by Leonard Vincent and Martin Plaut
You might think that a regime that incarcerates and tortures its citizens – regularly; that holds its people in complete subjection – would be cold-shouldered.
You might think that a government that is held by a United Nations Commission to have
Sudan should take a ‘clear stance’ and support the GCC countries and Egypt in their dispute against Qatar, the Saudi Ambassador to Khartoum said yesterday.
In an interview with the Khartoum-based daily newspaper, Al Sudani, the Saudi Ambassador to Khartoum, Ali Bin Hassan Jaffar, urged Sudan to
African leaders started to gather in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, yesterday, for the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the Heads of State and Government of the African Union.
The two-day summit opens today under the theme, "Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investment in the Youth."
After European Court of Human Rights rules that an Eritrean asylum seeker would not be in life-threatening danger if deported back to Eritrea, Justice Minister Ayelet Shaked appoints team to determine whether ruling could support change in Israeli policy.
Following a report in Israel Hayom earlier
When it comes to just about any Eritrean political discourse, it is depressingly prevalent that, nowadays: cheap propaganda, empty rhetoric, undue influence, outright denials are disseminated by some Eritrean intellectuals. In some political circles and especially among the youth, oftentimes and understandably so, there is
Eritrea is geographically close to Saudi Arabia and the Gulf nations of Qatar and UAE.
Eritrea’s government faces conflicting pressures to take sides in a diplomatic row between Qatar on the one hand and Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and the United Arab Emirates on the other, according
Eritrean asylum seekers are given temporary protection in Israel and are not deported, but they are subjected to intense pressure to return to their country or to another one in Africa
The Population and Immigration Authority has hired the services of the Israeli Immigration Policy Center,
The case M.O. v. Switzerland (application no. 41282/16) concerned the complaint brought by an Eritrean asylum seeker that he would be at risk of ill-treatment if deported from Switzerland to his country of origin. He essentially claimed before the Swiss authorities that he was a
A Mockery of the Rule of Law
29 June 2017
Isn’t it ironic why the government of Eritrea has been publishing articles on justice matters on Haddas Eritra for the last 4-5 months as if it is a strong advocate of the rule of law? The
Rescue after nearly 9,000 attempt treacherous crossing from Libya to Italy in four days. The new mother with her newborn baby in her arms, just before being taken to a fast boat to receive medical care in Malta.
Wednesday, 28 June 2017 - 6:36pm
Save the Children’s medical
Dear Organizers of the Toronto Festival for Unity, Reconciliation and Justice.
The themes of the Festival of Eritrean-Canadians in Toronto on July 1, 2017, is admirable. Organizing such a huge event is not an easy feat. You should therefore be congratulated for the initiative you
ክቡራት ኣንበብቲ ቅድሚ ሎሚ “ተቐማጦ ዓዲ ጋዕቤን ሰማዒ ስኢና ንግፋዕ ኣሎና”ብዝብል ብሬድዮ ኣሰና ናብ ህዝቢ ተቓሊሑ ከም ዝነበረ ዝዝከር ኮይኑ፣ኣነ ሓደ ካብቶም ስቅያትን መግፋዕትን ደቂ ዓዲ ጋዕቤን ዝተሰማዓኒ “ኣድጊ ተማህሊላ በላዒዓ ኣውረደት” ዝብል ኣርእስቲ ብምምራጽ ደቂ ዓዲ ጋዕቤን ብግዜ ባዕዳዊ መንግስቲ ማለት ብግዜ ንጉስ ሃይለስላሴ
Wed 28 Jun 2017
By Tola Mbakwe
Eritrea has stepped up its crackdown on Christians in the country, according to a Christian charity which has now launched a campaign opposing the persecution.
Release International said Eritrean security forces have recently arrested 200 Christians in house-to-house raids, ripping children
“MISSION STATEMENT: –To Build an emboldened community of Eritrean-Canadians that is committed to contribute in a unified and sustained manner towards cultural and economic developments of Canada and the noble mission of ending tyranny in Eritrea and establishing rule of law and democracy. The Festival strives to
