Eritrean asylum seekers in Israel and around the world didn’t flee our country because of war with Ethiopia; we Eritreans fled our beloved home because of the tyrant, Isaias Afewerki.
I fully endorse the argument that Israel should not forcefully deport any person to a place that poses danger.
U.N. Human Rights Council accepts Cameroon as a new member, despite President Paul Biya ruling the country since 1982.
During the first three months of the year, public opposition to forced deportation snowballed as extensive media coverage of the issue enabled Israelis to become more aware.
This, coupled with the ongoing ethnic conflicts in different regions, has left the Ethiopian situation very complicated and unpredictable.
Among the slogans: "Money for the neighborhoods — not for another Holot [Detention Center]" and "No expulsion, no Holot — rebuild the neighborhoods."
Under the Refugee Convention, which Israel is a party to, persons who cannot return to their country of origin because of threat of persecution must be granted refugee status.
‘They will get killed if they go to Rwanda, so instead the government should spread them around the country,’ says lifelong resident.
There are about 150 people buried in the cemetery.