12 Things You Didn’t Know About Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki

Written by Keren Mikva

Isaias Afwerki, the 25-year leader of Eritrea, has recently been accused of crimes against humanity in a new report compiled by the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea. The report included testimonies of arrests for voicing dissent, torture, rape, enslavement, murder, and retaliation against the families of dissidents who fled Eritrea.

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