Red Sea

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 24th, 2013
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The US government has criticised countries in the East African region for their continued human rights violations and political oppression in its annual report on human rights practices around the world. The US state department’s 2012 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices accuses Ethiopia of cont...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 12th, 2013
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Photo: J.Björgvinsson/UNHCR Exhausted survivors of the Gulf of Aden crossing wait for help on a beach in Yemen SANA’A, 11 April 2013 (IRIN) – Record numbers of migrants from the Horn of Africa are crossing into Yemen, most of them on their way to find better opportunities in Saudi Arabia and ot...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 4th, 2013
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Fate of stranded migrants in Yemen ‘very grim’ GENEVA: The plight of thousands of migrants stranded in Yemen after trying to reach Saudi Arabia and the Gulf has Ethiopian migrants sleep out in the open near a transit centre Ethiopian migrants sleep out in the open near a transit centre where they wai...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 28th, 2013
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Change is in the air in Eritrea, a highly authoritarian state, but any political transition will require internal political inclusion and channels for external dialogue if it is to preserve stability and improve Eritrean life. Concerned Western partners, neighbours and other governments with special ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Egypt
Mar 2nd, 2013
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EGYPTIANS have reason to fear the domestic news these days. If it is not about events such as a freak ballooning accident that killed 18 tourists, or the death of nine villagers who fell, one after another, into an open manhole, or a plague of locusts sweeping in from the Red Sea, it will surely [&he...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 23rd, 2013
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Djibouti opposition parties have joined forces to take part in parliamentary polls, ending a 10-year boycott. The BBC’s Ahmed Said Egeh in Djibouti city said voting was peaceful and had to be extended by one hour because of the large turnout. President Ismael Omar Guelleh, whose party held all ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 15th, 2013
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This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Adrian Edwards – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at the press briefing, on 15 January 2013, at the Palais des Nations in Geneva. A record 107,500 African refugees and migrants made the dangerous journey from the Horn of Africa to Yemen ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jan 14th, 2013
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Eritrean Afar nationals have held their first Diaspora Conference in Sweden calling on the international community to intervene to end worsening atrocities committed by the regime in Asmara. The Conference which was held in Uppsala under the theme, ‘Towards Political, Social & Economic Emancipati...
By IndepthAfrica
In Article
Jan 13th, 2013
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By David L. Phillips and Ahmed Hussain Adam Israeli warplanes attacked Sudan’s military-industrial complex at al-Yarmouk on October 23, 2012. While the raid set-back Sudan’s weapons production – including delivery by Sudan of Iranian Fajr-5 missiles to Hamas in Gaza — additional measures are needed t...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Dec 24th, 2012
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Paris — The newly appointed United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea, Beedwantee Keetharuth, urged the Eritrean Government to cooperate with an international mandate to provide “an objective, fair and impartial picture” of the human rights situation in th...