LEGAL DEVELOPMENTS AND HUMAN RIGHTS
The Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea (COIE) says the “persecution on both religious and ethnic grounds” constitutes “a crime against humanity.”
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.
Three Witness men have been detained for 20 years without being formally charged. Dozens are in prison. Will Eritrea ever end religious persecution?