The latest drama within the opposition camp is yet another indication of how far removed we are from reality.  Despite the tens of articles that appear in Eritrean opposition cyberspace everyday, there are no real debates on ideas, burning issues, strategies and lessons learned from history and other people but instead we find ourselves embroiled in hypocrisy and character assassination.

The latest drama within the opposition camp is yet another indication of how far removed we are from reality.  Despite the tens of articles that appear in Eritrean opposition cyberspace everyday, there are no real debates on ideas, burning issues, strategies and lessons learned from history and other people but instead we find ourselves embroiled in hypocrisy and character assassination.

EritreaEritrea has been deeply troubled since independence in 1991. Following the devastating war with Ethiopia (1998-2000), an authoritarian, militarised regime has further tightened political space, tolerating neither opposition nor dissent.

ehreaEritrea, a nation in the Horn of Africa, has won the struggle for independence on May 24 1991. During the armed struggle for independence, there were numerous evidences that the leadership from ELF and EPLF were persecuting their comrades who attempted to introduce leadership accountability and promote sustainable unity and freedom among the Eritrean people.

ehreaEritrea, a nation in the Horn of Africa, has won the struggle for independence on May 24 1991. During the armed struggle for independence, there were numerous evidences that the leadership from ELF and EPLF were persecuting their comrades who attempted to introduce leadership accountability and promote sustainable unity and freedom among the Eritrean people.

BY EAIM {AMARE GEBREMARIAM GEBRE}

 ORIGIN OF THE ERITREAN PEOPLE

While the original inhabitants of Eritrea belonged to the Negroid race, it’s proximity to the Red Sea and Asiatic mainland’s has resulted in inflow of waves of Cushitic {Hamitic] and Semitic migration groups from Nile valley and Arabian peninsula The Cushitic groups entered Eritrea from Nile valley area while the Semitic groups are the last additions.

BY EAIM {AMARE GEBREMARIAM GEBRE}

 ORIGIN OF THE ERITREAN PEOPLE

While the original inhabitants of Eritrea belonged to the Negroid race, it’s proximity to the Red Sea and Asiatic mainland’s has resulted in inflow of waves of Cushitic {Hamitic] and Semitic migration groups from Nile valley and Arabian peninsula The Cushitic groups entered Eritrea from Nile valley area while the Semitic groups are the last additions.

(Bloomberg) — Ethiopia’s main opposition grouping disputed a government claim that political opponents of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s ruling party are colluding with the country’s arch-enemy, Eritrea. State radio reported yesterday that the opposition is “covertly and overtly” collaborating with neighboring Eritrea ahead of elections on May 23. Ethiopia and Eritrea fought a 1998-2000 border war that left as many as 70,000 people dead and the two countries’ armies remain deployed along their border.

(Bloomberg) — Ethiopia’s main opposition grouping disputed a government claim that political opponents of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s ruling party are colluding with the country’s arch-enemy, Eritrea. State radio reported yesterday that the opposition is “covertly and overtly” collaborating with neighboring Eritrea ahead of elections on May 23. Ethiopia and Eritrea fought a 1998-2000 border war that left as many as 70,000 people dead and the two countries’ armies remain deployed along their border.

By Fesseha Nair

The Security Council imposed an arms embargo, travel bans and asset freezes on top Eritrean officials. The sanctions imposed on the regime in Eritrea can have comparative. advantage for the opposition forces if they use it efficiently while it has absolute disadvantage to the dictator in Eritrea.

By Fesseha Nair

The Security Council imposed an arms embargo, travel bans and asset freezes on top Eritrean officials. The sanctions imposed on the regime in Eritrea can have comparative. advantage for the opposition forces if they use it efficiently while it has absolute disadvantage to the dictator in Eritrea.

Tensions continue to rise in the volatile Horn of Africa as Eritrean insurgent groups promise a new wave of political violence following the imposition of UN sanctions against Eritrea for its alleged support of terrorism in the region. Eritrea is strategically located on the Red Sea, sharing borders with Sudan, Ethiopia and Djibouti.

