Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Bhutanese Refugees Rally for Repatriation

Source: The Himalayan Times

Demanding an early repatriation, Bhutanese refugees staged demonstrations in their camps on Monday. They staged the demonstrations at the call of Street Struggle Committee, a newly-formed body of refugees.Refugees of Beldangi Camps No 2 and 3 urged the Indian government to help in the repatriation.The refugees took out rallies inside the camps after the Armed Police Force prevented them from coming out.Refugees of the camps at Sanischare also staged a protest rally on Monday.Meanwhile, security has been tightened in the camps. Entrance of private vehicles in the refugee camps has been banned.

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