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Eritrea: Denmark need personal threat in order to be granted asylum

Asmara (HAN) November 27, 2014 – Humanitarian Diplomacy and Regional Security and safety news. The new flex Eritrean refugees increase in 2014, that  led Denmark government to put a halt asylum seekers for Eritreans until the Danish Immigration Service could evaluate the reason for the sharp uptick.  Denmark and Eu External action are talking to Eritrean diplomats in Paris and Rome to find a solutions about the Humanitarian crisis, according to Geeska Afrika Online reporter In Brussels, Belgium.
According to Eritrean diplomatic initiative in Europe and Eritrean Friends forum in Europe influenced European refugee policy towards Eritrean Asylum seekers.
The new reports in EU circles indicates that the human rights situation in Eritrea may not be as bad as rumoured, thus Denmark and other EU countries will no longer give blanket asylum to Eritreans arriving from Italy, Turkey or Eastern European distinctions.

“The report gives new and relevant information on the asylum situation in relation to Eritrea. The report shows that there was a need for updated information and that it was necessary for Immigration Service to carry out a fact finding mission,” Justice Minister Mette Frederiksen said

The results of the Immigration Service’s investigation have now been delivered to the Justice Ministry and Eritreans will once again be eligible for asylum in Denmark – but under much tougher criteria than before.

The Justice Ministry said in a press release on Tuesday that Eritreans will no longer be automatically granted asylum if they came to Denmark to flee their home country’s authoritarian rule and compulsory military service.

Eritrea has led to a sharp increase in the number of youths fleeing to neighbouring Ethiopia, a UN Report

Instead, Eritreans will need to show that they face a personal threat in order to be granted asylum in Europe and specially Denmark.


Photo: Eritrean refugees arrive in Romanian emergency transit centre


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3 Responses to “Eritrea: Denmark need personal threat in order to be granted asylum”

  1. Alem

    Time is way over due to depose the decomposing criminal ISAYAS AFEWORK and his criminal gangsters who forced you to this kind of inhumane treatment by reclaiming our Eritrea. Instead of our fate getting decided by a foreign government , lets shape and decide our future of our people and our country by taking over our country from the decaying murderer old man ISAYAS AFEWORKI and his criminal foot solders.
    OUR FATE and our future is on our hand and should NOT be decided by foreign government.
    Awetn selamn nhzbi Eritrea.
    Today is thanks giving day and I know most of us Eritreans does not seem we have anything to be thank full for, but lets be thank full for our heroic and heroin martyrs who gave their life for our freedom including our father Tewolde vaccaro , for our modern day tegadelti who are fighting relentlessly without getting tired and giving up.
    I am thank full for those Eritreans
    1-who are working very hard to unite our divided people so we overthrow the criminal tyrant.
    2-who are working very hard to chock the life lines of the criminal dictator ISAYAS AFEWORKI.
    3-Who are trying very hard to reach out and enlighten our armed services.
    4-who are working very hard to expose the lies and lies and lies of the criminal skunk ISAYAS.
    5- For our several medias and their production stuff for being the voice of freedom and change.
    6- For those who participate financially by contributing to our medias of freedom and change by realizing that, THEY CAN NOT FUNCTION WITH OUT OUR CONTRIBUTION.
    What are you thank full for?????????????

  2. God

    Hey you Alem,

    You don’t know what you are talking about. Please leave President ISAYAS AFEWORK alone. you have only personal hatred against the president. you are uncivilized person. I have seeing your other hatred comment against our beloved president. Your comments are all the same personal hatred.

    we are happy with President Afewerki. We believe in him more than we believe in God. You know, I know, the rest world know, that he has not killed any human being. You also know that in Eritrea we don’t have death penalty. You know all Ethiopian POW were respected and treated humanly. Tell me who are the people you are claiming were killed? Of course, there are people in person. SO what? you have many, many, many prison in America. You have 80% of the American blacks are in prison. You know America also have death penalty. So SHUT UP.

  3. Jerry Fish

    Eritrea is sad in the eyes of those that knew her before and knew what her potential was. intelligent Eritreans know that there is simply no excuse for not having a constitution or judicial system in place. I guess Eritrea will just continue to rot away as long as a dictatorial government remains in place. Hope PIA lives a shorter life than Mugabe. What a shame. I guess I better be careful with my comments as I might get quickly blamed for being pro-Ethiopian and pro-Western..

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