Saturday, June 13, 2009

NEWS: 12 Jun 09 | Caucasus Reporting Service 497 (

Special Report: Karabakh Refugees
Editor's Note
By Oliver Bullough, Caucasus Editor (CRS No. 497, 12-June-09)

Lives Frozen by Conflict
With no sign of Karabakh stand-off being resolved, refugees will remain in legal and economic limbo, their lives frozen by the frozen conflict. By Karine Ohanian in Stepanakert, Seymur Kyazimov in Baku and Gegham Vardanian in Yerevan (CRS No. 497, 12-June-09)

UNHCR Warns of Jobless Despair
Senior aid official says international community needs to improve skills of those displaced by war to improve their employment prospects. By IWPR staff (CRS No. 497, 12-June-09)

Baku Exile Speaks of Fears and Loss
Armenian refugee describes dangers that prompted her to flee – but says she yearns to see her old home again. By Karine Ohanian in Stepanakert (CRS No. 497, 12-June-09)

Grim Prospects for Refugee Children
Azeri refugee in Baku worries about her boys’ future, saying even if they were to return home they wouldn’t fit in. By Seymur Kyazimov in Baku (CRS No. 497, 12-June-09)

Homeless in Yerevan
A decade and a half after the fighting ceased, many refugees are still waiting for proper housing. By Gegham Vardanian in Yerevan (CRS No. 497, 12-June-09)

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