Eritrea is an easy target for Ethiopia

Ethiopian troops in central Eritrea

The isolated, friendless regime of Isaias Afwerki will find few international protectors against Ethiopia’s military incursion.

Simon Tisdall

Ethiopia’s military incursion into neighbouring Eritrea, reinforced by weekend follow-up attacks, has received remarkably little international attention – and no outright condemnation, in the west at least. Britain said it was “deeply concerned” but declined to censure Addis Ababa. The US piously urged “restraint”. Eritrea’s demand that the UN security council punish Ethiopia has been met by deafening silence.

Such insouciance over an unprovoked assault by one sovereign state on another would be hard to imagine if, say, Argentina sent troops back to the Falklands, or Russia decided to finish the job in Georgia. But the isolated, friendless Eritrean regime of President Isaias Afwerki, the subject of UN and regional sanctions, is an easy target. And Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia’s prime minister, is a key US “war on terror” ally. Hence the diplomatic silence (which Eritrea interprets as connivance).

Isaias Afwerki is a piece of work, as Americans say. Cables sent from the US embassy in Eritrea’s capital, Asmara, by the then American ambassador, Ronald McMullen, and first published by WikiLeaks and the Guardian in December 2010, described the country Isaias has run with an iron fist since independence from Ethiopia in 1993 as a basket case: “Young Eritreans are fleeing their country in droves, the economy appears to be in a death spiral, Eritrea’s prisons are overflowing, and the country’s unhinged dictator remains cruel and defiant,” McMullen wrote. “The Isaias regime is very good at controlling nearly all aspects of Eritrean society.”

But it is the regime’s malign meddling in its neighbours’ affairs, not its ruinous domestic record, that has incurred most western opprobrium. Asmara stands accused of backing the al-Qaida-affiliated Islamist militants of al-Shabaab in Somalia, supporting anti-western or insurgent groups in Djibouti, Uganda and Sudan, and giving safe haven to Ethiopian rebels – the stated reason for last week’s Ethiopian ground incursion. Asmara denies all the allegations.

An outspoken report by the UN monitoring group on Somalia and Eritrea concluded that:

“Both countries, in very different ways, serve as platforms for foreign armed groups that represent a grave and increasingly urgent threat to peace and security in the Horn and East Africa region …

Asmara’s continuing relationship with al-Shabaab appears designed to legitimise and embolden the group rather than to curb its extremist orientation or encourage its participation in a political process. Moreover, Eritrean involvement in Somalia reflects a broader pattern of intelligence and special operations activity, including training, financial and logistical support to armed opposition groups in Djibouti, Ethiopia, the Sudan.”

The UN report said Eritrea’s behaviour should be viewed in the context of its unresolved border dispute with Ethiopia, a legacy of the 1998-2000 war between the two countries, and the resulting insecurity felt in Asmara about its giant neighbour’s intentions. But it also said:

“[Eritrea's support for groups such as al-Shabaab] is also symptomatic, however, of the systematic subversion of the government of Eritrea and party institutions by a relatively small number of political, military and intelligence officials, who instead choose to conduct the affairs of state via informal and often illicit mechanisms, including people smuggling, arms trafficking, money-laundering and extortion.

“Such irregular financial practices, combined with direct financial contributions from ruling party supporters and some foreign states … help to explain how a country as poor as Eritrea manages to sustain support for a variety of armed opposition groups across the region. From 2011 onwards, Eritrea’s newly emerging mining sector – especially gold – is likely to become the country’s principal source of hard currency.”

These damning conclusions included assertions that Eritrea plotted bomb attacks in Addis Ababa at the time of the 2011 African Union summit. Taken as a whole, they led directly to a new round of UN sanctions on Eritrea, agreed by the security council in December, that included new constraints on international mining companies.

The latest US state department human rights report makes life in Eritrea sound like hell on earth – an impression a brief visit in 2008 did little to dispel. It said:

“Human rights abuses included abridgement of citizens’ right to change their government through a democratic process; unlawful killings by security forces; torture and beating of prisoners, sometimes resulting in death; abuse and torture of national service evaders; harsh and life-threatening prison conditions; arbitrary arrest and detention …

There is no due process and persons remain in jail for years. The government severely restricted freedoms of speech, press, assembly, association, and religion. The government also limited freedom of movement and travel for all citizens.”

