Caught in the Crossfire of Climate and Politics: The Eritrean Afars in Ethiopia

Middle East Report, No. 277 (Winter 2016)
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Marginalization, cultural discrimination, political repression and now a deepening drought and a collapsing local economy are driving Eritrean Afars to seek refuge in neighboring Ethiopia. Their plight, their insular warrior heritage, and their unresolved grievances are a recipe for future instability. 

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