African Commission on Human Rights

Statement by Centre for Human Rights on Eritrea

The Centre for Human Rights in Pretoria calls for the African Union to act to bring pressure to force the Eritrean government to end the detention of Eritrean officials and journalists. Martin Statement by the Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, to the 56th ordinary session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’…

Italy Refugees

Eritrea’s dictatorship delighted by European backing

President Isaias Afwerki’s government can hardly contain its delight. The ‘new engagement’ ushered in by the European Union was just the boost the flagging regime was looking for. Eritrea’s key ideologue, Presidential adviser Yemane Gebreab, made plain his satisfaction in an extensive interview with Austria’s Bruno Kreisky Forum. (See below for transcription of Yemane’s interview.)…