Eritrea presents its annual report to the UN Human Rights Council

2019-01-30 22:01:24 Written by  Martin Plaut Published in English Articles Read 525 times

January 30, 2019 News, UN

The full report can be accessed here.

Readers can judge whether they think it accurately reflects the currents situation in Eritrea.

Note, for example, how the right to Freedom of expression, association, assembly is described. The second sentence curtails and effectively nullifies the first.

“A fundamental principle in the transitional codes and proclamations is respect and protection of citizens’ right to lawful expression and opinion without interference. This demands collective responsibility to the nation and hence protection of national security, national values, public order and respect to others.”

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