UN, UNHRC, Museveni take Uganda away from natives, given it to refugees
By PROF. ERIC KASHAMBUZI
When women struggle for their rights, nobody argues against it.
When indigenous people struggle for their rights nobody argues against it.
When the youth struggle for their rights nobody argues against it.
When Uganda natives struggle to regain their liberty and property they are called sectarians bent on inciting violence, genocide or terrorism and they are hunted down.
Why this blatant double standard?
Settling refugees on native lands in Uganda at the natives expense isn’t seen as a problem but as a gesture of generosity.
We want the head of the United Nations High Commissioner for refugees (UNHCR) and the UN Secretary General who served as head of UNHCR to review the refugee status in Uganda.
Refugees are expected to go back home when the political situation improves there, not to become citizens in their place of asylum and take over the country and throw natives under the bus.
By DAILY MONITOR More by this Author At least six people were injured in a clash between refugees and Ugandan nationals in the western Kyegegwa district on Thursday. According to the police, skirmishes erupted after leaders of the Kyaka II refugee camp moved to evict some nationals from a disputed land.
LAKE NAKIVALE, Uganda (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Nyirahubinka Maria, a Congolese refugee and mother of two, lives in “New Congo”, the oldest and largest of 86 small villages scattered over the plains and low rising hills that surround Lake Nakivale in southwest Uganda.