n African Security Review - "A place to call home?" : Africa watch
|Article Title||"A place to call home?" : Africa watch|
|© Publisher:||UNISA Press|
|Journal||African Security Review|
|Publication Date||Jan 2005|
|Pages||61 - 66|
Extracted from text ... AFRICA WATCH "A PLACE TO CALL HOME?" MARIAM JOOMA The forced repatriation of Rwandan refugees While the displacement of people caused by armed conflict and persecution in the Great Lakes region is not new, recent events surrounding the forced repatriation of Rwandan asylum seekers in Burundi and their Burundian counterparts in Rwanda not only suggest a worrying disregard for international humanitarian law by these governments, but also demonstrate the extent to which asylum may be politicised. An analysis of these events highlights the continuing vulnerability of asylum seekers, refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in this highly ..
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