Coincidentally or not, these findings were broadly endorsed last week by a joint statement by more than 40 countries to the UN human rights council. Ethiopia’s Meles, who had already expressed support for regime change in Asmara, was doubtless emboldened by this further confirmation of Eritrea’s pariah status. Last week’s incursion followed swiftly.

It is hard to make a case in defence of the Eritrean regime. Recent reports suggest its al-Shabaab allies in Somalia, under pressure from Kenyan and Ethiopian forces in the south, are shifting their operations northwards into semi-autonomous Puntland while mounting terror attacks in Nairobi and seeking links with like-minded elements in Yemen. Seen this way, Eritrea is fuelling a spreading regional war.

All the same, invading other people’s countries, however objectionable their behaviour, is wrong in principle and usually ill-advised in practice. While Eritrea says it does not want another war with Ethiopia, it can be expected, on past practice, to hit back covertly in unconventional and asymmetric ways. And thus the downward spiral accelerates.

TheGuardian

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Eritrea is an easy target for Ethiopia — 55 Comments

  1. for what ever reason ,i wouldn’t support the ethiopias attack eritrea. even if i’m opposing the current regim in eritrea,but i will not keep my self aside while my country is accopied . plse ethiopian regim stop your act agianst the innocent people of eritrea?

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    • HE HALAYE ANSEBA your name is Mussie you should bee prist. This is for your bos and Teweliges. Bud boy bud boy what you gowing to do when woyanes coms to you. your bos have the right to hair Attorney and any thing he say against hem all world is against to hem. Feraon you have the right to scape to TENBEN. bUD BOY BUD BOY WHAT YOU GOWNIG TO DO WHAE WOYANE COMS TOU.

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      • X-TEGADALAYE………NISKA ERITREAWI ANTEKONKA ATA HAGER BTAAMI EYA TEBEDILA.DEM KOYNKA KEDKA ENTETKOWN NERKA KNDEY MITAAME!!

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        • BEZA ABA ERITRAWI OR ZEYE ERITRAWI AYEKONEN NESEKATKUM ADI ATEFIKUM NEWELKI TEKEMEKUM KETBELU. So dill with it you are in your on you make the bed you sleap on it dont blame no bady.

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      • X Tegadelaye? Your hatered towards Anseba shows that you are the son of the senseless Ethiopian fuedal priests whose mentality and ignorance is still in the 15th century. You shoud spell correctly the Eritrean adjective name, reserved for the liberation fighters as “Tegadalay”.
        Go to hell anta adgi sahsah, sewrawi mozmurna,”wosh belo nea wosh bello kelashin teaklo” eyu.

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        • Where you been when we fight Woyane oo i forgat you were in wollfer or sum were in middel east wishing your master Areb ass. Now you becom teacher about spelling and adjective you can go to hell with your REBI you gadem you teweliji hasabi makor.

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          • X-TEGADALAY….AWENWEN AYTBEL ABZI OK.ABTI ANDA ANSSATAT DEKI ADKA ZEYTKEYD.ADGI AYRDON EUEMBER.WOYANE NASAKAN WEDIKEMAKAN AKAKIBU EU ETHIOPIA ZIBL ABZI ATIKA MIS ERITRAWYAN MAARE AYTQUTSRN EKA.ABZI KAA MRFAA LISTRO KISRAH AYKALN EU.KIBRETKA ZEYTHLU KONDDAF SAHSAH AGAME.KERNAF ADGI.

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    • Mussie,

      I just opened my computer and read your e-mail…..game on , we will not support any invasion to the mother of the wonderful martyrs who not only liberated Eritrea but inspired the Woyanes…..If Meles is smart and I think he is messing with Eritrea will only bring Tigray to it’s demise to the same fate Yohannes played with the feudals of Ethiopia….don’t ge me wrong I am not one of these chauvinistis who belittle Eritrea…..I actually believe the center of “3000 years civilization” belongs in today’s Tigrai and Eritrea period….Having said that there has been errors historically by people on both sides of the border….I believe people exist before nations….but Eritrea can not reason with Menelik who betrayed Yohannes and then drew a border in Mereb….boooom…that made Eritrea a country in the nation of nations per the UN decree of 1948….blame Menelik!!……The rest is what our destiny earned to be a nation in the true sense of the word……Yes, we became naieve and too trusing into a dictator who has no heart …We will fix that…no doubt…but what we do not want is someone take advantage of that ….The rest is time bound.

