Tag Archives: Migrant crisis

09 January 20

How the EU is funding projects linked to forced labour in Eritrea

The European Union (EU) is spending millions on projects built by Eritrean people in forced conscription, according to a scathing new report published in The New York Times. In the report, Matina Stevis-Gridneff details how the EU spent €20 million
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13 August 19

Rwanda opens doors to African migrants stranded in Libya

Rwanda is set to receive thousands of African migrants stranded in detention centres in Libya.

30 July 19

The ICC needs to investigate EU migrant policies killing migrants

In June, two human rights lawyers filed a complaint at the International Criminal Court (ICC) against the European Union, accusing the regional bloc of crimes against humanity over the migration policy of member states. Juan Branco and Omer Shatz submitted
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06 May 19

Fact check: How African migration is misrepresented by Western media

African migration has been a major topic in Western media over the past five years, particularly since the European migrant refugee crisis was defined in 2015. For months on end, images of boast filled with African migrants travelling across the
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01 May 19

Eritrea calls on UNHCR to return ‘stranded’ citizens home from Libya

Eritrea has called out the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) over the resettlement of Eritrean refugees in Libya.

15 April 18

Israel fails to strike deal with Rwanda, Uganda over African migrants

Israel has failed to secure deals with Rwanda and Uganda over the relocation of thousands of African migrants in the Middle East country.

26 October 17

Ethiopia begins civil registration for refugees

Ethiopia has launched civil registration for refugees in the country, allowing them to register life events such as birth, marriage and death.

12 August 17

UN: 50 migrants from Somalia, Ethiopia ‘deliberately drowned’ by smugglers

The UN migration agency says up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were “deliberately drowned” off the coast of Yemen on Wednesday.

14 July 17

Will job for Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia stop the influx to Europe?

Last year, the World Bank teamed up with the United Kingdom and European Union to devise a new approach to the migrant crisis in Ethiopia. The Horn of Africa nation is home to more than 160,000 refugees from Eritrea but this
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29 January 17

UK government downplayed Eritrea human rights abuses to avoid accepting refugees

The British government downplayed the severity of human rights abuses taking place in Eritrea so it could avoid taking in refugees from the African country.


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