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Are Eritrea government spies posing as refugee interpreters?

Post by Awash » 26 Feb 2018, 07:54

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Asylum seekers and activists tell Al Jazeera how government-linked translators have infiltrated the immigration system.

by Elaine Allaby 7 Hours ago

Italy received around 59,000 Eritreans between 2015 and 2016 [Courtesy: Meron Estefanos]
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 Palermo central police station in Sicily.

There, they were told Italian authorities would help them identify the living and dead for the refugees' families back home.

But when they entered the building, they were shocked to find it filled with representatives of the Eritrean government.

"These people fled from that government, and there they are sitting there," Estefanos tells Al Jazeera.

"People that we know, European leaders of Eritrean-affiliated organisations, were sitting at the [police headquarters] and registering people's names."

The pair complained, and the representatives were eventually removed...
Continue: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/featu ... 07769.html

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Re: Are Eritrea government spies posing as refugee interpreters?

Post by YAY » 26 Feb 2018, 17:28

Dear Awash: What is the real issue. Don't people have anything better to do?

The European Gov'ts are accepting Eritreans and imposter "Eritreans" as refugees regardless of who is interpreting for them. What harm can they show even if GoER supporters were their interpreters? These asylum seekers have practically nothing significant that the GoER does not know about them, and would send spies to discover from their interviews. Who is seized by some kind of anxiety? I don't believe the asylum seekers are. May be Al Jezira, or qashi Mussie or Ms. Meron Estifanos?

Elaine Allaby has reported that the Italian police have investigated the accusers' concerns and the interpreters were cleared:
In a September 2017 meeting in Rome with EASO, Eritreans raised the issue of the agency's alleged use of government-linked interpreters, according to Rezene, the interpreter and activist.
At the agency's instruction, Rezene followed up by email shortly after, but by the start of 2018, he still had not received a response.
EASO told Al Jazeera that one interpreter subsequently resigned following an investigation, but added that this was not necessarily proof of the allegations.
The Interpreters and Translators Cooperative company told Al Jazeera that its contractors sign a code of conduct requiring them to declare conflicts of interest and agree to interpret faithfully.
Its interpreters have been cleared by the Italian police, ITC said.


https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/featu ... 07769.html

So, what really is the problem causing anxieties?

Awash wrote:
Asylum seekers and activists tell Al Jazeera how government-linked translators have infiltrated the immigration system.

by Elaine Allaby 7 Hours ago

Italy received around 59,000 Eritreans between 2015 and 2016 [Courtesy: Meron Estefanos]
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 Palermo central police station in Sicily.

There, they were told Italian authorities would help them identify the living and dead for the refugees' families back home.

But when they entered the building, they were shocked to find it filled with representatives of the Eritrean government.

"These people fled from that government, and there they are sitting there," Estefanos tells Al Jazeera.

"People that we know, European leaders of Eritrean-affiliated organisations, were sitting at the [police headquarters] and registering people's names."

The pair complained, and the representatives were eventually removed...
Continue: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/featu ... 07769.html

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Re: Are Eritrea government spies posing as refugee interpreters?

Post by Awash » 26 Feb 2018, 19:28

The tyrants' "spies" are stooges who do the savage tyrants' bidding. We don't know how many asylum seekers were denied refugee status due to the misinterpretation of the stooges.
It just goes to show to what extent the tyrants are willing to go
to prevent the truth from coming out. No wonder all the journalists are rotting in prison.
YAY wrote:Dear Awash: What is the real issue. Don't people have anything better to do?

The European Gov'ts are accepting Eritreans and imposter "Eritreans" as refugees regardless of who is interpreting for them. What harm can they show even if GoER supporters were their interpreters? These asylum seekers have practically nothing significant that the GoER does not know about them, and would send spies to discover from their interviews. Who is seized by some kind of anxiety? I don't believe the asylum seekers are. May be Al Jezira, or qashi Mussie or Ms. Meron Estifanos?

Elaine Allaby has reported that the Italian police have investigated the accusers' concerns and the interpreters were cleared:
In a September 2017 meeting in Rome with EASO, Eritreans raised the issue of the agency's alleged use of government-linked interpreters, according to Rezene, the interpreter and activist.
At the agency's instruction, Rezene followed up by email shortly after, but by the start of 2018, he still had not received a response.
EASO told Al Jazeera that one interpreter subsequently resigned following an investigation, but added that this was not necessarily proof of the allegations.
The Interpreters and Translators Cooperative company told Al Jazeera that its contractors sign a code of conduct requiring them to declare conflicts of interest and agree to interpret faithfully.
Its interpreters have been cleared by the Italian police, ITC said.


https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/featu ... 07769.html

So, what really is the problem causing anxieties?

Awash wrote:
Asylum seekers and activists tell Al Jazeera how government-linked translators have infiltrated the immigration system.

by Elaine Allaby 7 Hours ago

Italy received around 59,000 Eritreans between 2015 and 2016 [Courtesy: Meron Estefanos]
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 Palermo central police station in Sicily.

There, they were told Italian authorities would help them identify the living and dead for the refugees' families back home.

But when they entered the building, they were shocked to find it filled with representatives of the Eritrean government.

"These people fled from that government, and there they are sitting there," Estefanos tells Al Jazeera.

"People that we know, European leaders of Eritrean-affiliated organisations, were sitting at the [police headquarters] and registering people's names."

The pair complained, and the representatives were eventually removed...
Continue: https://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/featu ... 07769.html

Awash
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Re: Are Eritrea government spies posing as refugee interpreters?

Post by Awash » 27 Feb 2018, 03:54

Stick to the subject at hand, you moron ugum shabo savage.

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