Tag: somalia

Eritrean Migrants in Libya: ‘They don’t treat us like humans’

Diana Eltahawy | 18 September 2012  A Bangladeshi migrant worker stands in front of a refugees camp near the Libyan and Tunisian border crossing of Ras Jdir after fleeing unrest in Libya March 4, 2011. “They [Libyans] don’t treat us like humans. For them, we are animals or slaves”, 23-year-old Nigerian woman detained in Khoms detention […]

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Press Statement – A joke worth denunciation “Enough is Enough!”

As of late, rumors have been circulating as regards the so-called election scheduled to take place in Mogadishu. ‘Somalia on the path to democracy’; ‘change would come through democracy’; ‘an election being conducted under better circumstances’; ‘it is an election due to take place at a time when the transitional government is in control of […]

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Eritrea Report Down, Bryden Leaks – Inner City Press

As Jim'ale Shifted to Somalia List, Eritrea Report Down, Bryden Leaks Inner City Press | By Matthew Russell Lee, Partial exclusive UNITED NATIONS, July 24 — The UN's Somalia and Eritrea sanctions are a circus. A report on Eritrea was put online, then taken down after an Ethiopian UN official Taye Brook-Zerihoun spoke with some but […]

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The Goal Post Keeps Moving: Monitoring Group’s Charges against Eritrea shift from “destabilizing Somalia” to “destabilizing Ethiopia”

  Ghidewon Abay Asmerom July 17, 2012 By now, it has become abundantly clear that the two sanctions against Eritrea, 1907(2009) and 2023(2011), had nothing to do with stabilizing Somalia or reconstituting it as a viable state. It also had nothing to do with the "staged" Djibouti-Eritrea "border dispute"; it was rather an elaborate scheme […]

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Exclusive: Eritrea reduces support for al Shabaab – U.N. report

By Aaron Maasho ADDIS ABABA | Mon Jul 16, 2012 8:05am EDT (Reuters) – Eritrea has reduced its support for the al Qaeda-allied al Shabaab militant group in Somalia under international pressure, but still violates U.N. Security Council resolutions and remains a destabilizing influence, a U.N. report says. The U.N. Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea, which […]

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Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea Report

Dehai.org Excerpts from the SEMG Report on Somalia mentioning Eritrea.  The full (pdf) report is attached at the end of this excerpt.  "Meanwhile, the relative importance of Eritrea as a source of  military and financial support for armed groups appears to have  declined. Enhanced international scrutiny of Eritrea's actions in  Somalia and the region, growing […]

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