Eritrea hearing scheduled for July 12

The Conservative Party Human Rights Commission will hold its next hearing on July 12, on Eritrea.

The human rights situation in Eritrea has deteriorated significantly in recent years. At the hearing, to be held in the Thatcher Room, Portcullis House, Westminster from 2-4pm on July 12 exiled Eritreans and human rights experts will give evidence.

The hearing is open to all, and will be chaired by Gary Streeter MP. Speakers will include Dr Berhane Asmelash, Director of Release Eritrea, Noel Joseph, Executive Director of Eritreans for Human Rights and Dr. Khataza Gondwe, Research and Advocacy Officer at Christian Solidarity Worldwide.

For more information on Eritrea see http://www.csw.org.uk/Countries/index.php?id=15