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Former Minister's Reported Death Highlights Eritrea's Secret Prisons

The reported death of an Eritrean political prisoner has shined a spotlight on the country's secret prison system, where some of the nation's founders have been held without trial for more than 16 years. In February, news began circulating on social media that Haile "Durue" Woldensae, a fighter in Eritrea's liberation struggle and the country's former foreign minister, had died. Woldensae was imprisoned in 2001 and has not been seen since. In a 2010 interview...

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