Today from Hiiraan Online:
Government should apply law in repatriation process
Saturday, May 11, 2013
The law society of Kenya is urging the government to ensure that the refugee law is applied while repatriating Somali refugees and asylum seekers.
Law Society of Kenya Chairman Eric Mutua says under the law on refugee the government should grant every refugee and asylum seeker in the country protection (file)
The society Chairman Eric Mutua says the government should also consider the stability of the country before carrying out the exercise.
The concerns are in the wake of the recent Somalia conference in London which resolved that Kenya and Somalia governments should work together to ensure Somali refugees returned home with a government in place after decade of war.
It is during the London Conference on Somalia that Somalia president and Igad urged the international community to support Somalia to rebuild their nation.
Towards these efforts Britain pledged 24.5 euro for the Somali government.
Law Society of Kenya Chairman Eric Mutua says under the law on refugee the government should grant every refugee and asylum seeker in the country protection.
President Uhuru Kenyatta while at the Somalia conference called on the international community to develop modalities for safe and orderly return and resettlement of Somalia refugees and according to Noela Baraza an immigration advocate among the factors that are considered while repatriating refugees is the stability of the country.
The advocate is however quick to point out that the law criminalizes human trafficking.
Islamist threat remains in Africa, Senegal leader warns
Africa should learn from Europe - Museveni
- New Vision
Streetlights bring normality to Mogadishu
Study shows piracy fight almost won
Sentencings Approach In Somali Terror Case
UN anti-terror panel focuses work on Mali, the Sahel, Somalia
Former Warren County woman talks of kidnapping, rescue in Somalia
- Dayton Daily News
Somali president defies Al-Shabaab by venturing into Mogadishu
Somalis express cautious hope about London Conference
Post your comments
You need a Frames Capable browser to view this content.
All Rights Reserved Copyright. © 1999-2014, www.hiiraan.com