Iran: Afghan Refugees
(see also Iran: Islamic Revolution 1979-1998, Iran since 1998, Afghanistan, Afghanistan: Taliban Regime, US-Afghan War & Afghanistan: Postwar)
Iran: Special on Afghan Refugees. IRIN News (6/04).
Afghanistan-Iran: Interview with Ruud Lubbers, UN High Commissioner for Refugees. IRIN News (4/15/04)
Iran: Tripartite Meeting Looks at New Ways to Facilitate Afghan Repatriation. IRIN News (5/6/04).
IRAN: Government Moves to Tighten Afghan Border Against Drugs. IRIN News (4/22/04)
Some 2,500 Afghan Refugees Return Home this Year. Xinhuanet (1/29/04).
Official: 1.9 Million Afghan Refugees in Iran Now. Payvand Iran News (1/15/03).
On the Web: Specialized Sites
UNHCR Afghan Refugee Crisis (9/10/01)
Kalafi Y. & Hagh-Shenas H. & Ostovar A . ”Mental health among Afghan refugees settled in Shiraz, Iran,” Psychological Report 90,1 (2/02):262-266.
Schmeidl S. “(Human) security dilemmas: long-term implications of the Afghan refugee crisis,” Third World Quarterly 23,1 (2/02):7-29.
Weinbaum, Marvin G. “The politics of Afghan resettlement & rehabilitation,” Asian Survey 29,3 (4/89):287-307.
Wood, William B. “Long time coming: the repatriation of Afghan refugees,” Annals of the Association of American Geographers 79,3 (9/89):345-369.
Xiaofeng, Jiang. “Relief flocks into Iran as Afghan refugee crisis looms,” Xinhua News Agency (10/7/01).
In the Library: Non-Fiction Books
Human Rights Watch. Closed Door Policy: Afghan Refugees in Pakistan & Iran Trial (Washington, 2002).
In the Library: Fiction
Rahimi, Atiq. Earth & Ashes (Trans. Erdag M. Goknar; NY : Harcourt, 2002)
In the Library: For Young Readers
In the Library: Poetry
In the Library: Drama
In the Library: Photography
"Baran," dir. Majid Majidi. Tender love story centered on relationship between Afghan refugees & Iranians in the construction trades.
"The Cyclist" , dir. Mohsen Makhmalbaf. Neo-realist drama about Afghan refugees in Iran.
"Kandahar" , dir.Mohsen Makhmalbaf. Afghan refugees & a return to Afghanistan.