Denmark: Eritrea Immigration Report Deeply Flawed


(Brussels, December 17, 2014) – A Danish immigration report on Eritrea that suggests changing refugee policy for Eritrean asylum seekers is deeply flawed. Denmark and other European governments should await the outcome of the United Nations Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea, established in June 2014, before considering any major policy … more

Denmark admits ‘doubts’ about Eritrea report


Denmark admits ‘doubts’ about Eritrea report   The Danish Immigration Service’s fact-finding report on Eritrea has been under heavy fire since its release and the agency now says that the feedback “raises doubts” and that Eritreans can expect to be “granted asylum in many cases”. The Eritrean regime is very … more

Italian police arrest Eritrean gang who smuggled migrants


Alleged human traffickers who had arranged more than 20 boat trips from north Africa to Europe picked up in sting operation in Italy and Germany Ten suspected migrant smugglers were arrested on Wednesday in Italy and Germany, including the alleged ringleader behind a treacherous journey that killed an estimated 244 people … more

Denmark tightens restrictions on Eritreans


A massive increase in refugees from Eritrea earlier this year led Denmark to put a halt to asylum for Eritreans until the Danish Immigration Service (Udlændingestyrelsen) could evaluate the reason for the sharp uptick. The results of the Immigration Service’s investigation have now been delivered to the Justice Ministry and … more

ውልቀመላኺ ኢሳይያስ ኣፈወርቂ ዝሓረዮም ሰለስተ መጋበርያ፣ ኣብ ወጻኢ ንዝሰላሰል ህዝባዊ ምንቅስቓሳት ንለውጢ ንምጽባእ መምርሒ ተቐቢሎም ክንቀሳቐሱ ጀሚሮም ከምዘለዉ ምንጭታት ካብ ሰሜን ኣመሪካ ሓቢሮም።


ውልቀመላኺ ኢሳይያስ ኣፈወርቂ ዝሓረዮም ሰለስተ መጋበርያ፣  ኣብ ወጻኢ ንዝሰላሰል ህዝባዊ ምንቅስቓሳት ንለውጢ ንምጽባእ  መምርሒ ተቐቢሎም ERITREAN  NATIONAL COUNCEL ኣብ ትሕቲ ዝብል ስም ክንቀሳቐሱ ጀሚሮም ከምዘለዉ ተሓባበርቲ ኣሰና ካብ ሰሜን ኣመሪካ ሓቢሮም። ብመሰረት ‘ቲ ሓበሬታ እቶም  ነዚ  ስራሕ  ከሳልጡ ሓላፍነት ተዋሂቡዎም  ዘሎ ገለ  ካብ  ዉሑዳት  ምሁራት  ምስ  ህግደፍ  ከም  ሉኡኻት ኮይኖም  … more


Artist Michael Adonai - Photo by: Osman Shihaby

Press Release INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNIZED ERITREAN ARTIST MICHAEL ADONAI HAS BEEN CHOSEN AS THE RECIPIENT OF THE AFRICAN-AUSTRALIAN EXCELLENCE OF THE YEAR AWARD.   The award is aimed to honour, recognize and celebrate the contributions of Africans to all spheres of the Australian society. It’s also to establish honorarium and present Awards to distinguished, … more

Bob Geldof re-forms Band Aid to fight Ebola


London: Musician and philanthropist Sir Bob Geldof, who in 1984 inspired a generation of rock stars to record a charity single for Africa, will raise money to combat Ebola with a new version of the song. Geldof, frontman for Irish new wave band The Boomtown Rats, pulled together the Band … more

Sudan president guards killed at Khartoum palace


Two security guards have been killed by a man armed with a knife outside Sudan’s presidential palace in the capital Khartoum, officials say. The attacker seized one of the guards’ weapons before other guards killed him, a presidential spokesman said. He said the man appeared to be “mentally unstable”. President … more

