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October 5, 1999 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He was barred from entering a pub for "regulars only." Once, someone poured water on Adekunle Thompson's head from the window of an apartment building in his neighborhood. Racial incidents such as these have prompted the former bank manager and political activist from Nigeria to speak out for the rights of the thousands of refugees who have sought asylum in Ireland in the last few years. "There is a high rate of resentment of refugees.
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October 5, 1999 | MARJORIE MILLER, TIMES STAFF WRITER
He was barred from entering a pub for "regulars only." Once, someone poured water on Adekunle Thompson's head from the window of an apartment building in his neighborhood. Racial incidents such as these have prompted the former bank manager and political activist from Nigeria to speak out for the rights of the thousands of refugees who have sought asylum in Ireland in the last few years. "There is a high rate of resentment of refugees.
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August 14, 1990 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The News: Five West African nations are sending a military task force to Liberia in a regional effort to end that country's seven-month civil war, which has cost more than 5,000 lives and turned 400,000 persons into refugees. Nigeria, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Ghana, and Togo--all, ironically, headed by military governments and operating under the banner of the Economic Community of West African States--are commiting troops to a task force totaling some 2,500 men.
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