June 12, 2009

Open Invitation:

The Eritrean Global Solidarity (EGS) an 11 human right and two independent Media  umbrella organization organized two years ago to bring a badly needed exposure to the expanding Human Right crisis in Eritrea will be holding its first Symposium on June 20,2009 in metro Washington DC.

The Focus of the symposium will be the Deteriorating Human, Civil, Religious and Political rights in Eritrea. Eritrean and non –Eritrean scholars and human right activists will present various papers and participate in a discussion Forum followed by a Q/A session.

We are extending an open invitation to all  US congressional representatives,  all diplomatic representatives, Journalists, Human and Civil Right activists, experts and specialists on Horn of Africa, Refugee resettlement organizations, immigration lawyers , religious right advocates etc Please attend this one- of- a- kind symposium!
The Honorary Chairperson of this historic symposium will be Dr. Bereket Habte Selassie –the former Chairman of the Eritrean Constitution Drafting Commission.

The symposium will be honored with the participation of ten speakers with a wide range of experience and expertise on the different facets of the expanding human right crisis in Eritrea (name and topic to follow).

Date June 20, 2009
Time:  9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (sessions will be in English and Tigrigna).
The venue will be at:
The Carlton – 
4600 Four Miles Run drive-
Arlington, Virginia 22204

For more information please call:

Petros Haile:  (612)-722-0427 or  Teklai Abraha: (646) 808- 6660  Dr Yonas Mehari (202)-2465400

Eritrean Global Solidarity
1st EGS Human Right Symposium Committee


Eritrea: Most Censored Country on Earth - Remembering Solomon Abera

Many Eritreans remember Solomon Abera for reading an announcement that killed the nation’s...

Amnesty International Remembers Eritrea’s Prisoners of Conscience

We may ask ourselves why it is important to help this powerful movement by joining it. “AI’s work...

Eritrea: ERI-TV’s Head of Sports Department Defects

Kibreab worked at the Ministry of Information for the last 15 years; he is an experienced sports...

Eritrea | Alewana New Generation Series Episode #1

We must pass on our stories, passion and urgency from generation to generation. Our work truly is...

Eritrea: The Eritrean Government Nationalises Private Schools

The Eritrean Government has issued a communique to bring schools run by the Catholic Church, Faith...

Eritrea and Ethiopia Represented in the Gruelling Tour of Spain

The ‘Vuelta a España’ (Tour of Spain) is an annual multi-stage bicycle race primarily held in...