Africa: Oral statement on the topic of migration at the 62nd Ordinary Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

Index Number: AFR 01/8411/2018

Amnesty International recognizes that African states have always borne the primary and disproportionate responsibility in hosting people fleeing persecution in their home countries. However, the organization remains concerned about the human rights implications of the growing number of agreements entered between African states and other governments around migration issues. This statement highlights our concerns specifically with respect to Sudan, Rwanda, Uganda and Libya.

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