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Angola + 10 others
JRS Dispatches No. 116

(Extracted from JRS Dispatches No. 116)
Twice monthly news bulletin from the Jesuit Refugee Service International Office

REFUGEE NEWS BRIEFINGS

REFUGEE SITUATION IN KENYA

With the general elections in Kenya scheduled for the end of the year, the refugees are once again suffering the consequences of "election fever" reports JRS in Kenya. The last couple of months have seen the harassment and arrest of hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers in Nairobi - anti refugee sentiments fuelled by local politicians,

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Angola + 12 others
JRS Dispatches No. 115

(Extracted from JRS Dispatches No. 115)
Twice monthly news bulletin from the Jesuit Refugee Service International Office

REFUGEE NEWS BRIEFINGS

INDIA: SRI LANKAN REFUGEES WILL WAIT AND WATCH

The Sri Lankan Minister for Rehabilitation made a historic visits to the refugee camps in Tamilnadu, India, where nearly 70,000 Sri Lankan Tamils have been living for the past ten years. JRS in India reports that this visit is a refreshingly positive sign and an indication of the acceptance by the Sri Lankan government that these