Mr. Abdu Osman Humadin, an Eritrean diplomat who worked in the headquarters of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Eritrea has defected to the United Kingdom.
Feruz Werede, Selam Kidane and Meron Estefanos are finding ways of challenging one of the most repressive states in Africa.
Seven of the men are from Eritrea and two are from Sudan, the Home Office said. A child has been passed into the care of social services
The government forced persons to participate in its national service program, often for periods of indefinite duration, and in its citizen militia. The government also severely restricted civil liberties, including freedom of speech, press, assembly, association, and religion.
Israel has begun deporting African asylum seekers from Sudan and Eritrea to Uganda, according to reports by an Israeli news outlet.
An Egyptian court sentenced 26 people to death on Thursday for plotting attacks on ships passing through the Suez Canal, ...
Jos, Nigeria (CNN) -- At least 29 students at a college in Nigeria are dead Tuesday after an attack authorities suspect was carried out by Boko Haram Islamists,...
The top United Nations refugee official said Syrians are about to pass Afghans as the world's biggest refugee population,...
Egypt's interim Prime Minister Hazem Beblawi has unexpectedly announced the resignation of his government.
Six suspected illegal immigrants from Eritrea have been arrested after a lorry driver heard banging coming from the inside of his vehicle.
Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki recently had harsh words for how Israel treats his countrymen in the country illegally.
Every Eritrean in the diaspora must undergo if they want to have any dealings with their home country.
Hundreds of Eritrean refugees have been enslaved in torture camps in
They included 47 women, four of them pregnant, and 50 children, all probably from sub-Saharan Africa, the navy said.
Eritrea was the next highest point of origin with 9,834 migrants, official figures showed - an increase of more than 400% over the previous year.
Enforced disappearances, arbitrary detention and torture were just a few of the violations Eritrea was accused of during a UN review of its human rights record Monday.
The people detained in the camp (120 refugees) escaped from one of the most terrible and authoritarian regime in the world, described by many organizations as an hell.
"worst of the worst"
list of countries that ranked at the bottom of both the political rights and civil liberties spectrums: Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan.
An Israeli man has been charged of attempted murder for stabbing a one-year-old Eritrean girl near the entrance to the central bus station in south Tel Aviv.
Hundreds of African women and children marched across the Israeli city of Tel Aviv on Wednesday to demonstrate outside the offices of the United Nations and the embassy of the United States.
Eritrean asylum seekers who survived disaster at sea only to be held in a reception centre on Lampedusa for more than 100 days have finally left the Italian island, with the UN condemning their extended stay as "not understandable and not acceptable".
Gideon Sa'ar discusses this week’s mass demonstrations by African migrants in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem; accuses outside bodies of initiating protests to pressure state to change "infiltrator law".
'We ask to be treated as human beings' Eritrean refugee tells IBTimes UK
Over 20,000 asylum seekers, mostly from Eritrea, assembled in Tel Aviv’s Rabin Square Sunday morning to demand recognition as refugees.
Following an October shipwreck in which 366 Eritrean migrants drowned off the Italian island of Lampedusa, Italy launched a special operation combining ships, helicopters and drones to monitor the Mediterranean Sea.
On board were men and women from Eritrea, Nigeria, Somalia, Zambia and Mali as well as from Pakistan, the navy said.
December 29, 2013 A pilot in the Eritrean military, Habtom Kahsay, has escaped with his bomber in Djibouti and plans who seek political asylum in another country.
The Eritrean Embassy in Israel is advising migrants in Israel how to transfer money back to Eritrea through a bank account in Germany, contrary to Israeli law, which forbids such transfers, a group of Eritrean migrants said at a press conference in Tel Aviv on Sunday.
Dubai or any other Arabstate would be a nice place for the dictator to exchange notes with his former nemesis, Mengistu, in Zimbabwe and for Eritrea to return from the “cold.”
War-torn East African Eritrea has had its share of violence just like Liberia.
Israeli authorities are effectively detaining hundreds of Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers despite an Israeli High Court order for their release, Human Rights Watch said.
With the youth fleeing the nation in mass exodus, Eritrea is at the brink of becoming a failed nation.
On a rainy afternoon in Cairo's al-Azhar Park, a group of 12 Eritrean youth meet to draw pictures of umbrellas under the grey sky.
Eritrean youths are being kidnapped by senior military officers, smuggled into Sudan and held to ransom, according to a report by Dutch and Swedish researchers.
Up to 30,000 Eritreans have been abducted since 2007 and taken to Egypt's Sinai to suffer torture and ransom demands, new research says.
A musician from tiny Eritrea has caused a stir on YouTube, with a protest song that appears to criticise the government of President Isaias Afewerki.
Ten years ago, Eritrean migrant Habtu hunkered down on the vomit-stained deck of a creaking trawler on the Mediterranean Sea, making the final stage of his perilous bid to reach Europe.
The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, expressed great concern about rampant human rights violations in Eritrea that caused hundreds of thousands to leave their country for an unknown and precarious future.
Group of asylum seeking Eritrean women petition health minister, welfare minister for health, social services for children.
The Eritrean government continues to restrict the travel of all foreign nationals. These restrictions require all visitors and residents, including U.S. diplomats
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