In this week’s News Highlights: Negotiations in Sudan yield no ceasefire; Humanitarian situation in Sudan; Polarisation of Sudanese people via online campaigns; Youth in Sudan organises grassroots movements; Foreign involvement in Sudan conflict; Refugees and IDPs suffer amidst conflict in the Horn of Africa; Deportation and arrests of Eritreans; Situation in Eritrea of growing concern; Ethiopia denies deportation of Eritreans during Tigray war; Interview with Isaias touches on Sudan; ICC issues new arrest warrants for human rights violations in Libya; Families of missing refugees protest in Morocco; 805 migrants and refugees rescued off Tunisian coast; MEPs debate on the situation in Sudan; UK police to investigate organ trafficking; New wave of refugees from Turkey expected if Erdogan wins; 3 dead and 234 rescued off Lampedusa; Italian police arrests 29 alleged smugglers; Meloni and Haftar to discuss migration and stabilisation in Libya; EU documents reveal violations at Greek refugee camps; Europe top-ranked in wanting to reduce immigration; and Germany increases funds for asylum seekers.
In this week’s news highlights: Humanitarian crisis worsens in Sudan; Seven-day ceasefire set and broken in Sudan; Eritrean refugees in dire conditions; Abiy warns Isaias; More than 100.000 people flee Sudan; UN and USAID pause aid in Tigray; UNSG sends a letter to Eritrea; UN Security Council report on arms embargo in South Sudan; Conflict in Amhara continues; Biden signs Executive Order; EUBAM attends border conference with Libyan delegation; Djibouti announces crackdown on migrants; Tunisian authorities to build new cemeteries for refugees and migrants; Report on Croatian pushbacks; Dutch Court stops returns of asylum seekers to Italy; Sea-Watch accuses Italy of handing over refugees and migrants to Libya; Austria and Italy allied against irregular migration; Pope Francis warns about nationalism in Europe; Kılıçdaroğlu vows to repatriate Syrian refugees; Germany to examine asylum procedures out of the EU.
Dear readers, as the year draws to a close, the News and Horn highlights will take a break. We will return in the second week of January. We wish you happy holidays to those that celebrate, and we express our sincerest hope that 2022 will start with concentrated efforts for peace building and negotiation.
This week news highlights: Tigray forces announce withdrawal in a bid for peace; Reports of bombings in Tigray; UN Human Rights Council adopts resolution to implement human rights probe in Ethiopia; Experts call for renewed international pressure on Ethiopia; Allegations of rape during Sudan protests; Hamdok may resign; Refugees drown in shipwrecks off Libya; UN team was unable to enter restricted Belarus-Poland border zone; Increase in asylum applications by Syrians in Europe; Migrants in Germany important for the labor market says study; Failure of rescue operation may have contributed to channel deaths; Empathy and safe passage for refugees arriving in Britain; Call to protect children on the move; Refugees in UK hotels cannot distance amidst Omicron; and IOM says Female migrants face more challenges reintegrating than men