Around 1,300 people, mostly women and children, have entered refugee camps in southern Malawi over the last 10 weeks to escape ongoing conflict and persecution in Tete province, central Mozambique. The refugees are [...]
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called for the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to intervene in Mozambique’s growing conflict before it “spirals out of control.” The NGO’s senior researcher for Africa, Dewa Mavhinga, said recent reports of opposition attacks on health centres in [...]
The Mozambican Human Rights League today accused the Mozambican Government of a “manifest lack of patriotic and humanitarian responsibility” in failing to preventing a refugee crisis in neighbouring Malawi. In a report launched in Maputo on Thursday, the Mozambican Human Rights League (LDH) [...]
Mozambicans in Tete province are again fleeing to refugee camps in Malawi to escape a new wave of fighting and political persecution that followed a period of relative calm during May and June. A makeshift camp at [...]
The United Nations’ refugee agency, the UNHCR, has finally begun taking Mozambican refugees to a proper accommodation camp in Malawi – but heavy rains mean 10,000 will have to remain where they are until at least next week.
Mozambican defence forces stand accused of trying to prevent would-be refugees from crossing from Tete into western Malawi, while reports have also emerged of refugees fleeing from Zambézia province into south-eastern Malawi.
New camp would allow NGOs to provide 11,000 Mozambicans with ‘minimum humanitarian conditions’, but Ràdio Moçambique says the Mozambique government tried to stop it re-opening Malawi will go ahead with the [...]
The UN refugee agency, the UNHCR, wants Malawi to open a new camp to house Mozambican refugees further from the Mozambique border, “amid signs of pressure to return” from Mozambique’s government. The UNHCR said the Mozambique government has visited the refugees at the village of Kapise, on [...]
There are now over 4,000 people in Malawi claiming to have fled government aggression in Mozambique, Zitamar News has learned, while government officials contradict each other over the reasons behind