Parliament says the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is expected to brief the Home Affairs Portfolio Committee this week on the situation of refugees in Cape Town.
There is still no clarity on what will happen with around 200 foreign nationals who are now camping out close to the Cape Town Central Police Station.
Greek police fired teargas to disperse migrants and refugees protesting on Monday about conditions in migrant camps on the island of Lesbos and the slow pace of processing asylum requests.
Dozens of African LGBT+ refugees in northwestern Kenya’s sprawling Kakuma refugee camp pleaded on Thursday with the United Nations to relocate them to a safer place, saying they had suffered violent attacks.
Refugees living in the Cape Town Central Methodist Church are still adamant that they should be repatriated to another country other than their countries of origin.