Tag Archives: human traffickers

Smugglers ‘deliberately drowned’ migrants near Yemen — TPLF as the push factor!

10 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by DW
 
Up to 50 people believed to have been migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia have been “deliberately drowned” near Yemen. The UN’s migration agency has called the killings “shocking and inhumane.”
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Europe’s migrant crisis turns it into deathbed to desperate refugees, makring an old continent’s moral decline

28 Aug

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Ethiopians are not new to their citizens’ bolting out of the country to escape despotic and barbaric TPLF feudal lords and their ‘potted plants’.
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Italy arrests two over migrant boat sinking

21 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The captain and a crew member of a boat that capsized off Libya on Sunday, killing hundreds of migrants, have been arrested, Italian officials say.
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70 Ethiopian Migrants Perish In The Red Sea On Their Way To Yemen

8 Dec

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Sneha Shanka, IBT

Illegal migrants, who attempted to flee the coast to Europe, travel in a boat after they were detained by the Libyan coastguard in Garbouli on June 5, 2014. Reuters/Hani Amara

At least 70 Ethiopians were killed when a boat capsized off Yemen’s western coast due to strong winds and rough seas, officials said Sunday, according to The Associated Press. The sinking, which reportedly occurred on Saturday, happened off the Red Sea port city of al-Makha.
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62 Ethiopians & Somalis preish in the Red Sea trying to reach Yemen

8 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

GENEVA (UNHCR) – The UN refugee agency on Friday said it had received confirmation that 62 people died when their boat foundered while trying to cross the Red Sea from the Horn of Africa to Yemen, making it the deadliest sinking this year.
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Happy 23rd anniversary TPLF from the torture industry in Yemen, enriched by the gut-wrenching sufferings of Ethiopian migrants

26 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory
HRW statement

For decades, migrants from Africa have passed through Yemen to seek work in Saudi Arabia. Since 2010, more than 337,000 migrants and refugees have landed on Yemen’s coastline from the Red Sea and the Gulf of Aden. Their numbers rose significantly, and then dipped in July 2013, most likely due to a Saudi crackdown on undocumented migrant workers, only to rise again in March 2014. A multi-million-dollar trafficking and extortion racket has developed in Yemen based on the migrants’ passage. Its locus is the hot and dry northern Yemeni border town of Haradh, where one government official estimated that trafficking and smuggling make up about 80 percent of the economy.
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Cairo & Khartoum have hands in trafficking & torture of Horn of Africa citizens

13 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory
By Gerry Simpson

Mesfin fled his country in early 2012 in the dead of night. Eritrea’s repressive regime had forced him, like tens of thousands of other men and women there, to become a soldier at 16, with the prospect of lifelong involuntary military service. He fled his barracks but was caught.
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