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New UN Refugee Representative: If Israel Doesn't Act Now, It Will Fail This Generation

Date: 1.12.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

The UN Refugee Agency’s new representative in Israel says he’s greatly concerned about asylum seekers’ uncertain status in the country – an intolerable situation for anyone who believes in humanism and human dignity, as he put it.  

Eritrean People Never Fled because of The War with Ethiopia

Date: 22.10.18 Source: Jerusalem Post, Teklit Michael
 

The so-called Eritrean government signed a peace deal in July with the Ethiopian government. For the Eritrean people, nothing has come from this deal other than an intangible concept of peace. After the deal, Eritreans were ecstatic.

Eritreans talked to us about Life after being Pushed out of Israel

Date: 4.10.18 Source: Vice News, Sarah Burke and Yousra Elbagir

KAMPALA, Uganda — Every few months for 10 years, Ben would go to an immigration office in Tel Aviv to renew his temporary visa, and every time he’d be greeted with the same response.

Too Soon to Say if Eritrean Asylum Seekers Can Be Sent Back Home, Say Israeli Officials

Date: 25.7.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

It is too soon to say whether Eritrean asylum seekers in Israel can be expelled to their homeland, even though 

In Tel Aviv, a battle is being waged for the future of Eritrea

Date: 9.6.18 Source: Haaretz, Lee Yaron

Afternoon is generally a busy time on the pedestrian mall in Tel Aviv’s Neveh Sha’anan neighborhood.

Israel hires anti-refugee group to research situation in Eritrea

Date: 28.6.17 Source: Haaretz, Ilan Lior
The Population and Immigration Authority has hired the services of the Israeli Immigration Policy Center, an organization that strives to expel African asylum seekers, to conduct a survey of the situation in Eritrea.

Confessions of an Eritrean Army Deserter

Date: 25.4.17 Source: Haaretz, Teklit Michael
Eritrean army deserters are denied refugee status by the Israeli government.

Eritrea has committed widespread crimes against humanity, says UN

Date: 8.6.16 Source: The Guardian
Up to 400,000 people in Eritrea enslaved by authoritarian government, UN inquiry finds. Eritreans are one of the largest groups crossing the Mediterranean. By: Patrick Kingsley, migration correspondent

Detailed findings of the commission of inquiry on human rights in Eritrea* **

Date: 8.6.16 Source: UN
The Human Rights Council established the Commission through resolution 26/24 of of 27 June 2014 and extended its mandate for one year to June 2016. On 8 June 2016, the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea released its second report. On 21 June 2016, the Commission will present its second report to the Human Rights Council. In October 2016, it will present an oral update to the General Assembly.

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