Mar 102016
European Parliament resolution on the situation in Eritrea (2016/2599(RSP) – The European Parliament,

European Parliament resolution on the situation in Eritrea (2016/2599(RSP)) The European Parliament,– having regard to its previous resolutions on Eritrea, in particular those of 7 February 2002(1), 18 November 2004(2) and 15 September 2011(3) on the human rights situation in the country, including the case of Dawit Isaak, – having regard to United Nations Security […]

Jun 252014
2014 Trafficking in Persons Report – Eritrea

Eritrea is a source country for men, women, and children subjected to forced labor domestically, and to a lesser extent, forced prostitution and labor abroad. Tens of thousands of persons continue to flee the country, many escaping the government’s mandatory national service program. Under the Proclamation of National Service (No. 82/1995), persons aged 18 to […]

Mar 262014

Press Release English Version ERITREA: HUNGER STRIKE IN PROTEST AGAINST DETENTION OF 267 ERITREAN REFUGEES IN DJIBOUTI Geneva 24 March 2014: Elsa Chyrum, Director of Human Rights Concern Eritrea (HRCE), is starting a hunger strike today outside the Djibouti Mission to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, in support of 267 Eritrean refugees detained in […]

Oct 102013
Letter to Foreign Minister Carl Bildt 09.10.2013

Letter to Foreign Minister Carl Bildt 09.10.2013  PDF Svensk-eritreansk samarbetsorganisation för demokratiutveckling SESADU / Swedish – Eritrean Cooperation organization of democratic development    October 9, 2013 Foreign Minister, Carl Bildt State Department Subject: Lampedusa – Eritrean refugee disaster Can the latest refugee tragedy off the Italian coast effect any change in the EU and Sweden’s migration […]

Oct 102013
Information's sheet on the manifestation Stockholm

Informations sheet on the manifestation PDF Svensk-eritreansk samarbetsorganisation för demokratiutveckling (Swedish-Eritrean cooperation organization of Democratic Development) English version Today’s manifestation (2013/10/09) – Lampedusa Eritrean refugees have become victims of traffickers who take thousands of dollars / euros per person for a very uncertain escape routes. We are very concerned about the rise in trafficking of refugees, […]

May 122013
Travel Warning U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE Bureau of Consular Affairs Eritrea

The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Eritrea and strongly recommends U.S. citizens defer all travel to the country. This replaces the Travel Warning for Eritrea of November 29, 2012, to update information on additional travel restrictions, and to remind U.S. citizens of ongoing security concerns […]

Feb 192013
Press Statement: EMDHR Holds Its 4th Congress

The Eritrean Movement for Democracy and Human Rights (EMDHR) in South Africa held its 4th successful Congress on 17 February 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa. Members of the Movement travelled from around South Africa to participate in the Congress which was held in the wake of the historic movement by members of the Eritrean Defense Forces […]

Nov 142012

Pro-democracy Eritrean civil society and political organizations worldwide To condemn human rights violations in Eritrea To bring to the attention of the international community the plight of Eritrean refugees in Sudan, Sinai Desert in Egypt, Djibouti and Israel Friday, 16 November 2012, 13h – 18h at Palais des Nations – Geneva Pro-democracy Eritrean civil society […]

Aug 232012

Statement-from-Council-of-Ministers-Ethiopia-on-pm-meles-death .PDF Honorable Peoples and Friends of Ethiopia; The Council of Ministers of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, with deep sorrow and grief, regrets to inform the Peoples of Ethiopia that, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, who has led our country for the last 21 years with great wisdom and far-sightedness, passed away on August 20th […]

Aug 232012

21 August 2012 – The Chairperson of the Commission of the African Union (AU), Jean Ping, has received with great shock and sadness the untimely passing away of Ato Meles Zenawi, the Prime Minister of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia. The Commission will remember late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi for his exceptional contribution to the […]

Aug 232012
IGAD express ‘deep sorrow’ over PM Meles Zenawi’s death

Addis Ababa, August 22, 2012 (WIC) – Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) expressed its deepest sorrow upon the death of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. In a condolence message it sent to the Government of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, IGAD stated: “it is with great sorrow and shock that the IGAD family learnt of […]

Mar 142012

HRC 19th Session Joint Statement under Item 4 The Human Rights Situation in Eritrea Madam President, Somalia has been a strong supporter of the rights of the Eritrean people during their struggles for self-determination, even though this support came at a cost to Somalia.  Somalia is greatly concerned, therefore, at the deteriorating human rights situation […]

Sep 182011

15 September 2011 The Eritrean authorities must immediately and unconditionally release 11 prominent politicians, including three former cabinet ministers, who have been held incommunicado without charge for 10 years, Amnesty International said today. The activists, all former members of the Central Council of the ruling People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ) party, were arrested […]