Forced migration and displacement in Africa: contexts, causes and consequences

By Kevin M. DeJesus The impetus for this special issue is the continuing need to identify, deconstruct, situate, analyze and re-situate the regional, national and internecine conflicts which drive the forced migration of citizens of the continent, and their impacts on the lived experiences of those Africans forced to flee their homes. The contributors to … Read more

#AfricanMigrantsMatter: Future Africa Statement on Forced Migration in Africa

On 6 and 7 September 2019, the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria, hosted a two-day conference, on the theme: “Beyond 50 and 10, beyond the rhetoric: The protection of forced migrants in Africa”. The focus of the conference was to critically examine the extent to which these frameworks (African Refugee … Read more

International conference on forced migration in Africa, hosted by Centre for Human Rights, calls for decisive action

An international conference on forced migration in Africa organised by the Centre for Human Rights, Faculty of Law, University of Pretoria drew attention to the plight of forced migrants – internally displaced person (IDPs) and refugees – on the continent. It was held against the background of declaration by the African Union of 2019 as … Read more