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Eritrea: 15 years of incommunicado detention for journalist Dawit Isaak

Eritrean-Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak was arrested as part of the September 2001 crackdown on Eritrea’s independent press, which saw the country’s eight privately-owned newspapers closed down. As owner of the weekly newspaper Setit, Isaak was arrested along with  other print journalists who have since been held incommunicado. Not one has been charged or tried. The only

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