Sudan: Chaos in Shagarab Camp as Bedouin and Security Forces Attack Refugees

By TesfaNews, UNCONFIRMED reports from Eastern Sudan indicates that Rashaida Bedouins and Sudanese security forces reportedly staged a deadly attack upon Eritrean refugees inside the Shagarab-1 refugee camp in eastern Sudan. This large refugee camp near Kassala serves predominantly as a transit hub for Eritrean migrants and is the first and most important base for […]

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Traffickers Attacking Eritrean Refugees in Sudan

By Katy Migiro (Reuters), NAIROBI (AlertNet) – Eritrean refugees in Sudan are living in fear of further attacks after several were kidnapped last week from the Shagarab camp complex, 70km west of the Eritrean border, rights groups say. Since 2009, human traffickers have snatched thousands of Eritrean refugees from camps in eastern Sudan for ransom, sexual exploitation, […]

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Senior Israeli Official Rejects UN Monitoring Charges against Eritrea

“I served 17 years ago as Ambassador to Ethiopia. One of the things I learned in the region is that lying is a justified means to achieve greater opportunities.” – Ambassador Avi Granton By Sophia Tesfamariam, These are words of a senior Israeli diplomat on Africa, Ambassador Avi Granot, who is the head of the […]

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