EritreaEritrea has been deeply troubled since independence in 1991. Following the devastating war with Ethiopia (1998-2000), an authoritarian, militarised regime has further tightened political space, tolerating neither opposition nor dissent.

africa-eritrea-2008-06-15-00-pEritrea ‘s situation has become of great concern to the EU since the border conflict with Ethiopia started in 1998. The majority of the Eritrean people is faced with arrant poverty and Eritrea’s climate and geography render the people prone to food insecurity and hunger. The European Union remains deeply concerned that the government of Eritrea continues to severely violate basic human rights despite its obligations under domestic and international law.

euEritrea 's situation has become of great concern to the EU since the border conflict with Ethiopia started in 1998. The majority of the Eritrean people is faced with arrant poverty and Eritrea's climate and geography render the people prone to food insecurity and hunger. The European Union remains deeply concerned that the government of Eritrea continues to severely violate basic human rights despite its obligations under domestic and international law.