Tensions continue to rise in the volatile Horn of Africa as Eritrean insurgent groups promise a new wave of political violence following the imposition of UN sanctions against Eritrea for its alleged support of terrorism in the region. Eritrea is strategically located on the Red Sea, sharing borders with Sudan, Ethiopia and Djibouti.

We welcome you to join us in our “Empowering and Fostering Independent Media Discussion Seriesthis Saturday evening at paltalk.  We are honored to present to you the next guest speakers Mr. Isayas Sium from Bay Area and Mr. Tesfit Kiflu from Washington DC.   Both are member of a fraternity called “Friends of Assena”, a group that is working to drive up financial support for Assena Media.  Both Mr. Isayas and Mr. Tesfit and others have teamed up to establish “Friends of Assena” so that others can join in this remarkable mission of empowering independent media.  Founder and director of Assena Media Mr. Amanuel Eyasu will also join the discussion.   

We welcome you to join us in our “Empowering and Fostering Independent Media Discussion Seriesthis Saturday evening at paltalk.  We are honored to present to you the next guest speakers Mr. Isayas Sium from Bay Area and Mr. Tesfit Kiflu from Washington DC.   Both are member of a fraternity called “Friends of Assena”, a group that is working to drive up financial support for Assena Media.  Both Mr. Isayas and Mr. Tesfit and others have teamed up to establish “Friends of Assena” so that others can join in this remarkable mission of empowering independent media.  Founder and director of Assena Media Mr. Amanuel Eyasu will also join the discussion.   

Berhane M Tekeste

 

In an open letter addressed to the president of the EU on the eve of the meeting, a major opposition alliance comprised of 13 opposition organizations, the Eritrean Democratic Alliance (EDA), condemned the two-day (9-10 Nov) closed Brussels Gathering as divisive, discriminatory, and interference in its internal affairs.

Berhane M Tekeste

 

In an open letter addressed to the president of the EU on the eve of the meeting, a major opposition alliance comprised of 13 opposition organizations, the Eritrean Democratic Alliance (EDA), condemned the two-day (9-10 Nov) closed Brussels Gathering as divisive, discriminatory, and interference in its internal affairs.

The Ethiopian opposition army which have been salvaged, trained and mentored by the Eritrean regime and still continues to recruit new members is organized as a reserve guard to defend President Issias Afwerqi in an event an uprising arises, a senior Ethiopian opposition leader told our source in Asmara under a condition of anonymity. According to the source, Issias met the various opposition leaders separately in December 2008 during which he complained to them that his generals and ministries are untrustworthy who are opposed to the existence of the opposition forces in Eritrea and their goals and then asked them to stand firmly by his side to win their fight.

The Ethiopian opposition army which have been salvaged, trained and mentored by the Eritrean regime and still continues to recruit new members is organized as a reserve guard to defend President Issias Afwerqi in an event an uprising arises, a senior Ethiopian opposition leader told our source in Asmara under a condition of anonymity. According to the source, Issias met the various opposition leaders separately in December 2008 during which he complained to them that his generals and ministries are untrustworthy who are opposed to the existence of the opposition forces in Eritrea and their goals and then asked them to stand firmly by his side to win their fight.

Members of the Eritrean security forces who came in to Hollywood Internet Café in the capital Asmara, in their plain clothes to disguise themselves as service users have arrested three youth on 26th of December 2008, after blaming them for accessing opposition websites.

Members of the Eritrean security forces who came in to Hollywood Internet Café in the capital Asmara, in their plain clothes to disguise themselves as service users have arrested three youth on 26th of December 2008, after blaming them for accessing opposition websites.

Pectoral report of the demonstration held in Brussels, in front of the European Union Headquarters by Eritrean Civic & Opposition Organisations gathered from all over Europe on 18/09/08 to call the EU to exert muximam pressure on the dictatorial regime in Eritrea.

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Pectoral report of the demonstration held in Brussels, in front of the European Union Headquarters by Eritrean Civic & Opposition Organisations gathered from all over Europe on 18/09/08 to call the EU to exert muximam pressure on the dictatorial regime in Eritrea.

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