‘Liberated’ Iraqis Turned Into Refugees
Posted on Apr 13, 2006
An estimated 65,000 Iraqis have fled their homes as a result of chaos, intimidation and sectarian violence bred by “Operation Iraqi Freedom.” U.N. officials expect Iraq’s internal refugee problem to grow.
Iraq unrest forces 65,000 to flee
By Andrew North
BBC News, Baghdad
At least 65,000 Iraqis have fled their homes as a result of sectarian violence and intimidation, according to new figures from the Iraqi government.
And the rate at which Iraqis are being displaced is increasing.