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LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS

Eritrea

OCTOBER 19, 2016

Persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Eritrea Receives Unprecedented International Attention

The Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea (COIE) says the “persecution on both religious and ethnic grounds” constitutes “a crime against humanity.”

OCTOBER 21, 2015

UN Commission to Report on Human Rights Violations in Eritrea

In late October, the UN General Assembly will hear a report on Eritrea’s human rights abuses, which include severe persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses.