Kenya's authorities threaten Somali refugees: Rights group

September 15, 2016 8:38 AM

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KAMPALA, Uganda – Human Rights Watch says a repatriation program for hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees in Kenya doesn't meet international standards for voluntary return because it is marked by fear and intimidation.

Kenya wants more than 260,000 Somali refugees to return home amid concerns that some in the Dadaab refugee camp are used by Somalia-based al-Shabab Islamic extremists to launch attacks inside Kenya.

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