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Eritrea Slams HRW Report as “Cheap Shots”

Under Ethiopia’s continued occupation, the Eritrean people and Government have no other option but to be vigilant and maintain a strong and disciplined army. Surrender is not an option!

Under Ethiopia's continued occupation, the Eritrean people and Government have no other option but to be vigilant and maintain a strong and disciplined army. Surrender is not an option!
Nothing wrong with Eritrea for mobilizing its entire human and natural resources for national development activity and protection of its soverignity

By News Agencies,

Eritrea’s government rejected as “cheap shots and lies” a report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) that said forced labor was used to construct a gold mine it owns with Canada’s Nevsun Resources Ltd. (NSU)

Segen Construction Co., a sub-contractor owned by the ruling People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ) that worked on the project, used conscripts during the building of the Bisha Mine from 2009 to 2011, the New York-based advocacy group said in a report released Jan. 15. “Conscripts are regularly subjected to torture and other serious abuses,” it said.  Continue reading Eritrea Slams HRW Report as “Cheap Shots”