‘Cruel’ trafficker accused of torturing refugees found guilty in Ethiopia

‘Cruel’ trafficker accused of torturing refugees found guilty in Ethiopia

One of north Africa’s most notorious human traffickers, accused of extorting and torturing thousands of refugees and migrants in Libya, has been found guilty on five counts of smuggling and trafficking in Ethiopia.... Read more »
Ethiopian migrants head home after brush with death in Mozambique

Ethiopian migrants head home after brush with death in Mozambique

Addis Ababa (AFP) – As the truck travelled south, Yosef Moliso and the other Ethiopian migrants trapped inside its sealed cargo container pounded on the walls for help while struggling to breathe.... Read more »
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Ethiopia Ends Blanket Protection for Eritrean Refugees

Ethiopia Ends Blanket Protection for Eritrean Refugees

VOA News ADDIS ABABA – Ethiopia has stopped granting automatic asylum to Eritreans entering the country.  The United Nations and aid groups say the previously unannounced policy change, which went into place... Read more »
'Ethiopia is my home': Syrian chefs build new lives fuelled by shawarma

‘Ethiopia is my home’: Syrian chefs build new lives fuelled by shawarma

When Maetz Lebhar visited Ethiopia for a conference on dairy products in 2015, he did not expect to be calling the country his home within the space of a year. Attracted by... Read more »
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Ethiopians Abused on Gulf Migration Route

Human Rights Watch (Addis Ababa) – Ethiopians undertaking the perilous journey by boat across the Red Sea or Gulf of Aden face exploitation and torture in Yemen by a network of trafficking groups, Human Rights Watch... Read more »