The European Parliament has passed a resolution on the Eritrean refugees being held hostage by people traffickers in the Sinai Desert, urging the Egyptian authorities to take “all necessary measures” to secure their release, and to allow the UNHCR access to all refugees and asylum seekers in state custody, including those in the Sinai.

Source: Human Rights Watch (HRW)

(Geneva, October 8, 2010) – Egypt, the new chair of the UN refugee agency’s governing body, should immediately end its policy of shooting foreign nationals trying to cross from Egypt into Israel, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the Egyptian authorities.

Sunday, 21 September 2008 08:18 Eritrean Refugees at Shimelba refugee
camp in Ethiopia Source : Delina(Aksum 14-09-08)- A Release-Eritrea
delegation visiting Shimelba refugee camp in the North of Ethiopia has
learnt that, inhabitants of the camp have been notified that they have
been approved for resettlement in the United States of America.

Sunday, 21 September 2008 08:18 Eritrean Refugees at Shimelba refugee
camp in Ethiopia Source : Delina(Aksum 14-09-08)- A Release-Eritrea
delegation visiting Shimelba refugee camp in the North of Ethiopia has
learnt that, inhabitants of the camp have been notified that they have
been approved for resettlement in the United States of America.

reportersReporters Without Borders has written to the 27 European Union
ministers responsible for asylum policy ahead of this week’s “Building
a Europe of Asylum” ministerial conference in Paris, asking them to do
more to protect the dozens of journalists and free speech activists who
are forced into exile each year to escape reprisals by governments or
non-state groups.

reportersReporters Without Borders has written to the 27 European Union
ministers responsible for asylum policy ahead of this week’s “Building
a Europe of Asylum” ministerial conference in Paris, asking them to do
more to protect the dozens of journalists and free speech activists who
are forced into exile each year to escape reprisals by governments or
non-state groups.