Former Minister's Reported Death Highlights Eritrea's Secret Prisons

08 Mar 2018

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The reported death of an Eritrean political prisoner has shined a spotlight on the country's secret prison system, where some of the nation's founders have been held without trial for more than 16 years. In February, news began circulating on social media that Haile "Durue" Woldensae, a fighter in Eritrea's liberation struggle ...