Human Rights in Eritrea

Human Rights Concerns

Eritrea continues to present serious human rights concerns, from incommunicado detention of prisoners of conscience to the persecution of minority faith groups. These are compounded by the stalemate in negotiations of the border with Ethiopia, widespread military conscription, repression of civil society, and the failure of the government to implement the ratified constitution.

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Every year, thousands of men, women and children are detained by state authorities for no reason, never to be seen again. In 2012 alone, Amnesty International documented such cases in 31 countries.
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On the launch of its 2015 State of the World report, Amnesty International USA urged President Obama to use his last year in office to bring U.S. laws and policies in line with international human rig...

International protection of human rights is in danger of unravelling as short-term national self-interest and draconian security crackdowns have led to a wholesale assault on basic freedoms and rig...