Eritrea marks 28th anniversary of defeating Ethiopia in key liberation battle

Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki on Monday (February 12) led a wreath laying ceremony to commemorate the 28th anniversary of a key military victory over Ethiopia in 1990. Afwerki laid... Read more »

How a rare protest scared the Eritrean regime | Eritrea

Amid the standard heavy military presence and the regime’s ban of any associations and gatherings, Asmara experienced an unusual protest on October 31. As the widely shared video clips... Read more »

Eritrea opposition: Security forces kill 28 protesters | Eritrea News

Security forces killed at least 28 people in rare protests in the Eritrean capital, an opposition group has claimed, raising concerns from human rights groups and activists. The violence... Read more »

Ethiopia continues to embrace the enemy

Each night along the border of arid hills, Eritreans cautiously move through the terrain’s dead ground out of sight of their own military to escape into Ethiopia’s northernmost Tigray... Read more »

Ethiopia registers over 54,000 refugees in first 5 months of 2017

Ethiopia has registered an additional 54,107 refugees from January to May 2017, with most being Eritreans, South Sudanese and Sudanese, the media reporte. The figure was given by... Read more »

Instead of a wall, an open door: Why Ethiopia welcomes Eritrea’s refugees

Eritrean Refugees File Photo April 17, 2017 BADME, ALONG THE ERITREAN-ETHIOPIAN BORDER —When Yordanos and her two young children slipped safely across the Mereb riverbed between Eritrea and Ethiopia... Read more »

One day in Calais: The refugees hiding in the forest | France

Calais, France – Badessa* pushes through the trees and into a grubby forest clearing. “My home,” mutters the 17-year-old from Ethiopia’s Oromia region, pointing to a set of crumbling steps leading... Read more »

IRIN | Face to face with the Eritrean exodus into Ethiopia –

Under the early morning sun in the most northern region of Ethiopia a motley group of Eritrean men, women and children arrive dusty and tired at the end of... Read more »

Eritrea to Ethiopia, Mosul Worsens, and Boko Haram Bombs – the Cheat Sheat –

analysis Geneva — Every week, IRIN’s team of editors takes a look at what lies ahead on our humanitarian agenda and curates a selection of some of the best... Read more »

Rejected by Israel, Eritreans find shelter in Germany

Berlin, Germany – The most crucial decision for a person forced to flee their homeland is where to seek asylum. That is the hard lesson learned by Yemane Mesgen on... Read more »