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05 May 2015 description

KEY FIGURES

34,984 = Number of Burundian refugees who have sought asylum in neighboring countries since the beginning of April 2015

24,795 in Rwanda

7,189 in DRC

3,000 in Tanzania

HIGHLIGHTS

28 Feb 2014 description

Notes: This is a statistics report on repatriation of Rwandans from July 2013 to February 2014.

  • 4,773 Rwandans refugees have been repatriated, 23 refugees renounced refugees status and have been given Rwandan passports and remain in foreign countries
  • 74.46 % of the repatriated passed through Nkamira TC
  • 95.2% came from DRC
  • 59.8 % are female, while 59.8% are under 18 years old
  • The Western province received 73% of the repatriated.
  • 14.461 Rwandans expelled from Tanzania have been received
31 Dec 2013 description

Notes: This is a statistics report on repatriation of Rwandans from July 2013 to December 2013.

  • 3705 Rwandans refugees have been repatriated, 23 refugees renounced refugees status and have been given Rwandan passports and remain in foreign countries
  • 73.54% of the repatriated passed through Nkamira TC
  • 94% came from DRC
  • 58.6 % are female, while 60.11% are under 18 years old
  • The Western province received 72% of the repatriated.
24 May 2013 description
report UN News Service

23 mai 2013 – Lors de l'inauguration d'un centre d'excellence pour la lutte contre les violences faites aux femmes et aux enfants, à Kigali, au Rwanda, Ban Ki-moon a rappelé jeudi le droit de ces derniers d'être en sécurité, en tout temps et en tous lieux, « par temps de guerre ou de paix, à l'intérieur et à l'extérieur de leurs maisons, à l'école, qu'ils soient riches ou pauvres ».

24 Jul 2012 description
report Oxford Analytica

The United States on July 21 cut a small element of 2012 military financing support to Rwanda while boosting help to other regional armies. Washington cited its concerns over evidence of Rwandan support to Congolese Tutsi armed groups, especially the 'M23' group. M23 mutinied in April against the FARDC, the national army of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), into which it had been loosely integrated since 2009. Relations between Kinshasa and Kigali have improved significantly since mid-July, but the situation in eastern DRC remains highly fluid and unstable.

12 Jun 2012 description

This is a summary of what was said by the UNHCR spokesperson at today’s Palais des Nations press briefing in Geneva. Further information can be found on the UNHCR websites, www.unhcr.org ( http://www.unhcr.org/ )and www.unhcr.fr ( http://www.unhcr.fr/ ), which should also be checked for regular media updates on non-briefing days.

11 Jun 2012 description

11 June 2012: Thousands of people have been forced to flee their homes and remain internally displaced, or have sought refuge in neighbouring Rwanda and Uganda, as a result of intense fighting between Congolese Government forces and armed groups in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).