Eritrea 2016

Freedom Friday Project

Arbi Harnet

$48,000

To narrow the communication gap between the diaspora and people inside Eritrea and promote democratic values among Eritrean youth., The organization will develop radio programs for diaspora radio outlets, distribute a democracy newsletter, conduct a phone campaign inside the country and prepare and disseminate a short film that discourages youth from making the dangerous journey to flee Eritrea.

 

Human Rights Program

Human Rights Concern – Eritrea

$88,500

To increase awareness of the human rights struggle in Eritrea, the organization will engage with key international and regional human rights bodies, raise awareness on international mining companies operating in Eritrea, and push for the cessation of the two percent tax levied on Eritrean diaspora.