Back in the days during the struggle, a group of fighters broke up from ELF to form another front that ended up being EPLF at the end of the day. The splinters used to be called HIZBAWI HAILITAT until they integrate their forces to a
Several top Eritrean leaders have been reported to the police for crimes against humanity by a Swedish law firm, as a new law took effect enabling such crimes committed anywhere else in the world to be prosecuted in Sweden.
The report lists a series of alleged crimes
Mekseb Debesay forced to rely on kindness of strangers for food and fresh clothes after taking a wrong turn during Belgian one-day race
Eritrean Mekseb Debesay of team Dimension Data lost his way in the E3 Harelbeke in Belgium yesterday, spent 15 hours on the road
WILPF stands in solidarity with the Network of Eritrean women in this statement. Through our work, we campaign for the rights of Eritrean women wherever they may be, but also for all human rights in Eritrea as a whole.
Women in Eritrea have become increasingly marginalised,
Celebrating International women day in London date 20/03/2016
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
Women are fighting and emerging for centuries of being held down. It has been a difficult battle which is still not complete. During the 30 years of armed struggle the question of equality of women was
Norfolk Police arrested two men in Howlett Way at around 10.30am on Tuesday after receiving reports of noises coming from the back of a lorry.
The men have since been handed over to Immigration Enforcement.
A spokesman for the Home Office said the men were from Eritrea,
In the month of International Women's Day 2016 it is with great honor and much pride that Women for Change in Eritrea commemorated Int'l Women's Day for the 4th year in a row; this year the event was held with the Eritrean American Community of
France 24: Text by Nicolas GERMAIN
Latest update : 2016-03-19
Among African refugees in Europe, most come from one small nation, Eritrea. Why? France 24 were given rare access to the country and they went to find out. Reporter’s notebook, by Nicolas Germain.
It’s 1am when the plane lands
The opposition must be proud of its high morality. It has consciously decided to oppose the brutal government in Eritrea publicly, instead of being silent witness of, or unmoved by the extreme violation of the rights of Eritreans in Eritrea. The choice is made despite
Ray Jordan - CEO of international agricultural and development organisation Self Help Africa
In downtown Asmara there are boys sitting on church steps, studiously pouring through the text on the well-thumbed pages of bibles that are printed on a rich, thick parchment.
The text is in ancient Ge’ez, a
Eritea is considered to be one of the most secretive states in the world. But in a bid to rehabilitate its repressive image, the country has recently begun opening up to journalists. FRANCE 24 reports on the mass exodus of Eritreans every month.
It's a country
The Horn of Africa region is central to the world’s maritime trade. It’s also beginning to fall apart.
Back in 2002, Meles Zenawi, then prime minister of Ethiopia, drafted a foreign policy and national security white paper for his country. Before finalizing it, he confided to
(GENEVA 14 March 2016) The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, today provided an oral update to the Human Rights Council, focusing on the plight of unaccompanied Eritrean children crossing international borders. Since her first report
Agenda item 4
14 March 2016
Ladies and Gentlemen,
I am honoured to brief you in my capacity as the Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea. I present this oral update pursuant to HRC resolution 29/18.
The focus of my presentation will be
Conscription into the army or other government service for years on end, fear of detention and torture for real or imagined transgressions with no legal recourse, no prospect of schooling or meaningful work, and no personal freedom: The reasons Afar refugees in eastern Ethiopia gave