Eritrea 'Arrested Locals Working at U.S. Embassy' in Past Decade
Between 2001 and 2010, the Eritrean authorities arrested dozens of Eritrean employees of the US embassy in Asmara, according to the former US ambassador to Eritrea, Ambassador Ronald McMullen. The former envoy went on to describe the country as "very, very, repressed"; (and) the government "highly centralized and very authoritarian".
Ethiopia Government, 14 August 2015
The former US ambassador to Eritrea, Ambassador Ronald McMullen disclosed for the first time last week that between 2001 and 2010 the Eritrean authorities arrested dozens of… Read more »
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