Category: interpreters

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Are Eritrea authorities spies posing as refugee interpreters?

It was a warm Mediterranean day in October 2013 when Meron Estefanos got the news. A boat had sunk off the Italian island of Lampedusa and several refugees had drowned. Most on board were Eritrean. Estefanos, a Swedish-Eritrean journalist and activist, and Father Mussie Zerai, a Catholic priest, both well known refugee advocates, rushed to…