News Highlights: Witnesses speak about massacre in Aksum, Rescue boat lands in Sicily, Frontex called to suspend operations in Greece

In this week’s news highlights: Eritrean refugees detained in Addis Ababa; Fighting reported around Mekelle; Witnesses speak to AP about massacre in Aksum, Ethiopia; Sudanese refugees given go-ahead by US court for case against BNP Paribas for complicity in genocide through financing; President of Rwanda urges the UN Security Council to intervene in the Tigray conflict; UAE is dismantling Assab base, in Eritrea; Front-LEX and the Legal Centre Lesvos call Frontex to suspend its operations in the Aegean; Open Arms rescued 146 migrants in Central Mediterranean, 22 missing in other boat accident; Asylum seekers face difficulties in northern Europe welfare states; Libyans leaving for Europe on the rise; UNDP increases focus on digital projects; Young people to be involved in crisis management and humanitarian aid. 

For frequent updates about the situation in the Horn, please see the EEPA Horn situation reports. 

Review of the book series “Connected and Mobile: Migration and Human Trafficking in Africa” by researcher Dan Connell

Review of the book series “Connected and Mobile: Migration and Human Trafficking in Africa” by researcher, writer and photographer, Dan Connell. “The four-book series, Connected and Mobile: Migration and Human Trafficking in Africa, is the most comprehensive collection of reports and assessments on these issues—particularly as they apply to Eritrea and the Horn of Africa—that has been published to date, so far as I am aware,” states Connell.