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United Republic of Tanzania: In Tanzania visit, UNHCR official stresses freedom of choice is crucial for refugee returns

Source: UN High Commissioner for Refugees Country: Burundi, United Republic of Tanzania
Refugees should never be pressured to decide if they should return to their home countries, a senior UN official has said. Volker Türk, Assistant High Commissioner for Protection with the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, on Thursday completed a four-day visit to Tanzania, which is hosting more than 340,000 refugees and asylum-seekers. “Refugees need to have a meaningful choice about whether they wish to return based on

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