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      • Baraee
        you said it well.
        but this time we trust no body neither the dictator/mad dog in eritrean nor the woyanes. the woyane strategy is simple and clear… after the eritrean people is completely frustrated and weaken to make eritrea like SOMALIA and implement hisr good lasting projects….. NAAY NENCHIWAS ABLIKOTA….
        even though we are losing a lot from the problems created by the dictator and we are in venerable situations…. the only alternative for the eritrean people is that…. to
        CONDEMN THE WOYANE INTERVENTION IN ERITREA AND TO STOP ANY WAR BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES….because who is going to die?… OUR BROTHERS AND SISTERS…. whose resources are to be consumed by the war?…. ERITREAN RESOURCE.
        BELIEVE ME, IF WE UNITED FOR THE SAKE OF OUR PEOPLE AND OUR FUTURITY FOR SURE WITHIN MONTHS WE SHALL WIN. BECAUSE THE DICTATOR IS ALREADY PARALYZED EXCEPT HIS TONGUE……

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        • ABNET TESFAY : U R RIGHT ABSOLUTELY

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        • Weyzero Abenet, you say way we have to condemn Woyane you are very amezing you need to condemn you master higdef .
          1, Woyane didn’t hijac tourist.
          2, Woyane didn’t train Alshebab, – Eppe, – Ong, – Afp, ther are more than 10 grups yous in you 2% monye. Your bose animal FERAON BEEN CONDEMNED BY UN. So blame your self for been saporter and condemn your hade libi bose. Don’t come and tell as get together no one fight for you and you stupet bose’s.

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          • X TEGADALAYE
            please go to school to study ABCD. you have reading and writing problem.

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          • X Tegadaleye.

            Woyane did worst…The stole 1 Billion Dollars from our business community and destroyed people of Eritrea…The war is fair game…but they sadisitically stole well earned villas, factories , shops…Eritreans are forgiving people…I like the steps Meles is taking like letting Eritreans going to Ethiopian Universities…But he has to stay consiten i.e do not invade soverign Eritrea. I am ok if they contain their attack to the so called Ethiopian opposition but not Eritrean Defense Forces and our Ertirean people.

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        • Sister this is not dating web if you now what i mean. When i right i did it from emotion and fillng remembering my fellow brothers and sisters i left them Sahel and Nakefa graves we dont have to go farther. So my ( KONGIT SISTER ) we bring you FREEDOM nd your responsibility to bring us DIMOCRASI period.

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  2. This says it all:
    “Ethiopia will take whatever means necessary to topple the regime in Asmara, but a full-scale war is unthinkable. I believe these type of incidents will happen again.”
    The Ethiopians will weaken the already crippled Hgdef regime further through radio propoganda, cross border attacks and missile strikes, just to shake its Asaw-bokbak base. This will drive the mentally challenged Issaias even crazier. Hgdef will inturn intensify more repression and mass arrests of Eritreans which will lead to division and mistrust among the ruling class.
    At last, Meles will be “begged” by the African Union to “intevene and help” the Eritrean people.
    Meles have ample time to wait and significant resources to get what he wants. He is in a better diplomatic position to accomplish his goals. It is unlikely, he will rush to repeat Haileselasie but he knows very well what to do and what he wants.
    He is very smart and patient like a good Abyssinian Red Fox. He knows how to hunt.
    Politics is a good game, and he knows how to play it very well.
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    Abyssinian Red Fox or qey qebero is an endemic highland Ethiopian fox which is the best and the most intelligent hunting fox that has many Abyssinian folklors told and retold about it. Meles should be called the Red Fox.

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  3. The regime in Eritrea waged wars on all neighbors with the exception of Saudia. Even with the latter, they had started to make threats, raising some issues related to sea border between the two countries. Internally, they built more prisons than schools. The prisons are underground chambers where the victims are kept indefinitely until they die and are buried without notifying the families. The young are sent to labor camps to construct roads that are mostly washed away by torrential waters and for safety reasons are not used. The prison population in Eritrea is growing every year. There are no ways to know the figures, but some people think a rough estimate is above 50 thousands. For the first time in Eritrean history, elderly ladies are sent to prisons. The young are trying to find a better life some where else, so in the last ten years hundreds of thousands left the country. That is why the regime in Asmara is saying it’s going to war with Ethiopia. Eritrea has no army that can defend it. The brutal regime has killed Eritrean nationalism.

