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February 9, 2017

Merkel seeks to ramp up failed asylum seeker deportations

German Chancellor Angela Merkel is set to unveil plans to significantly increase deportations of failed asylum seekers. The measures include allowing access to asylum seekers’ phones and Sim cards to verify their identities and…

Kenyan closure of Dadaab refugee camp blocked by high court

The High Court in Kenya has blocked the government’s bid to close the largest refugee camp in the world. A directive to shut the Dadaab camp and forcibly repatriate about 260,000 Somali refugees living there was issued last year. Read…