Deprivation, despair at a migrant dead-end in Yemen

HARADH, 27 June 2013 (IRIN) – In temperatures in the high forties around 1,000 Ethiopian migrants, sweating profusely, turn their backs to Saudi Arabia and start the walk south – away from the Yemeni border town of Haradh and their dreams of a new life.On the road they silently pass others heading north, still hopeful of crossing the border.Haradh More...

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By Admin On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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Amnesty International Annual Report 2013

Background Freedom of expression Human rights defenders Torture and other ill-treatment Arbitrary arrests and detentions Excessive use of force Conflict in the Somali region Forced evictions The state stifled freedom More...

By Admin On Monday, June 17th, 2013
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End “genocide” against Afars, Eritrean refugees urge

May 28, 2013 (Berahle, ETHIOPIA) – Thousands of Eritrean Afar refugees demonstrated at Berahle refugee camp located in Ethiopia’s Afar region only few kilometers away from the Eritrean border. An estimated 3,000 More...

By Admin On Thursday, June 13th, 2013
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Ethiopia drops ten places to 137th in Press Freedom

In Somalia (175th, -11) 18 journalists were killed, caught up in bomb attacks or the direct targets of murder, making 2012 the deadliest in history for the country’s media. The Horn of Africa state was the second More...

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