Eritrean Govt Accused of Arbitrary Detention

Thousands of Eritreans are reportedly detained without charge in the country's prisons often in deplorable conditions in an effort to silence dissent, says Amnesty International.
Photo: Jacapo

A street in Asmara, Eritrea (file photo).

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