Date: 01 Dec 2009
On the morning of 30 November 2009, the Working Group on the UPR examined the situation of human rights in Eritrea. Eritrea was represented by the Economic Advisor for the Ministry of National Development, Mr Girmai Abraham. The majority of African States participating in the discussion took the opportunity to praise Eritrea for its commitment to human rights and their achievements within their current reality. However, a number of other States expressed concern about the following issues:

Date: 01 Dec 2009
On the morning of 30 November 2009, the Working Group on the UPR examined the situation of human rights in Eritrea. Eritrea was represented by the Economic Advisor for the Ministry of National Development, Mr Girmai Abraham. The majority of African States participating in the discussion took the opportunity to praise Eritrea for its commitment to human rights and their achievements within their current reality. However, a number of other States expressed concern about the following issues:

Norway has decided to increase emergency relief to Kenya, Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia because of the drought. – At the same time it is important to increase food security, Development Minister Erik Solheim says. More than 20 million people are suffering from hunger as a result of the severe drought and conflicts in this densely populated region.

Norway has decided to increase emergency relief to Kenya, Somalia, Eritrea and Ethiopia because of the drought. – At the same time it is important to increase food security, Development Minister Erik Solheim says. More than 20 million people are suffering from hunger as a result of the severe drought and conflicts in this densely populated region.

They presented to several diverse groups of people including members of the United Nations, UN mission, Committee to Protect Journalists, Eritrean Civic Society , Eritrean Global Solidarity  and other individuals.

They presented to several diverse groups of people including members of the United Nations, UN mission, Committee to Protect Journalists, Eritrean Civic Society , Eritrean Global Solidarity  and other individuals.

 

“The name Dawit Isaak has become, for the whole Swedish people, synonymous with the struggle for freedom of speech and liberty of the press. His fate is a clear example of how oppressors fear free speech. The prize goes to him for his firmness of principle in working for an open democratic society in journalism and drama.”

 

“The name Dawit Isaak has become, for the whole Swedish people, synonymous with the struggle for freedom of speech and liberty of the press. His fate is a clear example of how oppressors fear free speech. The prize goes to him for his firmness of principle in working for an open democratic society in journalism and drama.”

I have received anonymous email today, which stated that a boat carrying Eritrean refugees crossing Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Malta is facing a problem. The massage is dated Nov 10 2009 and stated “nebsi Adhin” the boat caught on fire and a lot of people are crying for help.

I have received anonymous email today, which stated that a boat carrying Eritrean refugees crossing Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Malta is facing a problem. The massage is dated Nov 10 2009 and stated “nebsi Adhin” the boat caught on fire and a lot of people are crying for help.