The High Court has incidentally prevented the Kenyan government from shutting the Daadab and Kakuma refuge camps forthcoming hearing and assurance of a case testing the mandate.
Previous official hopeful Peter Gichira moved to court provoking the public authority choice to close the two camps contending that the move is unlawful.
Gichira contends that the mandate on conclusion of the two camps disregards the Constitution of Kenya, International Laws and deals in regards to assurance of refugee rights and is in this manner invalid and void.
He is looking for a request to for all time stop the authorization of the mandate.
The matter will be referenced on April 13, 2021.
Inside Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i on March 24, 2021 gave the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) with a 14-day final offer on conclusion of Dadaab and Kakuma refugee camps.
Dr. Matiang’i told the UN refugee organization that there is no space for additional exchanges.
This came as the second endeavor by the Kenyan Government to have the camps shut and refugees localized.
The number of inhabitants in refugees in Daadab and Kakuma camps is assessed to be 217,000 and 190,000 separately.
The UN refugee organization later asked the Kenyan Government to guarantee that any choices on the camps take into consideration appropriate and manageable answers for be found.
Reacting to the mandate by CS Matiang’i, the office called for thought of the individuals who live in the camps for need of assurance.
“The choice would affect the assurance of refugees in Kenya, remembering for the setting of the progressing COVID-19 pandemic. We will proceed with our exchange with the Kenyan experts on this issue,” read the articulation.