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  4. My reason for opposing any accelleration of this skirmish..that appears to be turnning into a ..WAR…, The aftermath is unpredictable…If or rather when the PFDJ govt. collapses , then what ??? I am not dumb to believe that Ethiopia will occupy Eritrea’s land…not because it could n’t..but “WHO WOULD WANT TO ADOPT CANCER “???Ethiopians in General & EPRDF in particular , would have to be more retarded than us,they are doing better without the liver cancer..,economically ,politically & socially …wow “ክርእይዎ ዝጸልእዎስ ፣ ምስ ሞትኩ የሩሳሌም ኬድኩም ቅበሩኒ በለ ”
    My reasons are civil war within Eritrea could erupt ,there are a lot of angry people..I AM NOT SAYING ,ETHIOPIA SHOULD BE SITTING ON ITS BEHIND WHILE BEING PROVOKED , I AM WORRIED ABOUT THE PEOPLE . I HAVE MORE LOVE FOR MY PEOPLE , THAN MY HATRED FOR MUDADA.

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    • AYE KURKUR KEAA TEBERABIRU.

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      • haki ytakeb,
        ጸርፍን ሕጨጫን ገዲፍና ፣ ካብ ልበይ ርእይቶይ ክህብ ፣ ክትጸልኣኒ እንተዄንካ ‘ውን ፣ ፈሊጥካ ጽልኣኒ። ፈታኒ ጊዜ ኢና ዘለና፣ ህዝብና ኣብ ኣፍ ህጉም ክድጎል እናርኣኽዎ፣ ሳዕቤኑ ከይመመኹ፣ ብኽቱር ጽልኢ ናይ ህግደፍ፣ …. ወያነ፣ ይኹን፣ ኣሜሪካ፣ ኣደይ ማርታ፣ ዋላ ሰይጣን የፍርሶ ጥራይ ነዚ ማፍያ መንግስቲ ….ወዘተ ንኽብል, ሕልና ዘይብለይ፣ ካብ ፍቕሪ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ፣ ጽልኢ ናይ መንግስቲ ኤርትራ ኣለኒ ማለትዩ። ትማሊ ለይቲ ገምጊመ ነገራት፣ ብቐሊሉ ዝርኤ ጉዳይ ከምዘይኮነ መሊሱ በሪሁለይ። እዛ ውግእ ካብ ትጅምር፣ ጥራይ ህግደፍ ይውደቕ እምበር….እዝን እትን ዝብል ርእይቱ ካባይ ወጺኡ ኣይፍለጥን። ንምንታይ ? ነዚ ዘሎ መንግስቲ ኤርትራ,ዝትክኦ ሓይሊ ስለ ዘየሎ…ብኣፎም ዶሽካን ታንክን ዝትኩሱ,ሓርበኛታት ናይ እንዳ ሻሂ……CONT

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        • Singapo Eritrean,

          I have been looking for you since 1993…with a Vision of our veterans, our people we were meant to be just like you a Singapo Eritrean…by year 2010!! Instead we have become Sina Eritrean.

          No doubt and unquestionably you mean now that we have to fight for the survival of Eritrea….Let me assure the obstacle is DIA. If he was to quietly disappear by himself…the people have deep sense of self-rule. Remember how unprepared our governoment was when war erupted. The people rose on their own….have you ever noticed that is if you grew up in Eritrea looking at the Geez Scripture I may have to assume that…THERE IS NO POLICE STATION in ERITREAN DESERTS, VILLAGES..the people have a code of conduct and law of the land….While I sympathize your concern trust the people and our EDA is intact….to turn around the country where our Martyrs promised.

