WELCOME TO HUMAN RIGHTS CONCERN - ERITREA (HRCE)

Human Rights Concern - Eritrea (HRCE) is an independent, non-profit making, human rights organization based in UK. The organization is dedicated to the promotion and protection of human rights of Eritreans at home and all over the world. HRCE believes that all human beings are equal regardless of race, religion, gender and political affiliation and strives for a peaceful Eritrea where fundamental human rights are respected.

Canadian Firm Faces New Forced Labour Claims Over Eritrean Mine

(theguardian.com, Karen McVeigh, October 14, 2016) Dozens more workers alleging forced labour and intimidation at Bisha mine set to join civil action against mining company Nevsun Resources Dozens of Eritreans are to join a groundbreaking civil action in Canada as plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Nevsun…

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…

Eritreans’ Case Against Nevsun Can Proceed in Canada

(mining.com, October 7, 2016) “There is a real risk that the plaintiffs could not be provided with justice in Eritrea,” said Justice Patrice Abrioux in a ruling that allows three refugees to proceed with a civil lawsuit against Vancouver-based Nevsun Resources. In an unprecedented decision, the…

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…

The Story Begins on the 18th of September 2001

After fighting for thirty years, in May 1991, the Eritrean People’s Liberation Front (EPLF) liberated Eritrea from the Ethiopian occupation. Two years after, an internationally supervised referendum was carried out and Eritrea became an independent state in May 1993.

Eritrea’s National Service ‘A Cancerous Growth’

(oneworld.org, Daniel Nelson, September 6, 2016) National service in Eritrea “is like a cancerous growth” that has been eating into people’s lives, a London-based Eritrean academic told an MPs’ group in the Houses of Parliament on Monday. Prof Gaim Kibreab of London Southbank University told the…

How Eritrea Became a Major UAE Base

(warontherocks.com, Alex Mello and Michael Knights, September 2, 2016) Britain militarily withdrew from areas “east of Suez” in 1971, triggering the Trucial States to form today’s United Arab Emirates. Now, 45 years later, this Arab country is increasingly focused on projecting military power “west of Suez.”…

2016 Trafficking in Persons Report – Eritrea

(refworld.org, 05 September 2016) Publisher United States Department of State Publication Date 30 June 2016 Cite as United States Department of State 2016 Trafficking in Persons Report – Eritrea 30 June 2016 available at: http://www.refworld.org/docid/577f960b15.html [accessed 6 September 2016] Disclaimer This is not a UNHCR publication.…

ካብ ስልጣኖም ዝተወገዱ ፓትሪያሪክ ኦርቶዶክሳዊት ቤተክርስትያን ኤርትራ ኣቡነ ኣንጦንዮስ ይቕረ ሓቲቶም ንዝብል መግለጺ ብዝምልከት ዝወጸ ኣገዳሲ መተሓሳሳቢ

ሓልዮት ሰብኣዊ መሰላት ኤርትራ፡ ካብ ስልጣን ዝተወገዱ ፓትሪያሪክ ኦርቶዶክሳዊት ቤተ ከርስትያን ኤርትራ ይቕረ ሓቲቶም፡ ዝብል መግለጺ ኣዝዩ ከምዝተሓሳሰቦ ይገልጽ።

AU: Activists Challenge Attacks on ICC

Activists from across Africa highlight the need for African governments to support the International Criminal Court in a video by 21 African and international nongovernmental organizations. (hrw.org, Nairobi, July 6, 2016)  Activists from across Africa clarify misconceptions about the International Criminal Court (ICC) and highlight the need for…