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14 out of the 80 kidnapped Eritreans by ISIS fled to safety

Radio Erena: 27 June 2015


Fourteen out of the eighty Eritreans who were kidnapped by the ISIS on the 4th of June have escaped their captors.

In an interview he gave to Radio Erena, one of the escaped Eritreans, whose name has been concealed for his safety, said that there were 130 people at the beginning- 87 Eritreans of whom 22 were women and the rest were Syrian nationals. However, he added, 40 Muslims including 6 Eritreans were released right after they were captured and that the rest were taken to undisclosed location.


Eritrea condemned widely for violation of human rights at the UN Human Rights Council convention

Radio Erena: 26 June 2015

Report by Biniam Simon


Many countries have expressed their support for the Commission of Inquiry report on Eritrea and criticized the country for gross violation of human rights at the 29th bi-annual UN Human Rights Council convention held in Geneva this past week.

China, which chose not to talk about COI’s report, denounced the establishment of the commission in the first place saying it has generally targeted Eritrea, noted Radio Erena reporter who attended the convention.


Eritrean government supporters threatened members of the COI

Radio Erena: 26 June 2015

Report by Biniam Simon


Eritrean government supporters are reported to have threatened the members of the UN Human Rights Council mandated Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea at a rally they held in opposition to the report by the commission that found a possible crimes against humanity committed by the Eritrean government officials, including President Isaias.

The supporters targeted the Special Rapportteur - Sheila Keetharuth and visited her at the hotel she was staying at and made the threat.


Two Eritrean cyclists to make history for MTN-Qhubeka at Tour de France

Radio Erena: 23 June 2015


Two Eritrean cyclists will be the first from their country to compete in the Tour de France after being picked by the MTN-Qhubeka team.

The South Africa-based team, the first from Africa to gain a Tour place, selected the 21-year-old climbers Merhawi Kudus and Daniel Teklehaimanot in their final nine-man group on Tuesday.

Five of the nine are from Africa; the other three are South Africans – Jacques Janse van Rensburg, Reinardt Janse van Rensburg and Louis Meintjes.


Eritrea protest gathers outside Home Office building

Radio Erena: 17 June 2015


The protesters were marching against a Home Office report saying their home country is safe for them to return to.

Hundreds of protesters marched through the city centre and gathered outside the Home Office building.

The protesters were marching against a Home Office report released this March, which stated their African country of Eritrea was a safe place for them to return to.


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