Monthly Archives: June 2013

A perpetual state of exile: refugees struggle to find a place to belong in Africa’s Great Lakes region

TweetJean-Marc is Burundian by nationality.  But he has never lived in Burundi. He was born into exile in Rwanda in 1976 where he lived as a refugee until the 1994 genocide when his father was killed and the rest of … Continue reading

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Asylum seekers and refugees seek protection in Senegal

TweetOn the occasion of World Refugee Day, the International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI) would like to draw the attention of the authorities and Senegalese public opinion to the situation of refugees. Senegal has signed and ratified international and regional conventions … Continue reading

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