UN Imposes New Sanctions Against Eritrea

Eritrea has reacted with fury to new sanctions handed down by the United Nations Security Council for supporting Islamist militants, including Al-Shabaab, in Somalia.

  • East Africa:  UN's Slap On the Wrist Won't Deter Eritrea (analysis)

    Daily Maverick, 7 December 2011

    The United Nations Security Council passed new sanctions against Eritrea on Monday, punishing the tiny country in the Horn of Africa for its continued political, financial, ... read more »

  • Somalia:  Eritrea Furious About UN Sanctions

    The Nation, 6 December 2011

    Eritrea has reacted with fury to new sanctions handed down by the United Nations Security Council for supporting Islamist militants, including Al-Shabaab, in the lawless Somalia. read more »

  • Eritrea:  Kenya Backs UN Sanctions

    The Nation, 6 December 2011

    Kenya's United Nations ambassador has welcomed the United Nations Security Council's move on Monday to impose stricter sanctions on Eritrea. read more »

  • East Africa:  Security Council Tightens Sanctions Regime on Somalia, Eritrea (document)

    United Nations, 7 December 2011

    The Security Council today tightened its sanctions regime on Somalia and Eritrea to include individuals and entities identified as political or military leaders recruiting or ... read more »

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