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n Conflict Trends - Refugees in the Great Lakes Region : challenges to peacebuilding

Volume 2016, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1561-9818

Abstract

In 2014, the Republic of Tanzania granted citizenship to more than 160 000 Burundian refugees. Most of them had fled the country during the 1972 massacres and the 1993-2005 civil war. Tanzania's decision to grant naturalisation certificates to Burundian refugees was commended by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and other international organisations. It was hoped that the decision would encourage other countries in the Great Lakes Region to grant citizenship to refugees born in their territories, including those who had held refugee status for several years.

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2016-01-01
2019-09-20

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