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UNHCR Calls on Rwanda to Investigate Refugee Deaths

The U.N. refugee agency is calling on Rwandan authorities to investigate police culpability in the deaths of at least five Congolese refugees during a recent protest of food ration cuts. The deadly confrontation took place Thursday when some 700 Congolese refugees from the Kiziba refugee camp were demonstrating outside the U.N. refugee agency’s office in Karongi, in western Rwanda.   UNHCR spokeswoman Cecile Pouilly says the situation got out of hand after police reportedly used...

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