: "Having a cohabitant and children in Norway is not considered strong human considerations," says the Immigration Appeals Board. Lyse Mabano from Burundi risks having to leave her daughter Karyn Laura (2) in Bergen after a rejection of an application for family reunification.
: Norwegian authorities must decide what role they want to play in Burundi: Violence is increasing, and trends from the massacres in neighboring Rwanda are repeated. The West is also responsible for the increase in ethnic conflicts.
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