July 2005

News & Articles / 14.07.2005

IRC, partners express concern for repatriated Rwandan refugees

WASHINGTON, D.C. - July 14, 2005 The International Rescue Committee and nine other leading human-rights and humanitarian-aid organizations have expressed concern about the safety of 8,000 refugees forced by Burundi to return to Rwanda against their wishes. The forced repatriation of refugees, known as refoulement,...