ህዝቢ ስያትልን ከባቢኣን ምስ ኣቶ ክብሮም ም ዳፍላ ንጉዳይ ህገር ዝምልከት ኣኼባ ብዕለት 26 ሰነ 2017 ኣካይዶም። ኣብቲ ልዕልነት ሕጊ ዝነገሰሉ ሃገር ምፍጣር ዝዕላምኡን ፣ ጎደና ራህዋን ፍትሕን ዝተዳህሰሰሉ መድረኽ ዘተ ፣ ሓሳባታት ብምውሓዝ ናይ ተግባር ውጥን ቀሪቦም ።
እዚ ግብራዊ እዩ ተባሂሉ ዝቀረበ ኣገባብ ቃልሲ
ሎሚ ንጉሆ 26 ሰነ 2017፣ ካብ ገማግም ሊብያ ኣስታት 20 ኪሎምሜተር ኣብ ኣህጉራዊ ማያት ማእከላይ ባሕሪ ልዕሊ 80 ካብ ሚእቲ ኤርትራውያን ዝርከቡዎም 1066 ስደተኛታት በቲ Search and Rescue (SAR) ተባሂሉ ዝፍለጥ ናይ ድሕነት ወፍሪ ከምዝደሓኑ ምንጭታት ኣሰና፣ ካብታ ኣብዚ ሰዓት ‘ዚ ኣብ ማእከላይ ባሕሪ እትርከብ፣
በይ ኤርያ ኤርትራውያን ን ደሞክራስያዊ ለውጢ ብምኽንያት መዓልቲ ናጽነት ኤርትራ ምስ ኩሎም ደለይቲ ፍትሒ ኣባላቱን ነበርትን በይ ኤርያን ብምዃን ቀዳም 20 ግንቦት 2017 ኣብ ሰዓታት ድሕሪ ቀትሪ ካብ ሰዓት 2፥00 ክሳብ ሰዓት 6፥00 4 ሰዓት ዝወሰደ ብ ኣባል ሕብእቲ ሰልፊ ህዝባዊ ግንባር ነበር ተጋዳላይ የማነ
The following statement was delivered at the 35th Session of the UN Human Rights Council, during an Item 4 interactive dialogue with the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea
Mr Vice President,
ARTICLE 19 welcomes the report of the UN Special Rapporteur on
ኦርቶዶክስ ተዋህዶ ቤተ ክርስትያን ኤርትራ፡ ካብ ዓለም መጀመርያ ቤተ ክርትስትያን እያ። ሃዋርያ ማትዮስ፡ ኣብ ምድሪ ሓበሻ ኣጠሚቑ፡ ክምለስ እንከሎ ኣብ ካርቱም ሱዳን ዓረፈ። ከም ኡውን ኣደና ድንግል ማርያም ንጎይታን ዮሱስ ክርስቶስ ካብ ንጉስ ሄረድስ፡ ንኸይቀተሎ፡ ኣብ ከበቢ ደብረሲና፡ (ኣውራጃ ሰንሒት) መጺኣ ነበርት ዝብል ይዝንቶ።( ንሓቅነቱ ንተማራመርቲ
Today the 20th of June and we are pretending to celebrate or to idolize our “Martyrs Day”. Our mothers, fathers, sisters and brothers have paid the highest price accurately with their Life to liberate our beloved country from barbarous foreign invaders. Indeed! It is an
The absence of peace is the most important issue that is ruining the life of the Eritrean people: Mass mobilization for Peace is timely
By Eritrea Focus (EF)
During the Eritrean focus meeting on Wednesday 21 June 2017, the danger of escalating hostility between Eritrea and Djibouti as
Date: 17/06/2017Author: Martin Plaut1 Comment
It appears that there are new efforts to ‘engage’ or ‘re-engage’ with the Eritrean regime led by President Isaias Afwerki. Yet the international organisations attempting to do this appear to have learnt few lessons from the failure of previous attempts to
Statement on Nevsun
Statement on Nevsun Resources - 19 May 2017
M&G Investments holds 12% of the shares of Nevsun, a Canadian-listed mining company.
Campaign groups including Freedom United and Eritrea Focus have called on shareholders in Nevsun to divest in protest at its alleged use of forced
Human Rights Council
6–23 June 2017
Agenda item 4
Human rights situations that require the Council’s attention
Djibouti,* Somalia:* draft resolution
35/… Situation of human rights in Eritrea
The Human Rights Council,
Guided by the Charter of the United Nations, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the International Covenants on
When Saudi Arabia and its allies severed diplomatic relations with Qatar earlier this month, the fate of Ras Doumeira is unlikely to have figured high in their complex geostrategic calculations. Yet, on this barren, contested strip of land in the Horn of Africa, the
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Two recent and seemingly incongruous events may one day be seen as symbolic turning points for Eritrea, an authoritarian, one-party state often referred to as Africa’s hermit kingdom. The first was a bloody clash on Eritrea’s border with Ethiopia in June
Fetsum Abraham: An Open Letter to Ato Kubrom Dafla
Dear Ato Kubrom;
I have been keenly following your activities for several years and have reviewed your very impressive resume in Assenna. Apart from your contribution since the struggle for independence, your most recent stunning victory over Higdef
The Human Rights Council session on Eritrea was held on 14 June 2017, with the exception of the Israeli invitation to Ms Sheila Keetharuth to visit The State of Israel, and the indictment of Eritrea for the confiscation of Greek properties (including the Greek Ambassador’s
ጸሊም ግመ - ጸለግለግ ደበና
መአስ ኮን ይኸውን - ዝግፈፍ ካብ ዓድና
ዓንቃዕሪርና ክንርእዮ - ዓመታት ኣሕሊፍና
ብውሽጢ ብደጌ - ኤርትራውያን ተሳቒና
ክንዲ ጉሓፍን - ጉሓፋትን አሊና
ብሓባር ተጠርኒፍና - ንገዛና ኣጽሪና
ንሰላም ንፍቕሪ - ክንሰርሕ ንጥቕምና
ንጸሊም ግመ - ፎእ ንበሎ ተኣኪብና
ስቓይ መከራ ከብቅዕ - ፈቐዶ ተበቲና።
ምድረ በዳ ሰሃራ - በዚሒዎ
ሐገዝ ንግሪንፊል ሐደጋ ባርዕ
ሐቤረታ ደገፍ ንሐዘንተኛታት ፥ ናይ ገንዘብ ሐገዝ ፥ ናይ ገዛ ወይ ናይ ጠበቃ እንተደሊኹም ኣብዛ ወብ ሳይት ጽቀጡ
እዚ ናይ ግሪንፊል ኮሚኒቲ ዘበርክቶ ዘሎ ሐገዝን ምጽንናዕን እዩ። መብዛሕታኡ ሐቤረታ ብተቀማጦ ኖርስ ከንሲንግቶን ዝእከብ ዘሎ እዩ። ኣብቲ ወብሳይት ተወሳኺ ሐቤረታን ዝተፈላለየ ዓይነት ሐገዝን ኣሎ