Reporters Without Borders (RSF) hails UNESCO’s decision, announced today, to award its Guillermo Cano World Press Freedom Prize to Dawit Isaak, a journalist with Swedish and Eritrean dual nationality who has been imprisoned in Eritrea for 15 years without every talking to a lawyer or
Ethiopia's parliament has extended the country's state of emergency by four months, two weeks after it had initially relaxed some parts of the measure.
The state of emergency was originally declared in October and set to last for six months in response to months of anti-government
The Eritrean government fully appreciates the most retched existence of its troops since independence 25 years ago. In recent years young fighters have been exiting its borders in droves dodging flying bullets or walking around mines; then treking on for months through deadly African deserts
Tsehaye Eyassu | 03/25/2017
Many societies and governments acknowledge that the future of a nation is in its youth, and they accordingly invested heavilying healthy and educated youth. To the opposite, the Eritrean youth have been subjected to systematic poverty and injustice under the Isaias government
Christine N. Umutoni
UN Resident/ Humanitarian Coordinator & UNDP Resident Representative
Dear Ms. Umutoni,
This is to register my deepest regret at repeated statements you’ve made in support of the Eritrean regime, the most brutal system of government our people have had to endure for more than
World Bulletin / News Desk
Around 250 African refugees are feared to have drowned in the Mediterranean after a rescue boat found two partially submerged rubber dinghies off Libya, a spokeswoman said Thursday.
Laura Lanuza of Spanish charity Proactiva Open Arms said its boat Golfo Azzuro had
Five people died and nearly 40 others injured when a knife-wielding man rampaged through a street in his car and tried to storm the UK Parliament in London.
London terror attack: Four people died and nearly 40 others were injured when a knife-wielding man rampaged through
A police officer has been stabbed in the Houses of Parliament in central London, in what police are treating as a terrorist incident.
Commons Leader David Lidington told MPs the "alleged assailant was shot by armed police".
There are also reports of as many as five people
18 years had passed since Michael last communicated with his family. He wanted to locate his only son and be reunited again. Nearly two decades since being separated, that long-impossible dream came true.
''No words can express my happiness. I am born again,'' Michael said after
A major appeal is being launched on Wednesday to help more than 16 million people facing hunger in east Africa.
The Disasters Emergency Commission is calling for funds to scale up the response to drought in the region and prevent “hunger on a massive scale”, while aid agencies warn that
IRIN NEWS: INDA SELASSIE/ETHIOPIA, 16 March 2017
Under the early morning sun in the most northern region of Ethiopia a motley group of Eritrean men, women and children arrive dusty and tired at the end of a journey – and at the start of another.
Demonstration in the City Center of The Hague in The Netherland, organised by Eritrean Refugees and Peace Loving Dutch Eritreans Against the Policy of the government of Israël towards the Eritrean Asylum Seekers.
Today the 17 th of March 2017, about 150 Eritrean young refugees demonstrated
Predators of press freedom have seized on the notion of “fake news” to muzzle the media on the pretext of fighting false information. Nonetheless, many of them have taken recent statements by President Donald Trump as a means of justifying their repressive policies. This dangerous
The research work presented in this report will provide historically relevant genesis towards the early education in Eritrea, remarkable development phases in the 1940 and 1950s and post-independent Eritrea. The purpose of the compiled work include to give recognition of the growth of the formal
The second-largest segment of recent refugees to Missoula comes from one of the world’s fastest-emptying nations.
That those attempting to flee Eritrea have to dodge troops at the border with “shoot to kill” orders only underlines the desperate, despotic conditions in the northeast African nation on
Regardless of international concerns, Eritrea continues to pursue a policy of indefinite military conscription that compels the young and the old to serve their country while paying them a pittance. Eritreans are continuing to leave in large numbers to find work to support their families