A migrant boat capsized in the Mediterranean on Thursday and about 100 of its passengers have been rescued while the number of dead is unknown, officials said.
It was the second shipwreck in two days as sea crossings accelerate amid good weather. Five people were confirmed
By Kristy Siegfried
Oxford — Authorities in Sudan have launched a crackdown on Eritrean migrants - arresting those living in the capital, Khartoum, and intercepting hundreds travelling north through the country towards Libya, the launching point for smugglers' boats heading for Europe.
Reports that 900 Eritreans were
Young people are fleeing at an alarming rate, preferring to face uncertainty in Europe rather than oppression at home, The Conversation reports
Eritreans celebrate during the war with neighbouring Ethiopia in 1998. Photograph: Sami Sallinen/AP
Valerie Frank for the Conversation, part of the Guardian Africa Network
In the sea of cycling fans who flooded downtown Saturday for the Amgen Tour of California, one contingent stood out for their colorfulness and enthusiasm.
Waving the red, green and blue flags of their homeland, dozens of members of Sonoma County’s Eritrean community cheered wildly at
The United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees project team (Telling the Real Story) in close collaboration with Eritrean Diaspora in the UK would like to invite you to dialogue afternoon to discuss the Eritrean refugee situation and the role of Diaspora in irregular migration in Europe and in
Eritrea at 25 – Still in search of freedom? 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Eritrea – 24 May 2016
GENEVA (23 May 2016) – Ahead of the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Eritrea on Tuesday 24 May, the United Nations expert
Dear Fellow Eritreans in the Diaspora,
Tomorrow is our country’s 25th independence anniversary. The independence of our country was achieved at the terrible cost of hundreds of thousands of its sons and daughters who have been martyred and maimed. Unfortunately, all the sacrifices made have failed
Ezana Sehay 05/20/2016
Amid the pernicious situation in the country; Eritreans inside and elsewhere in the world, nevertheless, are gearing to flood the streets in a mix of celebration and protest, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the country’s independence.
The anniversary which is both exhilarating and
We the Global initiative facilitators have read your article titled “Why reinvent the wheel? A response to the Urgent Call to All Eritreans Worldwide”posted at Assenna.com on May 18,2016 and hereby provide our feedback in respect of transparency with sincere intention of narrowing our differences
Why reinvent the wheel?
A response to the Urgent Call to All Eritreans Worldwide
Recently, we had an opportunity to read a press release posted on Assenna by a taskforce that has been set up to facilitate the formation of a global leadership. Under the title, “Urgent
THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) is brokering a secret deal with a suspected war criminal in a desperate bid to stop more migrants from Africa arriving on European shores.
By SELINA SYKES
European diplomats, led by Germany, have reportedly been discussing plans to work with dictatorships around the
The National Intelligence and Security Service and Federal counter-terrorism taskforce claimed the armed Eritrea’s mercenaries were caught by Ethiopian security forces in the country’s southern regional state.
The heavy armed mercenaries were captured in a jungle at the southern tip of the country and were conspiring
It is our pleasure to welcome you to join us in Live Music Social/ Concert for May 24, Eritrean Independence Day, featuring exciting young singers Robel Asrat (Wedi Asrat), Meles Habte, Ruta Naizgi, Jemal Hamid, and others, in an evening of entertainment songs in Tigrigna,
Following a fact-finding mission to Eritrea, Swiss authorities have determined that the human rights situation has not improved for the thousands of Eritreans who make up the largest group of asylum seekers in Switzerland.
Mario Gattiker, the head of the State Secretariat for Migration (SEM), told