Posts Tagged ‘civilian displacement’

The Guardian, By Xan Rice

April 17, 2011

Muammar Gaddafi’s forces mounted a heavy assault on Libyan rebels holding the key town of Ajdabiya on Sunday in a sign that the regime is stepping up efforts to regain territory in the east of the country.

Explosions were heard for several hours in the morning, forcing some of the few remaining families to flee to the rebel stronghold of Benghazi, 90 miles away. (more…)

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Source: Nepalnews.com

Over 200 Nepali speaking people who had been living in the northeastern Indian state of Meghalaya on Tuesday entered Nepal through the Kakadvitta checkpoint, reports state-owned news agency RSS. (more…)

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by Carlos Bautista

Davao City (23 September) — The provincial government of North Cotabato will continue to provide assistance to families affected by the recent conflict between government troops and elements of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front in the 1st Congressional District of the province. (more…)

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by AFP

DATU SAUDI AMPATUAN, Philippines (AFP) — Almost 100 people fled their homes in the southern Philippines as troops clashed with Muslim separatist rebels, witnesses and the military said Saturday. (more…)

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by GMA News.TV

ZAMBOANGA CITY, Philippines – Philippine human rights investigators on Tuesday began a probe of the air strike which killed seven civilians in the restive southern region of Mindanao. (more…)

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