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  1. Refugees in Ethiopia rally against human rights violations in Eritrea - Saturday, 27 June 2015 07:12Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Walta Information Centre

    Hundreds of Eritrean refugees on Friday held rally in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, in protest to the human right violations committed by the repressive regime in Asmara. Protesters who gathered in front of the African Union headquarters called on the continental bloc to take actions against the Eritrean government for the unfolding gross human right abuses.

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  2. Refugees in Ethiopia rally against human right violations in EritreaRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    Hundreds of Eritrean refugees on Friday held rally in the Ethiopian capital, Addis Ababa, in protest to the human right violations committed by the repressive regime in Asmara. Protesters who gathered in front of the African Union headquarters called on the continental bloc to take actions against the Eritrean government for the unfolding gross human right abuses.

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  3. Eritreans rally over horrific rights abuses reportRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The Peninsula

    Hundreds of Eritrean refugees demonstrated at the African Union headquarters Friday in support of a damning report on gross human rights violations by their government, following rival marches elsewhere against it. The nearly 500-page UN report, released after a year of investigations, details how the Horn of Africa nation, under Isaias Afwerki's iron-fisted regime for the past 22 years, has created a repressive system in which people are routinely arrested on a whim, detained, tortured, killed or go missing.

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  4. Sunridge Provides Update on the Mining License for the Asmara Project, EritreaRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | PR-inside.com

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  5. Ethiopia responds to Eritrean accusations at the UNHRC Session in GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | Walta Information Centre

    Ethiopia denounced Eritrea's accusations as if Ethiopian failed to implement the delimitation decision of the Ethiopia-Eritrean Boarder Commission, MoFA reported. During the UN Human Rights Council interactive dialogue on the Commission of Inquiry into Human Rights Violations in Eritrea, Eritrea made a number of accusations against Ethiopia.

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  6. Thousands of civilians fleeing 'rule of fear' in Eritrea, say UN...Read the original story

    Thursday Jun 25 | Newkerala.com

    A United Nations-appointed commission of inquiry on Wednesday warned that the dire situation in Eritrea can no longer be ignored and called on the UN Human Rights Council to maintain close scrutiny on violations committed in the Horn of Africa nation that may constitute crimes against humanity. The number fleeing such a small country estimated at 5,000 people each month is forcing the outside world to take notice, Mike Smith, Chairperson of the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea, told the 29th session of Council, which is meeting in Geneva, Switzerland, upon delivering the nearly 500-page report.

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  7. Swiss police guard U.N. investigators on Eritrea after threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | AlertNet

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  8. Statement by the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation...Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 24 | PressReleasePoint

    The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, emphasized that Eritrea and the international community should nurture a long-term human rights perspective in the country. She provided an update on the situation of human rights in Eritrea on 24 June 2015, during the 29th session of the Human Rights Council.

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  9. Police in Geneva guard U.N. investigators into Eritrea's human rights after threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | AlertNet

    Eritrean soldiers march during the country's Independence Day in Asmara in this May 24, 2007 file photo. REUTERS/Jack Kimball/Files GENEVA, June 24 - Swiss police were guarding three U.N. investigators into Eritrea's human rights record in Geneva on Wednesday after a top official said they had received threats on the street and at their hotel.

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  10. Thousands of civilians fleeing - rule of fear and repression' in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | United Nations

    Two young Eritreans wait to board a commercial ferry at Samos Island, Greece. Growing numbers of Eritreans are seeking asylum in Europe.

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  11. Born on Eritrea's battlefieldsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Amnesty International

    Ibrahim's parents were veteran fighters in Eritrea's long war for independence from Ethiopia. After it ended in 1991, his mother, Aster Fissehatsion , became a high-profile politician, and his father, Mahmoud Ahmed Sherifo, was appointed Vice-President.

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  12. .com | Eritrea defends conscription as thousands fleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | News24

    Eritrea has defended its controversial policy of decades-long national service from which at least 5 000 people flee each month, saying it has "no other choice" due to threats from long-standing enemy Ethiopia. Dismissing a United Nations commission of inquiry on the human rights situation in Eritrea - which said the government is responsible for systematic and widespread human rights abuses on an almost unprecedented scale - Asmara justified the mass, open-ended conscription of its people.

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  13. Drill Tracker Weekly: Alexander Nubia Expands Gold Zone at Hamama VMS ProjectRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Resource Investing News

    Drill Tracker Weekly is not exclusive to Resource Investing News and is published with permission from Mackie Research Capital Corporation. It highlights drilling results in context with our database of over 10,000 drilling and trenching results.

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  14. Rebel groups says Sudan "failed" to protect Eritrean refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    An Eritrean opposition group on Sunday accused the Sudanese government of failing to provide enough protection to Eritrean refugees who are subjected to abductions by criminal gangs from in and around Shagarab refugee camp in Eastern Sudan. The fresh blame made by Red Sea Afar Democratic Organization follows recent kidnapping incident against a group of Eritrean Asylum seekers in Eastern Sudan.

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  15. WorldViews: The brutal dictatorship the world keeps ignoringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | The Washington Post

    Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki listens as he meets with Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir during his official visit in Khartoum, June 11, 2015. On Monday, the United Nations released the results of a year-long investigation into human rights in Eritrea.

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  16. World ignores brutal dictatorship in Eritrea: Guest viewpointRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | MassLive.com

    On Monday, the United Nations released the results of a year-long investigation into human rights in Eritrea. What it found was horrific.

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    Friday Jun 12 | The Washington Post

    Eritrea's President Isaias Afwerki listens as he meets with Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir during his official visit in Khartoum June 11, 2015. On Monday, the United Nations released the results of a year-long investigation into human rights in Eritrea.

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  18. .com | Eritrea denies UN allegation of indefinite national serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | News24

    Eritrea on Thursday denied that it subjects its citizens to indefinite national service or kills people trying to flee the country, two of the most serious allegations among the findings of a year-long United Nations investigation. The 484-page UN Commission of Inquiry report, published earlier this week, said the government of Eritrea may have committed crimes against humanity, including extrajudicial killings, widespread torture, sexual slavery and enforced labour.

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  19. Eritrea: Asmara Lashes Out at UN's 'Vile Slanders'Read the original story

    Wednesday Jun 10 | AllAfrica.com

    The Eritrean foreign ministry has issued a scathing attack on the report of a United Nations inquiry into human rights in the country. In the report, published on Monday, a UN Commission of Enquiry found that Eritrea was committing "systematic, widespread and gross human rights violations" on "a scope and scale seldom witnessed elsewhere".

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  20. Eritrea calls U.N. human rights findings "indecent hyperbole"Read the original story

    Tuesday Jun 9 | Reuters

    Eritrea on Tuesday dismissed what it called "indecent hyperbole" in a U.N. human rights report that described alleged extrajudicial killings, torture and sexual slavery in the secretive Horn of Africa state. Suggestions the Asmara government had committed gross human rights violations against its own people was "totally unfounded and without merit," the foreign ministry said in a statement.

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