Interviews with Activists: Yaseen Ibrahim and Jamia Abdur-Raheem on Nubians in Kenya

Yaseen Ibrahim and Jamia Abdur-Raheem are activists belonging to the Kenyan Nubian Community. The Nubian’s trace their origins to Egyptian civilisation in the pre-Christian era. Nariobi’s small Nubian community however have now been confined to the city’s slum areas. Here the Nubian activists explain their origins in Kenya and identify two of the major problems the community faces – land ownership and recognition of identity.

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Date: 14/12/2010

Countries:

Kenya

Categories:

Statelessness
Poverty
Law/Legislation
Land Rights

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