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      • ናይ ኢሳያስ ክቱር ጽልኢ ዘለዎምእምበር, ብፍቕሪ ህዝቢ ተደሪኾም ዝቃወሙ ስለ ዘይኮኑ,..ወያነ , ጋኔን ኣውጺኡ እንድሕር ብድያብሎስ ዝትካእ ኮይኑ,ህዝቢ ኣብ ክትግምቶ ዘሸግር ዓዘቕቲ ክኣቱ እዩ ማለትዩ,by the way መንግስቲ ኢትዮጵያ ብጉዳዩ እምበር ,ናይ ማንም ተወካሊ ኮይኑ ስጉምቲ ኣይወሰደን ። መታን ኤርትራ ፋሕ ጭንግራሕ ከይኣትዋ,ተካኢ ሓይሊ ኣብ መቐለ,ሃዋሳ ኣኪቡ.። ብላሽ ምዃኖም ምስርኣየ ድማ ,ዝመስሎ, ምጡን ስጉምቲ ወሲዱ ። ግን ሕጂ ኢትዮጵያ ይኹን ኣሜሪካ ዘይትዓግቶ ሙሉእ ኵናት ክፍጠር ይኽእልዩ።ልዕሊ ኩሉ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ እዩ ዝግድሰኒ።ግን ንወያነ ኣይወቕሶምን’የ.ኣሸበርቲ እናኣሸገርዎም ..ንመንግስቲ ኤርትራ ‘ውን ኣይወቕሶን እየ.ምኽንያቱ ኣብ በረኻ ከሎ’ውን ኩሉዋሒድ ተግባር ስለ ዘለዎ.

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      • haki ytakeb,

        I will bet you are Abdi Ibud with a different name…easy to see from your sadistic comments….IMBECILE!!

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  5. What factors do you consider if you are asked to choose between two evils? I asked this question because we, these days, find ourselves caught between a rock and a hard place. Do we have to accept, even support Ethiopia’s military adventure, or see the incursion with suspicion, or a grain of salt if you will.

    Many of us want PFDJ to go. Ethiopia delivered one way among many alternatives of removing PFDJ yet some of us oppose the method but not the outcome. Can we do a cost benefit analysis. What might be the cost? The extent of future adverse implication of Ethiopia incursion is not known with certainty. The last rhetoric question one might ask is this :Will Ethiopias action embolden others including Eritrean opposition to take action to challenge PFDJ.

    One thing , however, is clear : Ethiopians and many Eritreans including myself agree on one thing: the removal of PFDJ. What we seem not to agree about is the means by which PFDJ is removed.

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    • Discussing about the current progress occured with sudden surprise to most of us,
      I think there is a bit of misconception to the matter. Ethiopia’s military provocation
      as they stated is in response of Eritrea’s harboring Ethiopian militants who waged
      war against them. Having their own problems with Somalia, I don’t think they will
      go after DIA because they know better not to engage militarily in onother front. So
      far I believe they will keep harrasing with their tactics. Truly speaking the only one
      who can bring change is Eritreans by themselves. People back home could not ask
      for perfect opportunity more than this not to rise-up for their cause of freedom and
      democracy. At this critical moment, majority of Eritreans inside or outside the country,
      our neighbors and international world are eager to support any revolutionary move
      within it’s nationals if any action happened to take place to topple the dictatorial
      Regime. It is common sense whenever a leader deceive his own people no outsider
      would be comfortable to have an association with him and his fate would end
      the same like others of his type.

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  6. cry my beloved home Eritrea
    for the hero eritrean martyrs
    cry my beloved home eritrean
    for the war disabled eritrean heroes
    cry my beloved home Eritrea
    for your dear sons/daughters
    and SPIT OUT THE DICTATOR AND HIS CLIQUE

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    • NINEBSKI BKEYLA BEKAYT.NATKI MISRW KEDEM GIZIOU HALIFU ZEYTIQEBTSI.KAB KOLO TITQO ANDAGEBERKI RIASNA TEHMIMNA.MUKA AMANIEL ABAT NEBSKI ASSENNA KAA ANDA ABAHAGOKI ENTAYMO GENA FESHFESH SIGAB ABDAN ZIATWEKI KITKONI EKI NAY GIZYE GUDAY EU EMBER.AWET NAHAFESH WDKET NTSELATI HAGEROM.

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      • haki ytakeb
        kulen dehri may ab be aatie koynen higi hager hager kibla hateftef kibla kemzeynebera bijek ezi lekbat ahmed salhe ajaw gena borokrok yebel alo leklaki.

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      • haki ytakeb,

        One word for you …respect Naizghi…call your boss -DIA to have sanity…You can be as insane as you are, he cannot..
        You can imebcile and we can havae fun with your defunct brain, but we can not affor a president that has no clue where his natinal foot ball team vanished inside Nairobi….I am not making this up…he said it…If you do not want me to believe him, then he is a liar….worst than an imbecile haki ytakeb.

