Reuters in Jerusalem
theguardian.com, Friday 30 August 2013 02.57 BST
Israel plans to soon begin deporting migrants from Eritrea and Sudan, who number more than 50,000, back to Africa via Uganda, officials said.
Israel regards most of the Africans as illegal visitors in search of jobs, and largely rejects the position of human
By Whitney McFerron - Aug 29, 2013 5:26 PM GMT
Dry weather in Eritrea delayed crop growth “substantially” this season in the eastern African nation and eroded pastures needed to feed livestock, the European Union’s crop-monitoring service said.
Drier-than-normal weather in July postponed the start of the so-called Kremti rainy
The Maltese military has rescued 84 migrants from a dinghy floating adrift on rough seas, according to officials.
The 77 men and seven women were found about 81 nautical miles off the south coast of Malta and brought ashore, the Armed Forces of Malta (AFM) said.
The bodies of six migrants apparently killed in a shipwreck have been recovered on a beach in southern Italy.
Officials in the Sicilian port of Catania say some 100 other migrants - reportedly Syrians - have been rescued.
The migrants were thrown into the sea when the
Mogadishu, Somalia (CNN) -- An Ethiopian military cargo plane crashed at an airport in the Somali capital of Mogadishu early Friday, killing four crew members, African Union peacekeepers said.
The plane "burst into flames immediately on crashing" at the international airport, according to the African Union Mission
Hyndburn MP Graham Jones spoke out to ask if the government was probing the issue of mistreated Christians in Eritrea.
Reports say people are fleeing the tiny Red Sea state because of religious persecution, including raids and torture.
Mr Jones raised the issue on the floor of
By Topy Vogel, European News August 6, 2013
The European Commission has warned Malta not to continue blocking a Greek-operated oil tanker after it rescued 102 migrants in distress off the Libyan coast.
“It is the humanitarian duty of the Maltese authorities to allow these persons to
Eritrean-Canadians from Toronto and its suburbs, Ottawa, London-Ontario and Kitchener staged a protest in front of Sheraton Hotel in Toronto on August 4, 2013. The purpose of the protest was to throw a heavy punch at PFDJ by exposing its fundraising event held at Sheraton
ኣባላት ኤርትራዊ ሃገራዊ ባይቶ ዞባ ሰሜን ኣሜሪካ ብዛዕባ እቲ ንዶር ዮሱፍ ብርሃኑ ካብ ኣቦ መንበርነት ፈጻሚት ቤት ጽሕፈት ሃገራዊ ባይቶ ካብ ሓላፍነቱ ናይ ምውራድ ብመሪሕነት ባይቶ ብሓፈሻ፣ ብኣቦ መንበር ኣቶ ጸጋይ ዮሃንስ ከኣ ብፍላይ ዝተወስደ ሃንደበታዊ ስጉምቲ ንምዝርራብ ዓርቢ ነሓሰ 2, 2013 ህጹጽ ኣኼባ ኣካይድና
Yossi and Hadar Braha, a Petah Tikva couple of Ethiopian descent who were given an Eritrean couple's newborn baby, say racism was behind Beilinson Hospital's mistake.
A Petah Tikva couple has accused the city's Beilinson Hospital after their newborn baby was swapped with another last week,
At first official press conference of Eritrean community in south Tel Aviv, spokesmen call on Israeli government to follow lead of 'most Western countries’ and stop deportations.
Representatives of the Eritrean community in Israel on Sunday accused Israel of crossing a “red line” after the so-called
Military beats them, threatens to keep them from attending university.
By: Morning Star News
Friday, 26 July 2013,
Eritrean authorities are punishing 39 high school students for their Christian faith, excluding them from a graduation ceremony and subjecting them to beatings and hard labour, according to Christian support
Carter Discusses Security Partnership With Leaders in Ethiopia
By Cheryl Pellerin
American Forces Press Service
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 25, 2013 – Deputy Defense Secretary Ash Carter met with senior government and military leaders here to discuss the U.S.-Ethiopia security partnership and shared interests in East African security
For Immediate Release
Israel: NewPressure on Asylum Seekers to Leave
For Eritreans, Sudanese, More Threats of Prolonged Detention
(Tel Aviv, July 15, 2013) – Israeli authorities are using new procedures to pressure at least 1,400 Eritrean and Sudaneseasylum seekers, some detained for over a year, to return to
In a resolution adopted on Wednesday, the Security Council asked Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to re-establish the eight-member Monitoring Group on Eritrea and Somalia until November 25, 2014.
