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Human Rights Watch full report on Sawa and National Service

“They Are Making Us into Slaves, Not Educating Us” How Indefinite Conscription Restricts Young People’s Rights: Access to Education in Eritrea Human Rights Watch Report here:...

BBC: Testimonies from SAWA conscripts – what indefinite National Service...

  First hand testimonies from young Eritreans. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUsxB6o4rOU&feature=youtu.be

Eritrea: Round-ups increase as youths refuse to go to national service

Source: BBC Tigrinya Service A new wave of round-ups of youth, so called 'Giffas', is under way in Eritrea. The round-ups are organised to take...

Eritreans issue legal challenge to EU over forced labour projects

Eritreans living in the Netherlands are issuing a summons against the European Union for aid which they say will involve the use of forced...

The critical Canada – Nevsun case: all documents

This week former Eritrean miners brought a case against Nevsun in the Canadian Supreme Court. They accuse the company of knowing that they were National...

Eritrean government suggests smaller army, reform to conscription

Eritrea May Alter Army Draft That Forced Thousands to Europe By Nizar Manek Source: Bloomberg, 3 September 2018 End of war-footing may lead to reform in national service Program...

Eritrea “has slashed conscription.” Or has it?

The article below, published in the Conversation, suggests that Eritrea has 'slashed' its conscription. But is this true? I can find no authoritative statement...

Israel threatens to deport Eritrean refugees as soon as indefinite conscription...

Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked makes promise after new batch of Eritrean army recruits say they expect to serve 18 months Source: Haaretz Lee Yaron Justice Minister Ayelet...

Eritrea-Ethiopia Peace Deal Offers Hope for Reform – Human Rights Watch

Eritrea Should Halt Indefinite Conscription Maria Burnett Director, East Africa and the Horn@MariaHRWAfrica Eritrea and Ethiopia resumed diplomatic and commercial ties after a 20-year-stand off last...
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