Human rights cases

26 May 2014

Eritrean MP Mahmoud Ahmed Sheriffo has been held incommunicado without trial since 2001, one of a group of 11 seized after criticizing the country’s president, Isaias Afwerki.

26 May 2014

Eritrean MP Aster Fissehatsion has been held incommunicado without trial since 2001, one of a group of 11 seized after criticizing the country’s president, Isaias Afwerki.

26 May 2014

Zorig Sanjasuuren, an MP and pro-democracy activist, was murdered at his home in Mongolia in 1998. No one has been brought to justice.

26 May 2014

Leonard Hitimana vanished without trace in April 2003. Despite repeated IPU calls, a thorough investigation by Rwandan authorities into the MP’s disappearance has yet to take place.

26 May 2014

Eritrean MP Petros Solomon has been held incommunicado without trial since 2001, one of a group of 11 seized after criticizing the country’s president, Isaias Afwerki.

26 May 2014

Yemeni independent MP and newspaper proprietor Ahmed Saif Hashed has been viciously attacked, threatened and had his right to freedom of expression violated since being elected to parliament in 2003.

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