Human rights in Eritrea

By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 16th, 2014
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By World Council of Churches (as approved by the WCC Central Committee, 2-8 July 2014) Over the past years, the ecumenical family has received various accounts of the deteriorating state of human rights in Eritrea and on-going reports of serious violations of human rights by the Eritrean authorities ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 14th, 2014
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H.E. Prof. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud The President of the Federal States of Somalia CC: H.E. Prof. Mohamed Osman Jawari The Speaker of the Parliament of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Dr. Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia Dear Mr President, We would...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 24th, 2014
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Eritrean Campaign Successfully Highlighted the Concern over the Indefinite National service in Eritrea at the UN Human Rights Council’s 26th Session. (Geneva 20-06-2014) Campaigners from across Europe held a protest vigil outside the UN’s Geneva headquarters as the report on Eritrea’s Universal Perio...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Apr 3rd, 2014
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Stop National Service Slavery in Eritrea Campaign The Stop National Service Slavery in Eritrea Campaign, welcomes the United Nations Special Rapporteur comments on the situation of human rights in Eritrea. Sheila B. Keetharuth,’s warning about persisting human rights violations in the Eritrea and par...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 31st, 2014
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EFND Communiqué No. 3 The Eritrean Human Tragedy: Root Causes Why Eritreans Are Fleeing Their Country in Droves Eritreans for Facilitating National Dialogue (EFND) By virtue of the fact that Eritrea has sadly become the ‘North Korea’ of Africa, the Eritrean people are today in a horrendous situation ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 28th, 2014
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National Report Submitted to the Human Rights Council by Government of Eritrea (GoE) November 2013: http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/G13/185/01/PDF/G1318501.pdf?OpenElement Responses by Human Rights Concern – Eritrea (HRCE) to the Eritrean National Report V. Progress on UPR Recommendations ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 13th, 2013
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UPR Submission Eritrea Updated in December 2013 – All updates are in bold Eritrea’s human rights situationhas not improved since the Council’s 2009 Universal Periodic Review. Torture, arbitrary detention, and severe restrictions on freedom of expression, association, and religious freedom remain rout...
By IndepthAfrica
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May 15th, 2013
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The international community must keep Eritrea under “close scrutiny”, an independent United Nations expert said today, stressing the need to fundamentally transform the East African nation’s “current culture of rights denial.” “Blatant disrespect for human rights in Eritrea is unacceptable,” said She...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 26th, 2013
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The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, will carry out an official visit to Ethiopia and Djibouti from 30 April to 9 May 2013 to collect information directly from Eritrean refugees on the human rights situation in their country. “Due to la...
By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 17th, 2013
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A Response to Allegations Made against Me by Red Sea Fisher This is a brief explanation prompted by what has been said lately about me in a certain blog known as Red Sea Fisher, ostensibly administered by Eritrean government apologists. The allegations are not different from what has been said about ...