ዓዉደ – መጽናዕቲ ኤርትራዉያን ሞያዉያን5 – 10 መስከረም 2011

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ከምቲ ኣብ ማዕከናት ዜና ኪቓላሕ ዚቐነየ፡ኣብታ ርአሰ-ከተማ ኢትዮጰያ ዝኾነት አዲስ ኣበባ፡ ዝተፈላለየ ሞያን ድሕረ ባይታንዘሎዎም ኤርትራዉያን፡ ዓዉደ መጽናዕቲ ኣካይዶም ነይሮም፡፡ ኣብዚ ዓውደ -መጽናዕቲ ከኣ ተሳቲፈ ነይረ፡፡ ነዚ መድረኽ እዚ ዝፈጠረ መንግስቲ ኢትዮጵያ ኮይኑ፡ኤርትራዊ ሃገራዊ ኮሚሸን ንዲሞክራሲያዊ ለዉጢድማ ነቲ መደብ ኣወሃሂዱ፡፡ ሓፈሻዊ ዕላማ ናይዚ ዓዉደ-መጽናዕቲ፡ መንግስቲ ኢትዮጵያ እንተ ብቐጥታ እንተ ብተዘዋዋሪ … more

How the youth can save Eritrea

History has proved that rights are things that you have to fight for. Thanks for the PFDJ regime that they eventually have persuaded the majority of Eritreans that rights are not conferred but they have to struggle for. … more

Eritrea’s 20th Independence Day Celebration BOSTON

Eritrea’s 20th Independence Day Celebration BOSTON   … more

Demonstation to End Dictatorship in Eritrea

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Somalia accuses Eritrea of assisting Al Shabaab

The Republic of Somalia accuses the regime in Eritrea of financing and training the Al Qaeda linked Al Shabaab to destabilize the peace situation in Somalia and the horn. In an exclusive interview with WIC, Somalia’s Ambassador to Ethiopia, Seid Yosouf Noor, … more

ERITREA – Issaias Afeworki is part of the press freedom predators’ list

Africa’s seven press freedom predators are Gambian President Yahya Jammeh, Eritrean President Issaias Afeworki, Equatorial Guinean President Teodoro Obiang Nguema, Rwandan President Paul Kagamé, Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, Swaziland’s King Mswati III and Somalia’s Islamist militias (Al-Shabaab and Hizb-Al-Islam) … more

Mediterranean Tragedy burdens South Eritrea

The Town of Senafe and the surrounding villages are completely devastated by the tragedy of the Mediterranean Sea after overcrowded boats were mysteriously sunk as a result of which 400 Eritreans are believed to have drowned. Sources from the capital of Eritrea, Asmara, indicated that so far, close to 90 … more

Mediterranean Tragedy burdens South Eritrea

The Town of Senafe and the surrounding villages are completely devastated by the tragedy of the Mediterranean Sea after overcrowded boats were mysteriously sunk as a result of which 400 Eritreans are believed to have drowned. Sources from the capital of Eritrea, Asmara, indicated that so far, close to 90 … more

UK Based Eritrean Human Rights Organisations Welcome FCO Report on Human Rights in Eritrea

(London 07-04-2011) UK based Eritrean human rights organisations welcome the designation of Eritrea as a country of serious concern for human rights violations, by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office. … more

Four UK men ‘held in Eritrea without consular access’ – House of Commons Debate Video

Diplomats have been refused access to four British men detained in Eritrea since they were arrested four months ago, MPs have heard. … more

The Pandora’s Box of change in Eritrea – Bana from Asmara

My views of the days ahead in Eritrea It goes without saying that every Eritrean has become anxious for change (with the exception of the PFDJ diehards who will see their number shrinking by the day from now on). … more

How can Eritrea secure itself from the menace of South Sudan? An appeal for diplomacy

Introduction of the issue It is said that diplomacy is the art of persuasion, and together with money and military force an ability to persuade sets a Government’s power to shape the unravelling of international events to meet its own interests. … more

UK warns Eritrea over detained British nationals

LONDON (Reuters) – Britain warned Eritrea on Tuesday it would take “robust action” if it was not granted consular access to four UK nationals held in the African country since December. … more

Eritreans in Europe call for the downfall of the Dictatorial regime in Eritrea – Pictorial Report from Geneva

Eritreans in Europe call for the downfall of the Dictatorial regime in Eritrea – Pictorial Report from Geneva … more

Ethiopia’s to increase defense budget amid rising tension with Eritrea

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle March 20, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) – Ethiopia will increase its military spending to safeguard itself from its enemies, Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said Saturday, days after Addis Ababa threatened to take military action against neighboring Eritrea. … more

Ethiopia warns of action against Eritrea

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopia warned on Saturday it would take “all measures necessary” against Eritrea, in a rare threat of direct action against a neighbour it routinely accuses of supporting rebel groups. … more

Eritrea ‘denies’ UK consular access to detained Britons

Eritrea is refusing to give information about four Britons it is holding and is denying consular access to them, a Foreign Office official has said. … more

Eritrea jittery over Arab world revolt

Eritrea has tightened its border security over fears or popular revolts rocking the Arab world. … more

Calm Eritrea avoids talks of rebellion

afrol News, 2 March – Eritrea, the most closed dictatorship in Africa, has censored all news about the popular unrest in North Africa and neighbouring Djibouti. Only the exiled opposition talks about revolution. … more

Eritrea: Africa’s Human Rights Black Hole

Eritrea, one of the youngest countries on earth, is quickly emerging as one of the largest violators of human rights. Born in 1993 out of a brutal and hard-fought 30-year war with Ethiopia, Eritrean President Isayas Afewerki wasted little time in rewarding his beleaguered nation of five million people with … more

First stop: Tunisia. Second stop: Egypt. Next stop: Eritrea?

