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  1. Eritrea: UN expert to investigate pervasive rights abuses as part of - historic' inquiryRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | United Nations

    "The creation of my Special Rapporteur's mandate has increased international awareness about the large-scale violations of human rights in Eritrea," said Sheila B. Keetharuth, adding that "concrete steps are urgently needed to address such violations." Her comments followed a five-day mission to Italy, where she visited Eritrean refugees and migrants and collected their first-hand accounts.

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  2. Letter from Africa: Emptying EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 26 | BBC News

    ... no opposition . The Eritrean parliament has not met since 2002. As for elections, they have not happened since Eritrea broke away from Ethiopia voting for independence in 1993. The young men and women who survive trekking across the desert and make ... 1 comment

  3. EU expresses concerns over human rights situation in Eritrea - Thursday, 25 September 2014 10:45Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | Walta Information Centre

    The EU expressed concern over continued human rights violations in Eritrea in a statement issued on Friday last week, especially arbitrary detentions and lack of religious freedom and freedom of expression. The statement said "We remain deeply concerned that the State of Eritrea continues to violate its international and domestic obligations regarding human rights."

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  4. Eritrea: EU Expresses Concerns Over Human Rights Situation in EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | AllAfrica.com

    The EU expressed concern over continued human rights violations in Eritrea in a statement issued on Friday last week , especially arbitrary detentions and lack of religious freedom and freedom of expression. The statement said "We remain deeply concerned that the State of Eritrea continues to violate its international and domestic obligations regarding human rights."

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  5. Sudan's SRF to hold all-inclusive opposition conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | Sudan Tribune

    The rebel alliance of Sudan Revolutionary Front has revealed plans to hold an all-parties conference for the opposition forces in order to combine visions on Sudan's future and adopt a unified political program prior to the convening of national dialogue. The speaker of the South African national assembly, Baleka Mbete , pictured with Malik Agar and Yasir Arman after a meeting on 22 September 2014 The SRF's secretary of external affairs, Yasir Arman, told Sudan Tribune from South Africa on Tuesday that they are conducting extensive contacts to hold an all-parties conference for opposition forces, similar to that one which took place in the Eritrean capital of Asmara in June 1995.

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  6. GD expelled from schoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | EKathimerini

    ... for the United States is set to unde... It's 2009. Italian architect and photographer Daniele Ratti is traveling in Eritrea, Eastern Africa. After reaching the country's capital, Asmara, Ratti is in for a surprise, as he finds him...

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  7. GD withdraws to the shadows in KeratsiniRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 22 | EKathimerini

    ... for the United States is set to unde... It's 2009. Italian architect and photographer Daniele Ratti is traveling in Eritrea, Eastern Africa. After reaching the country's capital, Asmara, Ratti is in for a surprise, as he finds him...

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  8. Lakki, architectural gem on island of Leros, finally gets due attentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | EKathimerini

    It's 2009. Italian architect and photographer Daniele Ratti is traveling in Eritrea, Eastern Africa.

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  9. Ethiopia: Desalegn's Distraction?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | AllAfrica.com

    The Ethiopian prime minister's recent outburst against Eritrea appears to be an attempt to turn the spotlight away from his own government's crises as it continues to face rising popular discontent against its various policies, crackdowns and interference in socio-religious affairs Recently, Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn conducted an interview in which he threatened northern neighbour, Eritrea. Desalegn warned that Ethiopia has shifted its policy towards Eritrea, and is now determined to unseat Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki by force.

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  10. US renews travel warning for EritreaRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2014 | Sudan Tribune

    The US Department of State has issued a new travel caution for Eritrea strictly warning its citizens of the risks of travel to Eritrea. According to a statement it released last week, the US Department of State strongly recommended US citizens refrain from travelling to the red sea nation alleging authorities in Eritrea were depriving US citizen's requisite for exit permit.

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  11. Yemen Encouraged by Eritrea's Political SupportRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | In-depth Africa

    By SABA, ERITREA's Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohamed confirmed on Tuesday his country's confidence in wisdom and ability of the Yemeni political leadership headed by President Abd Rabbo Mansour Hadi to overcome the current crisis.

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  12. Eighteenth Edition of Eri-News is OutRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 16 | In-depth Africa

    By Eritrean Mission to the AU and UNECA, THE Eighteenth Edition of 'Eri-News', a bi-weekly electronic newsletter prepared by the Press Section at the Permanent Mission of the State of Eritrea to the AU and UNECA, is out today.

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  13. The Swiss hopes of refugees with nothing to loseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 16 | Swissinfo

    ... "It would be better to meet in a car park. There are too many people here. I don't feel safe." A native of Eritrea, Mebrathon is 39 and has a lost look. He speaks in an undertone. "I arrived in Ethiopia a year-and-a-half ago, but I am leaving the ...

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  14. Did Isaias Afwerki Betray Andargachew Tsige?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | Tigrai Online

    ... of the U.S ,where the rights and freedom of Ethiopian refugees have been fully respected and protected as much as Eritrea.'' It wasn't entirely obvious what refugees the owner of Ethiopian Review was referring to. In any case, how is it possible ...

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  15. State Department updates travel warning for EritreaRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | In-depth Africa

    The U.S. Department of State warns U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Eritrea and strongly recommends U.S. citizens not travel to the country since there is increasing possibility U.S. citizens will not receive the requisite exit permit from Eritrean authorities, according to the latest State Department release. The new travel warning for Eritrea replaces the warning of November 18, 2013 to remind U.S. citizens of ongoing security concerns in Eritrea, the State Department says .

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  16. Beautiful Asmara and Its Young LadiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 13 | In-depth Africa

    ... around the Cathedral Road," once said an expatriate instructor who was teaching us English and African literature at Eritrea Institute of Technology (EIT). His view about the beauties of Asmara was quite strange for us all; who were attending his ...

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  17. Youth in Today's EritreaRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 11 | CiteULike

    Eritrea, the land of ethnic diversities is located on the eastern coasts of Red Sea. I landed in this wonderful tiny nation on 7th November, 2000 to join the Ministry of Education at Asmara.

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  18. Egypt is Back to its African Role and Responsibilities: President Al-SisiRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | In-depth Africa

    By Mohammed Hendawy, PRESIDENT Abdel Fattah al-Sisi of Egypt, in his special meeting with President Isaias Afwerki, stressed his country's keenness in cooperation and continuous coordination with the State of Eritrea in all fields and pointing out that due to the importance of an African dimension to Egypt, his country is returning to its role [] This post was originally published on this site

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  19. Eritrea led to abduction of prominent Ethiopian opposition leader: ReportRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 9 | In-depth Africa

    ... Ethiopian opposition groups to be dispersed by the Eritrean regime. Qatar gives additional millions of dollars to Eritrea and directly to ONLF to buy weapons from the Eritrean regime. Discouraged by the outcome of the discussion with the Egyptians, ...

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  20. Ethiopia Banks on the Afar People Against EritreaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 6 | In-depth Africa

    ... a number of other Eritrean opposition organisations . Its final declaration agreed to draft a new constitution for Eritrea, to set up a federal system of government. Taking the lead from the meeting of Eritrean opposition organisations on 18 July in ...

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