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Eritrea and Canada Deny Entry to UN Special Rapporteurs

Double standard? How does the UN Human Rights Council will handle these two similar situations?

By TesfaNews,

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.

The Harper government, on the one hand , blocked the UN special rapporteur on Indigenous peoples from visiting Canada.  Continue reading Eritrea and Canada Deny Entry to UN Special Rapporteurs