May 14, 2009

The Plight of Pakistan's Refugees

Mark Magnier, Los Angeles Times

AP Photo

At the entrance to the Hazrat Usman camp just south of the Swat Valley, a welcoming committee greets those fleeing violence between the government and militants with a cool glass of water, a meal and a place to sleep with fans and a pharmacy.

Though camp organizers don't voice any overt sympathy for the Taliban, their view is clear: The entire crisis is a creation of the government and the army.

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TAGGED: Hazrat Usman camp, Swat Valley, army, Taliban, Pakistan

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