Gunmen Kidnapped 14 Eritrean Asylum Seekers in Sudan

By Press TV, THE United Nations says unidentified gunmen have attacked a group of Eritrean asylum seekers in the eastern part of Sudan, kidnapping 14 of them. On Thursday, the spokesman for UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Nicolas Brass, said based on the information provided by Sudanese authorities, a lorry of the Sudanese Commission of […]

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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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Appalling Abuse of Kidnapped Refugees in Sinai Must End

The only solution we see right now is to make people aware while they’re still in their home country about the dangers of crossing Sinai By Amnesty International, Egypt and Sudan must make urgent and concerted efforts to stop asylum-seekers and refugees being kidnapped from camps in Sudan, forcibly transported to Egypt, and being severely […]

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Kidnappings in Eastern Sudan Refugee Camps Alarming: UNHCR

By UN News Center, The United Nations refugee agency today (25 Jan) called for international action to stop forced disappearances from camps in eastern Sudan that house Eritrean refugees, who may be held for ransom or trafficked for the purpose of forced marriage, sexual exploitation or bonded labour. “Over the last two years we have […]

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