Eritrea: President Rejected Arming Groups Against Ethiopia and Djibouti

New York (HAN) November 12th, 2017 – Public Diplomacy & Regional Security – A United Nations monitoring Group reported that  Eritrean Leader President Isias Afwerki continued support for some rebel militias and armed Groups based in Eritrea and  continue to heighten security in the Horn of Africa states of Ethiopia and …

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Al Diaa school - Asmara

ELL : Letter to the African Human Rights Commission in Banjul regarding the targeting of the Al Diaa Islamic School by the sectarian regime

The Eritrean Dictatorial Regime Targets “Al Diaa Islamic School” Background: The school was established in 1969 with donations from the local Muslim community in Asmara to serve the educational needs of their children with special emphasis on Arabic and Islamic Studies in addition to the standard curriculum taught in other …

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Firing erupts along Eritrea-Ethiopia border as refugees flee

:  Martin Plaut Three hours of shelling are reported to have taken place across the Eritrea-Ethiopian border today (Wednesday). The clash was apparently sparked off when Eritrean troops opened fire on about 40 refugees attempting to flee from Eritrea to Ethiopia. The Ethiopian military retaliated, sparking off the fighting in …

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ACHPR60: State of human rights in the East and Horn of Africa

60th Ordinary Session of the Africa Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights Niamey, Niger Public Session Item 4: Human Rights Situation in Africa Delivered by Mr. Hassan Shire. Madame Chairperson, distinguished Commissioners, State Delegates, representatives of NHRIs and NGOs. Madame Chairperson, DefendDefenders would like to congratulate the African Commission on …

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