Iran, big powers clinch landmark nuclear deal

German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier (L), French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius (2nd L), Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi (3rd L), European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini (Centre in red), U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (4th R) and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) meet at a hotel in Vienna July 13, 2015. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

(Reuters) – Iran and six major world powers reached a nuclear deal on Tuesday, capping more than a decade of on-off negotiations with an agreement that could potentially transform the Middle East. Under the deal, sanctions imposed by the United States, European Union and United Nations would be lifted in … more

Fetsum: What is to be done now?


Fetsum: What is to be done now? Source of Information: Somalia’s Transitional Government by Stephanie Hanson, and Eben Kaplan Updated: May 12, 2008 When I released the ANSWER as a solution for the Eritrea’s journey to democracy based on Liberia’s experience I felt like few people did not think so … more

UK: Flawed Policy on Eritrean Refugee Claims


Government’s New Position Based on Unreliable Evidence London, July 2, 2015) – The United Kingdom’s Home Office should issue new guidance to staff screening Eritrean refugee claims that reflects the continued real risk of persecution and other abuses there, Human Rights Watch said today in a letter to the Independent … more

መዘኻኸሪ ሰላማዊ ሰልፊ ጀኔቫ – 26 ሰነ 2015


ዝኸበርካን ዝኸበርክን ሓውን ሓፍትን እቲ ንህዝቢ ኤርትራ ካብ ስርሃት ህ.ግ.ዲ.ፍ. ዝወርዶ ዘሎ ግፍዕታት መከራን ብፍላይ ከኣ ነንምግሃስ ሰብኣዊ መሰላት ኣመልኪቱ ውድብ ሕቡራት መንግስታት ብፍሉይ ኮሚሽን ተታሒዙ መጽናዕቲ ከካይደሎ ድሕሪ ምጽናሕ ኣብ ዝመጽእ ሰሙን ኣብ ስዊዘርላንድ ጀነቫ ኣብ ዝርከብ መጋባእያ ሕቡራት መንግስታት ከም ዝቐርብ ተፈሊጡ ኣሎ:: ነዚ ጉዳይ እዚ ብትሪ ንምምካቱ … more

Aljazeera: UN report says Eritrea committed widespread abuses


“Systematic and gross human rights abuses” on scale seldom seen may include crimes against humanity, report finds. The Eritrean government may have committed crimes against humanity and was responsible for systematic and gross human rights abuses on a “scope and scale seldom witnessed elsewhere”, a year-long United Nations inquiry has … more

Police clear up migrant camps in Paris and Calais


By RFI French police officers cleared up on Tuesday morning hundreds of African migrants from a makeshift camp beneath the metro in Paris. Simultaneously, two migrant camps underwent evacuation in the northern port of Calais. About 350 refugees, most of them from Sudan and Eritrea, but also from Somalia and … more

Eritrea is ranked among the 10 most corrupted countries


Eritrea is ranked among the 10 most corrupted countries in the world according Transparency International. The corruption perceptions index countries based on how corrupt their public sector is perceived to be on a scale 0-100 where 0 means that a countyry is perceived as highly corrupt. Eritrea scored 18 where … more

Norway alone in sending Eritrean refugees home


Norway’s right-wing government is negotiating a deal with Eritrea’s repressive regime which would see asylum seekers from the country forcibly returned, even though a UN report maintains that they could face torture. Jøran Kallmyr, state secretary at the Ministry of Justice, plans to soon travel to Eritrea to seek pledges … more

May 24 Independence Celebrations to Exclude Dances


By Dr. Russom Mesfun Eritrean communities in the diaspora are taking steps to commemorate Independence Day on May 24 without the usual musical celebrations due to the loss of hundreds of Eritreans in a shipwreck and the shocking slayings by ISIS terrorists. Concerns that some of the next of keen … more