Despite the difficulties and the dangers of protesting for change, the Tunisian and Egyptian people have demonstrated in large numbers and shown that ordinary people can bring about change even after thirty years of dictatorship. … more

Held for eight weeks: ex-marines accused of spying by Eritrea

By Daniel Howden and Kim Sengupta Two retired marines have been held captive for more than eight weeks in the Horn of Africa after a gun battle while they were escorting a merchant ship through waters threatened by pirates. … more

Ethiopian PM: Eritrea behind plot to attack AU summit

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle February 3, 2011 (ADDIS ABABA) – In fresh accusations, Ethiopia has laid fresh accusations against arch-foe Eritrea for conspiring to perform bomb attacks during the Africa Union (AU) summit held last week in the capital, Addis Ababa. … more

EUROPEANS TRACK U.S. ON EAST AFRICA BUT REMAIN RELUCTANT TO SANCTION ERITREA

Whether to engage or isolate Eritrea as a spoiler was what the quint group addressed. Germany reported not being encouraged by its efforts to engage with Eritrea and noted that the German government had decided to freeze its support for the Bisha mining project, which he predicted would paralyze the … more

WikiLeaks Eritrea: documents reveal persecution of Christians

The organization International Christian Concern ICC is publicizing revelations in a US embassy cable released by WikiLeaks concerning grave human rights violations in Eritrea. … more

DEMOCRATIC ERITREA DECENTRALIZED GOVERNANCE BY EAIM (AMARE GEBREMARIAM GEBRE)

Overview Looking around the world, there can be no doubt that countries differ dramatically in their quality of their governments. Great variation exists, no matter how one wish to define and measure government quality. … more

Eritrea Reopens African Union Mission

Eritrea has reopened its mission to the African Union, ending years of self-imposed exile from the continental organization. … more

The Citizens for Democratic Rights in Eritrea (CDRiE) held its Second Congress successfully in London

The Citizens for Democratic Rights in Eritrea (CDRiE) held its Second Congress successfully in London on January 8 and 9, 2011. … more

Mass Arrest of Christians in Eritrea

By Michael Ireland Correspondent, ASSIST News Service WASHINGTON, DC (ANS) – Eritrean officials arrested 30 Christians for praying at a private house in Asmara, the capital on January 2. Some of the Christians were only recently released after being detained for their faith. … more

Sudan — A nation divided: Eritrea and Ethiopia’s proxy war – Afrik-News

Eritrea’s importance in the Horn of Africa regional politics is dictated more by its strategic location along the Red Sea than its wealth. Despite talks of gold discovery, Eritrea is one the world’s poorest countries with an economy that was further bankrupted by a costly and absurd war with Ethiopia … more

Ethiopia: OLF leader arrested in Eritrea

An Ethiopian Diaspora media, Ethiopian Review, reports that top leaders of the armed opposition groups Ethiopian People’s Patriotic Front (EPPF) and Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) have been arrested by Eritrean government forces. … more

Eritrea, Africa’s largest prison for journalists & world’s third jailer

With at least 17 journalists who have disappeared in governnment custody and are being held without charge or trial for months and years, Eritrea was the world’s third foremost jailer of journalists, CPJ research shows. … more

WikileaksCables: IS ERITREA UNRAVELLING ?

The cable dispatched by the US Ambassador in Asmara, on 05 March 2009, covers the exodus of the Eritrean youth; the regime’s ‘Political Capital’; the failing ‘War Economy’; gold mining; antagonism towards the US; the sufferings of the Eritrean people; prospects for change including reports of mutinous behaviour from within … more

The Roadmap to democracy in Eritrea – By Fesseha Nair

This is an article to share with you my experience on mapping the road to democratization in Eritrea. … more

Eritrea wins African continental road cycling championship

ERITREA got their African continental road cycling championship campaign off to a flier after winning yesterday’s opening session; team time trial session. … more

Daniel Teklehaimanot of Eritrea wins African title, Stefanos Gebreselassie of Ethiopia finishes 6th

Kigali, Rwanda- Daniel Teklehaimanot of Eritrea proved why Swiss cycling team Cervélo Test Team took him as a trainee after he won his third individual and team gold medal in the 144km African Cycling Championships road race staged here today. … more

Eritrea Detains Christians In Latest Crackdown

SMARA, ERITREA (BosNewsLife)– Eritrean security forces have detained nearly a dozen Christians, taking them to undisclosed locations,  local Christians and rights activists said in comments monitored by BosNewsLife Thursday, November 4.   … more

United States of America has no ambassador in Eritrea, since July 2010.

Sources inform assenna.com that since the departure of Ron McMulen, the most recent US ambassador to Eritrea, in July 19, 2010; the US has no ambassador in Asmara. … more