Leaving years of exile in a refugee camp in Kenya
behind them, Sudanese refugees travel through
the dramatic scenery of South Sudan on the first
convoy of UNHCR’s organised repatriation which
officially started on Saturday.
“This is a joyous day, the day we welcome refugees home from exile after decades of war,” a representative of the government of South Sudan said at a ceremony on Saturday in Nadapal, just inside South Sudan on the Kenyan border, where local residents waved paper flags of what they call “New Sudan” to welcome their kinfolk home.” [Read more]