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  7. If Ethiopia can send it’s troops deep in Eritrea what does it all mean? Eritrea has decided to eat the humble pie and take it on the chin. Will Issayas ask the Ethiopian armed groups to vacate? Meles is going to feel confident and will want to humiliate his arch enemy. But mostly Meles’ pay masters Obama and company want Issayas to be handed his pink slip. After all, Sarkozy still sent his jets even after crazy Gaddafi gave him protection money in the tens of millions. Any one who has read wikileaks should know by now that the Western powers will sit on a feats whit while innocent blood flows and use it later to get back to you. Issayas squandered the good will people had for him. Now he is alone and fighting even with dead corpses. How sad, he trusts no one, he is weak. This is a man who took a devoted patriotic people for a ride. Now is time to give him the royal middle finger. He did not lift a finger when young women and men were dying by the hundreds in the high seas of the Mediterranean. The young have become a merchandise for organs or enslaved until a ransom is paid. All with the full knowledge and cooperation with some military commanders. He reminds me of a drunkard who beats and abuses his wife and children but is abused in turn by his buddies. Ethiopia is now militarily strong and will be able to overthrow him. He has got no friends left and no fools to fight for him. His ardent supporters are just as picky and spoiled as him. They are not the West. No fools.

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  8. In 1990-1991, all the Dergue supporters used to say “even though I don’t support the Dergue, I support the government for the sake of the unity of the country (Ethiopia).” The tone of PFDJ supporters now a days sounds the same this time around, direct reference to Musie comented in this article.
    Selam

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    • Gebre
      I dont think derg has any supporters except few cadres from tigray who benefited from dikuwan kebele. Eritreans where busy defending so they realy dont know who was supporting derg may be you are one supporter anyway you seem u miss derg so
      Harare is not to far go ahead and a visit your favorite uncle.

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      • Sam,
        Gebre is talking of the mantra in Ethiopians….unity of IMAMA ETHIOPIA thus support the DERGE even when he was destryoing their country, culture, elites. educated…..You and many are trapped in that flawed and emotional nationalism. True nationalist corrects the course of a nation.

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    • Gebre no suppord the dectators way of leading but we hate be bleed by colonizers again.weyane will never better than higdef for our people and our country that is what our thought is

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  9. The mighty shaebia is falling the way gadafis way.am saddened and full of tear in my eyes.the heroe people Is going down because hidef the dectator.our mother land is hurrased again by the man he told us to forget what the ethiopian colonizers did to us.i hate shaebia for degrading these peace loving people.these people was bleeded by colonizers and again by their oun leaders.shaebia is tigringna speaking curel derg even worse.please esayas stop distroying our forefathers land by creating war against neighbours and with the west.i did supported u before but no more now.realse our G15 brothers and must create an atmospher suitable for the fighter and patriotic people.stop jailing our brothers for their escape from the hard time u created.i condemned ethiopia for invide and killing civil socity in the name of distroying opposition figures.

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  10. shaebia is getting ready to celebrate our 21st independence day with their brand new tractors and machineries all over meda Eritrea. They get rid of the NGO and big companies are begging to come in to eritrea to work and pay the max-price because shaebia is negotiating. Ambasaders are opening their offices inside asmara left and right.
    Shaebia forever!

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    • Well said Sam, I salute you,let’s witness it.

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    • THANKS SAM.AZIAN KULEN NHAGEROM WALA SANTIM ZEYEHLEFU SEBT EYOM.HIJJI LALI TAHTI ANTEBELU AB ZIBETSHWO YEBLOMN.WOYANE NERITREA MIS WERERE WOYANE NERITREA BMULUAA MISTEQOTSATSER SILTAN NIKREKBU ELOM APPOSITION DO WEDI APPOSITION KIBLU JEMIROM.QURUB KEYGEBERU TESFA MUQRATS BETSIHOM NEYROM NENHDHDEN KIBALAA KAA JEMIREN FESHILUWOM.HIJJI KAA TIMALI AZI ” ARAB SPRING “ZIBAHAL METSIOU KEMADEGENA HIZBI ERITREA KEMOU ZIGEBR MESILUWOM AB MUGUYAY “”ADDIS DO AWASSA “ENDABELA KIGUYEYA JEMIREN.AZI KAA AB ZIGEDEDE TESFA ANDA AHDERELOM YKEYD EYU ZELO.TIRIOM ALEKA ABZI ANDA “ASSENNA “AMHARAYO AYFLET TIGRAWAYU AYFLET OREMOU AYFLET ERITREAWIOU AYFLET MIS MEN NIMELALES KEMZELENA KINFELT SHIGIR KOYNINA ALLO.ATOM MARAHTNA ZIBLWOM MIS WOYANE YBELOUN YSETYUN YSHIREFUN ABZI KAA TEHAWAWSHOM ADAGA LALI YEBTSHWO.LOMI WOYANE ATIYE WETSIYE ANTEBET “ANBESA “KEM WOKARIA GEROM YENASHIWU ALWU AZI GIN KABHAGERAWNEKA ARHIQU MIHRET KITGEBRELU WN ANTEKOYNKA GEBENENA EKA.ANTE ERITREA BGOYTOTKUM WOYANEN NISKUMN NIQDMIT EMBER NDHRIT AYKTGUTETN EYA.WEYLEKUM DAABER.

