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Israel hires anti-refugee group to research situation in Eritrea

Date: 28.6.17 Source: Haaretz, Ilan Lior
The Population and Immigration Authority has hired the services of the Israeli Immigration Policy Center, an organization that strives to expel African asylum seekers, to conduct a survey of the situation in Eritrea.

Confessions of an Eritrean Army Deserter

Date: 25.4.17 Source: Haaretz, Teklit Michael
Eritrean army deserters are denied refugee status by the Israeli government.

Detailed findings of the commission of inquiry on human rights in Eritrea* **

Date: 8.6.16 Source: UN
The Human Rights Council established the Commission through resolution 26/24 of of 27 June 2014 and extended its mandate for one year to June 2016. On 8 June 2016, the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea released its second report. On 21 June 2016, the Commission will present its second report to the Human Rights Council. In October 2016, it will present an oral update to the General Assembly.

Eritrea has committed widespread crimes against humanity, says UN

Date: 8.6.16 Source: The Guardian
Up to 400,000 people in Eritrea enslaved by authoritarian government, UN inquiry finds. Eritreans are one of the largest groups crossing the Mediterranean. By: Patrick Kingsley, migration correspondent

UN Inquiry reports gross human rights violations bordering on Crimes Against Humanity in Eritrea

Date: 11.6.15 Source: UN

In 2014 the UN's Human Rights Council established a commission of inquiry on human rights in Eritrea in light of the many testimonies of human rights violations in the country.

Western firms reduce Eritrean miners to 'abject slavery', UK MPs say

Date: 19.12.14 Source: The Gaurdian, Mark Anderson
Early day motion slams mining companies for using forced labour in collusion with repressive Eritrean government and adding to the country’s human exodus

One man's hellish journey from Eritrea terror to UK sanctuary

Date: 6.9.14 Source: Mark Townsend, The Guardian
Thousands of Eritreans risk their lives each year trying to reach the United Kingdom and one man's successful journey meant suffering privations for three years

World Report 2014: Eritrea

Date: 25.1.14 Source: Human Rights Watch
ritrea is among the most closed countries in the world; human rights conditions remain dismal.

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