Al Jazeera speaks to Eritreans in Israel who are facing a tough decision: deportation or imprisonment.
In January 2018, Israel approved a plan that asked asylum seekers to choose between indefinite detention in an Israeli prison or deportation to a third country in Africa.
Rwanda and Uganda are reported to be the countries accepting
The stands shake as fans break into song. Hundreds jump up and down, setting a much faster tempo than the play on the field.
This soccer stadium is in the heart of political opposition territory in Ethiopia. On a recent Sunday, thousands of supporters are sitting
BY BRIDGET BOAKYE, at 09:15 am, February 28, 2018, FEATURES
She is only 28 and is already the Vice President at Bain Capital, one of the world’s leading private multi-asset alternative investment firms with approximately $95 billion in assets under management. Meet Saron Tesfalul.
She specializes in consumer retail, working on
Israel stayed true to its promise of arresting and expelling African migrants last week after it detained seven Eritreans who refused to be deported to Rwanda.
Two refugee rights groups, the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants and Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylums seekers in Israel
About 15,000 protesters turned out Saturday on the streets of Tel Aviv to voice their opposition to the deportation of African asylum-seekers, many of them from Sudan and Eritrea.
The demonstration in south Tel Aviv was in the heart of the area where many Africans live
Fetsum: On Tesfatsion G/Selassie in “Oritawiyan TV፡ ቃለ መሕተት ምስ ሓው ተስፋጽዮን ገብረስላሴ ፡ ቀዳማይ ክፋል”
Life is a function of space and time. Neither can its time frame be fully experienced without freedom nor can freedom be experienced without time. Once you take freedom away from a person, you have reduced his/her life to
By: RICHARD BISHUMBA
THE 13th edition of Africa’s biggest annual cycling event, the African Continental Road Championship, came to a close on Sunday afternoon at Amahoro stadium in Kigali.
A lot was said, a lot happened, but, what most people agreed with is that the 2018 Kigali championship
Ethiopia's political situation is deteriorating by the day. All indications reveal that EPRDF, the ruling party in Ethiopia is in crisis. Intra-party crisis (in fights) and external pressure (mass uprising) have shaken the grip of the EPRDF/TPLF, an organization that once seemed invincible. Grievances
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Germany on Tuesday urged the Ethiopian government to exercise restraint during the martial law period which was implemented on Friday.
Ethiopia imposed martial law for a period of six months after a crippling strike last week in Ethiopia's central Oromia
This is a short note in support of the latest extremely important ASSENNA RADIO broadcast by brother Emanuel Eyasu on the current Ethiopian political shakeup.
As you know, something is cooking in Ethiopia after the Prime Minister requested his resignation because of outstanding political problems in
International Social Justice Day, 2018 Feb. 20: Justice Through
Awareness for the Victims of the Tyrant
This day is a day on which many participate in advancing and promoting social justice within a country in order for the people of the country to live in peace and
Ethiopia has announced a state of emergency after prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday announced his intention to step down amid a political crisis in the country.
The ruling EPRDF coalition’s council met on Friday and decided to impose emergency rule for an unspecified period, the state-run Ethiopian
Testimony: I will write another article based on the interview of the “ORITAWI” Tesfatsion G/Selassie, the mouth piece of the Agazians, but please allow me to use this article as my introduction from a loose cannon point of view.
As you know, there is nothing you cannot
Thursday’s ruling by a special appeals court that Eritreans who fled forced military service are now eligible for refugee status could prove to be a lifeline for thousands of the 20,000 men slated for deportation to an unknown third African country beginning April 1.
Researched and compiled by Resoum Kidane; with contribution by Mamanesrit Idris.
Mahmoud Ibrahim Muhammad Saeed (Chekini was born in Keren in 1940 from the Habab tribe of Betasghade family and his great grandfather is kentebay Gergis. Chekini completed his elementary and junior education in Keren, thereafter
The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, has resigned amid deadly anti-government protests, state TV reports.
In a televised address, he said his resignation was "vital in the bid to carry out reforms that would lead to sustainable peace and democracy".
Mr Hailemariam, who has led the