For the last 9 years, we rallied peacefully against PFDJ-sponsored ‘so-called’ cultural festival in Australia, demanding the transfer of power to the people; respect for human rights; an end to oppression and extra-judicial killings; an end to confiscation of people’s land; the prevailing of the rule of law; citizens’ rights to education, proper health services, employment and other rights that a decent and good government provides to its people.

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.

IsaiasThe EPLF during the liberation era used to apply clandestine means to liquidate political opponents in the Sudan. Thanks to Sudanese corrupt officials, no EPLF liquidator was ever detained or held accountable. However the EPLF Mafia did not stop their clandestine operations in the political arena.

IsaiasThe EPLF during the liberation era used to apply clandestine means to liquidate political opponents in the Sudan. Thanks to Sudanese corrupt officials, no EPLF liquidator was ever detained or held accountable. However the EPLF Mafia did not stop their clandestine operations in the political arena.

Michael Abraha                                                                                                  

The international community is on the verge of meting out a collective punishment on the Eritrean political and military leadership. The proposed UN sanctions will be the harshest ever imposed on an African nation in recent memory. The Eritrean government says it is not concerned.

Michael Abraha                                                                                                  

The international community is on the verge of meting out a collective punishment on the Eritrean political and military leadership. The proposed UN sanctions will be the harshest ever imposed on an African nation in recent memory. The Eritrean government says it is not concerned.

The Eritrean Research and Documentation Center followed closely the recent developments of growing international concern and pressure against the rogue regime in Eritrea. It all started with the resolution of the member sates meeting of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, then bolstered by the request of the African Union to the United Nations Security Council regarding sanctions against the rogue regime in Eritrea.

 

The Eritrean Research and Documentation Center followed closely the recent developments of growing international concern and pressure against the rogue regime in Eritrea. It all started with the resolution of the member sates meeting of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development, then bolstered by the request of the African Union to the United Nations Security Council regarding sanctions against the rogue regime in Eritrea.

 

The government of President Issias Afwerqi is strictly policing the internet and flow of information after news exposing the transfer of over 250 million dollars to a personal account jointly owned by him and his son was released, sources from Asmara informed us. The regime, by dispatching its special forces, has nearly crippled the flow of information through the internet. Moreover, its forces are also watching photo studios in order to monitor and control photo copying of the bank document and the news piece regarding the money transfer.

The government of President Issias Afwerqi is strictly policing the internet and flow of information after news exposing the transfer of over 250 million dollars to a personal account jointly owned by him and his son was released, sources from Asmara informed us. The regime, by dispatching its special forces, has nearly crippled the flow of information through the internet. Moreover, its forces are also watching photo studios in order to monitor and control photo copying of the bank document and the news piece regarding the money transfer.

Malta struck a somewhat dubious friendship this week with Eritrea – a country with no recognisable rule of law or respect for human rights, known for torturing dissidents, holding thousands of prisoners of conscience incommunicado, outlawing opposition parties, and imprisoning members of religious groups, journalists and citizens attempting to evade forced military conscription.

Malta struck a somewhat dubious friendship this week with Eritrea – a country with no recognisable rule of law or respect for human rights, known for torturing dissidents, holding thousands of prisoners of conscience incommunicado, outlawing opposition parties, and imprisoning members of religious groups, journalists and citizens attempting to evade forced military conscription.

For a number of years now, we have witnessed an ugly war launched on one of Eritrea’s venerable elder statesmen and an internationally renowned scholar, Professor Bereket Habte Selassie. A person who is a source of pride for Eritreans (and indeed Africans) has been vilified and defamed by resort to the most outrageous stories that can only be cooked by diseased minds.

For a number of years now, we have witnessed an ugly war launched on one of Eritrea’s venerable elder statesmen and an internationally renowned scholar, Professor Bereket Habte Selassie. A person who is a source of pride for Eritreans (and indeed Africans) has been vilified and defamed by resort to the most outrageous stories that can only be cooked by diseased minds.