A REPORT issued in late March by the British Home Office determines that defectors from the Eritrean army do not, in fact, face life-threatening danger in Eritrea, and therefore do not deserve refugee status in other countries. Britain has issued new guidelines for dealing with the Eritreans who have flooded that country.
By DPA – ISRAEL has begun deporting asylum seekers, most of them Eritreans who entered the country illegally, to third-party nations.
Seven Eritreans staying at an open facility in Israel‘s Negev desert received letters saying they had 30 days to leave for an unnamed country, said the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants in Israel on Thursday.
Israel flew 14 Eritreans back to their home country on Sunday, human rights organizations say.
According to reports, 14 Eritrean nationals who had been held at the Saharonim detention facility in southern Israel were flown to Eritrea via Turkey after signing consent forms. One man changed his mind after signing the documents and remained in custody at Saharonim.