09. Juni 2018 · Kommentare deaktiviert für U.N. says 46 Ethiopians drown en route to Yemen; 16 missing · Kategorien: Äthiopien, EN · Tags: , , ,

Reuters | 06.06.2018

GENEVA (Reuters) – Forth-six Ethiopians drowned early on Wednesday and 16 were missing after a smuggler’s boat carrying at least 100 migrants capsized as it approached Yemen, the U.N. migration agency said in a statement.

The boat left the port of Bossasso in Somalia on Tuesday, with 83 men and 17 women on board who were hoping to find work in Yemen and the Arabian Gulf, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) said, citing information from survivors.

IOM’s director of operations and emergencies, Mohammad Abdiker, said the Gulf of Aden’s migration tragedy was shameful.

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22. Februar 2018 · Kommentare deaktiviert für Ethiopia: Mass protests ‚rooted in country’s history‘ · Kategorien: Afrika, Äthiopien · Tags:

Al Jazeera | 20.02.2018

Ethiopia declared a state of emergency on the heels of mass anti-government rallies. But just who is protesting and why?

by Jillian Kestler-D’Amours

It has been a tumultuous week in Ethiopian politics after the country’s prime minister abruptly resigned and the ruling coalition declared a six-month state of emergency as it seeks to contain mass anti-government protests.

These protests are at the heart of Hailemariam Desalegn’s decision to step down, according to several experts, who say the country is now at a critical juncture in its political history.

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