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Thousands deported from Tanzania to Rwanda

2 September 2013 Last updated at 19:50 BST

Thousands of Rwandans who have been living in Tanzania for most, if not all their lives, are being forced to flee their homes.

A month ago Tanzania's President Jakaya Kikwete ordered the expulsion of "illegal immigrants" and "criminals", amid heightening diplomatic tension with the Rwandan government over the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Many are now living in camps and say they were unfairly targeted because of a diplomatic row between the neighbouring countries.

Catherine Byaruhanga reports.