What is going on in Bhutan now?
Bhutanese refugees will generally want to talk about the current situation in Bhutan as much as about their experiences so far. Knowledge about what pressing issues are being faced by those back home would make for a good conversation starter when dealing with traumatized people. The following report and the website are good sources of information for events inside Bhutan as well as in the Diaspora.
1. Last Hope: The Need for Durable Solutions for Bhutanese Refugees in Nepal and India, by Human Rights Watch. Available at http://www.hrw.org/en/reports/2007/05/16/last-hope.
2. Bhutan News Service: Available at www.bhutannewsservice.com.
3. Documentary: The Refugees of Shangri-La