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Eritrea , Saturday 25 November 2017

News Eritrea: Eritrea, Burundi slammed for threatening U.N. human rights experts

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2017/11/24/eritrea-burundi-slammed-for-threatening-un-human-rights-experts/
Publication date: Friday 24 November 2017

The United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights has expressed concern over threats meted out to its special rapporteurs in Eritrea, Burundi and the Philippines. A statement released on Tuesday (November 21) titled “Attacks / threats by States ...

News Eritrea: Canadian firm to face historic legal case over alleged labour abuses in Eritrea

News channel or source: https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2017/nov/23/canadian-mining-firm-historic-legal-case-alleged-labour-abuses-eritrea-nevsun-resources
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

Appeals court rules against mining company Nevsun Resources, clearing way for workers to have claims of human rights violations heard in Canadian court Workers and visitors walk within the processing plant at the Bisha Mining Share Company in Eritrea ...

News Eritrea: The U.S. and Others May Have Been Wrongly Sanctioning Eritrea for Years Over Alleged Al-Shabab Support

News channel or source: http://www.newsweek.com/us-sanctions-eritrea-al-shabab-710415
Publication date: onday 13 November 2017

For the past eight years, Eritrea—a tiny country in East Africa—has been under a comprehensive arms embargo and tough sanctions on political leaders. The sanctions were imposed in 2009 by the United Nations Security Council after it found that Eritrea ...

News Eritrea: Eritrea's Military Got Help From U.A.E., Foreign Firms, UN Says

News channel or source: https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-11-12/eritrea-s-military-got-help-from-u-a-e-foreign-firms-un-says
Publication date: Saturday 11 November 2017

Eritrea’s military received help from the United Arab Emirates and possibly Russian, Czech and Italian companies in the past year, assistance that would violate a United Nations arms embargo on the Horn of Africa country, the organization’s ...

News Eritrea: SA, Eritrea take up Afreximbank shares

News channel or source: http://www.herald.co.zw/sa-eritrea-take-up-afreximbank-shares/
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

JOHANNESBURG. – South Africa and Eritrea have taken up shareholding in the African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) – the continent’s multilateral trade finance institution, in demonstration of their commitments to promoting intra-trade and economic ...

News Eritrea: Eritrea May Have Been Wrongly Sanctioned for Years

News channel or source: https://www.msn.com/en-us/news/world/eritrea-may-have-been-wrongly-sanctioned-for-years/ar-BBEX21V
Publication date: onday 13 November 2017

For the past eight years, Eritrea—a tiny country in East Africa—has been under a comprehensive arms embargo and tough sanctions on political leaders. The sanctions were imposed in 2009 by the U.N. Security Council after it found that Eritrea had ...

News Eritrea: Vancouver mining company loses bid to have human rights case moved to Eritrea

News channel or source: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/vancouver-mining-company-loses-bid-to-have-human-rights-case-moved-to-eritrea-1.4413249
Publication date: uesday 21 November 2017

The British Columbia Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Nevsun Resources to have a human rights case against the miner moved to Eritrea. The case, brought forward by three Eritrean refugees, alleges they were used as slaves by government-owned ...

News Eritrea: UN Group Recommends Dropping Inquiry into Eritrea’s Ties to Al-Shabab

News channel or source: https://www.voanews.com/a/un-group-recommends-dropping-inquiry-into-eritrea-ties-to-al-shabab/4113298.html
Publication date: onday 13 November 2017

After years of inquiry, the U.N. Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea has found no conclusive evidence of Eritrean support for al-Shabab militants in Somalia, an allegation that led to sanctions in 2009. In its latest report, the group identified ...

News Eritrea: Nevsun Resources loses B.C. appeal to move human rights lawsuit to Eritrea

News channel or source: http://journalofcommerce.com/Resource/News/2017/11/Nevsun-Resources-loses-BC-appeal-to-move-human-rights-lawsuit-to-Eritrea-1029207W/
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

VANCOUVER - The British Columbia Court of Appeal has dismissed an appeal by Nevsun Resources to have a human rights case against the miner moved to the Eritrea. The case, brought forward by three Eritrean refugees, alleges that international law norms ...

News Eritrea: Canadian miner loses appeal to move human rights lawsuit to Eritrea

News channel or source: http://www.mining.com/canadian-miner-loses-appeal-move-human-rights-lawsuit-eritrea/
Publication date: Wednesday 22 November 2017

The British Columbia Court of Appeal upheld a 2016 ruling by the B.C. Supreme Court that dismissed an appeal by Nevsun Resources (TSX:NSU) to have a human rights case against the company moved to the Eritrea. Both tribunals agree that the province's court ...