Eritrea report: United Nations inquiry finds crimes against humanity in Eritrea

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United Nations inquiry finds crimes against humanity in Eritrea
GENEVA (8 June 2016) – Crimes against humanity have been committed in a widespread and systematic manner in Eritrean detention facilities, military training camps and other locations across the country over the past 25 years, according to a new report by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea.
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FEATURE STORY

Fear in Eritrea

A view of the protection of civilian site in Malakal Town, South Sudan. © UN Photo/Issac GideonA new report released by the UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea features chilling accounts of human rights violations that amount to crimes against humanity. Read more...

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WEB MAP

Location of places of detention identified by the Commission of Inquiry - map produced by the United Nations Institute for Training and Research’s Operational Satellite Applications Programme UNOSAT -­ 6 June 2016

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WITNESS TESTIMONY

Testimony: Extracts from interviews


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