Members of the Eritrean National Commission for Democratic Change met on October 22, 2010 with US State Department officials at the State Department office in the Washington DC.  Commissioners Teklai Abraha and Kibrom Debru met with the officials to discuss the current developments in the Eritrean situation, specifically focusing on the recently concluded National Conference for Democratic Change. 

Engagement with the failing dictators is an exercise doomed to fail before it begins”

The International Crisis Group report on Eritrea recently published in the media under the title, “ Eritrea may become failed state. “ warned the international community to engage with the dictatorship that is uncooperative.

 This is the third report issued by the Suwera Centre for Human Rights (SCHR). The first report was published in 2005 reviewing developments in the implementation of human rights in Eritrea since its liberation. The second report, covering the situation of human rights in Eritrea during 2006, was issued in April 2007.

 

 This is the third report issued by the Suwera Centre for Human Rights (SCHR). The first report was published in 2005 reviewing developments in the implementation of human rights in Eritrea since its liberation. The second report, covering the situation of human rights in Eritrea during 2006, was issued in April 2007.

 

Two hours later, there was no sign of what had taken place. The park in the Shapira neighborhood of southern Tel Aviv was again teeming with life. Foreign workers gradually arrived, filling the place up, children came to play and only a green garbage bin located at the foot of a tree in a corner of the park remained as evidence that a short while earlier, at 3:30 P.M., someone's life had come to an end.

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Two hours later, there was no sign of what had taken place. The park in the Shapira neighborhood of southern Tel Aviv was again teeming with life. Foreign workers gradually arrived, filling the place up, children came to play and only a green garbage bin located at the foot of a tree in a corner of the park remained as evidence that a short while earlier, at 3:30 P.M., someone's life had come to an end.

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The government of President Issias Afwerqi is strictly policing the internet and flow of information after news exposing the transfer of over 250 million dollars to a personal account jointly owned by him and his son was released, sources from Asmara informed us. The regime, by dispatching its special forces, has nearly crippled the flow of information through the internet. Moreover, its forces are also watching photo studios in order to monitor and control photo copying of the bank document and the news piece regarding the money transfer.

The government of President Issias Afwerqi is strictly policing the internet and flow of information after news exposing the transfer of over 250 million dollars to a personal account jointly owned by him and his son was released, sources from Asmara informed us. The regime, by dispatching its special forces, has nearly crippled the flow of information through the internet. Moreover, its forces are also watching photo studios in order to monitor and control photo copying of the bank document and the news piece regarding the money transfer.

Daniel Kibrom, a journalist employed by Eritrea’s state-owned Eri TV, has been held since October 2006 in a prison camp in the south of the country, where he is serving a sentence of five years of forced labour for trying to cross the border into Ethiopia, Reporters Without Borders has learned from a former prison interrogator who fled the country a year ago.

Daniel Kibrom, a journalist employed by Eritrea’s state-owned Eri TV, has been held since October 2006 in a prison camp in the south of the country, where he is serving a sentence of five years of forced labour for trying to cross the border into Ethiopia, Reporters Without Borders has learned from a former prison interrogator who fled the country a year ago.

Reporters Without Borders has learned from local sources that Tura
Kubaba, a journalist with the Kunama-language service of state-owned
Radio Dimtsi Hafash (“Voice of the Masses”), has been detained in
Eritrea since the second half of 2006 and disappeared last year within
the country’s prison system.

Reporters Without Borders has learned from local sources that Tura
Kubaba, a journalist with the Kunama-language service of state-owned
Radio Dimtsi Hafash (“Voice of the Masses”), has been detained in
Eritrea since the second half of 2006 and disappeared last year within
the country’s prison system.

RWBReporters Without Borders voiced concern today about the fate of Johnny Hisabu, an editor with state-owned Eri-TV, who disappeared in late May after trying to flee across the border into Ethiopia. There are unconfirmed reports that he was arrested and has been held ever since in a detention centre in the southwestern town of Barentu.

RWBReporters Without Borders voiced concern today about the fate of Johnny Hisabu, an editor with state-owned Eri-TV, who disappeared in late May after trying to flee across the border into Ethiopia. There are unconfirmed reports that he was arrested and has been held ever since in a detention centre in the southwestern town of Barentu.