World Bulletin/News Desk
The Un Security CoUncil extended the mandate of the United Nations expert panel monitoring compliance with sanctions against Somalia and Eritrea by 16 months.
South Sudan's president has sacked his entire cabinet, in an apparent power struggle with other senior leaders.
Salva Kiir issued a decree dismissing all ministers and deputy ministers, as well as Vice-President Riek Machar.
No clear reason was given for the sackings, but analysts say Mr Kiir
The International Management Development Association (IMDA) in the TWENTY SECOND WORLD BUSINESS CONGRESS, which was held in National Taipei University in Taipei, Republic of China (Taiwan) from June 25-29, 2013 has awarded the Research Fellow to Desalegn Abraha Gebrekidan in recognition of research contributions and
17 July, 2013
Eritrea (MNN/ODM) ― Open Doors USA recently learned about the death of another Christian in an Eritrean prison.
Yosief Kebedom Gelai, a recently converted single Christian, died in Medefera July 5.
Sources told Open Doors that Yosief, 41, had been sick for a long time,
Human Rights Watch (Washington DC)
Israeli authorities are using new procedures to pressure at least 1,400 Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers, some detained for over a year, to return to their countries, Human Rights Watch said. Under international law, asylum seekers should be detained only
(Reuters) - Israel has launched a forced repatriation of Eritrean migrants that amounts to a grave violation of their human rights because of the risk of persecution in their reclusive homeland, an advocacy group said on Monday.
Israeli authorities have been trying to curb an influx of Africans
Malta has cancelled flights it had booked to return migrants to Libya, after an emergency intervention by the European Court of Human Rights.
The government had planned to send back people who had arrived by boat, but said it would abide by the ECHR order.
Israel is nearing agreements with a number of African states to provide them with military and other assistance in return for their willingness to accept tens of thousands of immigrants, the Hebrew daily Yediot Ahronot reported on Tuesday.
Around 55,000 African labor migrants and asylum seekers
The Wad Sherifey Refugee School for Eritrean in East Sudan has been renovated and started in mid-June its new academic year for 2013-2014 with 651 registered students, of whom 55.3% are girls. The learning environment of the school was in bad shape until April this year.
The government this afternoon booked an Air Malta plane to ferry migrants to Mitiga airport in Tripoli during the night, but the plans were called off late in the evening after the European Court of Human Rights, acting at the request of NGOs, issued an
ብበደዊን ሲናይ ጅሆ ተታሒዛ ዝነበረት፣ ኣብ ዝሓለፈ ሳምንቲ ምስኣ ተሓይሮም ዝነበሩ 5 ግዳያት ከምልጡ ኸለዉ ብዘይምዕዋታ ብሓለውታ ተታሒዛ ዝቐነየት ወጋሕታ ምሕረታኣብ ዝተባህለት ጓል 15 ዓመት ኤርትራዊት ትሕቲ ዕድመ፣ ሸኽ መሓመድ ዝተባህለ በደዊን ገባር-ሰናይ ምስቶም ሒዞማ ዝጸንሑ በደዊን ብዝገበሩዎ ምርድዳእ ነጻ ወጺኣ ከምዘላ ተፈሊጡ።
ኣብ ዝሓለፈ ዜና
(Reuters) - Egypt's armed forces overthrew elected Islamist President Mohamed Mursi on Wednesday and announced a political transition with the support of a wide range of political, religious and youth leaders.
After a day of drama in which tanks and troops deployed near the presidential palace
Mr Negash Afewerki, Deputy Head of Economic Affairs of the PFDJ seeks political asylum in Norway after abandoning the dictatorial regime in Eritrea.
