THE number of Eritrean asylum applications is very striking given that Eritrea is a tiny country of around five million people and not engaged in active warfare, despite its uneasy relations with bigger neighbours such as Ethiopia.
That these asylum seekers tend to be so young
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
February 25, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia on Thursday threatened to take actions against neighbouring Eritrea over what Addis Ababa said was in response to latest aggression by president Issayas Afeworki-led regime in Asmara.
At a press conference held in the capital, Addis Ababa,
About 123 mining companies (including Nevsun) are having a convention in Toronto, Canada starting Friday March 4 (registration) goes till Wednesday March 8/2016
In light of the CBC investigation which was aired recently, Justice Seekers of Greater Toronto are planning to stage a demonstration to expose Nevsun in
Once upon a time in the Eritrean struggle for independence, a prominent Ethiopian journalist Bealu Girma was nominated by Dictator Mengistu Hailemariam to report the anticipated total destruction of EPLF in what history recalls as Shadishai Werar in view of Eritreans and Keykokeb Zemecha in
Reuters - Asmara: Eritrea is not prepared to stop forcing its youth into lengthy stretches of work as soldiers and civil servants, a conscription policy that is driving waves of refugees to make the perilous trip across the Sahara desert and Mediterranean Sea to Europe.
Ethiopia’s prime minister has threatened to crush secessionist forces accused of stoking protests in the Oromia region, where security forces have reportedly killed hundreds of demonstrators.
Protests began in Oromia—home to the Oromo ethnic group—in November 2015 over plans to expand the territory of the Ethiopian
A large proportion of the migrants arriving in Europe from Africa have come from the small, secretive nation of Eritrea.
Thousands of Eritreans readily risk death trekking across the gruelling Sahara and take the desperate gamble of a sea crossing to flee one of the world’s
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
February 20, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – A group of Eritrean armed men allegedly carried out mass kidnappings from a region in North Ethiopia bordering the tiny Red Sea nation.
Multiple sources toldSudan TribuneSaturday that a group of armed men allegedly dressed in Eritrean army
By Sally Hayden
February 19, 2016 | 12:00 pm
VICE News is traveling around the UK to catch up with some of the migrants we met in 2015 in Calais, France, who ultimately made it across the Channel.
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It was twilight in the port town of Calais, France, when I last saw
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
The people to people extraordinary and successful campaign to help refuges shines a light on those living in squalid situation in Calais/France known as the “Jungle”. Serving refugees with hot-food for free symbolises the concern of the British ordinary people, particularly the young,