UAE deploys fast jets to Eritrea

The United Arab Emirates has deployed a combat air group to Eritrea’s Assab airport to support its military operation in southern Yemen, Airbus Defence and Space satellite imagery shows. There were nine Dassault Mirage 2000 multirole jet fighters at the airport on 20 October, as well as two Sikorsky UH-60 …

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Cholera Outbreak, In The Area Of Bedda, Eritrea.

Despite a deliberate media blackout by the authorities in Eritrea, news about the outbreak of a cholera epidemic has started coming out in bits and pieces. Confirmed reports from Bedda, in the Dankalia region indicate that five citizens have died and forty-five others in the same village have been infected. …

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Canadian firm faces new fored labour claims over Eritrean mine

Dozens more workers alleging forced labour and intimidation at Bisha mine set to join civil action against mining company Nevsun Resources Dozens of Eritreans are to join a groundbreaking civil action in Canada as plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Nevsun Resources, which majority-owns the Bisha mine in north-west Eritrea, following …

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Counting the lost and nameless dead of the Mediterranean

Warning: this story contains disturbing imagery London: There is an “invisible catastrophe” in the Mediterranean: families who have lost their loved one beneath the waves and do not know where they are buried – or even if they are dead. A new report says many of the thousands of refugees …

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