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Around 1,500 Migrants have been Rescued in the Last Three Days in the Mediterranean.

A woman was found dead on a deserted vessel during a rescue operation by sea, east of Libya, the organization SOS Meditation reported. A total of about 1,500 migrants have been rescued in a dozen operations conducted in the last three days in international waters, not far from Libya. The woman's body was found in an ...

- Novinite - BG

Threat of expulsion hangs over thousands of Eritreans who sought refuge in Israel and the US.

Israel is deporting thousands of Eritrean asylum seekers to Rwanda, while in the US, many face being sent back to the country they fled.

- The Conversation - UK

Saudi warships seen at Assab.

Vessels from the Royal Saudi Naval Forces' Gulf-based Eastern Fleet have been seen in the Red Sea port of Eritrea for the first time, satellite imagery has confirmed. Two Badr-class corvettes and an Al-Jawf -class mine countermeasures vessel were present at Assab on 15

- Jane’s - US

Israel Moves to Deport 40,000 African Migrants.

The fate of 40,000 African migrants in Israel remains unclear after lawmakers approved a proposal to deport them. The Cabinet in Jerusalem voted unanimously Sunday to close the isolated Holot detention facility in the Negev Desert. Holot houses thousands of Africans who entered Israel illegally. The center is due to shut ...

- Voice of America - US

Claims African migrants sold for $587 at auctions in Libya to be investigated.

The Libyan Government is to investigate allegations that African migrants are being sold as slaves at auctions.Tens of thousands of migrants, many of them from west Africa but also Bangladesh, Somalia, Sudan and Eritrea, are being...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Israel to shut migrant centre and deport Africans.

Israel tacitly recognises the Sudanese and Eritreans cannot be returned to their dangerous homelands, so it has signed deals with Rwanda and Uganda

- Daily Monitor - UG

Eritrean diaspora stages protest in the Swedish capital.

Hundreds of Eritreans gather in Stockholm to protest against arrest of teachers and the director of an Islamic school.

- Al Jazeera - QA

Mystery Shrouds Rare Protest in Eritrea.

Expand Screenshot of a video depicting the demonstration and shooting at the Al Diaa Islamic School in Asmara, Eritrea, October 2017. © 2017 Private This week a very rare protest took place in Eritrea at the Al Diaa Islamic School in Asmara. Cellphone footage suggests government security forces used force to break it up ...

- Human Rights Watch - US

The Eritrean National Service: Fostering or Failing Unity?.

Invitation Only Research Event 6 Nov 2017 - 16:00 to 17:00Add to CalendariCalendar Outlook Google Yahoo Professor Gaim Kibreab, Research Professor and Course Director, MSc Refugee Studies, London South Bank University; Author, The Eritrean National Service: Servitude for the common good' and the Youth ExodusDr Jonathan ...

- Chatham House - UK

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