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      • haki ytakeb,

        Ytsbe iye zelekhu kab lbey , entay entegeberna yhaysh. Miinti hzbi Ertra knbl do knzate4 nkhiil ???
        melskha zitsbe Ertrawi Hawka.

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        • SINGAPO-ERITREAN
          kab haki ytakeb/ hughum berhan/ HALAY da entay mikirin libonan kitrekib eka. ‘SEB TSEBI’E ENTEBELKUWOS BAALBELES’.
          seb tewedius ms FEZAZAT kitmaker.
          EZA AWA’AN HUGHUM BERHAN ZITSEHAFETO SILEZENBEBKA KEMAN EZGHIER YGHIBERELKA.

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          • ABNET TESFAY DAA “NIAMTA ZITSLEL LEBZEBEN AMNI YDRBI TEBHILU ENDIYU.HUGUM BRHAN YKUN ANNE BETI ABEDBEDKI ENNA RIAYTONA NHIB ZELONA.ASIKI AYRDAAKN EU ZELO AFKI HIZKI TIM ELKI ZEYTMARI AZI ABZI AWAN ZELENAYO GIZYE.KEM MERAA GALA ZIQEREBELA SEBEYTI AGIRGIR KETEATWLA LAALIN TAHTIN TIBLI ZELEKI.AZGIHER YMHAKI EU ZEBL TEGBARKI.ABTI KEBABI BKEMEY TINEBI ANDIEI.

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          • ABNET TESFAy,
            I wanted to see for the sake of eritrean people ,if HAKI YTAKEB can reason with me.On the other point ,if he does not reply then the rest would know why he is posting . I do not hate ISAIAS ,we, the 40+++- 50 +++ yrs old fed him & raised him .I WANTED EVERY BODY TO SEE IF HE IS HERE TO SHARE HIS OPINION OR CALL ANYBODY THAT DISAGREES WITH HIM “AGAME”….?By the way “Abdi” may have a distorted view ,but he is smart ,just misguided. I am not sure the other one knows …..ass ???

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    • Sam,

      You forgot a couple more points.
      1. Military personell droping our youth in the borders of Sudan
      2. Their cohorts transport and sell them to Bedouins
      3. The Bedouins sell their body parts
      4. The Bedouins rape the women
      5. The reason they are quite(tim ilna) , they are going to surprise everyone with Naizghi Kiflu being the Guest of honor during the indepence day…displayed in one of the trucks.

      Sam, where do you live…in the Moon or Mars……Let me give you few lessons “Shaebia” is in jail or “deskilom”. That was the reason Woyanes kicked your butt during the war. You meant Higdef Mendef….who is nothing but Issaya’s post office and mail men….What? did I just say that? Yes…two of them visited Naizghi’s family to pay their respect and back in Asmara they lined up…TIM ILOM!! Please expect them on the top of the trucks during May 24.

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      • Brother when you support HIGDEF automatically you start thinking lik crack head. This is what happen to name call SAM in name of HIGDEF hi will sale his on family.

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    • What caind moran are you are shem to Eritrea . So you gowing to Asemra to rape more litel gerls good luck pleas use condem for you mouth.

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    • Pleas dont say Shaebia there is no Sheabia. There is MAFIA HIGDFE YOUR MASTER FERAON IS NEGOTIATING WITH AMBASADERS NO NO HI IS NEGOTIATING TO SALE ASEB GO AND CHEK IT OUT YOU STUPIT.

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