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Assyria – Resolution


Natural Recourses – item 6 – July 24-28, 2000

SubCommission on Prevention of Discrimination and Protection Of Minorities Working Group on Indigenous Populations Eighteenth session 24-28 July 2000 Intervention for Agenda Item 6: Standard-setting activities including a review of indigenous peoples' relationship with natural resource, energy and mining companies Mr. Chairman I am attending this working group as a representative of the Assyrian people. Presently an estimated half of our population lives outside our indigenous land of Iraq. This converts into about 2 million people who still live in Iraq. However ...

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UN Refugee Chief in Middle East to strengthen with gulf states and Muslim world – April 2, 2007

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