International Organization for Migration

By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 17th, 2013
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The United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) have revealed that plans are underway to resettle over 3,000 refugees in Ethiopia under the UNHCR’s resettlement program, according to a report by Sudan Tribune. Over the past 2 years, Ethiopian officials say the number of refugees entering the ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 19th, 2013
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By Yalda Hakim, Efta is just 17 but has experienced shocking brutality.   The Ethiopian teenager survived a treacherous boat journey being smuggled across the Red Sea.   But on reaching Yemen, she was kidnapped and driven at gunpoint to a mud brick house.   She said: “They tortur...
By IndepthAfrica
In Analysis
Dec 21st, 2012
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More people from the Horn of Africa region, especially Ethiopia and Somalia, are crossing international borders as irregular migrants – lacking official documentation or approval – drawn by the promise of a better life in the Arabian Peninsula. “A growing number of Ethiopians opt to under...
By IndepthAfrica
In Eritrea
Nov 5th, 2012
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Yemen’s proximity to the eastern coast of Africa has led to the influx of refugees from embattled African countries‭.‬ A new report released by the Danish Refugee Council (DRC) found that approximately 51,000 Ethiopian refugees entered Yemen since the end of July. Yemen has continued to see an influx...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Nov 2nd, 2012
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by Katy Migiro (AlertNet) – Migrants travelling from the Horn of Africa to Yemen in search of a better life are regularly   Ethiopian migrants sleep out in the open near a transit centre where they wait to be repatriated in the western Yemeni town of Haradh, on the border with Saudi Arabia, Marc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Uncategorized
Jul 5th, 2012
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Deepa Panchang “Where you stand,” goes an old Haitian proverb, “depends on where you sit.” This article, the second in a series, will examine aid workers’ stereotypes and prejudices about residents of displacement camps in post-earthquake Haiti, stemming from acute disconnect between NGOs and the peo...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 14th, 2012
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JUBA – A flight carrying the first group of South Sudanese nationals from Sudan landed in the capital Juba on Monday to cheering crowds. Travel plans for these returnees changed several times due to fluctuations in north-south political relations. Both countries appeared set on returning to all...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
May 13th, 2012
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The first group of South Sudanese refugees stranded for months in a camp in Sudan is on its way to the south. About 400 people – out of a total of up to 15,000 – are being taken by bus to Khartoum from where they will be flown to the South Sudanese capital Juba. The […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Apr 16th, 2012
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By Glen Johnson TRIPOLI, Libya — Ahmed Mostafa and his friends paid thousands of dollars among them to get to Libya recently, traveling with gangs of smugglers through Western Africa. It was to be their escape from the sprawling slums of Ghana’s capital city, Accra. Mostafa had heard rumors of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Feb 27th, 2012
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By Samson Seifu In my previous article entitled ‘’The Ethio-Norway Forced Repatriation Agreement in Retrospect’’ published on 13 February 2012 on different websites, I presented the background and the events which led to the signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). In this article the events after t...