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Eritrea: Human Rights

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL696, tabled on 7 June 2021

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of the UN Human Rights Council report by Mohamed Abdelsalam Babiker Situation of human rights in Eritrea, published on 12 May; and what steps they will take to address the human rights situation in Eritrea.

Answered on

21 June 2021

We welcome the report by the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea, which is of continued concern. The UK Government takes every opportunity to voice these concerns, and has done so directly with the Government of Eritrea, at the Human Rights Council and publicly through our annual reporting on human rights.