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Eritrea UPR Key Opportunity to Address Rights Violations

While welcoming Eritrea’s positive response to some of the UPR Working Group recommendations, we are deeply concerned that it failed to accept the most pressing recommendations that are key to ending the country’s human rights crisis. The government continues to subject its population to widespread forced labor, imposes staunch restrictions on freedom of expression, opinion and faith, and restricts independent scrutiny. We regret that, during its 2019 UPR review, the government rejected recommendations calling for an invitation to UN mandate holders. Despite its Council membership, the government…

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