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Israel’s New Strategy: Classify Eritrean Refugees as Ethiopians to Deport Them

In recent months, the state of Israel has increased its efforts to expel Eritrean, Sudanese and other African citizens. Most of the effort is focused on convincing migrants to sign controversial 'consent' forms stating they agree to return. Another method is to classify Eritreans as Ethiopian, in spite of their insistence that they are Eritrean.

Eritrean Refugee Abductions On the Rise In Sudan

AFRICANGLOBE - Eritrea's biggest opposition group on Saturday called for urgent action to stop rising abductions and disappearances against Eritrean refugees sheltered at Shagarab refugee camp in Eastern Sudan. According to the UN, human right groups and Eritrean opposition groups, Eritrean refugees who arrive at the border in neighbouring Sudan - hoping to claim asylum - are increasingly being kidnapped for ransom, sexual exploitation, forced marriage and bonded labour.