News Highlights: Sudan’s displacement crisis, ICHREE’s final report, EU ministers discuss tougher screening and deportation

In this week’s News Highlights: Villages burnt in Darfur, Sudan; RSF advancing in Al Jazira state; 10,000 children in Sudan may die by the end of the year; Sudan conflict causes world’s largest displacement; Defence of Janjaweed commander starts at ICC; ICHREE publishes final report; Four people killed in Central Ethiopia Regional State violence; Countries reject PM Abiy Ahmed’s Red Sea appeal; El Niño flooding threatens Horn of Africa; UN Security Council discusses Somalia; Impact of Libya floods ‘unimaginable’; EU ministers discuss screening and deportation of asylum seekers; Report finds EU countries redirect aid to themselves; Report criticises Malta authorities over handling of boat in distress; Polish elections bring change, but not on migration; Germany announces increased border checks; Italy calls on EU to enact Tunisia deal; 20 smugglers sentenced in Belgium; European Parliament gives journalism award to Greek boat disaster investigation; and Pope Frances focuses on migration in prayer.

News Highlights: RSF moves into Al Jazira state, Roundtable on Eritrea, Tunisia sends €60 million back to EU amidst tensions

In this week’s News Highlights: Roundtable on Eritrea; African Union speaks out on Israel-Palestinian conflict; RSF moving into Al Jazira state in Sudan; Number of deaths continues to mount in Sudan; UNHRC adopts resolution to establish independent fact finding mission in Sudan; Sudan education crisis as 19 million children are out of school; Bellingcat investigation geo-locates videos in Sudan; UN Special Adviser warns of heightened risk of genocide in Ethiopia; USAID resumes food aid to refugees in Ethiopia; Tigray Interim Government preparing for defence as ICHREE mandate not extended; Eritrean PFDJ-linked Council announces demonstration in Germany; Ethiopian diaspora calls for cessation of hostilities in Amhara and Oromia; Report looks at Libyan human smuggling dynamics; Tunisia hands back 60 million euros to EU; Tensions are rising between Maghreb countries and the EU; Reform of EU migration policy nears completion; European Commission’s response to Hungary about EU’s migration pact; Med5 group meets in Greece to discuss migration; German draft proposal to facilitate deportations; and German foreign minister addresses misunderstanding over funding to NGOs.

News Highlights: US contractor accused of espionage for Ethiopia, Germany and Italy clash over migration deal, 2,500 deaths in Mediterranean in 2023

In this week’s News Highlights: US contractor originally from Ethiopia accused of espionage; Conflict in Amhara continues; Attacks against Masalit in Darfur killed thousands, states report; ICC’s responsibility to investigate ongoing violence in Sudan; Violence continues and education institutions damaged in Sudan; SAF leader Al-Burhan meets with Zelensky; Famine and disease spreads in Sudan; Statement released by TPLF urging for extension of ICHREE mandate; 1,329 deaths in Tigray related to hunger confirmed by research; Situation still dire after floods in Libya: Haftar meets Putin; Italy and Germany clash over European Pact on migration; Mediterranean 9 meeting about migration in Malta; ECJ rules that France cannot push back migrants at its borders; and EU starts releasing funds in EU-Tunisia deal.