Tag Archives: UNHCR

2017: Dictators take charge of the UN Human Rights Council, repressive Ethiopia as one of them!

1 Mar

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 
Today, the prevailing wisdom amongst Ethiopians is that Western support is guilty of rendering the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) – Ethiopia’s ruling party – arrogant. It has emboldened it to determinedly pursue its trademark violent anti-democratic and anti-human rights policies, seen during this past quarter century.

As a not thoroughly-vetted carte blanche political gift, it has strongly and harmfully influenced the course of political history in Ethiopia.
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Identity & citizenship: Why questioning whether the Nuer is Ethiopian?

2 May

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Bol Buony Nyuot*
 

May 01, 2016(Nyamilepedia) —– Are all Nuers of Gambella refugees really as anti-peace campaigners recently exposed? Was there UNHCR in the world when Nuer lived at Matar, Kurthoony…and Jokow?
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UNITED NATIONS: Ethiopians & Somalis flooding into Yemen despite conflict

20 Jan

Editor’s Note:

Following the collapse of the Siad Barre regime in January 1991, Somalia did not have any government for over twenty years. Only late in 2012 was a government established in that country, whose dominion does not extend into the entire territory Siad Barre had left.
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Ethiopians continue to bolt out of their country. The world does not want to ask what pushes these people in every direction, including to death trap such as Yemen – the sea & the war over there…!

20 Jan

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

When Ethiopians joined the migration from Libya or from any other direction to Europe throughout 2015 and before, European officials, international organizations and non-governmental organizations deliberately described them as Eritreans.
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UNHCR dabbles in local & int’l refugee politics, for which Ethiopia is an evidence – a top refugee producing & receiving nation

3 Nov

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

For the past 41 years, Ethiopia has been known a refugee producing country. Of late, it has also become a major refugee hosting nation, change of status the regime has exploited as source of finance and political support. There is nothing new in this, since it is always developing countries that bear the burden of both producing and protecting refugees.
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The inescapable humanitarian crisis on wealthy Europe’s laps: States & peoples react differently

4 Sep

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

At its worst, the use of the term “migrant” by Europe, including by the international media, is devious. To start with, it is not consistent with international law.
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Over 250,000 Stranded Horn Refugees in Yemen, Majority Are Ethiopians; UNHCR Plans to Resettle 100k of Them in Relatively Stable Somaliland, Puntland & Djibouti. As Ethiopian Refugees Continue to Arrive Into The Fire, Ethiopia Tellingly No Option Even As Temporary Holding Point!

22 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Michael Pizi, Aljazeera

Tens of thousands of East African refugees and asylum-seekers are at risk of being left behind in Yemen’s roiling violence, deprived not only of safe options for evacuation but also of a home country that might take them in, activists and U.N. officials said this week.
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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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