

Access to many Sri Lankan IDP camps are still limited to the international journalists and aid workers and the information are suppressed. So it is hard to hear the voices...

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