Eritrea

Ethiopia Accuses ‘Criminal’ W.H.O. Director Tedros of Backing Violent Rebels

Ethiopian Army Chief of Staff Berhanu Jula gave a televised address on Wednesday in which he denounced Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a longtime member of the Ethiopian government but currently head of the World Health Organization (WHO), as a “criminal” for supporting the Tigray separatists who are fighting against the government in Addis Ababa. Berhanu called on Tedros to step down from his position at WHO, which did not immediately respond to his allegations.

World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus briefs the press on evolution of new coronavirus epidemic on January 29, 2020 in Geneva. (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP) (Photo by FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP via Getty Images)

Israel Grants Asylum To Gay Eritrean Man

TEL AVIV – Israel granted asylum to a gay Eritrean man on the grounds that returning to his home country – where homosexuality is illegal – would endanger his life.

An African migrant holds an Israeli flag after being released from the Holot detention center in the Negev. (photo credit:REUTERS)