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Repression without Borders - a briefing by Amnesty International (June 2019)

Date: 2.7.19 Source: Amnesty International

This briefing highlights the routine and widespread use of harassment and threats by the Eritrean government and its supporters against Eritrean human rights defenders.

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.

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.

Life under Siege - South Kordofan Needs Assessment

Date: 21.11.14 Source: The Enough! Project
For more than three years, South Kordofan state in Sudan has been the fighting grounds of an armed conflict between the Sudan Armed Forces (SAF) and the Sudan People’s Liberation Army- North (SPLA-N).

“We Stood, They Opened Fire”

Date: 30.4.14 Source: HRW
Killings and Arrests by Sudan’s Security Forces During the September Protests. A report by Human Rights Watch

Sudan COI Query Response

Date: 11.4.14 Source: ARC
This report presents country of origin information (COI) on Sudan up to 28th March 2014 on issues for research identified to be of relevance in refugee status determination for Sudanese nationals.

"I Wanted to Lie Down and Die"

Date: 11.2.14 Source: HRW
Trafficking and Torture of Eritreans in Sudan and Egypt. A report by Human Rights Watch (English)

Human Rights Situation in Sudan: Amnesty International’s joint written statement

Date: 29.8.13 Source: Amnesty International
The situation in Sudan remains critical. Two years after the secession of South Sudan, armed conflict continues to devastate large parts of Darfur, Southern Kordofan, and Blue Nile. The government has continued to repress fundamental rights and freedoms including through widespread arbitrary detention of perceived opponents and stifling independent media and civil society. A report by Amnesty International (English)


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