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Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Abuses By Eritrea Focus to the ‘All Party Parliamentary Group on Eritrea’ June 2018  

APPG on Eritrea holds AGM

On Monday 27 March the APPG on Eritrea held its AGM in Parliament and was briefed by Sheila B Keetharuth, United Nations Special Rapporteur...

New group gives key outlet in UK Parliament for debate and inquiry into human...

A cross-party group of Parliamentarians today formed the new APPG on Eritrea. Matthew Pennycook, MP for Greenwich and Woolwich, was elected Chair at an...

Meeting Notice from the APPG for Eritrea

Meeting Notice from the APPG for Eritrea The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eritrea invites you to its fourth meeting on Wednesday 16 November at 6pm,...

Early Day Motion on UN Commission of Inquiry continues to attract support

Last month we reported that Patrick Grady MP had tabled an Early Day Motion supporting the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in...

UK Parliament supports UN’s censure of Eritrean Regime

As many of you will be aware, the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea published its report on 8 June....

Murder on the streets of Asmara

Earlier this week, on Sunday 3 April, the brutal Eritrean regime murdered tens of its own citizens. Forced conscripts who jumped from an army...

Last month, Lord Avebury, the former Eric Lubbock passed away. A long time supporter...

In 1979, The Eritrea Relief Association in the UK (ERA-UK) was introduced to Lord Avebury by Mary Dines, the former Secretary General of the...

Eritrea Focus is an association of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs)

Eritrea Focus is an association of Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs), human rights organisations, exile and refugee groups and individuals concerned with the gross abuse of...

Home Office’s moribund asylum guidance on Eritrea condemned

Eritrea Focus last year wrote about the latest Home Office statistics – which showed that Eritrean’s were the largest group claiming asylum in the UK...

Mining companies dig in despite mounting evidence of human rights abuses

On 29 October 2015, obviously very pleased with themselves, Nevsun Resources announced from Vancouver their seventh consecutive quarterly profit for July-September 2015. The figures...

British Government backs the UN Commission of Inquiry report

Following a question from Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead the Minister of State of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the Lords, Baroness Anelay of...

House of Lords public relations event for Eritrea cancelled after protests

Dear supporters and friends, We are pleased to inform everyone that the House of Lords' event scheduled for 18 June entitled ‘Eritrea building bridges...

The deadly dozen – comparing Eritrea and North Korea

How valid is the comparison between Eritrea and North Korea – sometimes described as among the most dictatorial regimes and closed societies in the...

UK Home Office hardens its asylum guidance for Eritreans seeking refugee status

In March, the UK Home Office issued two documents, Country Information and Guidance Eritrea: National (incl. Military) Service and Country Information and Guidance Eritrea:...