Detention in Kenya: risks for refugees and asylum seekers

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Lucy Kiama; Dennis Likule;
(2013)
  • Publisher: University of Oxford
  • Journal: Forced Migration Review (issn: 1460-9819)
  • Subject: detention | asylum | detainment | refugees | Kenya | refugee protection | asylum seekers | Refugee Act | Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform | HN1-995

Refugees and asylum seekers detained in Kenya risk multiple convictions and protracted detention due to poor coordination between immigration officials, police and prison officers, coupled with lack of interpreters and low levels of knowledge among government officers.
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