The uncertainty of my son’s destiny

Mehari (pseudonym) was born in Edaga Arbi and raised in Arbaete Asmara. He studied his elementary and middle school at Arbaete Asmara and he completed his high school at Ibrahim Sultan Secondary school. Mehari got a high score during the Matriculation Exam and he joined Asmara University to study his bachelor’s degree and eventually he graduated with a distinction from the department of Mathematic. After his graduation, he worked as an assistant instructor at the Mai-Nefhi Institute of science and Technology. He worked there until he was ordered to work as a teacher at the vocational and technical school known as Hamamos, at Sawa military training camp.

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Egyptian police harasses refugees and loots their properties. 

On the 11th and 12th of December 2018 the Egyptian police conducted raids on Eritrean refugees’ residences in the district of Ard el-Lewaa (where most of its residence are Eritrean Refugees) and arrested youths for allegedly  not holding the UNHCR cards and held them in the Ajuza police station.

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Eritrean refugees in Cairo cast doubt on the peace agreement between Eritrea and Ethiopia

Representatives from the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Wednesday, the 5th of December 2018, met with 24 members (12 females and 12 males) of the Eritrean refugee community in Cairo to discuss about the current situation in Eritrea and the benefits of the peace between Eritrea and Ethiopia as well as the change they want to see in order to return to their country. Continue reading “Eritrean refugees in Cairo cast doubt on the peace agreement between Eritrea and Ethiopia”