Title Bangladesh: 1. Please provide an update on the nationality status of Biharis born in Bangladesh. 2. The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants wrote: "Half of the Biharis lived outside of camps, integrated into the local community, and were eligible to receive passports, to vote, and to attend college, and were able to exercise most of the rights of citizens." Please confirm this advice. 3. Do non-camp Biharis face discrimination or other problems, and if so, are they serious? 4. Can post (or its contacts in Dhaka) provide information about Geneva Camp, Mohammadpur? 5. Deleted. 6. Is it known whether dispossessed Biharis seek to recover their property and/or face threats? 7. Deleted.
Publisher Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal
Publication Date 7 July 2009
Country Bangladesh
Topics Bihari | Discrimination based on race, nationality, ethnicity | Integration
Citation / Document Symbol BGD35056 & BGD35105
Cite as Australia: Refugee Review Tribunal, Bangladesh: 1. Please provide an update on the nationality status of Biharis born in Bangladesh. 2. The US Committee for Refugees and Immigrants wrote: "Half of the Biharis lived outside of camps, integrated into the local community, and were eligible to receive passports, to vote, and to attend college, and were able to exercise most of the rights of citizens." Please confirm this advice. 3. Do non-camp Biharis face discrimination or other problems, and if so, are they serious? 4. Can post (or its contacts in Dhaka) provide information about Geneva Camp, Mohammadpur? 5. Deleted. 6. Is it known whether dispossessed Biharis seek to recover their property and/or face threats? 7. Deleted., 7 July 2009, BGD35056 & BGD35105, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/4f40e6c42.html [accessed 31 October 2014]
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