Tag Archives: Ethiopian immigrants

Tanzania Deports 253 Ethiopian Illegal Migrants: IOM

Hundreds of illegal Ethiopian immigrants have been nabbed by police as they are trying to made their way to South Africa through illegal entry points in Tanzania, Rwanda, Malawi and Zimbabwe. (Picture: The returnees at Bole International Airport, Addis Ababa)

By IOM Ethiopia,

SOME 253 illegal Ethiopian migrants who have been detained for more than a year in Tanzania, including 30 unaccompanied minors, have been deported back to Ethiopia last week (28th Nov).

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) facilitated their return.  Continue reading Tanzania Deports 253 Ethiopian Illegal Migrants: IOM

Tragedy and Atrocities against Ethiopian Migrants in Yemen on the Rise

The plight of Ethiopians under the minority regime in Ethiopia on the Rise

By News Agencies,

Thousands of economic migrants from Ethiopia are increasingly being exposed to violence in the gulf nation of Yemen, a new report uncovers.

The report released this week by the Regional Mixed Migration Secretariat (RMMS) revealed that East African migrants most of them Ethiopians are regularly being subjected to extreme inhumane abuses including to kidnapping, rape and other forms of torture beginning upon their arrival in Yemen.

According to the new report, the kidnap of new arrivals has increasingly become a common source of financial income to criminal gangs in Yemen.  Continue reading Tragedy and Atrocities against Ethiopian Migrants in Yemen on the Rise