Eritreans Risk Organ Harvesting and Death to be Free

From Welcome to Asmarino Independent. Wed Feb 13 2013, 23:35:59

The Eritrean government gets the biggest share of the blame because its authoritarian greed on the people is causing this mass exodus.  Unless the indefinite military service is stopped there is no way this exodus, especially of the young people, the young adults, will stop.

Evidence is coming out that the government itself is involved in this business directly.  The Eritrean middlemen - so far hundreds of Eritreans are identified not only as sellers to the Rashaida but also as recipients of the ransom money in many parts of the world, including Eritrea.

The Rashaida smugglers, having got immunity from both the Sudanese and the Eritrean governments, are the most ruthless middlemen who make everything happen. ...

(Photo: Elsa Chyrum and Suzette Standring at Eritrean Community Center in Boston)

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