Posts Tagged “Somalia”

Preview – Lives in Translation – new play explores frustrations of asylum system #BelFest

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Preview – Lives in Translation – new play explores frustrations of asylum system #BelFest

Rosemary Jenkinson’s new play Lives in Translation celebrates the human survival instinct through the story of one woman, a Somali who flees the conflict of her home, yet becomes trapped in a different form of struggle. She becomes suffocated in the bureaucracy of the asylum system and her reliance on translation which is both frustrating…

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Government of Kenya announce intention to close camps hosting 600,000 refugees

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Government of Kenya announce intention to close camps hosting 600,000 refugees

Around 600,000 refugees live in camps in Kenya. The Kenyan government have issued a statement announcing their intention to close the camps at Dadaab and Kakuma. They acknowledge that while some refugees have been in the country for almost twenty five years, Kenya has “continued to shoulder very heavy economic, security and environmental burden on…

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