Paulos Tesfagiorgis

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Paulos Tesfagiorgis is an Eritrean human rights activist.

Human rights[edit]

He established the only PFDJ licensed Regional Centre for Human Rights and Development in Eritrea and was a co-founder and subsequently head of the Eritrean Relief Association during the Eritrean independence war.

He has a master's degree in law from McGill University, Canada and has been a lecturer in law at the University of Asmara, Eritrea.

Paulos Tesfagiorgis was awarded the Rafto Prize for 2003 for his work.[1]


Paulos Tesfagiorgis is pictured on the link page


  1. ^ "Raftoprisen til afrikansk professor". NRK. 25 September 2003. Retrieved 27 February 2013.