Rights group accuses Eritrea of persecuting exiled activists

Amnesty International report says Eritrea's human rights activists not safe even if living abroad.

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    Amnesty International has released a report documenting the cases of harassment and intimidation against Eritrean human rights activists over the last eight years.

    The rights group says the government wants to silence its critics abroad, especially those in the United Kingdom, Sweden, Kenya and some European countries.

    Al Jazeera's Malcolm Webb reports from Nairobi, Kenya.


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