Ethiopia: UN Wants Attacks on Eritreans Probed

Ethiopia: UN Wants Attacks on Eritreans Probed

ROME, 14 July 2021 – The leader of the United Nations refugee agency (UNHCR), Filippo Grandi, says he has received credible reports of reprisal attacks against Eritrean refugees. The refugees have been arrested or abducted apparently for their perceived affiliation...
Africa: Dozens of Migrants Feared Dead

Africa: Dozens of Migrants Feared Dead

LAHIJ, 17 June 2021 – Dozens of African migrants are feared dead after a boat carrying them reportedly capsized off the coast of Yemen. At least 25 bodies have been recovered in the water near Ras al-Ara, according to news reports citing fishermen in the Lahij...
Ethiopia: Addis Denies Reports of Famine

Ethiopia: Addis Denies Reports of Famine

ADDIS ABABA, 12 June 2021 – The government of Ethiopia has denied reports by the United Nations that famine looms in the country’s northern regions, especially in Tigray. Addis Ababa has said the claims of hundreds of thousands of people living in famine...
Eritrea-Somalia-Ethiopia: No Somali Troops in Tigray

Eritrea-Somalia-Ethiopia: No Somali Troops in Tigray

ASMARA, 10 June 2021 – Eritrea’s Information Minister Yemane Meskel has missed allegations that Somali troops fought in Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region. Meskel; was reacting to claims that Eritrean troops fought alongside Somali soldeiers and Ethiopa to oust...
Ethiopia: UN Fears Repeat of 1984 Famine

Ethiopia: UN Fears Repeat of 1984 Famine

GENEVA, 4 June 2021 – The United Nations has warned of a repeat of Ethiopia’s devastating 1984 famine in which millions of people were killed. Close to eight million Ethiopians lived in famine in 1984 and up to one million starved to death, according to...
Ethiopia: Troops from Eritrea Begin Withdrawal

Ethiopia: Troops from Eritrea Begin Withdrawal

ADDIS ABABA, 4 June 2021 – Ethiopian authorities say troops from neighboring Eritrea have started withdrawing from the Horn of Africa nation. Asmara sent troops into the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray to fight alongside Ethiopian federal troops against soldiers...
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