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Eritrea: ‘Swedish Citizenship Does Not Confer any Special Privileges’

‘Dawit Isaak’s alleged crimes are not his journalism, or his views – but his association with the G-15 opposition group’

Minister Yemane G. Meskel: “The substantive question is simple: regardless of the fact that Dawit Isaak is both Swedish and Eritrean, … crime has been committed in Eritrea and the state in which the crime was committed must deal with it.”

BY MARTIN SCHIBBYE | BLANK SPOT *

New signs of life from Asmara. In an interview with Martin Schibbye, the Eritrean Minister of Information believes that a solution to the issue of Dawit Isaak must also provide a solution for all those arrested in 2001. Continue reading Eritrea: ‘Swedish Citizenship Does Not Confer any Special Privileges’