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'Stranded Pakistanis' ruling

Bangladesh's High Court has ruled that many so-called "Stranded Pakistanis" are now eligible for citizenship.

The Urdu-speaking Muslim refugees had been rejected by both Bangladesh and Pakistan - from where they originated - after the Partition in 1971.

Mark Dummett reports from Bangladesh.

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