Ogaden Community in Kenya Requests Extra Protection During Upcoming Ethiopian Election

By Ahmed Abdi, THE Kenya-Ogaden Community is taking all possible precautions as Ethiopia prepares for the May 15 national election. Head of the Ogaden Refugee Council, Eng. Ahmed Sadik, has urged Kenyan authorities to exercise extreme vigilance during upcoming Ethiopian elections as there are fears that cross-border persecutions of Ogaden refugees will increase as was […]

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Danish Immigration Report and Human Rights Watch

By Madote, JUST hours after the Danish Immigration Service (DIS) released its fact-finding mission report on the real human rights situation in Eritrea last month, the so-called Eritrean opposition groups, Human Rights Watch, and other human rights charlatans were frantically trying to spin the news anyway they can. Among the first to complain about the […]

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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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UNHCR is Part of the Problem of Illegal Migration

By The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, EARLY this week, the Ethiopian spokesperson of the UNHCR Office in Addis Ababa announced that “6,200 Eritreans had crossed into Ethiopia” in the months of October and November. This news has been picked up by various news agencies to conjure up a non-existent image of Eritrea and/or as part […]

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Eritrea Called for a Thorough Vetting Process to Determine Refugee from Economic Migrant

By TesfaNews, DURING the general discussion on the report of the United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees, Questions relating to Refugees, Returnees and Displaced Persons at the third committee of the 69th Session of the UN General Assembly, Eritrea stressed for the need to have a clear distinction between economic migrants and refugees. A statement […]

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