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From refugee to global citizen

When the MV Explorer left Halifax for its fall 2012 voyage, Yadhu Dhital, a 20-year-old biological sciences student at the University of Pittsburgh at...

Exploitation or assistance?

Over 100,000 Bhutanese refugees are lucky enough to be nurtured by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and its dozen more implementing partners....

Canada to resettle more Bhutanese

The government of Canada said it will accept more Bhutanese refugees for relocation through the ongoing third country resettlement program generating hopes of new...

10 percent likely to remain in camps

If everything goes as projected by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and resettling countries, at least 10.37 percent of exiled Bhutanese...

Unbecoming a Refugee

Karna had been trafficked to Malaysia, sent to work at a factory. The compound was all inclusive, complete with a bunkhouse, cafeteria, and store, but the workers weren't permitted to leave. Karna struggled to adjust in this new environment, where people were speaking Malay, Tamil, Bengali, and a little Hindi, but no Nepali. After more than a year, Karna negotiated his way out with one of the bosses and immediately looked up the UNHCR office in Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia. They reviewed his documents and called their counterparts in Nepal. His story was confirmed and Karna was soon on a plane back to his family and his hut in Beldangi I.
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