Protection for refugees not from refugees: Somalis in exile and the securitisation of refugee policy

Published: 2 Oct 2017

Over the last 25 years, drought, violence and human rights abuses have pushed millions of Somalis from their homes.1 Many have remained within Somalia, while others have fled across international borders, either into neighbouring countries like Kenya, or further afield to Uganda, Europe or the United States (US). As with many large groups of exiles, Somalis have faced various levels of welcome, suspicion and hostility, based on where they have fled to and when.

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Programmes: Causes of Displacement, Rights in Exile
Regions: Great Lakes Region, Uganda, North and Horn of Africa, Somalia
Type: Library, Paper