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Displaced from Burundi – again

TweetIn Burundi, people know only too well the consequences of war. And one of the most tangible consequences of war is displacement. But not only does war lead to displacement, failures to create a viable end to displacement can create … Continue reading

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Dadaab: Security is not only a concern for the Kenyan government

Tweet Refugees in Dadaab boarding buses to return to South Central Somalia, August 2016 In May 2016, the government of Kenya announced its plans to close Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp, by the end of this month, November. The … Continue reading

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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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Tanzania must learn to be a good neighbour: the perspective from Uganda

TweetJust when we thought that our neighbour, Tanzania, was about to rethink its current policy of expelling other nationals from its soil, another problem came up. The latest news coming out of Tanzania is that some 25,000 Burundians were summarily … Continue reading

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Playing with people’s lives: the plight of Rwandan refugees in the Great Lakes region

TweetBeing a Rwandan refugee living in the Great Lakes region right now is a dangerous occupation, not least in Uganda where tens of thousands continue to live in exile. They have been, and continue to be, caught up in power … Continue reading

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Returning to South Sudan: Is the international community failing returnees?

TweetMatt Corrigan is a human rights lawyer currently working on projects in South Sudan In May 2012, United Nations agencies flew thousands of South Sudanese from Kosti in (North) Sudan to Juba in South Sudan. Their transfer was forced by … Continue reading

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