Uganda: Banyarwanda community, immigration war over passports deepens

Published: 26/Août/2021
Source: News Editor (Kampala)


A RIFT between Banyarwanda, a community of Rwandan origin living in Uganda and the immigration offices at the Ministry of internal Affairs over passport  issuance has deepened.

Their war has now reached High Court in Kampala where the principal immigration officer, one Deborah Amanya, filed a case in court blocking Mr. Frank Gashumba, who is the Chairperson of the council of Banyarwanda community in Uganda, from talking about the continued discrimination of
Banyarwanda at the immigration offices. Banyarwanda accuse immigration offices for denying them passports.

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Themes: Discrimination, Cartes d’identité et passeports, Ethnique/Raciale/Religieuse
Regions: Ouganda
Year: 2021