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.

Hanna Petros Solomon

A Moving Speech Delivered by Hanna Petros Solomon

Hanna Petros Solomon, the daughter of Petros Solomon and Aster Yohaness who have been both imprisoned incommunicado since 2001 and 2003 respectively, gave the following moving speech at the side-event, organized by Human Rights Concern-Eritrea and Christian Solidarity Worldwide, Co-sponsored by: Article 19, DefendDefenders, and International Fellowship…

UN Human Rights Council Adopts A Resolution Referring Findings of Eritrea Commission of Inquiry to UN General Assembly and Renews the Mandate of the Special Rapporteur

On Friday 1st July, 2016, the UN Human Rights Council adopted the report and recommendations of the Commission of Inquiry on the situation of human rights in Eritrea (COIE), including the conclusion that crimes against humanity have been committed by the government and officials of Eritrea.

UN Inquiry Finds Crimes Against Humanity in Eritrea

Geneva (8 June 2016) – Crimes against humanity have been committed in a widespread and systematic manner in Eritrean detention facilities, military training camps and other locations across the country over the past 25 years, according to a new report by the UN Commission of Inquiry…

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

Wave of Foreign Lawsuits Against Local Miners Hits Canadian Courts

(biv.com, Nelson Bennett, April 19, 2016) Human rights groups are backing several claims against firms operating in Guatemala, Eritrea: In the coming months, the BC Supreme Court is expected to decide whether a civil claim against a B.C. company with a mine in Eritrea can be…

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: http://www.eastafro.com/2015/12/10/u-s-embassy-asmara-my-visit-to-the-bisha-mine/ 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…

Forgotten Refugees: Eritrean children in Northern Ethiopia

USCRI: Forgotten Refugees- Eritrean children in Northern Ethiopia

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants released this report on its findings and recommendations on the plight of the forgotten Eritrean refugees in Norhthern Ethiopia. Please find the full report on the link below. Ref: http://refugees.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/USCRI-Report-Forgotten-Refugees.pdf