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Fate of American Citizen Unknown After Four Years in Eritrean Prison

Ciham Ali Abdu of Eritrea was 15 years old when she was arrested as she tried to cross the border into Sudan.  Born in Los Angeles, California, she is the only American citizen imprisoned in Eritrea.   Her family, friends and the representatives from the U.S. Embassy in Asmara have had no news about her whereabouts or her health for the nearly four years she has been in prison.   Ciham is also a unique case.  She is the daughter of Ali Abdu, the former minister...

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