Mauritania’s ex-refugees want land, ID cards

Published: 13/Jan/2013
Source: IRIN

Nearly 25,000 Mauritanian refugees who had sheltered in Senegal for two decades after fleeing violence in 1989, have returned home since 2008, but despite extensive efforts to resettle them in their original villages many lack ID papers and/or access to their old farmland.

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Themes: Identity Documents, Nationality and Refugees
Regions: North Africa, Mauritania, West Africa, Mali, Senegal
Year: 2013