Browsing Tag Dawit Isaak

Letter to Eritrea: Is Dawit Isaak alive?

Letter to Eritrea: Is Dawit Isaak alive?

By | May 3, 2017 at 11:27 am

For World Press Freedom Day, PEN Canada was joined by thirty NGOs in asking the government of Eritrea to confirm the status of Dawit Isaak, the 2017 UNESCO Cano prize-winner.

Posted in: News

Take Action: Dawit Isaak Remains Detained 15 Years On

Take Action: Dawit Isaak Remains Detained 15 Years On

By | September 23, 2016 at 11:46 am

Eritrean-Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak was arrested as part of the September 2001 crackdown on Eritrea’s independent press.

Posted in: Campaigns

Eritrea: Authorities must clarify fate of Dawit Isaak and other journalists

Eritrea: Authorities must clarify fate of Dawit Isaak and other journalists

By | June 1, 2015 at 2:17 pm

June 2, 2015 marks 5,000 days since the Swedish-Eritrean writer and journalist Dawit Isaak and nine other Eritrean journalists were arrested on unknown charges in September 2001. After 5,000 days without charge or trial, their whereabouts is still unknown.

Posted in: Campaigns, News

Trafficking and Torture in the Sinai

Trafficking and Torture in the Sinai

By | September 16, 2013 at 10:19 am

On Thursday, September 19, 2013 Dan Connell will address Ryerson University’s International Issues Discussion (IID) series on political and human rights crises in Eritrea.

Posted in: Blog

Honorary Members

Honorary Members

By | October 1, 2011 at 6:22 pm

Syrian state security agents detained high-school student Tal Al-Mallouhi on December 27, 2009 and interrogated her about posts on her personal blog. Her family home was raided and her computer, notebook, and other personal documents confiscated. She was held incommunicado at an undisclosed location, without charge, and denied access to her family, for nine months. […]

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