RSFAs World Press Freedom Day was being celebrated on 3 May, Eritrea continued to be the world’s worst country for journalists with around 30 currently held incommunicado in the most inhumane conditions and more arrests still being made, such as that of Said Abdulhai, one of the country’s most famous journalists, in the last week of March.

eritreaDuring the last months Eritrea has been more frequently mentioned as a supporter of terrorism and a country that does not abide international law or human rights. Through these accusations and Eritrea’s inability to deny them the country has been marginalized and has been pushed into a group of rogue states that we know as the Axis of Evil. The most important fact that put Eritrea in this place is its support for Somali insurgent groups and its close relations with Iran, an already established member of the Axis of Evil.