Eritrean Afars: The refugees you never hear about

Middle East Report, No. 276 (Fall 2015)
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Eritrea’s refugee crisis makes news when asylum seekers from the country's central highlands show up at Europe’s borders after trekking through Sudan and Libya—or drown crossing the Mediterranean. But Eritrean Afars who flee—and there are thousands—live on the other side of the Horn of Africa facing the Arab world where they are ignored by western media and aid agencies alike.

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