Kenyan activist threatened with deportation from Lebanon

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Lebanon is threatening to deport a Kenyan activist and asylum seeker at risk of persecution in her home country, a local migrant rights group has said. The activist was taken to the airport for deportation to Kenya on 4 August by Lebanese General Security, but the deportation attempt was stopped by bystanders and activists, local NGO Anti-Racism Movement (ARM) told The New Arab. The woman, named by ARM as NM, still remains at risk of being forced to return to Kenya since her deportation order is still in place. According to ARM, NM has an active case with the UN High Commission for Refugees (U…

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