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  1. Tamil Nadu refugees wait in vain for help

    Posted Jan 11th 2005, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Maseeh Rahman in Aneechankuppam, India Hundreds of refugees from the Sri Lankan civil war living on India's tsunami-shattered Tamil Nadu coast have been robbed of their livelihoods ... compensation for his dead daughter would amount to 200,000 rupees. The refugee camp has not been badly affected, but all 350 families had to shift to a local convent, and have just returned ...

  2. School offers a distraction from disaster

    Posted Jan 07th 2005, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... Several students are children of Sri Lankan Tamil refugees who fled the island nation's civil war 15 years ago and were settled by the authorities in special camps along the coast. Sugandha, 13, never experienced the horrors of war back home- she was born in an Indian refugee camp. But life was tough for her family even before the tsunami. While trying to put out a fire in a local ...

  3. Dream of a better life spurs trip ending in hell

    Posted Jan 19th 2009, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... is near the Arakan capital Sittwe, is typical of such a Rohingya economic refugee. Unable to find work in his home country, he crossed illegally into Bangladesh in September last year. He ... and impoverished Bangladesh hardly produces political refugees today; among the few, the best known is exiled writer Taslima Nasreen. But it still has one of the world's largest outward-bound ...

  4. In search of a better life, they found brutality and death

    Posted Jan 18th 2009, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... any of them would want to go to Thailand to join the Muslim insurgency in the south.' While many of the Rohingya boatpeople regard themselves as refugees, despised in Myanmar for being ...

  5. Double act falls apart

    Posted Aug 30th 2008, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... are devastating villages in the region, turning thousands of Pashtuns into refugees. Mr Sharif is opposed to the 'war on terror'. As a result, analysts like Professor Rais believe, Washington ...

  6. Maseeh Rahman

    Posted Sep 25th 2006, 12:00am by Maseeh Rahman

    ... treacherous. As millions of refugees streamed back into the city, it was apparent that most of the population lived in abject misery, without proper shelter, food or jobs. It was against this bleak ...



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