News Highlights: “No tangible progress” in Eritrea, EU criticised for treatment of refugees, War in Ukraine to affect every country

In this week’s News Highlights: Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea publishes new report; Child mortality in the the Horn on the rise; FAO and WFP call for immediate action to face drought and food shortage; Aid in Tigray remains limited; Ethiopian federal government reportedly ready to find a solution to the ongoing conflict; Commercial drivers accused of supplying good to TPLF by federal government; US welcomes delivery of humanitarian aid in Ethiopia; UN chief calls on all sudanese parties to start talks in “good faith”; “The Russian Company” gold implementation in Sudan; MSF criticises EU for treatment of refugees and migrants in Niger; UK embassy reopens in Tripoli; Human smugglers arrested in Spain; Sit-in in Morocco for the persons lost at sea; Securitised approach by the EU increases risk for refugees and migrants; Spain to push NATO to classify irregular migration as ‘hybrid threat’; Rwanda scheme meets legal challenge as refugees face despair in the UK; Sexual violence against women as military tactic in Ukraine; Consequences of war in Ukraine affect more and more countries, UN says

News Highlights: US Senate approves Ethiopia sanctions framework, Non-white refugees from Ukraine in detention, ICC holds first Darfur trial

In this week’s News Highlights: Aid trucks still unable to reach Tigray despite the humanitarian truce; US Senate approves Ethiopia Peace and Stabilization Act; UN investigation on human rights violations to go ahead despite Ethiopian protest; Analysts assess truce in Ethiopia; Ethiopia urged to uphold press freedom; Ethiopian Government to repatriate 100,000 nationals from Saudi Arabia; 304 civilian air force-related deaths Tigray and Afar since December; First Darfur trial to be held by the ICC; Economic and security collapse looming in Sudan; Flooding expected to worsen in South Sudan; Drought impact in Somalia; 158 people saved in Mediterranean Sea; Non-white refugees coming from Ukraine held in detention in Poland; One Eritrean refugee dead and three injured on the way to UK; Protecting Ukrainian women and children refugees from sex traffickers; Arrivals by boat from Africa in Spain increasing ; Russia accused by the UN of causing hunger crisis; and Adoption of the Doha Programme with some reservations.

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.