News Highlights: Fighting escalates in Ethiopia, Eritreans call for UNSC sanctions, EU asylum roadmap agreed

In this week’s news highlights: Fighting escalates in Ethiopia; US condemns Eritrea’s involvement in conflict in Tigray; Eritreans urgently call for UNSC sanctions on Eritrea; UN warns of famine in Somalia; Sudan orders evacuation of border reception centre due to fighting; Flash floods in Sudan; Clashes in South Sudan cause severe violations of human rights; Video illustrates abuse of refugees and migrants in Libya; EU asylum roadmap signed by European Parliament; Czech Presidency seeks extension of protection of Ukraine refugees; NGOs warn concept of migration ‘instrumentalisation’ could be detrimental to EU law and rights; Report on COVID-19 impact on asylum in EU; Norwegian Eritreans hopeful that Eritrean government influence is reducing; Italian high court rules permanent contract no longer needed for humanitarian stay; Climate summit pledges funds for Africa’s adaptation; Second year of halt to human development, says UN; and Volker Türk new United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights.

News Highlights: Eritrean refugees in Addis forcibly moved and called to register, SSA in Libya tortures returned refugees, Forced returns by Greece

In this week’s News Highlights: Refugees International concerned about forced movement of Eritrean refugees; Eritrean refugees in Addis Ababa called to register themselves; Amnesty urges Ethiopian authorities to investigate massacre of 400 Amhara civilians; TPLF, federal government negotiating teams at odds; CPJ urges Tigray authorities to release journalists; Researchers describe why thousands of Ethiopians flee; US Embassy charge d’affaires says goodbye to the Eritrean people with strong message; 18 million people food insecure in the Horn; Sudanese army fuels tribal tensions, say pro-democracy groups; EU reiterates support to Khartoum for democratic transition; Niger/EU partnership based on border security only, say human rights groups; Libyan militia intercepting boats are taking refugees and migrants to be tortured; Mediterranean crossings becoming more frequent and more deadly; Turkey reiterates accusation of illegal pushbacks by Greece; 3,000 migrants and refugees found in Serbian border camps; African leaders to meet with US to discuss food and climate issues in December.

News Highlights: Fuel shortage in Ethiopia, Young refugee commits suicide in Libya, UK aims to GPS-track refugees

In this week’s News Highlights: Civilians killed in Oromia, 13 million people in need of food aid in Ethiopia amidst fuel shortage; Ethiopia dismisses fuel shortage as ‘myth’ despite warnings of international organisations about the lack; Attacks in West Darfur displaced thousands in several months; Young refugee commits suicide in Libya detention centre; MSF calls for safe legal ways out of Libya; Mass arrests in Morocco; UK aims to track refugees and migrants with GPS; EU Development Days; EC wants to limit migration to Cyprus; G7 leaders called to address world food crisis; and UNHCR estimates 2 million refugees need to be resettled next year.