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: Military tensions in the Horn, Refugee arrests in Libya, IFRC accuses EU of double standards

In this week’s News Highlights: Military tensions building in the Horn; Ethiopian Federal government and Oromo opposition clash in conflict that affects civilians; Journalist from The Economist expelled from Ethiopia; OCHA humanitarian update on Northern Ethiopia; Hassan Sheikh Mohamud elected as President of Somalia; One person in the Horn is dying from hunger every 48 seconds, warn international organisations; Press conference recording announcing investigation into atrocity crimes in Eritrea; Campaign of refugee arrests in Libya; 19 persons drowned between Spain from Algeria; Network of 11 alleged human smugglers shut down between Morocco and Spain; Ukrainian women at risk of sex trafficking, OSCE warns; Camp of around 350 people evicted in Calais; A dozen alleged sex traffickers arrested in the UK and Romania; Petition for the recognition of gender-based violence in migration submitted to EU Parliament; Increase in crossings of the Channel due to milder weather conditions; Palermo Court hears of ‘dire conditions’ endured by refugees during 2019 rescue; Training programme for refugees and vulnerable migrants in Italy; Wreckage of boat to be erected as memorial in Calabria; and IFRC President says Europe applies “double standards”.