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Tag Archives: Horn of Africa
theguardian.com, On the morning of the 18 December last year Sam* walked up the narrow steps of a nondescript building in the back streets of Islington, north London. He was visiting the Eritrean embassy to inquire about his “clearance”. This … read more
By Pambazuka News By FikreJesus Amahazion Nestled in the turbulent Horn of Africa (HOA) region, Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent modern nation-state and second most populous.  The second poorest country in the world according to the … read more
Ethiopian Government: Somali people and anyone who looks “like Somali” does not have right to be considered as Ethiopian and get basic services!
By Aysheshum Yakume Identity Crisis: Somali ethnic is second ethnic group after Oromo. However, the 6-10 million population of the Somali ethnic in the Kilil Somai (Ogaden), anyone who looks “like Somali” are refugees in their own country and have … read more
- A reply to Ambassador Hank Cohen By Professor Minga Negash Many observers agree that recent unfortunate developments in the Middle East can easily spillover to the Greater Horn of Africa region. There are groups that are fanning ideologies advanced … read more
By Eleanor Ross, Huffington Post Some disappeared, others were given lengthy prison sentences. One thing all thirty men arrested in 2012 in Ethiopia had in common was that they had criticised the state and the policies of the former Premier, … read more
Dire conditions and forced conscription hold the answers to Eritrea’s refugee crisis, new campaign claims.
Feruz Kaissy Every year around 20,000 Eritreans aged between 17 and 50 years are forced to enroll in national service to serve the country’s political regime. Citizens are required to work for unspecified periods, in slave-like conditions, or face incarceration … read more
By Jenny Vaughan, AFP Ethiopia started repatriating its citizens in November after a seven-month amnesty period for undocumented immigrants expired. Ethiopia said three of its citizens were killed in clashes with police as migrants prepared to be sent home. Large … read more
The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Eritrea and strongly recommends U.S. citizens defer all travel to the country. This replaces the Travel Warning for Eritrea of May 10, 2013 to … read more
By Dr Biri Yaya My idea of this topic reflects the current on-going discussion about Ethiopian opposition groups’ alleged support from the Eritrean regime, aka the EPLF/Shabiya. There was a time that the EPLF was mainly about alliance with the … read more
Eritrea’s Refugee Saga Is the Social Cost of Tyranny The Eritrean refugee crisis is man made. It is a failure of governance. Eritreans are fully aware of the dangers that await them in their long trek to leave their homeland: … read more