Eritrea: The Tragedy behind a Tragedy

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By: Tedros Abraham  21/04/2015  Some 350 Eritreans were among the 850 people who perished in the migrant boat that sank off the coast of Libya on Saturday night, a United Nations spokesperson said on Tuesday. Ethiopia declared three days of national mourning after it confirmed the people brutally killed by … more

“FIRST PEACE…, THEN JUSTICE”: Dilemmas of Human Rights Enforcement in Our Times – A lecture delivered at Chatham House, By Bereket Habte Selassie,

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“FIRST PEACE…, THEN JUSTICE”: Dilemmas of Human Rights Enforcement in Our Times   A lecture delivered at Chatham House April 6, 2009 By Bereket Habte Selassie, The William E. Leuchtenburg Professor of African Studies, Professor of Law, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill     Introductory Remarks   … more

The Sarcasm, Denial and Lies of the Eritrean authorities: a personal account on the National service, the closure of the University of Asmara and the Scholarship program in South Africa – Part III

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Zekarias Ginbot February 3, 2015   ……..in Part I, I described how the aspirations of the Eritrean people have been dashed by PFDJ over the last 20 years and how the national service has ended up becoming a modern day slavery. In Part II, I continued to reflect on my … more

ትዕዝብቲ ኣብ ፖለቲካን ባህርያቱን – ኣማኑኤል ሳህለ (1ይ ክፋል)

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ትዕዝብቲ ኣብ ፖለቲካን ባህርያቱን ኣማኑኤል ሳህለ   ፖለቲካ ናይ ህዝቢ ስጋዊ ምምሕዳር ስልቲ ኪኸውን ከሎ፡ ሃይማኖት ከኣ ናይቲ ህዝቢ መንፈሳዊ ምምሕዳር ሜላ ማለት እዩ። እቲ ቀዳማይ ነቲ ስጋዊ ገጽታ ሰብን ንምድራዊ ድሌታቱን ከስተናግድ ከሎ፡ እቲ ካልኣይ ግን ነቲ መንፈሳዊ ገጽታ ሰብን ንሰማያዊ ድሌታቱን እዩ ዘስተናግድ። እቲ ቀዳማይ፡ ነቲ መሰረታዊ ባህርያት … more

Time for Reflection VI

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The question that repeats in every discussion is always,  why has it been taking  us so long to get rid of the Tyrant in Eritrea? First  and formost I wish every Eritrean, a better year and healthier, and proper  method of struggle so that we are able to reach our … more

A new challenge for Eritreans in Diaspora. The mining drama

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  A new challenge for Eritreans in Diaspora.  The mining drama By Petros Tesfagiorgis A Report published on  November by Danish Immigrations services had recommended that Denmark no longer offer blanket asylum to Eritrean refugees on the grounds that human rights situation in Eritrea has improved. Furthermore it notes that … more

Eritrea: Pursuit to regain the lost compassion

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About six months ago I was invited to an Eritrean wedding reception. Nearly a thousand people showed up on the first day of the reception and about five hundred of them were present on the second day. There were lots of dancing, laughing, drum beating, ululating and yes … more dancing. … more

The Sarcasm, Denial and Lies of the Eritrean authorities: a personal account on the National service, the closure of the University of Asmara and the Scholarship program in South Africa

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Zekarias Ginbot December 20, 2014   Part I   A lot has been said about the atrocities committed by the Eritrean regime and articles with similar content have been published before in this kind of platforms. However, the content of this article might be different in a sense that it … more

Fetsum: EDA’s defining moment has arrived

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Fetsum: EDA’s defining moment has arrived Information: The best Bicyclists on planet earth are competing in the prestigious Grand Tour event in Spain called the Vuelta since August 23 and an African team called Team MTN-Qhubeka is in the event for the first time with two Eritreans in the roster that comprises six African riders … more

Fetsum: The Eritrean Islamic Congress Party EIC

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Fetsum: The Eritrean Islamic Congress Party EIC Reconciliation: Anyone that preaches for peace and reconciliation should practice the theoretical wisdom in order to stay consistent with the preaching; the person remains being a hypocrite otherwise. Going toe to toe with other minds on any subject matter cannot originate without ego, the disease that … more

PIA Crossing the RED-LINE again – Part II

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In my last article I mentioned only the light-weight crimes against the Eritrean people and disturbing the calm waters of our neigbouring countries like Ethiopia,The Sudan,Yemen and lately Djibouti at a  high cost of lives. However weak the President seems to be at this moment, he has gone sofar as … more

URGENT CALL FROM FRIENDS OF ASENA – AUSTRALIA

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  URGENT CALL FROM FRIENDS OF ASENA – AUSTRALIA   02 August 2014   Dear Friends of Asena in Australia,   As you probably already know, this is a volunteer opportunity to help the regular request from the Asena Media Foundation.   The Friends of Asena team from Australia requests … more

The regime of shame and degradation!!!

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In our country we are forced to see the media of the regime and dance by the rhythm of the regime and clap for whatever our insane president uttered shamelessly for the shameful sentences. Leadership of any country is measured not only by the people who vote by their legs … more