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Codification of the Civil Procedure Code of Eritrea

Fawzia Hashim
Minister of Justice, Ms. Fawzia Hashim

By Ms. Fawzia Hashim, Minister of Justice

The Government of Eritrea mandated the Ministry of Justice to draft a Civil Procedure Code for the State of Eritrea. The Ministry, to which the drafting of legal codes is entrusted under Article 2(4)(5) of Legal Notice 14/1993, commenced the drafting process by assembling a team of international experts in the field of civil procedure to work in tandem with a national Law Reform Committee composed of Eritrean legal professionals. Continue reading Codification of the Civil Procedure Code of 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

Government of Eritrea Puts Into Effect New Civil and Penal Codes

እቲ ዘይቦኸረ ዕማም. New Civil and Penal (Criminal) Codes and Procedures are taking immediate effect in Eritrea by replacing the transitional codes that were enacted since independence.

By Shabait,

THE Government of Eritrea has published new Civil, Penal, Civil Procedure and Penal Procedures Codes. The Minister of Justice, Ms. Fawzia Hashim, described the rationale and central attributes of the new laws in an interview she conducted with national media outlets on the weekend.

The new Codes will replace the respective Transitional Codes that were enacted immediately after liberation and have been operational to date. The Minister further underlined that the Commercial Code is in the process of finalization and will soon be put into effect.  Continue reading Government of Eritrea Puts Into Effect New Civil and Penal Codes

‘We are a Nation of Laws and the Law is Ours’ : Prof. Asmerom Legesse

Prof. Asmerom Legesse’s Interview with Michel Collon of the Petit Oeil Production

By TesfaNews,

Petit Oeil, Producers of the ‘Eritrea: Come and See‘ documentary film, in association with Investig’Action presents the following interview they have conducted in Asmara with the renowned Lawyer, Sociologist and Anthropologist Professor Asmerom Legesse. on Eritrean Cultures against existing laws and customs.

Professor Asmerom eloquently narrates past and present history of the Eritrean conflict resolution culture with or with out existing laws and customs as well as societal awareness towards rule of law. Continue reading ‘We are a Nation of Laws and the Law is Ours’ : Prof. Asmerom Legesse

Eritrea Scoffs at US Human Rights‎ Country Report

“Human Rights’ – A Maxim of the Forces of Deceit!

The U.S. ... should make greater efforts to improve its own domestic human rights condition

By Shabait,

The US State Department has issued defamatory statement regarding Eritrea in its so-called annual report characterized with the same content and spirit.

The special interest groups with seemingly two political parties but one in essence that owe their existence on the power of money have labeled the People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ) as ‘being one party system.’ The US Administration tried to deny that unlike the political parties in that country assuming power through 26% ballot cards bought and sold with money, the PFDJ is built on the blood and bones of the Eritrean people.  Continue reading Eritrea Scoffs at US Human Rights‎ Country Report