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News Releases

Eritrea - last in the World Press Freedom Index for the past eight years
2015-06-19
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails this week's report by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea. The report says some of the human rights violations by President Issayas Afeworki's...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
2009-05-02
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Sad anniversary for Eritrean press freedom
2015-06-04
Reporters without Borders
Dawit Isaak, a journalist with Swedish and Eritrean dual nationality who used to work for the Eritrean newspaper Setit in Asmara, is spending his 5,000th day in prison today, May 2, 2015. He has never...
Six Eritrean journalists released after nearly six years in prison
2015-02-02
Reporters Without Borders
Six Eritrean journalists (Bereket Misghina, Yirgalem Fisseha Mebrahtu and Basilios Zemo of Radio Bana, Meles Negusse Kiflu), who had been held since a wave of arrests in February 2009, were released ...

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Eritrea commits crimes against humanity, UN says
Article
2016
Aljazeera
Eritrea's government is guilty of committing crimes against humanity since independence a quarter-century ago with up to 400,000 people "enslaved", the UN has said. The crimes committed since 1991 inc...
Eritrea - last in the World Press Freedom Index for the past eight years
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails this week's report by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea. The report says some of the human rights violations by President Issayas Afeworki's...
Global Press Freedom Declines in Every Region for First Time Israel, Italy and Hong Kong Lose Free Status
Sources News Release
Article
2009
Freedom House
Journalists faced an increasingly grim working environment in 2008, with global press freedom declining for a seventh straight year and deterioration occurring for the first time in every region, acco...
Sad anniversary for Eritrean press freedom
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Reporters without Borders
Dawit Isaak, a journalist with Swedish and Eritrean dual nationality who used to work for the Eritrean newspaper Setit in Asmara, is spending his 5,000th day in prison today, May 2, 2015. He has never...
Six Eritrean journalists released after nearly six years in prison
Sources News Release
Article
2015
Reporters Without Borders
Six Eritrean journalists (Bereket Misghina, Yirgalem Fisseha Mebrahtu and Basilios Zemo of Radio Bana, Meles Negusse Kiflu), who had been held since a wave of arrests in February 2009, were released ...


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