The Ugandan immigration department on Monday said they have rescued six Eritreans who were being trafficked to the East African country.
Agnes Igoye, deputy National Coordinator of Prevention of Trafficking in Persons at the Directorate of Citizenship and Immigration Control, said the victims wer
Hundreds of protesters marched through Manchester city centre this afternoon to send a defiant message of support to Eritrean refugees in Libya. The demonstration began in Piccadilly Gardens at noon before crowds marched through Manchester to St Peters Square by 2pm this afternoon (October 16).
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The US on Thursday returned to the UN Human Rights Council, three-and-a-half years after its dramatic walkout — time seized upon by China to assert wider influence.
The UN General Assembly elected 18 new members of the UN’s top rights body, with countries starting their three-year council term from Jan. 1 next year.
Although member states were chosen in a secret ballot, the election was a non-contest, with 18 candidate countries standing for 18 seats. Beyond the US, the other states elected are: Argentina, Benin, Cameroon, Eritrea, Finland, Gambia, Honduras, India, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Montenegro, Paraguay, Qatar, Somalia and the United
Asmara, 13 October 2021- Ambassador Isa Ahmed Isa Eritrean Ambassador to Sudan, presented his credentials to the Chairman of the Transitional Military Council of the Republic of Chad, Gen. Mahamat Idris Deby as non-resident Ambassador to that country.