Category: Letters

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

HRCE: An Open Letter to Mr. Louis Mazel

Dear Mr. Louis Mazel, I write in response to your comments following your visit to Bisha Mine in Eritrea: I understand that you and your team visited Bisha Mine on November 21 -22, 2015. According to your account, it was an “eye opener” visit. Your…

Open Letter to Rt Hon. David Cameron MP

HRCE director, Elizabeth Chyrum, sends an open letter to Rt Hon. David Cameron MP expressing deep concern on the Home Office’s permission of the UKBA to use a completely discredited Danish report as the criteria for determining the outcome of applications filed by Eritrean asylum-seekers who have fled…

HRCE’s Letter to Rt Hon Theresa May, MP, UK’s Home Secretary

HRCE’s Elizabeth Chyrum sent a letter to Home Secretary, Rt Hon Theresa May, MP, concerning the gross inaccuracies contained in the recent ‘Home Office Guidelines; Country Information and Guidance Eritrea: National (incl. Military) Service’ (2015) and in ‘Country Information and Guidance Eritrea: Illegal Exit’ (2015).Please read…

On the The brutal Killing of Khaled Idris Bahray : Letter to the Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection

Human Rights Concern-Eritrea (HRCE) sends a letter to the Federal Minister of Justice and Consumer Protection office in Berlin regarding the brutal killing of Khaled Idris Bahray,a 20-year-old refugee from Eritrea. The HRCE condemns the unprovoked cruel killing, and requests that this heinous crime committed against an innocent…

Open Letter to the Danish Immigration Service

Dear Delegation of the Danish Immigration Service, The report on “Eritrea – Drivers and Root Causes of Emigration, National Service and the Possibility of Return” prepared as country of origin information for use in the asylum determination process of Eritrean asylum seekers in Denmark. According…

An Open Letter to Everyone Group

I am alarmed that unsubstantiated reports originating with the Everyone Group in Rome have been irresponsibly published on the internet and dispersed elsewhere: (article can be found here)

Big March to Nowhere

As an activist for Human Rights Concern – Eritrea, I believe that we have to fight against the tyranny of Isaias Afewerki’s regime in any way possible – but, I don’t believe in demonstrating just for show.