The EEPA team is pleased to present the 16th issue of the newsletter on Trends in Human Trafficking between the Greater Horn of Africa and Europe. Please feel free to forward this information to others or invite them to subscribe via this link. If you have information to contribute, do not hesitate to contact us.
In this week’s Horn Highlights: Joint AU-EU statement emerges from Summit; Eritrean refugees killed in Afar, says UN; Investigation shows Facebook continues to fail to take action on posts inciting ethnic violence in Ethiopia; GERD starts to produce electricity; Last UN staff freed in Ethiopia; CPJ says journalist about to be charged despite lifting of emergency state; New 243-page report about Ethiopia conflict; Ethiopian government will not delist TPLF as terror organisation, states spokesperson; Health in Tigray critical, hospital warns; National dialogue commissioners appointed; Eritrean opposition indicates Eritrean troops being moved; Hospital patient killed in Sudan by stray bullet.
In this week news highlights: FAA warns pilots arriving in Addis of potential ground fire; US is worried about integrity of Ethiopia; Ethiopian Rights Commission raises concern about State of Emergency arrests; Chinese drones identified in Ethiopia; Ethiopian ceasefire difficult to achieve; More UN Staff members released by Ethiopia; EHRC Chief Commissioner comments on joint report; 63 refugees brought to Italy from Ethiopian camps through humanitarian corridor; Fifteen killed in Sudan as EU condemns violence against protestors; Sea-Watch 4 threatened with kidnapping by Libyan authorities; Facebook misused by human traffickers to extort money; Increased worry over potential Tunisia-France agreement on migrants repatriation; Moroccan authorities say picked up over 300 individuals at sea; Greece criminalizes aid workers and asylum seekers to deter migration; UK Home Secretary pushback strategy opposed by border force Union; Seven alleged human traffickers arrested in Serbia; Cyprus will present a request for asylum applications suspension; 14-year-old dies at Polish-Belarusian border; and UNHCR says the number of displaced persons worldwide reaches 84 million.