In a recent Poynter.org story, we argue for greater scrutiny of the figures that nonprofits, NGOs and the U.N. produce. We use a specific statistic from the UNHCR — the claim that 5,000 Eritreans leave the country each month — to illustrate our point. Over the past seven months, we compiled articles that highlighted the... Read more »
Opinion & Analysis
Eritrean refugees and asylum seekers are the 21st century’s stateless wanderers. They have become part of an international migration crisis, with over 300,000 Eritreans holding refugee status in 2013. In a series of upcoming articles, Africa Talks will post interviews with journalists and subject matter experts and examine data to make sense of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, with a focus on Eritrean refugees.