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Facts About Eritrea

Date: 5.8.13

Summary of the current situation in Eritrea -written by Eritrean community activists (Hebrew) 

War Crimes In Sudan’s Blue Nile State

Date: 11.6.13 Source: Amnesty International
Some 150,000 people from Blue Nile state languish in a string of refugee camps in neighboring Ethiopia and South Sudan, and tens of thousands more have been forcibly displaced within Sudan. And although the frequency of armed clashes between Sudanese government and rebel forces has diminished, violence against civilians continues. A report by Amnesty International (English)

20 Years of Eritrean Independence without Human Rights

Date: 9.5.13 Source: Amnesty International

A Profound report by Amnesty about lack of Human Rights in Eritrea (English). "After 30 years of civil war in Ethiopia - Eritrea seceded and on 24 May 1993 was recognized

Amnesty Report on Sinai Torture Camps and Human Trafficking

Date: 1.4.13 Source: Amnesty International

Refugees and asylum-seekers are kidnapped, trafficked and tortured. Some of them reach Israel after succeeding in ransoming themselves or escaping. The Amnesty International report uncovers the torture trail (English)

10 Years On: Violations Remain Widespread in Darfur

Date: 10.3.13 Source: Amnesty International
As the Darfur conflict marks its 10th anniversary, the human rights situation in the region remains dire. Civilians continue to face attacks by government forces, pro-government militias, and armed opposition groups. In the last three months alone, 500 people were reportedly killed and roughly 100,000 displaced in attacks against civilians that have involved members of government forces. The government in recent years has continued to carry out indiscriminate aerial bombardment and deliberate attacks against civilians. A report by Amnesty International (English)


Date: 1.1.13 Source: UNHCR

Report of UNHCR on Eritrean asylum-seekers throughout the world, the reasons for their flight from Eritrea and recommendation   to examine their situation and grant refugee status. Written in 2009 (in English)

An Open Letter to Israel: Eritreans are NOT Economic Refugees

Date: 4.6.12 Source: Tricia Redeker Hepner
An international expert on Eritrea, Dr. Trisha Redker Haffner in an open letter to the State of Israel: Eritreans are not migrant workers.

Eritrea - Oppression and Lifelong Military Drafting

Date: 1.1.12 Source: HRW

Report on human rights in Eritrea by the World Human Rights Watch (English)



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