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Repatriation

 

(1) The return of emigrants to their country of origin with the restoration of citizenship. Repatriation of emigrants is provided for, for example, by an ukase issued on Oct. 19, 1946, by the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the USSR, which states that persons of Armenian nationality returning from abroad to their homeland in Soviet Armenia are recognized as citizens of the USSR from the moment of their arrival in the USSR.

(2) The return to the homeland of prisoners of war and civilians who find themselves outside their country as a result of military actions. According to Article 109 of the Geneva Conventions of 1949 on the treatment of prisoners of war during periods of armed conflict, belligerent countries must return to the homeland severely ill or wounded prisoners of war, regardless of their rank or numbers, as soon as they are fit to travel.

After cessation of military operations, the belligerent countries are obligated to repatriate unconditionally prisoners of war. Those not subject to repatriation include persons who are severely ill and persons who have committed crimes or are serving terms in accordance with a previous court sentence.

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'Repatriation in the financial sector increased due to likely surge in foreign shareholding in related firms in Pakistan.' The chemical sector repatriated $24.3 million in July compared to $6.7 million in the same month of previous year.
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Additionally, companies may choose to use some of the cash to pay the tax on the earnings deemed repatriated. Results are preliminary since it will take a while for all cash to be repatriated and put to work.
'While the PDP has nothing against any genuine plan to benefit Nigerians in any way, we believe that President Buhari is aware of the requirements of the constitution regarding the disbursement of funds belonging to the federation and we urge Nigerians to hold him responsible for this wicked plot by APC interests to use innocent citizens as cover to loot the repatriated fund.'
It is hoped that the remaining 52 persons, including 4 minors, would also be repatriated soon.
The Political Administration officials said 17 tribes of Orakzai Agency have repatriated to their native lands and only people from Mamuzai tribe were pending to move to their areas.
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Summary: Tripoli [Libya], Jan 14 (ANI): The Moroccan authority on Saturday repatriated its 338 nations stranded in Libya.
A North Korea defector described horrifying experiences of forcibly repatriated women and revealed how she was forced to have an abortion after she was sent back to the country from China.
Unlike repatriated DPs, the Armenians had never before set foot in the territories to which they were supposed to "return." (28) The Armenian campaign was also organized and administered at the republic level by a Committee for the Repatriation and Resettlement of Armenians from Abroad (Repatriation Committee), quite separately from the central Repatriation Administration responsible for DPs.