At the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Committee on the Human Rights of Parliamentarians of the Interparliamentary Union (IPU) we interviewed Ibrahim Mahmoud Ahmed, son of Ms. Aster Fissehatsion and Mr. Mahmood Sherriffo, two of the Eritrean parliamentarians detained since 2001. The interview was shown to the participants of the 135th IPU Assembly that took place from 23-27 October 2016 in Geneva.