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Eritrea, ‘Oasis of Peace’

Europe-wide demo
Thousand of Eritreans protested in Geneva against the UN report that presents their home country as a loophole of oppression, They demanded the withdrawal of sanctions against their country. But the arguments of the protesters did not attract the interest of the media. Even Swiss media ignored the occasion. But WHY? (Photo: June 22, 2015 Europe-wide demo)

By Alex Reichmuth | for Die Weltwoche (Swiss Weekly Magazine),

This article is about Eritreans. Crowds of Eritreans. But not these Eritreans who queue at the border of Calais or in front of a reception centre asking for asylum in Switzerland. It is about over a thousand Eritreans who came to Geneva from all over Europe. They protested in front of the UN headquarters. They expressed their indignation against a UN report that had characterized their homeland as a stronghold of evil and bad. Continue reading Eritrea, ‘Oasis of Peace’

Europe Wide Demonstration Against the UN Commission Report on Human Rights Situation in Eritrea

Thousands of Eritreans and friends of Eritrea have confirmed to participate in the Europe wide mass protest denouncing the politically motivated, one-sided, COI report on June 22 in Geneva.

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ERITREANS and friends of Eritrea in Europe, outraged by the recent unwarranted attack on the state, people and government of Eritrea by the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) Commission of Inquiry (COI) and Special Rapporteur Report on the Human Rights situation in Eritrea, and standing for genuine human rights, are holding a mass protest rally in Geneva, Switzerland on Monday 22 June, 2015 to protest the deceitful representation of the Human Rights situation. The demonstration will be starting at 12:00 (mid-day) and finish at 17:00 o’clock. Continue reading Europe Wide Demonstration Against the UN Commission Report on Human Rights Situation in Eritrea