Eritrea

Reported Release on Bail of Six Journalists in Eritrea

WASHINGTON, January 28, 2015/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement Jen Psaki Department Spokesperson Washington, DC January 27, 2015   The United States welcomes reports of six journalists released on bail in Eritrea. We note with deep concern that the government continues to detain other journalists, reportedly as many as 17. We encourage the government […]

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Africa: Eritrean National Day

WASHINGTON, May 27, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Press Statement John Kerry Secretary of State Washington, DC May 27, 2014   On behalf of the American people, I welcome the opportunity to send my warmest wishes to the people of Eritrea on the 23rd anniversary of your independence which took place May 24. Know that […]

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UN rights expert calls for further releases in Eritrea

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 6, 2014/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea, Sheila B. Keetharuth, today called on to the Government of Eritrea to put an immediate end to the widespread practices of arbitrary arrest, ill-treatment and persecution. “I urge the Eritrean authorities to immediately […]

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UN expert to assess human rights situation in Eritrea through neighbouring countries

UN expert to assess human rights situation in Eritrea through neighbouring countries GENEVA, Switzerland, April 11, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea, Beedwantee Keetharuth, today regretted that the Eritrean Government continues to deny her access to assess the situation of human rights in the […]

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IMF Holds Informal Board Briefing on Eritrea

Eritrea economy ASMARA, Eritrea, January 10, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — On January, 9, 2013, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) was briefed on economic developments in Eritrea, whose Article IV consultation is delayed by 24 months. Informal sessions to brief the Board based on information available are held approximately every 12 […]

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A Successful Malaria Reduction Initiative in Eritrea

Control of malaria is not a simple matter of treatment. Multiple control methods, are also are needed to be used in conjunction with effective treatments.

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