Wednesday, 24 October 2001


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By By Jennifer Balfour (10/24/2001 issue of the CACI Analyst)

A run-down seaside resort on the dogleg of Britain is haven to a relentless trickle of Afghans fleeing the trauma and tragedy of their homeland. Since September 11th, authorities have tried to turn them back fearing an influx of Taliban freedom fighters disguised as asylum seekers. But still they come, widows and orphans mostly, each with their own nightmare behind them.

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By Gulzina Karim kyzy (11/7/2001 issue of the CACI Analyst)

A coordinating meeting was held on 11 October in Bishkek. Kyrgyz government officials, representatives of UN agencies and of several donor organizations gathered in this meeting to discuss the current situation in Kyrgyzstan, as well as the international situation that has taken a dramatic shift after the terrorist attacks on September 11. Participants focused on a potential increase in the flow of Afghan refugees into Kyrgyzstan, and the measures to be taken to prepare for this possibility.

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By Gulnara Ismailova is a freelance journalist based in Baku, Azerbaijan (11/7/2001 issue of the CACI Analyst)

A few days ago, the leader of the “Musavat” opposition party Isa Gambar called all opposition powers to cooperate and put forward a common candidate for the next presidential elections that should take place in 2003.

Isa Gambar’s proposal consist of four points. First, it is necessary to hold a summit of party leaders in the near future, to discuss the existing public and political situation in the country, and the duties of the opposition.

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By Alexei Igushev (11/7/2001 issue of the CACI Analyst)

“About six million of the Afghan population completely or partly depend on humanitarian assistance from abroad”, Mr. Kenzo Oshima, the UN Undersecretary General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs stated at a press conference in Dushanbe on 27 October, - “Three million of the most vulnerable people are located in the northern provinces of the country. In the near future, this figure can reach 7,5 million”.

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