Statement by HE Mr. Yemane Ghebreab,
Head of Delegation During the Interactive Dialogue with the Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea 32nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council
21 June 2016, Geneva
Yesterday, June 20th, was a day of remembrance and rededication in Eritrea and among Eritrean communities abroad. The people of Eritrea paid tribute to over 85,000 of their fellow citizens, men and women, who died fighting for the liberation, and then the defense, of their country and pledged to rededicate themselves to build a nation worthy of their martyrs. Continue reading Eritrea’s Statement at 32nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council→
The Eritrean Global Movement Against Unjust Sanctions (ESMART) is submitting this document because it had hoped to engage, the Special Rapporteur for Human Rights in Eritrea, as an independent fact finder, so that she can adhere to a higher standard of investigation, despite early signs to the contrary.
Eritrea and Canada deny entry for UN Special rapporteurs to their respective countries citing legality and due process of their appointment.
Ms. Beedwantee Keetharuth, special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea, have been heard complaining on the media about Asmara’s refusal to let her in to the country inorder to assess the human rights situation in the country.