Birth registration of South Sudanese refugee children: the view from Uganda

Published: 4/Dec/2017
Source: International Refugee Rights International

By Yotam Gidron, International Refugee Rights Initiative In August 2014, eight months after the war in South Sudan began, the African Committee of Experts on the Rights and Welfare of the Child (ACERWC) described it as “a war on the children of…

The Arduous Journey of the Makonde to Kenyan Citizenship

Published: 9/Nov/2016
Source: CRAI blog

By Diana Gichengo The Makonde community in Kenya arrived in the country in the 1940s mainly as laborers in sugar and sisal plantations at the coast from Mozambique, majority of them settled in Tanzania while the rest were left in…

Remembering Adam Hussein Adam

Published: 7/Nov/2016
Source: CRAI Blog

By Achieng Akena These lives we lead, these struggles we fight – they are not without a cost that is very personal to each of us. A cost to our health, our relationships… and sometimes we pay the ultimate price,…

Refugees, Conflict and the Search for Belonging

Published: 20/Oct/2016
Source: CRAI blog

By Lucy Hovil Drawing on seven years of research by IRRI, my book, Refugees, Conflict and the Search for Belonging has just been published (Palgrave Macmillan, September 2016). Although the focus is on East and Central Africa, the book has…

L’éligibilité des réfugiés à l’acquisition de la nationalité ougandaise

Published: 22/Mar/2016
Source: International Réfugee Rights Initiative (IRRI)

International Réfugee Rights Initiative (IRRI), Membre de la Coalition sur la Droit à la Nationalité et l’Apatridie en Afrique Imaginez que vous soyez privé de la nationalité et traité comme un étranger dans le seul pays que avez connu, le…

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