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UNDP Supports Traditional Dispute Resolution in Eritrea

Traditional dispute resolution systems, that took into account cultural or traditional practices, are important part of maintaining access to justice for many Eritreans.

By UNDP Eritrea,

Absent formal judicial systems, traditional justice systems and customary practices are critical to ensuring that people have access to justice. In Eritrea, many rural communities denied access to dispute resolution as a result of formal legal services where people could present their cases or a legal system that did not take into account cultural or traditional practices. Continue reading UNDP Supports Traditional Dispute Resolution in Eritrea

Eritrea Participated at the 24th Session of the UN CCPCJ

First Secretary of the Eritrean Permanent Mission to the United Nations, Mr. Nebil Said, represent Eritrea at the 24th Session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice conference in Vienna, Austria.

By TesfaNews,

ERITREA participated at the 24th Session of the UN Commission on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice that was held on 18 – 22 May 2015 in Vienna, Austria.

In its annual Session, the Commission discussed on various global challenges from transnational organized crimes, including trafficking in persons, smuggling of migrants, corruption, drug trafficking, etc.  Continue reading Eritrea Participated at the 24th Session of the UN CCPCJ

Habtom Merhay Pleads Guilty of Smuggling Eritreans and Ethiopians into the United States

After being pleaded guilty by a U.S. District Judge, it was decided to hand down his sentence after a final hearing on Dec. 16, 2004

By US Department of Justice,

A NATIONAL of Eritrea and citizen of the United Kingdom pleaded guilty today to smuggling undocumented immigrants from Eritrea and Ethiopia into the United States.

Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell of the Justice Department’s Criminal Division, U.S. Attorney Ronald C. Machen Jr. of the District of Columbia and Special Agent in Charge Clark Settles of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations’ (HSI) Washington, D.C., Field Office made the announcement.

According to his plea agreement, Habtom Merhay, 47, who operated primarily from his residence in Dubai, Continue reading Habtom Merhay Pleads Guilty of Smuggling Eritreans and Ethiopians into the United States

ICJ: Ethiopian Leaders to Face Trial for Genocide

Finally, Justice to be served for the defenseless people of Ogaden

By Betre Yacob,

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) reported to have begun to work to bring Ethiopian authorities to justice for having committed a genocide in the Ogaden region.

The International Commission of Jurists is a known international human rights organization composed of jurists (including senior judges, attorneys, and lawyers). The commission is known for its dedication to ensuring respect for international human rights standards through the law.

The report came right after different Swedish TV channels showed Continue reading ICJ: Ethiopian Leaders to Face Trial for Genocide