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Citizens of nowhere suffer social and physical deprivations
Citizens of nowhere suffer social and physical deprivations
“To be stateless is like you don’t exist; you live in a parallel world with no proof of your identity,” says Leal in a United Nations Refugee...
How this 19-year-old fell prey to human traffickers
How this 19-year-old fell prey to human traffickers
Two months after he went missing from the Dadaab refugee complex, Abdullahi Mohamed called his mother, Ubah, from a detention centre in Libya where...
Organ trafficking: ‘They locked me in and took my kidney’
Organ trafficking: ‘They locked me in and took my kidney’
Wearing a baseball hat and smoking a shisha pipe in a cafe in Cairo, Dawitt tells me he is 19, but looks years younger. He explains that he escaped...
Migrants and refugees make a significant contribution
Migrants and refugees make a significant contribution
Migration is a global phenomenon, which continues to grow daily. There are 244-million international migrants, 3.3% of the global population,...
Africa's forgotten stateless population
Africa's forgotten stateless population
In the Kiambaa area on the outskirts of Kenya's capital Nairobi, it's not unusual to hear hymns sung in the Shona language. It's more unusual,...
‘Shocking’ judgment for Somali asylum seekers
‘Shocking’ judgment for Somali asylum seekers
Lawyers for Human Rights (LHR) has described the Pretoria high court’s decision to dismiss an application by eight Somali asylum seekers to...
The year of the refugee
The year of the refugee
Every year, the heads of state and governments of the African Union (AU) decide upon a theme which focuses on a key issue facing the continent, and...
Groups allege systematic French police brutality against refugees
Groups allege systematic French police brutality against refugees
There have been nearly 1 000 human rights violations by French police towards refugees in Calais in the past year, according to a report released...
Migrants don’t leave their right to education behind
Migrants don’t leave their right to education behind
The number of migrant and refugee children in the world today could fill more than half a million classrooms. Their parents are perhaps seeking new...
Play about refugees fleeing as relevant today as it was 12 years ago
Play about refugees fleeing as relevant today as it was 12 years ago
We have all travelled, no matter how short the distance. We know what it means to traverse space and time, and to land in someplace new. We all...
Race identity policy is irrelevant to ‘new South Africans’
Race identity policy is irrelevant to ‘new South Africans’
The institutional practice of asking people to tick their racial identity on various forms is one mechanism the state uses to organise society into...
Mali elections marred by rocket attacks, violence
Mali elections marred by rocket attacks, violence
Violence had marred the run-up to...

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