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Internal Displacement and the Marsh Arabs of Iraq

The Brookings-Bern Project organized a panel on internal displacement and the Marsh Arabs (Iraq) at the AMAR Foundation Conference in London.

Panelists discussed the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement, the requirements for sustainable returns to the Marshlands, property and compensation issues in Iraq, and the development of Iraq’s National Policy on IDPs.

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Internal Displacement and the Marsh Arabs of Iraq

The Marsh Arabs of Iraq suffered mass displacement and egregious human rights violations under Saddam Hussein's regime. Durable solutions for the Marsh Arabs and other displaced populations in Iraq are essential to the stability and reconstruction of the country. The Brookings-Bern Project organized a panel on internal displacement and the Marsh Arabs (Iraq) at the AMAR Foundation Conference in London.
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Dina Abou Samra

Middle East Analyst, Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre of the Norwegian Refugee Council

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