Category: Letters

An Open Letter to Pilots of Ethiopian Airlines Concerning the Proposed Transportation of Eritrean and East African Refugees and Asylum-Seekers from Israel to Rwanda and Uganda

Most respected pilots of Ethiopian Airlines, You may be aware that the Government of Israel has declared its intention to forcibly repatriate or transfer all African refugees and asylum-seekers presently in Israel to their countries of origin or to East African countries such as Uganda and…

An Open Letter to the Pilots of El AL Airline Who Have Refused to Enforce the Israeli Government Policy of Flying Eritrean Refugees to Countries in East Africa Where Their Lives Would be Endangered

Most Respected Pilots of EL Al Airline, May we express our admiration and full support for your principled stand against the Israeli Government decision to expel asylum seekers and refugees from Israel and forcibly repatriate them to African countries where their lives will be in great…

Open Letter to Mr. Marco Minniti, Italian Minister of Interior

Cc:       Mr. Andrea Orlando – Italian Minister of Justice; The office of the National Crime Agency (U.K.); Prince Zeid bin Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein is the current United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; Ms. Faith Pansy Tlakula (Chairperson of the African Commission on Human and…

700 Eritreans Threatened with Forcible Deportation from the USA

We have become aware of the directive by the United States Department of Homeland Security on September 13, 2017 to expedite the deportation of approximately 700 Eritreans from U.S.A. back to Eritrea.  Those 700 individuals– many or most of them believed to be law-abiding residents –…

Open Letter: Progress in the Education System of Eritrea

Dear Sir/Madam, We believe that you will have received an invitation to attend a Side-Event organized by the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nations Office in Geneva, scheduled to take place, today, Friday 9th June 2017, from 14:30 – 16:30, Conference Room IX, at…

Letter to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegne

RE: Eritrean journalists who have been languishing in an unknown Ethiopian prison His Excellency Mr. Hailemaraim Desalegn Prime Minister Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia Office of the Prime Minster Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 6 January 2017 Open letter to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn Your Excellency, I am writing…

Letter to the President of the United Nations General Assembly

Re: UN Commission of Inquiry’s Written Report and Oral update on – Human Rights Abuses in Eritrea His Excellency Mr. Peter Thompson, President of the United Nations General Assembly, Office of the President, United Nations, NEW YORK 10017 United States of America CC: Mr. Ban Ki-moon,…

Open Letter to the Swedish Government

Re: Sweden’s Immigration authorities coercing Eritrean Refugees to sign a regret form and pay the 2% illegal diaspora tax to obtain national passport for family reunification. Dear Sirs or Madams, From our recent visit to Israel, Human Rights Concern – Eritrea (HRCE) understands that some Eritrean…

Prioritising the Lives of Eritrea’s Citizens

Letter sent by HRCE to: Mr. Ban Ki-moon, Secretary-General of the United Nations; Mr. Choi Kyong-Lim, President of the Human Rights Council; Ms. Maria Emma Mejia, Chair of the Third Committee, General Assembly.

Open Letter to the Attention of Chancellor Angela Merkel

An open letter concerning the Flow of Refugees from Eritrea and the Policies of the European Union and Federal Republic of Germany towards these Refugees and their Country of Origin. We are writing to you to express our very deep concern about possible changes in the…

Response to a Resolution Tabled by the Eritrean Government

To:  The Representatives of Permanent Missions and of Observers states at the UN Human Rights Council, Geneva, Switzerland                                                                                                                               20 June 2016 Re: Draft Resolution on the Human Rights Situation in Eritrea dated 15th June 2016