United States Department of State
30 June 2016
United States Department of State, 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report - Eritrea, 30 June 2016, available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/577f960b15.html [accessed 9 July 2016]
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Ruth was 14 when she left her home country of Eritrea in east Africa.
She didn't like the way she was being treated, so she embarked on a dangerous journey to the UK.
Ruth has been telling Newsround's Hayley her story
BY Josephine McKenna, rome
7 JULY 2016 • 10:02AM
Swiss border guards were shocked to discover a lanky Eritrean migrant trying to sneak into the country from Italy packed inside a suitcase this week.
And a remarkable video of the 6ft migrant emerging from the suitcase has caused a sensation,
My Birthday is unfortunately on the same year and when I celebrate my birthday with few friends I burn two candles, one for the Phalestinian refugees and the second also for the Eritrean refugees whom from Eilet Sahel to whom I met along the railway
Skirmishes between Ethiopian and Eritrean factions are not a rarity in themselves. However, on 12 June, a serious confrontation occurred, leading Eritrea to ask the UN Security Council for an intervention. While examining the current state of affairs, it is useful to frame Eritrea’s reality
In Eritrea and Israel, Michael Keflemarim vowed to take his passion for cycling all the way. The end of the way may come sooner than expected when he is hauled to a detention facility for migrants.
Less than a year after Eritrean asylum seekers in Israel
The late Doctor Tewolde Tesfamariam (wedi Vacaro) told us one time in between our chats, that Isayas Afewerki had a meeting with the Mafia in Milan, and this innocent Doctor told him, “Mr President you are dealing with a dangerous group of people in Italy
By Tom Miles
GENEVA (Reuters) - Eritrea may escape censure by the U.N. Security Council over its human rights record after the U.N. Human Rights Council passed a watered-down resolution against the African state on Friday.
A U.N. investigation set up by the Human Rights Council said
By Joseph K. Grieboski, contributor
As one of the world's most oppressive regimes, the Eritrean government has committed extensive crimes against humanity over the past 25 years, according to a report released June 8 by the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea.
Journalist Abraham T. Zere has been identified as a 'security threat', and watched his colleagues go to prison. Now exiled in the USA, he reveals the dangers facing writers in the "world's most censored country".
In early 2016, journalists and staff members who held key positions
Fetsum: The ultimate destination of the dictator: Either the tube Or the graveyard
I dedicate this article to beautiful Hanna Petros Solomon, my symbol of endurance and survival under extreme conditions of life. Watching this beautiful daughter of our freedom fighters that perished under the brutal
After the report of the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights from the United Nations it is time the world knows what is really going on in Eritrea and something has to be done for the poor people instead of them being send back to
Monday, 27 June 2016 10:23 GMT
Shipment of 1,100 tonnes of sorghum for South Sudan through country's main Massawa port is first cargo to land in Eritrea since 2006
* Eritrean port takes first U.N. shipment in a decade
* Sorghum shipment destined for South Sudan
June 25, 2016 9:12 AM
This week, thousands of Eritreans gathered in Geneva, Switzerland, to both support and protest a new U.N. report alleging that the leaders of the Eritrean government have committed crimes against humanity.
Elsewhere, hundreds of Eritrean refugees gathered outside African Union headquarters
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Hundreds of Eritrean refugees and dissidents in Ethiopia demonstrated Thursday against alleged human rights abuses committed by their government back home, expressing support for a new U.N. commission report that accuses the government of crimes against humanity, including enslavement, rape and