Rwanda and Burundi: the return home: rumours and realities

This report aims to provide an objective account of the risks facing refugees on their return to Rwanda and Burundi and to consider the question of repatriation or return of the refugees in the context of security – or insecurity. It examines the role of the various actors in this crisis: the governments of Rwanda and Burundi, the governments of the countries of asylum, the leaders of the refugees, and the various components of the international community. It also describes the impact of the prolonged presence of these refugees on the host countries – especially Zaire and Tanzania.

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