News from inside Eritrea


News from inside Eritrea   –  October 28, 2014 Pamphlets were distributed in the town of Tesenei (Western Eritrea) containing messages from Eritrean Solidarity Movement for National Salvation (Simret). The pamphlets that have been distributed several times in and around Tesenei were written in Arabic and Tigrigna calling for Eritreans to show their … more

ህጹጽ መተሓሳሰቢ ኣብ ከተማ ኣስመራ፣ ብሓፈሻ ኸኣ ኣብ መላእ ኤርትራ ንእትርከብ ህዝብን ሓይልታት ምክልኻልን ኤርትራ (ሎሚ ብሳተላይት ራድዮ ኣሰና ናብ ኤርትራ ዝተፈነወ መተሓሳሰቢ)


እዋናዊ መተሓሳሰቢ ኣብ ከተማ ኣስመራ፣ ብሓፈሻ ኸኣ ኣብ መላእ ኤርትራ ንእትርከብ ህዝብን ሓይልታት ምክልኻልን ኤርትራ ኣብ’ዚ ቕንያት ‘ዚ ዋና ከተማና ኣስመራ ኣብ ኣዝዩ ክብ ዝበል ወጥሪ ትርከብ ኣላ። እሙናት ምንጭታትና ካብ ኣስመራ ከም ዝሓበሩዎ፣ ቀንዲ ምኽንያት ናይዚ ሓዱሽ ተኣፋፊ ኩነታት፣ ኣብዚ ሳልስቲ ክሳብ 10 ሽሕ ዝበጽሕ ስራዊት ደምሒት ንኣስመራ ከቢቡዋ … more

Eritrean Naval Force Officers Defect to Djibouti


Nineteen officers and members of the Eritrean Naval Force have defected to Djibouti in the past few weeks. According to our sources, head of squadron Lieutenant Biniam Gebreselasie; Department Head of the Electricity Department of the Halieb Boat Factory Habtom Ghebrekidan; and Head of the Technical Department of Marine Resources … more

Burundi, Eritrea, East Timor top global hunger index


LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Sixteen countries have alarming levels of hunger, with Burundi the worst affected, according to an annual index released on Monday which also reveals that 2 billion people worldwide suffer from “hidden hunger”. Hidden hunger, which is a lack of vitamins and minerals, weakens the immune … more

ኣሰና! ደጊምስ፣ ህዝብና፣ ኣድባርና በቃ ይኣክል ንምልክን ተላኣኽቲ ምልክን ክብሉ ጀሚሮም፣ Offical letter written by the Eritrean Orthodox churches/monasteries to denounce Yeftahi Demitros and Habtom Russom


ምልካዊ ስርዓት ኢሳይያስ በዚ ናይ መራሕቲ ገዳማትን ኣብያተ ክርስትያንን ከቢድ ውገዛ ሰንቢዱ፣ ነቶም ተለኣኣኽቱ ኮይኖም መራሕቲ ሃይማኖትን ኣመንትን ኣብ ምብትታን ዘገልግሉዎ ይፍታሄ ዲሜጥሮስን ሃብተ ርእሶምን ክኣልዮም ከምዝተገደደ ተፈሊጡ ‘ሎ።         … more

Pope Francis meets with Lampedusa survivors

Pope Francis' receives Lampedusa migrants

(ANSA) – Vatican City, October 1 – Pope Francis on Wednesday had a private and reportedly emotional audience in the Vatican with a group of migrants who survived a shipwreck near the southern Italian island of Lampedusa a year ago. The pontiff called on European men and women to open … more

Letter from Africa: Emptying Eritrea


In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo considers why Eritreans endanger themselves so much to reach Europe. The Mediterranean is fast becoming a massive watery grave for Africans. Another 500 reportedly drowned off the coast of Italy the other week, while the attention span … more

መርመራ ፖሊስ ሃገረ ጣልያን ዘይሕጋውያን ኣሰጋገርቲ ደቂ ሰብ ንስደተኛታት በቲ ሓደገኛ ዝኾነ ጉዕዞ ናብ ኤውሮጳ ንኸብጽሑዎም መለሳ ገንዘብ ውሽጣዊ ኣካላት ከምዝተቐበሉ ሓቢሩ።


