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IIT students help Burmese refugees overcome problems

Posted by crcnewdelhi on September 19, 2011

  By Akash Bisht, The Weekend Leader New Delhi19 Sep 2011

On a hot summer afternoon, a group of students from IIT Delhi sit on a mat in a small dilapidated room in Vikaspuri, a suburb of the national capital. A small water cooler, which is hardly of any relief from the scorching heat, is chugging slowly at a corner. A few chairs and some books on the struggles in Burma and Nepal are neatly stacked at one end of the room, which belong to three Burmese refugees. Read the rest of this entry »

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Two Chin Refugees were mowed down to death, the driver absconding!

Posted by crcnewdelhi on February 23, 2011

It is unfortunate to bring into your attention for the death of the two Chin refugees in Delhi.

The two Chin refugees in Delhi were mowed down to death by a vehicle on 23.02.2011 (Wednesday) at round about 2:00 am. The deceased are indentified as Mr. Lal Uk Bik (UNHCR Number: 08C01232) and Mr. Van Lal Uk (UNHCR Number: 09C01074). And this horrible tragedy happened while the two deceased were on their way back to home after working at the wedding service as a waiter till midnight. Read the rest of this entry »

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Response by Indian NGOs and Burmese Refugee Organisations to the increase in violence against Burmese Refugees in New Delhi

Posted by crcnewdelhi on May 20, 2010

Recently a lot of national and international outrage has been expressed over the violent crimes against Burmese refugees living west Delhi slums and villages over the past three months. While there is no doubt that this is an overall increase in crime in these areas, due to  lack of knowledge of local languages, refugee status in the country and dire economic status, the Burmese refugee community is being viewed as a particularly vulnerable target for criminals. Read the rest of this entry »

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