APPG on Eritrea Bulletin - 5 February 2018
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eritrea this week launches a bulletin, which will provide updates on the Group’s activities, parliamentary developments in relation to Eritrea, and stories in the media.
Just before the Christmas Recess, the Eritrea Group
I read an article under the title, "Is African union Good for Africa and Ethiopia" penned by Amanuel Biedemariam, dated January 25, 2018, posted on Meskerem.net. The article  argued that AU has not been good for Africans. It cited the lack of participation by Africans in setting the agenda of the organization, its
At least five migrants have been shot during a mass brawl between Afghans and Eritreans in the French port city of Calais, local officials say.
A 37-year-old Afghan man is suspected of firing shots at a queue for food handouts. Four Eritreans aged between 16 to
China fiercely denied reports that it spied on the African Union for five years after building its new headquarters.
Six years ago, in January 2012, the African Union inaugurated its new headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The $200 million building was funded and largely built by China, even
Disorder at government offices prevents most Eritreans and Sudanese from submitting their asylum application
Doctors in Israel who have taken a stance against the deportation of African asylum seekers have now found themselves opposing not just the government but also the Health Ministry.
Last week, Physicians for Human Rights
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
African asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea, take part in a protest against Israel’s deportation policy in front of the Israeli Knesset in Jerusalem, on January 26. (Photo Newsweek)
These days are the darkest days not only for Eritrean and Sudanese refugees but also for
TORONTO, Jan 26 (Reuters) – Nevsun Resources Ltd is appealing to Canada’s Supreme Court to throw out a lower court ruling which allowed Eritrean workers, who say they were forced to work at its mine, to have their lawsuit heard in Canada.
Canada’s top court said on Friday that Nevsun filed an
Approximately 1,000 East African asylum seekers protest ahead of expected forced removal to third countries
Chanting “We are human beings!” and “Remember your history!”, more than 1,000 Eritrean asylum seekers gathered outside of the Rwandan embassy in Herzilya on Monday to protest planned forced deportations of
CAIRO - 21 January 2018: Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn asserted on Sunday, a day after finishing his official visit to Cairo, that Ethiopia will not accept Egypt's request to include the World Bank in the tripartite technical committee’s talks on the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance
People always expect and think that it is a perfect occasion as well a perfect way their leader raises, discusses and explains his top priorities for the year, issues of concern and the biggest problems of the country in his interview on the national TV.
When we were young and I called you “best friend” you were also (to me) my dream future-sister-in-law. And when we were teen age girls in Asmara, we laughed, exchanged fashion ideas and damaged my brother’s bike trying to learn how to ride it.
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi pledged on Thursday not to let differences over a dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile river ruin relations with Addis Ababa.
Ethiopia hopes the hydroelectric Grand Renaissance Dam will make it Africa's largest power exporter.
Egypt says it threatens its water
Sudan says it has sent more troops to its eastern border with Eritrea as tension in the Red Sea region continues to rise.
Early this month Khartoum closed its borders with Eritrea and sent troops to its border region of Kassala, following reports that Egypt has deployed troops in Asmara.
The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Eritrea held its inaugural meeting, following the General Election in June, on Wednesday 29 November 2017 in the Houses of Parliament. The purpose of the meeting was to elect the Group’s officers and re-register as an APPG. The following