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AFARSArmy Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement
AFARSAutomated Federal Aviation Regulations Subsystem
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If the Afars keep on arriving in the numbers we are seeing now, there will be 40,000 cattle here in the next two weeks,'' says the Ethiopian government's chief veterinary officer in the region, Dr Tilahun Bogale: ``Their animals are trampling the grasslands already, and their need for food and water is very great.
Yasin Abedella, spokesperson of Red Sea Afar Democratic Organization (RSADO) told Sudan Tribune that the demonstration was in remembrance of Eritrean Afars who had been killed or disappeared by government and to increase awareness of their movement.
Eritrean Red Sea Afars, an ethnic minority in with a nomadic life style, remain one of the most highly persecuted ethnicities in the country, as the coastal area they live in holds strategic and economic value.
According to the statement, the Red Sea Afars from Eritrea, who fled to Yemen across the Red Sea on 2 September, have been apprehended by Yemeni Authorities in Hudayda Yemen.
In a statement after the 2 day conference the red sea Afar people called on the international community for an immediate act to halt atrocities racially and politically motivated abuse, harassment and mal-treatment and discrimination being carried out against the Afars in particular and to all innocent Eritreans in general.