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Eritrean President rejects criticsms on human rights violations
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Saturday, 23 February 2002
The government of President Isayas Afewerki criticized the European Parliaments resolution, adopted on February 7, which criticized Asmara for human rights violations and condemned the expulsion of the Italian ambassador last September. A statement by the government called the resolution "unfair and unjustified." In other news, 60 former prisoners of war (POW) were returned by ETHIOPIA, and Asmara returned 25 Ethiopian POWs in kind. Fighting ended between the two countries over a year ago.
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