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    Libyan Conflict and Refugees

    Panelists talked about the humanitarian consequences of the conflict in Libya. They spoke about the refugee crisis stemming from the ongoing civil war between rival Islamist militias and two…

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    Japan Natural Disaster and Nuclear Plant Crisis

    Japan’s ambassador to the U.S., Ichiro Fujisaki, spoke about the nuclear crisis as a result of a 9.0 and tsunami in his country. Following his remarks, several Brookings scholars discussed…

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    Haiti Earthquake Recovery

    Activists who recently traveled to Haiti talked about conditions in Haiti following the country’s January 12, 2010, earthquake. Topics of discussion included humanitarian aid concerns,…

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    Return of Displaced Iraqis

    Neil Kritz moderated a panel discussion on the displaced persons crisis in Iraq. It is estimated that one in five Iraqis - nearly five million people - has been displaced from their home.…

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    Iraqi Refugee Situation

    A panel discussion was held on the status of Iraq’s refugees during a special launch of Middle East Institute Viewpoints: “Iraq’s Refugee and IDP Crisis: Human Toll and Implications.” It is a collection of…

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    Rights of Displaced People After Natural Disasters

    The panelists discussed ways to place human rights at the center of any future response to a major natural disaster in the U.S. or elsewhere in the world. The discussion focused on the…

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