Police in South Africa Remove Refugees from UN Agency's Offices
Officers in Pretoria have forcibly removed migrants and refugees from the offices of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in a repeat of similar action seen at the agency's Cape Town headquarters. In a statement, the government called on the occupiers to vacate the area, adding that they "are prohibited from contravening the by-laws of the City of Tshwane and the laws of South Africa".
A sign put up by the refugees.
Migrants Occupy UNHCR Premises for Pretoria Sit-in
Daily Maverick, 15 November 2019
On the morning of Thursday 14 November 2019, a number of migrants entered the premises of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees in Tshwane, moving a sit-in protest from… Read more »
Refugees Urged to Abide By SA Laws
SAnews.gov.za, 15 November 2019
Government has called on refugees, who were camping outside the offices of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), to vacate the area as they have been ordered by the High… Read more »
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