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  1. Eritrea faces more UN scrutiny, a step closer to global court - Friday, 03 July 2015 07:21Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    Eritrea faces a second year of scrutiny by human rights investigators after the U.N. body overseeing them extended their mission on Thursday, a decision that may put the government at risk of referral to the International Criminal Court. The U.N. Human Rights Council asked the independent investigators to use the time to consider if the Horn of Africa country was committing "crimes against humanity" - a level of offence that can be prosecuted by the global tribunal.

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  2. Eritrea faces more U.N. scrutiny, a step closer to global courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AlertNet

    Migrants from Eritrea take part in a protest outside the European Union delegation in Israel, in Ramat Gan near Tel Aviv June 25, 2015. REUTERS/Baz Ratner GENEVA, July 2 - Eritrea faces a second year of scrutiny by human rights investigators after the U.N. body overseeing them extended their mission on Thursday, a decision that may put the government at risk of referral to the International Criminal Court.

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  3. UK: Flawed Policy on Eritrean Refugee ClaimsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Humans Rights Watch

    The United Kingdom 's Home Office should issue new guidance to staff screening Eritrean refugee claims that reflects the continued real risk of persecution and other abuses there, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration. Three key changes to recent Home Office asylum guidance on Eritrean asylum claims are based exclusively on a flawed Danish report that suggests there have been improvements in the human rights situation in Eritrea and on statements by Eritrean government officials.

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  4. QA increases frequency on several routesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Peninsula

    ... Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), Peshawar (Pakistan), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Belgrade (Serbia), Sofia (Bulgaria), Asmara (Eritrea), Djibouti (Djibouti), Najaf (Iraq), Luxor (Egypt), Salalah (Oman) and Zanzibar (Tanzania) all of which are launching over the ...

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  5. Eritreans declare initial victory in GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Walta Information Centre

    Freedom and justice loving Eritreans declared initial victory against repression in Geneva; future opposition activities, and confrontation with the regime of Isaias Afwerki, will be measured against the victory of June 26, 2015, which has become the yardstick. The Geneva rally has represented the true face of Eritrea; no such diverse crowd of Eritreans assembled in one place, around a united cause, in the last twenty years.

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  6. 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

    ... right abuses. Organizers told Sudan Tribune that the rally was also in support of the recently released UN report on Eritrea's human right situations. The United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Wednesday released a report on Eritrea's human rights ...

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

    Wednesday Jun 3 | Sudan Tribune

    ... right abuses. Organizers told Sudan Tribune that the rally was also in support of the recently released UN report on Eritrea's human right situations. The United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Wednesday released a report on Eritrea's human rights ...

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

    Friday Jun 26 | The Peninsula

    ... people are routinely arrested on a whim, detained, tortured, killed or go missing. Demonstrations in support of Eritrea's government have been held in Geneva, where the report was released in early June, with Asmara calling the report "politically ...

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

    Friday Jun 26 | PR-inside.com

    FSCwire / Press Release The following press release was disseminated by FSCwire for Sunridge Gold Corp. --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- --- Vancouver, British Columbia - Sunridge Gold Corp. . has issued a press release with the following headline: Sunridge Provides Update on the Mining License for the Asmara Project, Eritrea To view this press release on the FSCwire website, please either click on the link below, or copy and paste the link into your browser: ..

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  10. 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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  11. 53 people become US citizens in Buffalo ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | WNED

    ... the globe: Bangladesh, Belarus, Bhutan, Brazil, Burma, Canada, China, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Ecuador, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, India, Iraq, Jamaica, Jordan, Kosovo, Moldova, Nepal, Pakistan, Romania, Russia, Somalia, South Korea, ...

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

    Thursday Jun 25 | AlertNet

    ... REUTERS/Jack Kimball/Files GENEVA, June 24 (Reuters) - 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 ...

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. Thousands of civilians fleeing - rule of fear and repression' in...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | United Nations

    ... D'Amato 24 June 2015 – A United Nations-appointed commission of inquiry today 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 ...

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  17. 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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  18. .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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  19. When is a country too corrupt for Canadians to do business there?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | Canadian Business Magazine

    A Canadian UN peacekeeper overseeing the withdrawal of Ethiopian forces from Eritrea in 2001. Companies need to think twice about doing business in human-rights hotspots.

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

    Tuesday Jun 16 | Resource Investing News

    ... a primary sulphide zone overlain by a near surface oxide gold deposit. As seen in Nevsun's (TSX:NSU) Bisha mine in Eritrea, the near surface oxide deposit is capable of producing significant cash flow while pre-stripping and developing the ...

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