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Lawyers Demand Unconditional Release of Rwandan Nationals lawyer eron kiiza 1 3 Top story

Simon Peter Esomu, another human rights lawyer, called on Rwandan nationals to remain calm, saying they will continue advocating for their rights.
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MPs Task Government on Alleged Deportation of Rwandans rwandan refugees 2

Rebecca Kadaga, the Speaker of Parliament asked Government to respond to the concerns of the MPs on Tuesday next week.
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Government Denies Pact to Resettle Israel's Failed Asylum Seekers israeli refugees

The claims are that Uganda and Rwanda have struck an agreement to resettle tens of thousands of refugees and economic migrants from Israel in return for unspecified assistance from Israel.
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UNHCR's Grandi Appeals for Peace in Great Lakes drc refugees 1

Grandi however, notes that although Uganda has been able to demonstrate that refugees can live within host communities and be allowed to cultivate their own food, such support could over stretch services among host communities. He notes that the patience of local communities should not overly be tested but should be made to benefit from refugee presence in their areas.
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More DRC Refugees Cross To Uganda Says UNHCR rwandan refugees

The number of daily arrivals through Kisoro entry points continued to be high with a daily average of 310 people. 242,406 Congolese refugees as of 31 December 2017
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Rwandan Nationals Asked to Register Formal Complaints of Abduction, Arrests rwandan refugees 1

The appeal comes in the wake of numerous allegations of kidnap, disappearance and arrest of Rwandan Nationals and asylum seekers within Ugandan territories.
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Eyes of a Journalist Book Launch Finally Confirmed rwandan refugees 1 Top story

Eyes of a Journalist, a book written by veteran journalist Justus Muhanguzi Kampe, is slated to be launched today Thursday, September 28, 2017 at Hotel Africana at 5:30pm. The book brings back to life names we have not heard from for a long time that played important roles in the RPF struggle to dislodge President Juvenal Habyarimana and the Hutu majority regime in Kigali. The author shares his impatience that turns into frustration after trying in vain to meet the overall RPF commander, Major-General Fred Rwigyema.
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Allow Refugees Work In Host Countries, Says OECD Report unhcr 1

Uganda has over the years been voted a top destination for refugees. Studies last year, found that just 1 of the refugees living in rural Ugandan settlements depend entirely on humanitarian assistance and that many operate their own businesses and even employ Ugandans.
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Mourners at Col. Karegeya Funeral Service Call for Justice rwandan refugees 1 1 Top story

Speaking in a mixture of Runyakitara and English at the funeral today, Rev. Moses Isabirye wondered how people can fear a body without breath. Rev. Isabirye was referring to the refusal by Government to allow the former National Resistance Army (NRA), fighter’s body to be brought home for burial.
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Rwanda,Tanzania To Meet Over Refugee Expulsion eaca 3

Leaders from Rwanda and Tanzania are set to meet this week in the Kagera region to resolve a diplomatic row that ensued after Rwandan immigrants were expelled from Tanzania.
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Two UPDF Colonels Named In Kidnap Of Rwandan Asylum Seekers kidnappings

Two Uganda People’s Defense Forces – UPDF have been named in the kidnapping or killing of Rwandan Asylum seekers. The two, only identified as Lt. Col. Kankiriho and Lt. Col. Buryo, have been named by Christopher Busigo and Charles Sande, the other suspects in the kidnappings.
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Police Deployed on Tanzanian Border to Prevent Illegal Entry of Expelled Rwandans uganda police 1

Police have been deployed to limit the number of Rwandans expelled from Tanzania gaining entry into Uganda. A Rwandan leader of the immigrants claims Tanzanian forces are actively forcing the refugees to go to Rwanda instead of Uganda.
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UNHCR Pushes Uganda To Investigate Attack On Rwandan Refugees 1

Mohammed Abdi Adar, the UNHCR representative, told URN on Friday that they have requested the government to investigate circumstances under which Lt Joel Mutabazi and two other Rwandan asylum-seekers were suspiciously abducted with possible knowledge of the Ugandan Police.
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Police Denies Kidnapping Kagame Bodyguard As UNHCR Protests rwandan refugees 1

The Ugandan Police continues to contradict itself on reports that its officers participated in the kidnapping of Lt. Joel Mutabazi, the former body guard to Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who was picked up from a hotel in Kampala.
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Former Kagame Bodyguard Goes Missing In Kampala charles ingabire

There is still no information on the whereabouts of Lieutenant Joel Mutabazi, a former body guard to Rwandan President Paul Kagame, who was reportedly kidnapped in Kampala on Tuesday. Mutabazi, who worked as Kagame’s body guard for 20 years before falling out with the system, went missing from his United Nations High Commission of Refugees—UNHCR rented home in Kawempe, a Kampala suburb.
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2 Rwandan Immigrants Drown In River Kagera rwandan refugees 2

Uganda police and Tanzanian authorities have dispatched a team to Kagera to search for two Rwandan immigrants who reportedly drowned in River Kagera. More than 3,500 Rwandans who have lived in Biharamuro, Ngara, Karagwe and Mureba districts in Tanzania since the 1960s have so far been expelled from Tanzania. Most of them have gone to Rwanda, while some have crossed the border to Uganda.
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Rwandan Students Granted Asylum refugee status 1

Government has granted 16 Rwandan students asylum. The students fled into Uganda early last month citing attempts by the Kigali government to conscript them into the M23 rebel ranks, which is involved in clashes with the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo-DRC. On their arrival in Kampala, the 16 students who are due for university, applied for asylum.
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16 Rwandan Students Seek Asylum In Uganda rwandan refugees

At least 16 Rwandan students are seeking asylum in Uganda after fleeing Kigali amidst claims that they were being conscripted into the M23 rebel ranks. Rwandan Ambassador to Uganda, Maj. Gen. Frank Mugambage, declined to comment on the matter. He was instead asking the URN journalist to tell him where the students were found.
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Rwanda Marks 19th Anniversary of the 1994 Genocide paul kagame

The activities officially last a week, but the commemoration continues up to July 4, marking 100 days of genocide.
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Rwandan Defectors Transfered to SIU Headquarters rwandan refugees 1

They were driven to Mburamizi Army barracks from where they were driven to Kabale police station and held for a week.
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