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EU-Sudan refugee management on the rocks


ethiopean-refugeesThe Ethiopian refugees were whipped, fined, jailed and deported from Khartoum, Sudan, last weekend following a peaceful protest over a huge rise in visa processing fees. Reportedly 65 persons were victims of barbarism, rasing the concerns of the EU legislators.

“The EU must voice clear criticism on the recent incidents, conduct a thorough investigation to try to help the people concerned, and draw the necessary conclusion: if projects such as Better migration management are at risk for the EU to become complicit in human rights abuses, which I believe to be true, we should pull out immediately, ” – said Barbara Lochbihler, vice-chair of the European parliament’s sub-committee on Human Rights, urging the institutions to launch an inquiry.

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