News Highlights: Somalia/Eritrea arms embargo extended, protest in Ethiopia, Italy-Sudan deal analysed

In this week’s news highlights: the UN Security Council extends arms embargoes for Eritrea and Somalia; Eritrean protesters march to the African Union building in Ethiopia; 700 Eritrean could be deported from the US; legal analysis shows incorrect procedures in Italy-Sudan deal that saw 40 people deported; European Parliamentarian Barbara Lochbihler speaks about EU migration policies; and UN Human Rights Commissioner is shocked by report on Libyan detention camps.

Legal analysis shows incorrect procedures over Italian-Sudanese deportation

A legal analysis carried out by a group of professors and students from the Faculty of Law of the Torino Public University has been publish at the end of last October. The analysis is focusing on the unlawful use of the ‘Memorandum of Understanding’ (MoU) signed by Italian authorities and Sudanese police. The signing of this MoU occurred on August 2016 on Italian soil, after which 40 Sudanese migrants were deported back to Sudan.

News Highlights: Eritrean diaspora protests, message from inside Eritrea, Horn of Africa drought

In this week’s news highlights: a member of the Freedom Friday (Arbi Harnet) speaks to a Dutch journalist about the protest in Asmara; article emphasises that ordinary people organised protest Asmara; air strikes in Somalia; drought in the Horn of Africa continues impacting the region; Eritrean diaspora rallies and unites worldwide; report calls for change of EU-Eritrea migration policies; rape used as instrument of war in Libya.