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Eritrea: Prisoners of Conscience / Fear of Torture or ill-treatment / incommunicado detention

, Index number: AFR 64/004/2007

Zecharias Abraham, the pastor of a Presbyterian church in the capital, Asmara, Mikias Mekonnen, a church elder and 78 churchgoers, are held incommunicado at an unknown location, and are at risk of torture or ill-treatment. Amnesty International believes them to be prisoners of conscience, detained solely for the peaceful exercise of their religious beliefs.

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