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Cholera Outbreak, In The Area Of Bedda, Eritrea.

Despite a deliberate media blackout by the authorities in Eritrea, news about the outbreak of a cholera epidemic has started coming out in bits and pieces. Confirmed reports from Bedda, in the Dankalia region indicate that five citizens have died and forty-five others in the same village have been infected. …

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Canadian firm faces new fored labour claims over Eritrean mine

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 Resources, which majority-owns the Bisha mine in north-west Eritrea, following …

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Eritrea is suffering drought and accepting aid, despite denials

by Martin Plaut So the truth is finally in the public domain. Eritrea is, indeed, facing a drought and needs international aid. The UN’s Emergency Relief Coordinator, Stephen O’Brien has made the announcementas part of funding for what are described as “severely underfunded aid operations in six neglected emergencies.” “An …

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Eritrea: Countries most at Zika risk due to Olympics travel

ADDIS ABABA (HAN) July 13.2016. Public Diplomacy & Regional Security News.Four countries are most at risk from a Zika outbreak as a result of travel related to the Rio Olympics and Paralympic Games, a U.S. health agency said on Wednesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention identified Chad, …

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Eritrea: Motions passed by the Dutch Parliament

Martin Plaut Votes were held in the Dutch Parliament today following last week’s debate on Eritrea. Below are unofficial summaries of the resolutions adopted. Martin English summary of motions adopted and proposers Azmani and Sjoerdsma Given the evidence that the Eritrean embassy has an important role in the collection of …

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Draft resolution: Eritrea human rights

Martin Plaut / This draft is due to be discussed later today or tomorrow by the UN Human Rights Council. Importantly it: “Requests the General Assembly to submit the report and the oral updates of the commission of inquiry to the Security Council for its consideration and appropriate action, including …

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