Monthly Archives: June 2015

Burundi on the brink: what happened to early warning?

TweetAs previously reported by the International Refugee Rights Initiative (IRRI), Burundian President Nkurunziza’s decision in late April to run for a third term triggered protests and violence in Bujumbura and set the stage for an attempted coup (see Suicidal for … Continue reading

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Zambia shouldn’t make integration and freedom of movement contingent on registration with Rwandan authorities

Tweet4,000 former refugees from Rwanda offered local integration in Zambia following the cessation of their refugee status in 2013 should not be forced to register with the Rwandan government in order to enjoy rights to freedom of movement in Zambia. … Continue reading

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The Burundi crisis and the risk of regionalisation

TweetThis blog first appeared on the blog site of the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect (ICR2P) Much hope was pinned to the summit of East African Community (EAC) heads of state on 31 May in Dar es Salaam to discuss the situation … Continue reading

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Refugee economies: misplaced extrapolation?

TweetIt is always good when research undermines the image of refugees as victims. However, there is a fine line between promoting a positive image of refugees and underestimating the levels of hardship that many face. A report released in June … Continue reading

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