News Highlights: More forces deployed in Sudan, Israel starts deportations amidst protest, Libyan officials connected to trafficking

In this week’s news highlights: central reserve forces deployed to Kassala; child soldiers released in South Sudan; refugee funds scandal in the government of Uganda; Libyan officials connected to smugglers and human traffickers; Qaddafi’s frozen funds are flowing to unknown destinations; Libyan people blocked by armed forces inTawergha; Israel starts deporting asylum seekers amidst global protest; Netanyahu accuses Soros of support for the asylum seekers; and France to increase budget for education in development aid.

News highlights: Europe’s wall, Fr. Mussie Zerai under investigation, drought consequences

EEPA’s news highlights are back after the summer break. In the past weeks’ news highlights, Eritrean priest living in Italy is under investigation by the Italian prosecutor because he helps refugees and migrants; European Union member states increasingly call for military solutions to migration; in Eritrea, Patriarch Abune Antonios is still held under guard; drought is threatening – among others – people of Ethiopia and Eritrea; and 1 million South Sudanese refugees are now in Uganda, as the peace process is still ineffective.