እቶም ሊብያውያንን ኤርትራውያንን ዘይሕጋውያን ኣሰጋገርቲ ስደተኛታት፣ ናብተን ውሕስነት ዘይብለን ሰሙናዊ ካብ ክባቢ ትሩብሊ ተላዒለን ናብ ደሴት ላምቤዱዛ ዝጉዓዛ ጀላቡ ንኽሳፈሩ ኣቐዲሞም  1,200 ዩሮ (1,200 ፓውንድ) ክኸፍሉ ከምዝሓቱዎም ኢዩ ዝንገር።   ጋዜጣ ኮሪረ ዴላ ሴራ ዝተመልከቶም ጸብጻባት ቤት ፍርዲ ከምዝሕብሩዎ፣ እቶም ሻቡ ክኸፍሉ ዘይክኣሉ ድሒሮም ክኸፍሉ ከምዝኽእሉ ኢዩ ተሓቢሩዎም። እቲ ንሓሙሽተ … more

Malta boat sinking ‘leaves 500 dead’ – IOM


About 500 migrants are feared dead after their ship was rammed by another boat near Malta last week, a migration body said. Two Palestinian survivors told the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) that the boat had been intentionally sunk by traffickers. They said the boat had left Damietta in Egypt … more

Hundreds feared dead as boat sinks off Libya


Libyan navy officials say only 26 people have been rescued so far on vessel carrying up to 250 migrants. Last updated: 15 Sep 2014 09:08 A boat filled with up to 250 migrants heading for Europe has sunk off the Libyan coast and many passengers have died, a spokesman for the Libyan … more

18 ባሕረኛታት ኤርትራ ብሓንቲ ጃልባ ናብ የመን ብምስጋር ፖለቲካዊ ዑቕባ ከምዝሓተቱ ምንጭታት ኣሰና ሓቢሮም።


18 ባሕረኛታት ኤርትራ፣ ንምልካዊ ስርዓት ኢሳይያስ ራሕሪሖም ብሓንቲ ጃልባ የመን ድሕሪ ምስጋር ኣብ’ታ ሃገር ፖለቲካዊ ዑቕባ ከምዝሓተቱ ምንጭታት ኣሰና ሓቢሮም። ኣባላት ሓይሊ ባሕሪ ኤርትራ፣ በኸምዚ ዝኣመሰለ ጥርኑፍ ኣገባብ ናብ የመን ኮነ ስዑዲ ዓረብ ኢዶም ክህቡ ሎሚ ናይ መጀመርያ ኣይኮነን። ብዘይካ ‘ቶም በብወርሑ መሳርዕ ሓይልታት ምክልኻል ራሕሪሖም ናብ ሱዳንን ኢትዮጵያን ዘምልጡ … more

ምልካዊ ስርዓት ኢሳይያስ ካብዚ ቐረባ መዓልታት ጀሚሩ መውጽኢ ቪዛ ምሃብ ደው ኣቢሉዎ ከምዘሎ ምንጭታት ሓቢሮም።


ምልካዊ ስርዓት ኢሳይያስ ካብዚ ቐረባ መዓልታት ጀሚሩ መውጽኢ ቪዛ ምሃብ ደው ኣቢሉዎ ከምዘሎ ምንጭታት ሓቢሮም። እቶም ምንጭታት እቲ ስጉምቲ ስለምንታይ ከምዝተወስደ ቁርጺ ምኽንያት ‘ኳ እንተዘይሃቡሉ፣ ኣብ ዝተፈላለየ ክፋላት ሕብረተሰብና እናዓበየ ምስ ዝመጽእ ዘሎ መንጸግቲ መምርሒታት ናይቲ ስርዓት ዝተኣሳሰረ ክኸውን ከምዝእል ኣሚቶም። ብመሰረት ሓበሬታኦም፣ እቶም ኣብ መብል 28 ዙርያ ክሳተፉ ዝግብኦም … more