Jenny Dakosta Van Mputu escaped the DRC in 2006 and is hoping his 12 years of political limbo in in the UK will soon end [Courtesy: Jenny Dakosta Van Mputu]
To mark World Refugee Day on June 20, and Refugee Week in the UK from June 17 to 23, Al Jazeera is profiling five refugees who are based in England. This is Jenny’s story.
London, England – He needed a suit to wear to an important interview with a journalist but, as a homeless man, that was going to be a challenge – especially considering he’s roughly the size of a phone box.
His name is Jenny Dakosta Van Mputu, he hails from Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC),