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The Politics Behind Eritrea’s Ranking in the TIP ‘Scorecard’

Eritrea with its limited resources, has developed, enacted and enforced strict laws on human trafficking
Eritrea with its limited resources, has developed, enacted and enforced strict laws on human trafficking. It will steadfastly continue to expose and fight the human traffickers and their sponsors.

BY METKEL SEWRA | SHABAIT

News may have reached you that Eritrea remained in Tier 3 for the umpteenth year in the US State Department’s annual “trafficking in persons” (TIP) report for 2017.

Well, if you actually have a minute or two to skim the section on Eritrea you would be amused to find much copied and pasted sections from previous years pointing at the very source of the problem with this report.

Hard and verifiable data collected by an impartial third party who would actually be accountable for the fantastic statistics? None! Continue reading The Politics Behind Eritrea’s Ranking in the TIP ‘Scorecard’