State accused of ill-treating refugees

Moseki
Moseki

FRANCISTOWN: Botswana is flagrantly violating its international obligations toward refugees, an attorney representing the refugees has stated.

Counsel Morgan Moseki has recently represented scores of rejected asylum seekers, awaiting asylum seekers, former refugees declared prohibited immigrants and their innocent school-going children after some of them were perpetually kept in detention at the Francistown Centre for Illegal Immigrants (FCII).

Since their lengthy incarceration at the FCII, their custodians have not furnished them with any reasons for their detention.  The refugees recently prevailed against Government over their illegal detention at the FCII.

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