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Bhutan: Information on the treatment by the authorities of ethnic Nepalese

Publisher Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada
Author Research Directorate, Immigration and Refugee Board, Canada
Publication Date 1 August 1993
Citation / Document Symbol BTN15014
Cite as Canada: Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada, Bhutan: Information on the treatment by the authorities of ethnic Nepalese, 1 August 1993, BTN15014, available at: [accessed 19 October 2017]
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For information on the above-mentioned subject, please refer to the attached documents.


BBC Summary of World Broadcasts. 4 May 1993. "Bhutan's Foreign Minister Interviewed on Ethnic Problem." (NEXIS)

The Economist. 4 September 1992. "A King's Order."

Far Eastern Economic Review. 17 August 1979. "Bhutan: No More Room for Outsiders."

La Lettre. June 1993. "Bhoutan: une `purification ethnique' sur le toit du monde?"

La Presse. 24 November 1992. "Bhoutan: expulsions massives."

Le Monde. 3 January 1991. Laurent Zecchini. "La pression d'une forte minorité népalaise menace la stabilité du régime."

. 11 November 1991. Jean-Pierre Clerc. "Affrontements ethniques avec la minorité népalaise."

Libération. 6 April 1993. Pascal Martinet. "Bhoutan: les réfugiés oubliés de l'Himalaya."

Peoples Forum for Human Rights. 13 May 1991. Letter sent to the DIRB.

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