An Eritrean Delegation led by Ambassador Araya Desta, Permanent Representative to the AU and UN-ECA took part in the Second Regional Conference on the AU-HoA Initiative on Human Trafficking and Smuggling of Migrants, held on 13 and 14 September 2015 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt.
AN ERITREAN national, who is also a citizen of the United Kingdom, was sentenced today (16) to three years in prison for smuggling up to 99 undocumented migrants from Eritrea and Ethiopia into the United States.
Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. of the District of Columbia, and Special Agent in Charge Clark E. Settles of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s Homeland Security Investigations’ (ICE-HSI) Washington, D.C., Field Office made the announcement. U.S. District Judge Reggie B. Walton of the District of Columbia imposed the sentence.
AFTER the war of 2000 failed to do the job, the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) and their handlers developed schemes to yank Eritrean youth out of their country, homes and livelihood. They targeted the youth to deprive Eritrea from the workforce necessary to build a nation and, to degrade the military’s capacities in order to launch one major assault and decapitate the nation when opportune. Continue reading Ethiopia: TPLF, a Niche of Human Trafficking→