Stories Tagged 'Bhutanese refugees'
The resettlement of Bhutanese refugees gave them a good life, but it also separated families.full story »
According to a research published by the Center for Disease Control, family separation issue has become the primary cause of concern for a growing trend of depression and anxiety including suicidal ideation among many Bhutanese communities in the United States. Where is the happiness in that?full story »
When the government of Bhutan expelled tens of thousands of its Nepali-speaking Lhotshampa population in 1991, branding them as “illegal settlers”, they fled to Nepal in hordes. Purna Bahadur Limbu was among those who crossed into Nepal via India with which Bhutan shared a poorly defined and largely unpatrolled border.full story »
Nepal has decided to resume talks with Bhutan to repatriate the remaining Bhutanese refugees who are living in two camps in Jhapa. The initiative will be first in the last one and a half decades after the 15th round of ministerial level talks with Thimphu failed in 2003. full story »
After Nepal rejected to locally integrate the Bhutanese refugees, the UN refugeeagency is preparing to collect data of those refugees who want to be repatriated back to their country. full story »
The Bhutanese refugees, who have been languishing in Beldangi Camp, Jhapa for the past 26 years, have urged the human rights bodies to take initiative for their repatriation.full story »