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UN: Somali Refugees Leaving Kenya Due to Threats, Pressure

The United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR) says Somali refugees in Kenya are leaving the country due to threats and pressure from security officials.   More than 300,000 Somalis reside in Dadaab, the world’s largest refugee camp, located in east-central Kenya.  Kenyan officials have threatened to close the sprawling camp, citing national security issues.   Mohamed Mahad Gurhan, an officer in UNHCR’s Dadaab office, says families registering to return home report fearing for...

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