Tag: Sanction

Video: Susan Rice on Eritrea (UN Webcast)

  Informal comments to the media by H.E. Ms. Susan Rice, Permanent Representative of the United States of America to the United Nations following the adoption of Security Council resolution 2023 (2011) on Eritrea.

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UN council expands Milder Eritrea sanctions over Somalia

Mon Dec 5, 2011 UNITED NATIONS Dec 5 (Reuters) – The U.N. Security Council on Monday expanded sanctions against Eritrea for continuing to provide support to Islamist militants in the virtually lawless Horn of Africa nation of Somalia, including al-Shabaab. The council resolution, which received 13 votes in favor, none against and two abstentions, was […]

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African Bloc Seeks Tougher Sanctions Against Eritrea

Monday, December 5th, 2011 VOA Members of a six-nation bloc in Eastern Africa have asked the United Nations to toughen sanctions against Eritrea. Leaders with the Intergovernmental Governmental Authority on Development, or IGAD, have told the Security Council that the world body must “act now” because the region's stability is at stake. Government officials from […]

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Seized – Amanuel Biedemariam

    In the moment For the moment By the moment   Perplexed in sadness Hurt by violation, rape of innocence Incensed by injustices Violations of bliss, Violations of hope, ambitions Angered by brutes, the calloused The soulless   Beset by history in history By bigotry Bigots, zealots and banditry Surrounded by misery   Yet, […]

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Claims Ethiopia Manipulates U.N. Against Eritrea – Sophia Tesfamariam

  BSN 12-5-11   How ironic that the very organization that is celebrating the 25th Anniversary of the UN Declaration on the Right to Development is the same Organization that is being asked to stop Eritrea’s development. Ethiopia and its allies are once again at the UN Security Council, attempting to get another illegal, unfair […]

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