Concerns Over Eritrea Leadership of Refugee Body

The decision to appoint Eritrea as chair of the key Africa and European Union forum dealing with African migration, has been heavily criticised because it places refugees and asylum seekers in the hands of a regime that is notorious for its human rights abuses. Worse still, there is evidence that Eritrean officials are directly implicated in human trafficking the Khartoum Process is meant to end writes Martin Plaut for the conversation .

 

A man from Eritrea walks along the road after leaving a Red Cross Caritas camp set up for migrants in the Italian border town of Ventimiglia, Italy, Oct. 13, 2016

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