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UN Side Event, “Demystifying Eritrea: The Ground Reality, Mining and Human Rights”

Demystifying Eritrea, mining and human rights
A UN side event on “Demystifying Eritrea” demonstrated that the perceived image perpetuated to promote other political motives is completely opposite to the ground reality and the emerging progress of the nation. (Photos: @RSCollaboration)

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Demystifying the image of Eritrea by understanding its reality on the ground and its development approach, which focuses on the people, was the theme of the side event organized by the Permanent Mission of Eritrea to the United Nations in Geneva in collaboration with Nevsun Resources Limited, Bisha Mining Share Company and Danakali Limited, titled, “Demystifying Eritrea: the Ground Reality, Mining and Human Rights”, on March 8th 2018 at the United Nations in Geneva. Continue reading UN Side Event, “Demystifying Eritrea: The Ground Reality, Mining and Human Rights”

Canadian Lawmakers Dumbfounded About Reports on Eritrea During Committee Hearing

Mr. Lloyd Lipsett testifying his independent report on the alleged Human Rights and Social responsibilities in Bisha mine before the Sub-Committee on International Human Rights

By TesfaNews,

ON JUNE 6th, the Subcommittee on International Human rights invited Mr. Lloyd Lipsett, an expert and author of the Human Right Impact Assessment on Bisha Mine and Todd Romaine, Vice President of Corporate Social Responsibilities for Nevsun Resources, to discuss the Human Rights situation in association with the Bisha mine on Eritrea.

After being given the chance to cross examine the presenters, the lawmakers acknowledged the discrepancy between the past reports on Eritrea and the ones being presented by the two presenters.

The Canadian lawmakers who participated at a televised study period on June 5th and 6th with the standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Development Subcommittee on International Human Rights (SDIR) were pleasantly surprised by the reports on Eritrea, which seemed to be in stark contrast to what the lawmakers had been told in the past.  Continue reading Canadian Lawmakers Dumbfounded About Reports on Eritrea During Committee Hearing