British government considers following U.S. by sanctioning Eritrea over torture, rape and starvation in Tigray war

2021-11-23 14:46:26 Written by  Eritrea Hub Published in English Articles Read 375 times


Britain’s upper house (the House of Lords) has debated the Tigray war. The government accepts evidence of widespread rape and sexual abuse by Eritrean troops and: “the UK will consider the full range of policy tools at our disposal to protect human rights and deter violations of international humanitarian law.”

Source: Hansard

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