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.

News Highlights: Millions face humanitarian crisis in the Horn, Hundreds forcibly returned to Libya, UK pushback plan abandoned

In this week’s News Highlights: UN warns of humanitarian catastrophe in the Horn of Africa; Tigray forces say they have withdrawn from the Afar region; ‘Collapse’ of the health system in Tigray; Twenty muslim worshippers killed in clash in Ethiopia; UN pushed towards the exit door of Sudan; UN warns against escalation in Darfur; 171 migrants and refugees rescued, hundreds more forcibly returned to Libya; 17 migrants and refugees found dead off Tunisian coast, several others still missing; New European plan to facilitate legal immigration; Pushback plan in the Channel from the UK abandoned for legal reasons; EU questions ecological aspects of the anti-migrant wall between Poland and Belarus; Bulgarian human trafficking network targeted in France.

News Highlights: Humanitarian truce in Ethiopia, Eritreans deported from Egypt, Tigray demonstration in Brussels as leaders gather

In this week’s News Highlights: Indefinite humanitarian truce in Tigray; Attack on Ethiopian IDP camp likely a war crime, says HRW; Do not look away from Ethiopia now, warns journalist; Millions in Tigray food-insecure as they wait for aid; US Envoy visits Ethiopia as Ethiopia sanction bill is discussed; Tigray education bureau states 88% of classrooms severely damaged; US sanctions Sudan’s Central Reserve Police for violence against protestors; Save the Children warns of hunger due to wheat shortage in Sudan; Concern as main opposition party of South Sudan withdraws from security mechanisms; ‘hellish existence’ for women and girls in South Sudan conflict; Eritreans deported from Egypt, says refugee platform; 25 bodies found from shipwreck off Tunisian coasts, fears for 25 others; Amnesty International calls Libyan authority to respect freedom of speech; Tigray diaspora protest in Brussels on occasion of visit of Biden; UK crossings increase due to good weather; Tensions arises between London and Brussels over Ukrainian refugees; Number of migrants and refugees trying to cross the border between Poland and Belarus on the rise; Syrian refugee to sue Frontex for illegal pushback to Turkey.