Category: Human Rights

THE PORTRAIT OF LAWYER FREDERIC BIGURU KAYABU

 

The picture shows Lawyer Frederic Biguru Kayabu during the introduction programme to the Netherland

 

 

A. LAWYER FREDERIC BIGURU KAYABU

1. While in DR Congo

 

Lawyer Frederic Biguru Kayabu is a motivated young lawyer and human rights defender from the Eastern of DRC, Uvira.

a. Education and research

He is a holder of a Bachelor Degree in … Read the rest

Vulnerability assessment activities in the community

This week, more than 50 families were assessed in the Congolese Refugees Community in Uganda (CRCU). The assessment was focussed on the views of the heads of families who appeared to be also the Principal Applicants in their refugee cases. Ninety percent (90%) of the assessed people complained of hardly affording livelihood needs. Seventy percent (70%) were made unable to … Read the rest

UNHCR, OPM prepare for possible surge in refugee arrivals from neighbouring DRC and South Sudan


Newly arrived refugees from the Democratic Republic of Congo at Kyaka reception centre in South-western Uganda. Refugees are registered and provided shelter and food assistance before they are transported into the refugee settlements where the government of Uganda has already demarcated plots of land for each refugee family.  © Duniya Khan

Thousands of refugees have continued to arrive in Uganda … Read the rest

UNHCR Corruption: Resettlement Spots for a Price


Nayla Rush is a senior researcher at the Center for Immigration Studies.


Since ‘vulnerability’ is no longer the key to selecting refugees for resettlement, does that mean bribery is?

A story about alleged corruption in refugee resettlement at the UN refugee agency was published recently by NBC News.1 The seven-month investigation into refugee processing centers in five countries — … Read the rest