Tag: Eritrea

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UN Special Rapporteur’s Summary Report 2020: Human Rights Situation in Eritrea

UN Special Rapporteur’s Summary Report 2020: Human Rights Situation in Eritrea

Summary: The present report is submitted pursuant to Human Rights Council resolution 41/1, in which the Council extended the mandate of the Specia...
Canadian Supreme Court Affirms Eritreans’ Slavery and Forced Labour Claims Can Proceed

Canadian Supreme Court Affirms Eritreans’ Slavery and Forced Labour Claims Can Proceed

By HRCE (Ottawa, 28 February, 2020) Canada’s Supreme Court today dismissed an appeal by Nevsun Resources Ltd. that sought...
Civil Society Organizations call for UN to inspect Eritrea

Civil Society Organizations call for UN to inspect Eritrea

Twenty-nine civil society organizations urge the United Nations Human Rights Council, to scrutinize the worsening human rights condition in Eritrea i...
Sweden: Dawit Isaak was so proud of you, are you?

Sweden: Dawit Isaak was so proud of you, are you?

By Aaron Berhane It was my first time visiting Sweden, the country, my colleague Dawit Isaak used to talk about often with such great excitement b...
The Eritrean Regime Blocks Social Media Networks

The Eritrean Regime Blocks Social Media Networks

The Eritrean government has blocked the internet that can be accessed via mobile phone. Source: African News Eritreans are unable to access soc...
The RSF Press Freedom Index for 2019 ranks Eritrea 178 out of 180 countries

The RSF Press Freedom Index for 2019 ranks Eritrea 178 out of 180 countries

By Aaron Berhane The Eritrean government hasn’t shown any progress in regard to press freedom since it shut down the independent press and arreste...
UN Commission has urged referral to the International Criminal Court

UN Commission has urged referral to the International Criminal Court

“My plea to you, Excellencies, on behalf of the three members of the former Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea, Mike Smith, Victor Dan...
Commission of Inquiry believes the Eritrean regime has committed Crimes Against Humanity

Commission of Inquiry believes the Eritrean regime has committed Crimes Against Humanity

The commission calls for the Security Council to refer Eritrea's case to Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court for consideration, and recomme...
Sudan and Eritrea crackdown on migrants amid reports of EU incentives

Sudan and Eritrea crackdown on migrants amid reports of EU incentives

Authorities in Sudan have launched a crackdown on Eritrean migrants - arresting those living in the capital, Khartoum, and intercepting hundreds trave...
10 Most Censored Countries

10 Most Censored Countries

By CPJ The 2015 list of 10 Most Censored Countries is part of CPJ's annual publication, Attacks on the Press. Repressive nations threaten jail t...
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