"From a Place of Misery to a Place of Deeper Misery": Development, Authority, and Conflict in the Mwesi Highlands Rwandan Refugee Settlement

"From a Place of Misery to a Place of Deeper Misery": Development, Authority, and Conflict in the Mwesi Highlands Rwandan Refugee Settlement

Author: 
Rosenthal, Jill
Publisher: 
African Studies Centre, Boston University
Date published: 
2017
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The International Journal of African Historical Studies
Source: 
The International Journal of African Historical Studies, Vol. 50, No. 1, 2017, pp. 99-120
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The article explores on the hunger strike of the Rwandan refugees, held at Dabalo settlement in Tanzania. It examines the threat of the resettlement on the agricultural viability of the highlands. It also notes that the refugees were sentenced to forced labor that came to undermine humanitarian principles.

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Thursday, November 9, 2017