Refugee Protests Derailed in Ghana

Published: 1 Apr 2008

Volume 4, Issue 2 On February 19, Liberians in Buduburam refugee camp began a sit in protest. News reports and NGO accounts indicate that the protest was sparked by the introduction of a repatriation program. Refugees felt that the package being proposed by UNHCR was too little—and demanded more.   Specifically, UNHCR’s spokeswomen in Geneva…