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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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Famine ‘largest humanitarian crisis in history of UN’

11 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

UN humanitarian chief says 20 million people in Yemen, South Sudan, Somalia and Nigeria face starvation and famine.

The world faces the largest humanitarian crisis since the United Nations was founded in 1945 with more than 20 million people in four countries at risk of starvation and famine, the UN humanitarian chief has said.
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Ethiopians flock in large numbers into war-torn Yemen

29 Nov

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by AFP

More than 100,000 refugees from the Horn of Africa have flocked to Yemen this year despite a raging conflict in the country, the United Nations said on Tuesday.
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32nd Human Rights Council session urged to take action on serious human rights violations in Ethiopia

22 Jun

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin, The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

on Wednesday June 22, 2016, at the 32nd session of the Human Rights Council (HRC), Human Rights Watch (HRW) participated in the General Debate under Agenda item 4: Human Rights situations that require the Council’s attention.

HRW informed HRC that it is “deeply expressed concerned about several human rights situations that have either been inadequately addressed by this Council, or on which the Council has remained largely silent.”

In that respect, it mentioned four countries by name – Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Thailand and Yemen – mostly where these violations have taken place.
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Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan & Yemen said with the greatest needs for food aid thru 2016

26 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Fews.net Food Assistance Outlook Brief
 

This video version of FEWS NET’s Food Assistance Outlook Brief for April 2016, which projects humanitarian assistance needs in October 2016, shows:

    *   30 of the 34 countries that FEWS NET covers will have significant populations in Crisis (IPC Phase 3) or worse food insecurity

    *   El Niño, conflict, and macroeconomic issues are the primary drivers of food insecurity

    *   El Niño is dissipating but a transition to La Niña, which brings a different set of concerns, is more likely by the end of 2016

    *   Ethiopia, South Sudan, Sudan and Yemen are the countries with the greatest needs

    *   Severe and extensive drought in Southern Africa has significantly reduced crop production

 

UK ‘training Ethiopian forces’ linked to Briton’s kidnap, as it had done with the ‘Liyu Police’, the killing machine in the Ogaden

23 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The UK government is providing funding to help train Ethiopian security forces, despite evidence of their involvement in the kidnap and rendition of a British man who is now held under sentence of death.
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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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