Exiled Somali journalists living in Nairobi
were struck with disbelief this week when daily
newspapers published a statement by the Department
of Refugee Affairs ordering all Somali refugees to move to refugee camps.
"The refugees, particularly those living in urban centers, are contributing to
insecurity in the country," the statement read. The acting commissioner for
refugee affairs, Badu Katelo, said aid agencies including the U.N. High
Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) must stop providing aid to those outside the