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HRW to Release Damning Report on Eritrea’s Nascent Mining Industry

Nevsun CEO says Human Rights Watch have categorically refused to give him copy of report they have circulated in advance to selected press. What’s so opaque?

HRW Africa Division Head, Daniel Bekele, an Ethiopian with anti-Eritrea bias should not be expected to author a balanced report
HRW Africa Division Head, Daniel Bekele, an Ethiopian with anti-Eritrea bias should not be expected to author a balanced report

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

Not surprisingly, in an effort to thwart Eritrea’s nascent mining industry, Human Rights Watch (HRW) has produced yet another damning document on Eritrea and has chosen to circulate it in the western press before allowing Eritrea or the parties mentioned to provide responses. The timing is curious as it was just last month that the 2nd very successful Investors Conference was held in Eritrea. HRW’s intentions are transparent.

HRW’s anti-Eritrea campaigns have mimicked and run side by side with that of Eritrea’s enemies for the last 12 years. Continue reading HRW to Release Damning Report on Eritrea’s Nascent Mining Industry