Category: Reports

Responses by Human Rights Concern – Eritrea (HRCE) to the Eritrean National Report

Universal Periodic Review of Human Rights of – Eritrea National Report Submitted to the Human Rights Council by Government of Eritrea (GoE) Nov. 2013  http://daccess-dds-ny.un.org/doc/UNDOC/GEN/G13/185/01/PDF/G1318501.pdf?OpenElement V. Progress on UPR Recommendations A.    Rights of the Child: Follow-up to 2009 UPR Recommendations: Implementation: The GoE accepted the recommendation…

Eritrean Refugees and POWs in Djibouti – 2nd Visit

Following her October 2012 visit, Elizabeth Chyrum, the Director of Human Rights Concern – Eritrea visited Djibouti between 24 March to 01 April 2013 . Her second  visit was more focused on addressing the suffering of the Eritrean refugees at Negad detention centre from Tuberculosis (TB),…

International Women’s Day, March 8

International Women’s Day, March 8 , is intended as a day of celebration for the economic and social achievements of women around the world, especially, as designated by the United Nations, in terms of political and human rights.

Eritreans Risk Organ Harvesting and Death to be Free

I heard Elsa Chyrum, founder of Human Rights Concern Eritrea (HRCE) in London, speak at the Eritrean Community Center in Boston on January 19, 2013 about the human trafficking of Eritrean refugees in Africa and the Middle East.  Horrifying. This is a transcription of Ms. Chyrum’s…

Eritrea: The 2010 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Report

The United Kingdom Foreign & Commonwealth Office released its “Human Rights And Democracy: The 2010 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Report in March 2011.   The reports includes a detailed analysis of the status of human rights and democracy in 26 “countries of concern” which, of course, includes…

Eritrea: US State Department Report 2010

Eritrea is a one-party state that became independent in 1993 after its citizens voted for independence from Ethiopia, following 30 years of civil war. The People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), previously known as the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front, is the sole political party and…

Eritrea – Amnesty International Report 2010

Head of state and government Isaias Afewerki Death penalty abolitionist in practice Population 5.1 million Life expectancy 59.2 years Under-5 mortality (m/f) 78/71 per 1,000 Adult literacy 64.2 per cent