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Eritrean refugees protest conditions in Libyan detention as resettlement solutions falter

This is a summary of what was said by UNHCR spokesperson Shabia Mantoo – to whom quoted text may be attributed – at today's...

UNHCR plans for refugees in Ethiopia

Full Report from UNHCR Here REFUGEES FROM ERITREA Since 2000, Ethiopia has received and hosted thousands of Eritrean refugees fleeing  persecution. Testimonies of recent arrivals from...

Eritrean refugees fearing torture for ransom forced off Libyan boat

By EEPA Aljazeera and other media report that Libyan security forces raided a ship, using rubber bullets and tear gas to force the refugees to disembark...

UN evacuates 262 of nearly 60,000 refugees in Libya to Niger

Detainees Evacuated out of Libya but Resettlement Capacity Remains Inadequate 16th November 2018 | News Source: European Council on Refugees and Exiles According to the United Nations...

Refugees in Sudan left in limbo while UNHCR investigates fraud

Sudan: the Impact of the Suspension of the UNHCR Resettlement Programme on Refugees Source: Africa Monitors November 17, 2018 The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) resettlement...

Update: Eritrean refugees captured after escaping from Libyan camp

I am very sorry to have to report that unfortunately the refugees have been surrounded by soldiers and trucks and taken back to...

Eritrean refugees on the run after escaping from Libyan camp

BREAKING NEWS Source: Giulia Tranchina https://twitter.com/GiuliaRastajuly/status/1060857032276877312 This morning the Eritrean refugees in Al Furhaji Sebha, after 3 days with no food (and months of near starvation), rebelled...

Libya Update on the 300 Eritrean refugees in Qaser Bin Ghashir...

By Giulia Tranchina, human rights lawyer specialising in immigration and asylum 25 October 2018 "Thanks to all our efforts and campaign, today UNHCR registered all the...

Plea from Eritreans trapped in a Libyan detention centre

By Giulia Tranchina, human rights lawyer specialising in immigration and asylum Tragic plea for help from another detention centre in Tripoli, Alfurgha Sebha, managed by...

Eritreans across Europe call on UN to aid Libyan refugees

Eritreans from Italy, Germany, Sweden, Italy and Holland came together to call on the UN refugee agency to step up its efforts in Libya. In...
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