The International Organization for Migration warned Friday that aid workers could not reach tens of thousands of Iraqis displaced by the violence rocking the country, urging the establishment of humanitarian corridors to access those in need.
Social activist Swami Agnivesh on Thursday
appealed to Jharkhand Governor MOH Farook to take steps to
mitigate sufferings of the displaced people in Ranchi
following the anti-encroachment drive by the administration.
Thousands of villagers, displaced
due to erection of barbed wire fencing along the Indo-Bangla
border, on Wednesday blocked the Assam-Agartala National highway at
Reshambagan near here demanding proper rehabilitation.
Noting that land acquisitions for
development projects result in "displacement of locals", the
NHRC has suggested that there should be a suitable "package"
to ensure that such oustees are taken care of.