Eritrean refugees, as well as other populations of refugees and some internally displaced groups, are struggling to find safety in Ethiopia.
Refugees International is deeply concerned about media reports that the Ethiopian government has rounded up more than 100 Eritrean refugees in and around Addis Ababa and forcibly moved them to the refugee camps near the unstable Amhara-Tigray border.
Eritrean women fled human rights abuses in their home country and are now caught in the crossfire of conflict in Tigray. Their voices must be heard, their experiences taken seriously, and their needs met—they must not be overlooked.
Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia have received little attention or assistance despite facing unique risks.
Refugees International is concerned about reports that Ethiopian government forces and Eritrean soldiers have forced Eritrean refugees to return to Eritrea or other locations where they may be in danger.
Refugees International is dismayed at the sudden announcement by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to cancel an agreement between Israel and UNHCR regarding Eritrean and Sudanese asylum seekers.