News Highlights:  Somali President visits Eritrea, Over 10.000 returned to Libya by coastguard in 2022, ECHR ruling against Greece 

In this week’s News Highlights: Somali President visits Eritrea and Somali soldiers trained there; EHRC publishes first annual report; UNOPS and Ethiopia agree on first reconstruction plan in Tigray; UNOCHA reports on women affected by conflict in Ethiopia; Pro-democracy groups in Sudan sceptical towards al-Burhan’s promises; NGO calls for stop to harassment of Christians  in Sudan; UNMISS chief calls for stability in South Sudan; UNHCR and IOM update on refugees in Libya, over 10.000 returned this year; ECHR rules Greek authorities acted unlawfully during 2014 boat disaster; Lampedusa centers in crisis; Frontex warns of more migration due to food crisis; European Commission and Morocco agree to cooperate against smuggling; UN releases report on children in armed conflict; and UNHCR says that the protection of refugees during the COVID-19 pandemic was inadequate.

News Highlights: Mass killing of civilians reported in Oromia, Sudanese army withdraws from negotiations, Smuggling network shut down

In this week’s News Highlights:  Civilians reportedly killed in an attack in the Oromia region; Talks between Abiy Ahmed and Charles Michel on peace efforts in Ethiopia; Human Rights Watch calls for attention to ‘persistent cycle of violence’ in Oromia; 1000 humanitarian trucks per months expected in Tigray; The Sudanese army announces its withdrawal, the protesters remain mistrustful; war, drought and lake of international help are destroying Tigray; 20 persons die of dehydration at the border between Chad and Libya; New mass graves discovered in Libya; 22 Malians die in a boat disaster off the costs of Libya; Human smuggling network responsible for 10,000 Channel crossings shut down; Protests after the panic in Melilla; UNHCR, UNICEF and IOM call European countries to end detention of children refugee.

News Highlights: Mass detentions in Amhara, UK Asylum seekers detained ahead of Rwanda, 100 million displaced worldwide

The News Highlights are sent out on Wednesday due to the Ascension Day holiday. In this week’s News Highlights: Concern over mass detentions in Amhara, Ethiopia; Repression of protests leads to another death in Sudan; Aid to Tigray increasing, but shortages remain; Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights speaks on the situation in South Sudan; 85 migrants and refugees lost at sea, 4 found dead between Libya and Tunisia; 148 “vulnerable” Gambians returned from Libya by IOM; Sub-Saharan migrants living in fear of pushbacks in Morocco; Asylum seekers detained in UK before being sent to Rwanda; Two migrants and refugees wounded by gunshot near Dunkirk; A third of migrant workers on fishing boats in the UK facing abuse; Eritrean refugees acquitted by the Italian supreme cassation court in illegal migration trial; Greek shelter for unaccompanied minor migrants and refugees attacked; 100 million forcibly displaced people, a concerning record for UNHCR; Polish president Andrzej Duda warns about a global migration wave following hunger caused by war in Ukraine.