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Eritreans in the Netherlands complain of pressure to support youth congress

From The Guardian Claims of ‘systemic intimidation’ as top Eritrean official Yemane Gebreab arrives on Dutch soil to address youth wing of African country’s ruling party The visit of Eritrean presidential adviser Yemane Gebreab, who will speak at an Eritrean government youth rally in the Netherlands, has been branded ‘awkward’ by the Dutch cabinet. Photograph: […]

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How Eritrea is turning to Dutch courts to silence its critics

From The Guardian Martin Plaut Eight legal cases have been launched in the Netherlands against those who dare to oppose the regime  Eritrean refugee Wegasi Nebiat, left, is rescued after making the dangerous crossing to Europe Photograph: Argiris Mantikos/AP A quiet but well orchestrated campaign is under way in the Netherlands as individuals associated with the Eritrean government […]

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