US News Ethiopia: HRC requests access to Eritrean refugee camps in Tigray

17:20  01 december  2020
17:20  01 december  2020 Source:   francetvinfo.fr

Ethiopia: the African Union tries a new mediation

 Ethiopia: the African Union tries a new mediation © AFP - EBRAHIM HAMID Ethiopian refugees who fled the fighting in Tigray bring food back to a Sudanese camp on November 18, 2020. It is a new attempt to mediation in Ethiopia to end the conflict between the government and the dissident region of Tigray. This latest attempt comes from Cyril Ramaphosa and the African Union.

Access your account or create a new one for additional features or to post job or training New Arrivals – In 2019, 70,129 new asylum seekers from Eritrea have sought refuge in Ethiopia , placing This includes 86,511 refugees in the four camps in Tigray , and 51,700 refugees in the two camps

Ethiopian refugees who fled fighting in Tigray province lie in a hut at the Um Rakuba camp in Sudan's eastern Gedaref province, on November 18 The area is difficult to access and the UN Humanitarian Air Service, managed by the WFP, is operating daily flights to Kassala and can deploy

ETHIOPIA-UN-CONFLICT: Ethiopia: HRC requests access to Eritrean refugee camps in Tigray


GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Tuesday asked the Ethiopian authorities for permission to access the Eritrean refugee camps in Tigray which are home to 96,000 people and whose food reserves have been exhausted for a month.

"Our extreme concern comes from the fact that we hear about attacks, fighting near the camps. We hear about kidnappings and forcible returns, so it's very important for us to have this access to go and see this. that happened there, "Babar Baloch, spokesperson for the organization, said at a press briefing.

In Sudan, the ICRC is trying to reconnect separated Ethiopian families

 In Sudan, the ICRC is trying to reconnect separated Ethiopian families © REUTERS - MOHAMED NURELDIN ABDALLAH Ethiopian refugees in Fashaga camp, in Sudan, on 20 November 2020. The ongoing conflict in the region of Tigray portends a serious humanitarian crisis, according to the High Commissioner for Refugees. Since November 10, the conflict in Tigray has led to the exodus of nearly 35,000 people to Sudan. Fleeing in haste from the fighting or the massacres, many families were separated.

Animosity between the government in Tigray and Eritrea goes back a long way, according to the BBC's Africa regional editor Will Ross, who says much of it On Sunday, the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission said gunmen had killed at least 34 people on a passenger bus on Saturday night in the

Assenna: Eritrean Refugees in Ethiopia Comment on Human Trafficking and Sinai Tragedy Eritrea : Unaccompanied Minors in Refugee Camps in Ethiopia - Part 1 - Продолжительность: 18:30 HRC . Visit to Mai Ayni Eritrean Refugee Camp , Tigray Province, Ethiopia - Продолжительность: 6:35

Video: Ethiopia: the standoff continues between the TPLF and Abiy Ahmed, 43,000 refugees in Sudan (France 24)

According to Addis Ababa, the Ethiopian army finished this week -end the recovery in hand of the dissident region, which Debretsion Gebremichael, president of the Front for the Liberation of the Tigray people (TPLF), denied.

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed on November 4 ordered the army to intervene in this northern region of the country populated by five million people to restore the rule of law after blaming the attack on 'a government base to local forces.

(Stephanie Nebehay with Emma Thomasson in Berlin, French version Jean-Philippe Lefief, edited by Blandine Hénault)

Ethiopia: Abiy claims to know the whereabouts of the fleeing Tigray leaders .
© Aude GENET Map locating the Tigray region in Ethiopia and neighboring Eritrea The dissident leaders of Tigray, on the run, are tracked and are in the crosshairs of the Ethiopian federal army, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Monday, less than 48 hours after his proclaimed military victory in this northern region of the country. Nobel Peace Prize winner in 2019, Mr.

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