Mr Negash, who served at the crucial department of the ruling party for 15 years, was the second most trusted high ranking officer
ምኽትል ሓላፊ ቁጠባዊ ጉዳያት ህግደፍ ዝነበረ፣ ኣቶ ነጋሽ ኣፈወርቂ፣ ኣብዚ ሰሙን’ዚ ንስርዓት ህግደፍ ብወግዒ ራሕሪሑ ኣብ ነርወይ ፖለትካዊ ዑቕባ ሓቲቱ ከምዘሎ ተረጋጊጹ።
ንልዕሊ 15 ዓመታት ኣብ ልዑል ጽፍሒ ቁጠባዊ ጉዳያት ህግደፍ ዝሰርሐ ኣቶ ነጋሽ፣ ድሕሪ ሓጎስ ክሻ ዝለዓለ ተኣማንነት ከምዝዝነበሮ ይፍለጥ።
በቲ ነጋሽ ዝወሰዶ ስጉምቲ ዝሰንበደ ሓጎስ
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
MANILA (Updated) -- The Saudi Arabian government has extended to November 3 the grace period for undocumented residents to legalize their status, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) said Tuesday.
The implementation of the Saudization law, which prioritizes the employment of Saudi nationals and
Three of the 170 hunger-striking prisoners at Saharonim detention center have reportedly required medical attention; prison management preventing strikers from using telephone.
The hunger strike by Eritrean migrants at the Saharonim detention center, which began Saturday, is still underway and according to the Israel Prison Service,
A young, visionary and energetic Eritrean youngster (MeronSemedar) took part in the 36thSan Francisco Marathon, that took place in Oakland on the eve of Martyr’s day.
Meron was running with an Eritrean flag and a banner on his hand and the banner reads: “Democracy, Freedom and
June 23, 2013 (JUBA) - President Salva Kiir repeated on Saturday his insistence that South Sudan is not interested in returning to war with neigbouring Sudan, asserting that the two countries need peace.
The president made the remark during a meeting with the Eritrean foreign affairs
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ካብ መዓስከር ስደተኛታት ሸገራብን ዶባት ኤርትራ ሱዳንንን ብራሻይዳ ተጨውዮም ናብ በደዊን ሲናይ ድሕሪ ምሻጦም ንሓያለ ኣዋርሕ ከም ጅሆ ተታሒዞም ኣብቲ ኣሰቃቒ ምስጢራዊ ማሕዩር ሲናይ ዘስካሕክሕ ስቅያት ዘሕለፉ 9 ኤርትራውያን ዝርከቡዎም 12 ግዳያት ብዝተፈላለየ መንገዲ ድሒኖም ኣብ ትሕቲ ዑቕባ
June 12, 2013 (KHARTOUM) - Sudanese president Omer Al-Bashir begins on Thursday a three-day visit to Asmara where he will hold meetings with the Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki over bilateral relations between the two neighbours.
According to the Sudanese presidency Bashir’s delegation includes his presidency’ affairs
Two Swedes who allegedly sought to profit from the kidnapping of Eritreans in Egypt faced charges Wednesday in a district court outside Stockholm of blackmailing exiled Eritreans in Sweden.
According to the indictment, Rasmi Almasri, 21, and Hussin Mohamed, 18, demanded that a Swedish-Eritrean woman pay
The Washington D.C. Conference
A Conference under the theme “Time for Change: Saving Eritrea’s Future” was held in WashingtonD.C. during the period May 24-25, 2013.
This conference, organized by Eritreans who came from all over the United States and Canada, was attended by about 2000 Eritrean-Americans,
GENEVA (5 June 2013) – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, today reiterated her call on the international community to keep monitoring the human rights situation in Eritrea and to protect and support those fleeing the country, in particular the increasing
Egyptian politicians are embarrassed after being caught suggesting hostile acts against Ethiopia to stop it from building a dam across the Blue Nile.
They were inadvertently heard on live TV proposing military action at a meeting called by President Mohammed Morsi.
Ethiopia last week started diverting the
In High Court discussion, state says deal reached whereby undisclosed country will absorb illegal migrants from Eritrea.
A third country has agreed to absorb the majority of Eritrean migrants to be deported from Israel, it emerged during a hearing at the High Court on Sunday.
Hundreds of Eritreans gathered on Saturday night to a party in the town hall Dietikon. When a group of strangers to hard dazustiess, there were wild brawls. Nine people were injured, several arrested.
Several fights in Dietikon and a large deployment of Zurich cantonal police -