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Eritrea’s Response: Special Rapporteur 2019


Eritrea’s Response: Special Rapporteur

Response: Special Rapporteur 2019

Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Eritrea and Eritrea’s response
Ms. Sheila B. Keetharuth, Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea


Five African countries just joined the Human Rights Council
The United Nations Human Rights Council held its elections late Friday to include new set of representatives to serve three-year terms.

Eighteen countries in the world were selected and among them are five African countries, Other countries have been maintained and many others have left because they served the two terms.

1 – Burkina Faso,
2 – Cameroon,
3 – Eritrea,
4 – Somalia,
5 – Togo

are voted in as the new African Human Rights Council representatives.

Eritrea gets 160 votes from 193 member states for a seat at the UN Human Rights Council for the 2019-2021 term.