Dadaab Refugee Camp to Stay Open - UN Dispatch

The Kenyan high court has declared plans to close the world's largest refugee camp and send more than 300,000 refugees to war-torn Somalia as “unlawful.” The court found that Joseph Nkaissery, Kenya's interior cabinet minister, acted beyond his powers ...

Government determined to close Dadaab Refugee Camp despite court ruling - Nairobi News (satire) (press release) (blog)

The government of Kenya will appeal the court ruling that quashed its planned closure of Dadaab Refugee Camp. On Thursday, High Court Judge Justice John Mativo ruled that Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery and Principal Secretary Karanja ...

Kenya to appeal verdict blocking Dadaab closure - The Herald

NAIROBI. – The High Court in Nairobi has quashed the Kenya government's plan to close down the Dadaab Refugee Camp. Yesterday, Justice John Mativo ruled that Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery and Principal Secretary Karanja Kibicho acted ...

Dadaab to stay open, but not sustainable - Rescue

The court's decision today is a sound one, but it does not resolve the future of Somali refugees in Dadaab, which, in its current state, is not a sustainable solution. We now need to talk about a way forward, beyond the status quo in Dadaab for Somali ...

Kenya's High Court rules against government plan to close the world's biggest refugee camp - Los Angeles Times

Kenya's High Court on Thursday overturned a government order to close the world's biggest refugee camp, home to more than 300,000 Somali refugees, including some who have lived there more than 20 years. The Kenyan government announced in 2015 it ...

Ray of Light for Dadaab's Residents - Human Rights Watch

Early this morning, Somali friends in Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp that's home to more than 300,000 people, were celebrating the selection of Mohamed Abdullahi “Farmajo” as the new president of Somalia. Residents in Dadaab have been ...

Dadaab Refugee Camp Will Remain Open, Kenyan Court Rules - Voice of America

The largest refugee camp in the world will remain open, according to Kenyan high court justice John Mativo who ruled Thursday the government's orders to close the camp were discriminatory and “indignifying.” “That the government decision, specifically ...

Kenyan court blocks gov't bid to close Dadaab refugee camp - Xinhua

Photo taken on May 8, 2015 shows an overlook of Dadaab refugee camp, Kenya. Dadaab, the world's largest refugee camp in northeastern Kenya, currently houses some 350,000 people. For more than 20 years, it has been home to generations of Somalis ...

Kenya to appeal court block on closure of world's largest refugee camp - CNN

(CNN) The Kenyan government says it will appeal a court ruling Thursday thwarting its plan to close the Dadaab refugee camp, the largest in the world. In a statement posted on Twitter, it said that it has "the cardinal responsibility of providing ...

Kenyan court blocks plans to dismantle world's largest refugee camp - Washington Post

NAIROBI — A Kenyan court ruled Thursday against government plans to close the world's largest refugee camp, which officials have claimed also serves as a foothold and recruiting ground for Islamist militants. The court's decision offers some breathing ...