Dadaab in eastern Kenya is home to some 350,000 refugees. Now the Kenyan government wants to shut the world’s largest refugee camp down and send the mostly Somali residents back home. Aid organizations have sharply criticized the plans.
Up to 50 people believed to have been migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia have been "deliberately drowned" near Yemen. The UN's migration agency has called the killings "shocking and inhumane."
Kenya's High Court has declared "null and void" the government's decision to close the Dadaab refugee camp. The 260,000 Somali refugees will now not be sent home.
Dadaab is considered the biggest refugee camp in the world. Kenya wants to close the camp and repatriate the refugees to Somalia. Blogger Brownkey Abdullahi was born in Dadaab. She says she won't go back voluntarily.
Germany's foreign minister has warned of a looming humanitarian catastrophe on a trip to Somalia. Gabriel's visit, the first by a German foreign minister, comes ahead of a international security conference on Somalia.
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