Backlash against Malawian migrants in Tanzania

Published: 4/Oct/2013
Source: IRIN

An official crackdown on undocumented migrants in Tanzania has sparked a wave of attacks against Malawians living there, causing many to flee for home. In recent weeks, hundreds of returnees, some still recovering from the beatings they received, have been stranded near Malawi’s northern border with Tanzania without funds to continue their journey home.

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Themes: Deportation and Mass Expulsions, Mass Expulsions
Regions: East Africa, Tanzania, Southern Africa, Malawi
Year: 2013