Eritrea – Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2018

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Eritrea is a highly centralized, authoritarian regime under the control of President Isaias Afwerki. The People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), headed by the president, is the sole political party. There have been no national-level elections since an independence referendum in 1993. Civilian authorities in the regime maintained effective control over most ...
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ERITREA Overview: The Government of Eritrea continued to make regular public statements about its commitment to fighting terrorism. Eritrea also continued and broadened its support for the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen, and it allowed military elements of the coalition to base in Eritrea. In May 2017, the United States recertified Eritrea as “not cooperating fully” with ...
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International Religious Freedom Report for 2017 – Eritrea

Executive Summary   The law and unimplemented constitution prohibit religiously motivated discrimination and provide for freedom of thought, conscience, and belief as well as the freedom to practice any religion. The government recognizes four officially registered religious groups: the Eritrean Orthodox Church, Sunni Islam, the Roman Catholic Church, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Eritrea. ...
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