Human rights

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 27th, 2014
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By Alem Mamo “The government talks about poverty reduction, but what they are really trying to do is to get rid of the poor. They destroyed us by taking our forested land, 70% of the population has to disappear, so that 30 % can live on. Under Pol Pot we died quickly but we kept […]...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 5th, 2014
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Eritrea Condemned on Indefinite National Service at UN Review (Geneva 03-02-2014) Diplomats, gathered for the UN Universal Periodic Review, today identified the interminable National Service in Eritrea as a cause for grave concern. Representatives of the Stop National Service Slavery in Eritrea Campa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Feb 3rd, 2014
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HRCE Eritrean Refugee dies in Negad detention cerntre in Djibouti Thomas Haddish, a 21 -year-old Eritrean, died yesterday evening in Djibouti Negad Detention Centre. Having fled from Eritrea three years ago, fearing serious persecution, he sought asylum in Djibouti. From the moment of his arrival in ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 1st, 2014
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by Kayode Ajulo ESQ The right of every nation state to make internal legislation without interference from others is recognised under international law. This right defines the relationship that exists between international law and domestic legal systems and, more specifically, in determining which la...
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 30th, 2014
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Selam Kidane National Slavery in the Guise of National Service is the Root Cause to the Refugee Crisis Facing Eritrea (Geneva 27-01-2014) Over the last fourteen years tens of thousands of young Eritreans have fled their country escaping the indefinite military service, where they are forced to work i...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 28th, 2014
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Oakland Institute For Immediate Release Oakland, CA – In a historic move, the US Congress has taken a stance on land grabs-related human rights abuses in Ethiopia. The 2014 Omnibus Appropriations Bill contains provisions that ensure that US development funds are not used to support forced evictions i...
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
Jan 6th, 2014
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As Fresh killings reported in Ogaden province of Degehbur By: Ahmed Abdi Somalilandsun – The Puntland Administration has arrested and severely tortured 15 undocumented Somali deportees from Saudi Arabia on Friday. These 15-young men were trying to return to Ethiopian-Occupied Ogaden region by w...
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...