In this week’s news highlights: Ethiopian PM resigns; arrests of opposition leaders in Sudan continue; fatal accident in Libyakills at least 19 smuggled Eritreans, Somalis and Ethiopians; background to Israel’s plans todeport thousands of Eritreans and Sudanese;Rwanda continues to deny any agreement with Israel for the deportation of asylum seekers; Hungary submits measuresagainst NGOs assisting migrants to the parliament; UK to create and circulate anti-immigration campaign; politics is the barrier of solving migration issue, not migration itself, IOM chief says; European Commission’s resettlement measures waiting for response from member states.
Last Sunday, the Israeli Immigration and Population Authority began issuing deportation notices to asylum seekers from Eritrea and Sudan. How has this situation evolved? This article describes the current state of play in Israel, giving background information to shed light on how things have escalated.
In this week’s news highlights: central reserve forces deployed to Kassala; child soldiers released in South Sudan; refugee funds scandal in the government of Uganda; Libyan officials connected to smugglers and human traffickers; Qaddafi’s frozen funds are flowing to unknown destinations; Libyan people blocked by armed forces inTawergha; Israel starts deporting asylum seekers amidst global protest; Netanyahu accuses Soros of support for the asylum seekers; and France to increase budget for education in development aid.