Internal displacement in South Asia: the relevance of the UN's guiding principles
This book deals with the situation of internally displaced people - those who have been forcibly displaced by natural disasters or development projects.
Each chapter is a case study authored by specialists from seven countries - India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Mayanmar and Afghanistan. The latter two countries have been included for their shared ethnic continuities with people of the neighbouring countries. The authors provide recommendations on how to minimize the insecurity of the displaced, as well as suggesting early warning systems as preventive measures to forestall displacement at the outset.
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Zarlashta, 12-year-old, mother and brother killed on first night of American
bombing in October 2001: America has killed my mother. Can it give me my
mother back? In war, people lose mothers. I don't want war. How can I keep my
hope for the ...
While the Bodos say that they were raped and killed by Adivasi militants, the
ACMA alleges that they were prostitutes from the Bhutanese border town of
Phuentsoling who were killed and left in a jungle to spark off the riots.24 These
At least 600 villages were burnt down during the Naga-Kuki feud, in which nearly
10,000 houses were destroyed. The Nagas killed 898 Kukis during the eight-year
-old feud, and 312 Nagas were killed by the Kukis. The Paites killed 210 Kukis ...
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