EU says no place for asylum seekers and no more search-and-rescue operation. It will, however, mobilize efforts to prevent further loss of life at sea and to tackle the root causes of the human emergency, including co-operating with the countries of origin and transit. Is this face-saving or life-saving?
THE EU plans to allow only 5,000 refugees for resettlement by asylum seekers in response to the Mediterranean refugee crisis, reports the Guardian. Last year alone 150,000 people arrived in Southern Europe after surviving a trip across the sea.
The measure is part of a package that EU leaders have discussed in Brussels on Thursday. The British newspaper cites a
confidential draft conclusion of the summit that outlines the union’s response to the inflow of illegal immigrants from North Africa and the Middle East. Continue reading EU Plans to Kick Out 29 of Every 30 Refugees
A presentation on “Eritrea’s political situation and its policy in the Horn of Africa” by Mr. Yemene Ghebreab at the Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue on April 8, 2015
Ghebreab, Presidential Adviser and Head of Political Affairs for the ruling PFDJ, gave an extensive presentation at the Yemane Bruno Kreisky Forum for International Dialogue on the topic of Eritrea’s political situation and its policy in the Horn of Africa. Continue reading Yemene Ghebreab’s Presentation at Europe’s Kreisky Forum (AUDIO)