20 September 2017
Mr. Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed
Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen
Office of the Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Yemen
Palais des Nations
Avenue de las Paix 8-14
1211 Geneva 10
RE: Urgent Call for immediate humanitarian assistance for Eritrean refugees in Al Hudaydah
The oppression of the Eritrean people must be stopped
Totalitarian system, generalized oppression of the population, national service for life, total absence of freedom, lack of means of communication, no future other than the pursuit of enslavement: this is the hell in which Eritrean people live,
Source: Christian Solidarity Worldwide
There are renewed questions regarding the current status of Patriarch Antonios of the Eritrean Orthodox Church, after he failed to deliver the traditional televised Geez New Year blessing on 11 September. Geez New Year is marked by the Eritrean Orthodox Church as the
Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban with UNHCR
The United Nations refugee outfit (UNHCR) has expressed deep worry over recent deportations by Sudan of Eritrean nationals – who are either in its territory or on transit to Libya.
Media reports indicate that over 100 Eritreans have been deported in the
Awet Mehari made the national team in his homeland before being drafted, abused and fleeing to Israel in 2009. But his sporting dream soon became a nightmare
Awet Mehari has no soccer field to play on, no uniform of the team he played for in Eritrea.
Kassala — Police in Kassala detained fifteen Eritrean refugees and prepares to bring them to trial, for illegally entering eastern Sudan.
On Tuesday the police arrested the group of Eritrean asylum seekers during border control activities. The group is being held in a prison in Kassala,
At English-language town hall in Jerusalem, Yesh Atid head says his party may try to step up deportations, stresses Israeli obligation to harbor refugees from 'places like Darfur'
Yesh Atid leader Yair Lapid on Wednesday said Israel should deport the majority of illegal migrants from Africa,
The United Kingdom (U.K.) on Monday (September 4) renewed its travel advisory for Eritrea cautioning its citizens against all travel to borders of the country.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) said nationals should avoid all travel within 25km of Eritrea’s border with Ethiopia and Djibouti
BRUSSELS: The EU's top court rules on Wednesday (Sep 4) on the legality of a controversial quota scheme that Brussels launched two years ago to force member states to admit thousands of asylum seekers.The European Court of Justice will issue its verdict on a legal
The Supreme Court has nullified the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.
A six-judge bench, by majority decision, on Friday indicted the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), saying it conducted the elections contrary to the dictates of the Constitution and poll laws.
Chief Justice David Maraga
GENEVA — A Swiss federal court has ruled that Eritrean asylum-seekers who completed military service in the East African country can legally be sent home if their asylum cases are rejected. The ruling could have sweeping implications for thousands of Eritreans who make up Switzerland's
IN SOLIDARITY WITH FATHER MUSSIE ZERAI
We, the undersigned coalition of civil society organisations (CSOs), are writing this open letter to express our unflinching support to, and solidarity with, Father Mussie Zerai: a well-known Eritrean priest and a Nobel Peace Prize nominee for his unreserved dedication
“I DIDN’T DO IT FOR YOU”, the much admired book by Michela Wrong that was first published in 2005 is now being brought out - for the first time - in Italian by Edizioni Colibri, an Italian publisher.
The story of Eritrea, as depicted by Michela
By Obo Arada Aba Shawl alias Wolde Tewolde
August 26, 2017
To the outside world or to the media world, Eritreans leave their country via trafficking business whereas Ethiopians leave their country using passports and visas. Their final destination as far as immigration is concerned is the