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  1. The schoolteacher warrior of Darfur

    Posted Oct 21st 2004, 12:00am by Katharine Houreld

    ... is the leader of the Sudan Liberation Army, one of two rebel factions locked in a ferocious battle with the Sudanese government in Darfur. The UN estimates the conflict has killed 50,000 refugees ...

  2. Long-distance call

    Posted Oct 26th 2008, 12:00am by Mark Footer

    ... rapists and landmines. 'They made it to a Thai refugee camp, where they spent a long, hot year waiting.' There was not much to do in the camp, says Pung, 'And that is how I came ...

  3. Royal excess

    Posted Oct 13th 2004, 12:00am by Claude Adams

    ... presided. Her name is Adrienne Clarkson, and a less likely agent of royalty you will not find. Ms Clarkson is a child of the 'new' Canada, a child of refugees, who came here at the age ...

  4. Doubts about Afghan poll must be cleared up

    Posted Oct 10th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of Taleban rule, the first voter was a female refugee. This election was held against extraordinary odds. It was always going to encounter problems. The fraud claims must be resolved. If the election ...

  5. My vision of the new world order

    Posted Sep 24th 2004, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... good things. Some of its branches, such as health and refugee assistance, have no equals anywhere. And, as mentioned, that mutton curry is pretty good. That aside, perhaps I am being a little ...

  6. The challenge of a world on the move

    Posted Sep 21st 2004, 12:00am by Mike Moore

    ... refugees are internally displaced, or are fleeing repressive conditions, fearful for their lives. Removing tyrants and alleviating poverty through sensible economic policies will do the most good, ...

  7. Democrats aim to cement lead, with a little help from The Boss

    Posted Oct 06th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... groups- from Cambodian refugees to Filipinos working in the naval yards of Chesapeake Bay- were being targeted in a last ditch push to boost voter registrations. Key cities are being blitzed ...

  8. Secret Histories: Finding George Orwell in a Burmese Teashop

    Posted Aug 22nd 2004, 12:00am by Tim Cribb

    ... is a little revolution.' Bangkok-based journalist Emma Larkin has been visiting Myanmar for more than 10 years and most recently reported on Karen refugees in camps along the Thai-Myanmese ...

  9. The west's dubious saviour complex

    Posted Aug 09th 2004, 12:00am by Philip Bowring

    ... which have led to an exodus of refugees into neighbouring Chad. But the brutal fact is that Sudan has been afflicted by internal ethnic strife for 40 years. Who is to blame? Sudan's borders ...

  10. Humane values guide Filipino to Bauhinia honour

    Posted Jul 29th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Adrielle Panares remembers her first Christmas in Hong Kong 14 years ago. It was her first day on the job as the United Nations' refugee co-ordinator at the Lowu camp for Vietnamese boat people awaiting repatriation. Ms Panares said she could sense desolation and boredom everywhere. 'When I arrived all the children were hugging me, begging me with their eyes: ...




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