“How Old is Our Youngest Leading Official?” (Abdalla Al-Maqlush, the Saudi Al-Watan Newspaper, January 2011)

The quotation above was the title of an Arabic article I had the opportunity to read from the Saudi newspaper, Al-Watan, in January 2011. The article was written by Abdalla Al-Maqlush, the former writer of the column Opinion. Describing the courageous, frank and downright factual writer as “the former writer of the column Opinion” is due to the fact that he was immediately fired because he wrote and published the article.

HRCPLEASE HELP TO STOP THESE BRUTAL BEATINGS AND PLANNED DEPORTATION.

Over the past two weeks about 280 detainees in Misrata prison have been forced to fill in repatriation forms given to the prison authorities by the Eritrean Embassy in Libya.

HRCPLEASE HELP TO STOP THESE BRUTAL BEATINGS AND PLANNED DEPORTATION.

Over the past two weeks about 280 detainees in Misrata prison have been forced to fill in repatriation forms given to the prison authorities by the Eritrean Embassy in Libya.

As we speak, seven Eritrean refugees are stranded at one Air port in Ecuador, Guayaquil Airport, and they have been threatened that they will be forced to return to Eritrea.  At least two of them are women and one has health condition. They are crying for help as they will face persecution and harsh punishment if they are forced to return back to Eritrea.

As we speak, seven Eritrean refugees are stranded at one Air port in Ecuador, Guayaquil Airport, and they have been threatened that they will be forced to return to Eritrea.  At least two of them are women and one has health condition. They are crying for help as they will face persecution and harsh punishment if they are forced to return back to Eritrea.

I do not believe and I must not that such ridiculous and groundless accusations were been conceived in pure Kunama’s mind. But, as a matter of the argument let us consider as act of a puppet one, if that is case let me ask him the following questions:

I do not believe and I must not that such ridiculous and groundless accusations were been conceived in pure Kunama’s mind. But, as a matter of the argument let us consider as act of a puppet one, if that is case let me ask him the following questions:

  This message is from Eritrean Kunamas who live in North America. We are sending this message believing that you would take it seriously and seek a solution for its ending. Before saying what we want, it should be born in mind that it is not victory but shame for us Kunama to be in America because of the crisis in our country.

  This message is from Eritrean Kunamas who live in North America. We are sending this message believing that you would take it seriously and seek a solution for its ending. Before saying what we want, it should be born in mind that it is not victory but shame for us Kunama to be in America because of the crisis in our country.