Tag Archives: Tragedy in the Gulf of Aden

UNHCR: Over 6000 Ethiopians Infiltrate to Yemen in 3 Months

Last year alone, more than 62,000 people, mostly Ethiopians, sneaked by several smuggling boats, have reached Yemen through the dangerous waters of the Gulf of Aden: UNHCR

By Qatar News Agency,

THE High Commission for Refugees has announced that more than 8148 African infiltrators arrived in Yemen during the first three months of 2014.

The Commission said in a report published today in Sana’a that new arrivals from the Horn of Africa to Yemen rose in March compared to the number registered during the month of February.  Continue reading UNHCR: Over 6000 Ethiopians Infiltrate to Yemen in 3 Months

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