Thursday, 2 February 2017

ETHIOPIA: Trump Travel Ban, Deported Passengers Stranded At Addis Ababa International Airport

About 100 people are stranded in Addis Ababa international airport after being deported from the US, the Ethiopian information minister has said.

It follows an executive order by President Trump to halt the US refugee programme and deny entry to nationals of seven mainly Muslim countries including Yemen, Libya, Sudan and Somalia.

The deportees arrived overnight and are currently in the transit area.