Universal Periodic Review

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
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May 6th, 2014
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Security Forces Fire On, Beat Students Protesting Plan to Expand Capital Boundaries Human Rights Watch Ethiopian security forces should cease using excessive force against students peacefully protesting plans to extend the boundaries of the capital, Addis Ababa, Human Rights Watch said today. The aut...
By IndepthAfrica
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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
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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
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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 benim
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Oct 11th, 2011
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Geneva – Zimbabwe defended its human rights record at a UN hearing Monday while slamming sanctions against the country which it said brought hardship and violated human rights. “Zimbabwe is a member of the international community and remains committed to its obligations on human rights,&#...