“Eritrean migrants face new asylum battle in EU,” by Martin Plaut for the BBC:
The exodus from Eritrea is complicating Europe’s efforts to tackle the Mediterranean migrant crisis.
Eritreans – struggling ashore or picked up at sea – form the second-largest group of migrants risking their lives to reach Italy, after Syrians.
Eritrea, in the Horn of Africa, is not in the grip of war or famine. Yet around 5,000 Eritreans flee every month. Why?