Have Your Say The U.N. Security Council has imposed sanctions on Eritrea in December 2009 “for its role in aiding rebels (thought to be affiliated with international terrorist groups)  in Somalia and refusing to withdraw from a ‘disputed border’ with Djibouti.” Months before the approval of the sanctions, there have been various, much publicized warnings by the international body, albeit ignored by the Eritrean Government.

Have Your Say The U.N. Security Council has imposed sanctions on Eritrea in December 2009 “for its role in aiding rebels (thought to be affiliated with international terrorist groups)  in Somalia and refusing to withdraw from a ‘disputed border’ with Djibouti.” Months before the approval of the sanctions, there have been various, much publicized warnings by the international body, albeit ignored by the Eritrean Government.

Tensions continue to rise in the volatile Horn of Africa as Eritrean insurgent groups promise a new wave of political violence following the imposition of UN sanctions against Eritrea for its alleged support of terrorism in the region. Eritrea is strategically located on the Red Sea, sharing borders with Sudan, Ethiopia and Djibouti.

Tensions continue to rise in the volatile Horn of Africa as Eritrean insurgent groups promise a new wave of political violence following the imposition of UN sanctions against Eritrea for its alleged support of terrorism in the region. Eritrea is strategically located on the Red Sea, sharing borders with Sudan, Ethiopia and Djibouti.

Sanctions are as hard to impose as they are to receive them. The UN often agonizes before punishing one of its own members even when it is a deserving regime like Eritrea. There were endless talks about sanctions and mere threats thereof for a few years now in the unlikely hope that the Asmara regime would come to its senses where it did not have any.

Sanctions are as hard to impose as they are to receive them. The UN often agonizes before punishing one of its own members even when it is a deserving regime like Eritrea. There were endless talks about sanctions and mere threats thereof for a few years now in the unlikely hope that the Asmara regime would come to its senses where it did not have any.

The Eritrean Research and Documentation Center followed closely the recent developments of growing international concern and pressure against the rogue regime in Eritrea. It all started with the resolution of the member sates meeting of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, then bolstered by the request of the African Union to the United Nations Security Council regarding sanctions against the rogue regime in Eritrea.

 

The Eritrean Research and Documentation Center followed closely the recent developments of growing international concern and pressure against the rogue regime in Eritrea. It all started with the resolution of the member sates meeting of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, then bolstered by the request of the African Union to the United Nations Security Council regarding sanctions against the rogue regime in Eritrea.

 

AU

The Africa Union (AU) says it stands by its recommendation to the United Nations Security Council to impose sanctions on Eritrea despite Asamara's sharp denial. The AU said public pronouncement by Sheik Dahir Aweys, a Somali opposition leader that his insurgent group receives help from Eritrea supports its suspicion of Asamara.

AU

The Africa Union (AU) says it stands by its recommendation to the United Nations Security Council to impose sanctions on Eritrea despite Asamara's sharp denial. The AU said public pronouncement by Sheik Dahir Aweys, a Somali opposition leader that his insurgent group receives help from Eritrea supports its suspicion of Asamara.