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Kenya: From life without peace to peace without life: The treatment of Somali refugees and asylum-seekers in Kenya

, Index number: AFR 32/015/2010

This document focuses on certain aspects of the treatment of Somali nationals who have found refuge in Kenya. These include the impact of the closure of the Kenya-Somalia border on Somali asylum-seekers’ rights to refuge and protection; reports of refoulement of Somali nationals by the Kenyan security forces; the situation in the three Dadaab camps, which host mainly Somali refugees; and the situation of Somali asylum-seekers and refugees in urban areas of Kenya.

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