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Israeli District Court Decision a Set Back for Ending Transfers and Imprisonment of Asylum Seekers

TweetBy Yotam Gidron Last week the Be’er-Sheva District Court rejected a petition filed by two Eritrean asylum seekers and six Israeli NGOs against the government’s new policy of imprisoning irregular migrants who are unwilling to leave Israel to Uganda or … 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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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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Finding a home at last? Rwandan exiles in Zambia

TweetThe Rt Revd John Osmers is the Assistant Anglican Bishop of Lusaka On 30th June this year, the day of the cessation of their refugee status, one and a half thousand Rwandan refugees crowded into the Lusaka Anglican Cathedral in … 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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Taking its head out of the sand? The international community and Congo’s notorious neighbours

TweetLucy Hovil Although it is relatively easy to start a war, it is much harder to sustain it – or at least to sustain it in any effective way. There is an assumption that what distinguishes war from anarchy is … Continue reading

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