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EU, battling migrant crisis, urges Eritrea to respect human rights | Reuters

Oct 21, 2015    

ADDIS ABABA European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on Tuesday for greater respect for human rights in Eritrea, a major source country of refugees who risk their lives trying to cross the Mediterranean to reach Europe.

The U.N. refugee agency UNHCR says 5,000 people flee the impoverished Red Sea state each month, with those who make it to Europe often saying they fled indefinite...

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