UNHCR: ‘Disturbing reports’ from Eritrean refugee camps in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

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The United Nations refugee agency said on Friday it continued to receive “disturbing reports” about Eritrean refugee camps in Ethiopia’s Tigray region which remains inaccessible.

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“We hope that the recent agreement will allow a full and unhindered humanitarian access to the Tigray region,” Babar Baloch of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees told a Geneva news briefing. There were concerns that some Eritrean refugees may have already fled camps in search of safety, he added.

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