Political party leaders held a consultative meeting in the Ethiopian capital yesterday, Sunday, in preparation for their long-awaited Congress – the largest Eritrean gathering yet with the aim of ending Isaias Afewerki’s unhinged dictatorship believed to be the most repressive in Africa.
Over 550 participants from
A mass grave of Africans, mainly Eritreans and Sudanese was found at mountains of Sinai. These victims of Trafficking, Slavery, Torture and Rape were found by a team of investigating journalists of a major station, Channel 25. Disclaimer: THESE VIDEOS CONTAIN VERY DISTURBING GRAPHIC IMAGES
We at AEJE (Association of Eritrean Journalists in Exile) are saddened and outraged by the unjust detention of Mr. Jemal Osman Humed and other opposition members by the Sudanese government and we thus call for their immediate release.
It is widely known that Eritrean journalists have
By Matthew Russell Lee, Exclusive
UNITED NATIONS, October 27 -- As the push for additional sanctions against Eritrea gathers strength in the UN Security Council, Eritrean president Isaias Afwerki has asked to come and personally speak to the Council, Inner City Press was told Thursday by
Swedish-Eritrean journalist Dawit Isaak, who has been imprisoned in Eritrea since 2001, has been moved from prison and may be dead, according to Swedish journalist Lars Adaktusson.
Speaking on his radio programme Radio 1, Adaktusson cited credible sources from Eritrea's opposition movement as indicating that Isaak
By James Copnall BBC News, Khartoum
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir says his country gave military support to the Libyan rebels who overthrew Col Muammar Gaddafi.
In a speech broadcast live on state television, Mr Bashir said the move was in response to Col Gaddafi's support for Sudanese
Three more Christians imprisoned for practicing their faith have died while inside military prison camps in western Eritrea, said officials from an international persecution watchdog group.
The number of believers in Christ now dying in the country while serving time in prison for their belief totals
October 25, 2011 (KHARTOUM) – Sudan’s president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir and his Eritrean counterpart, Isaias Afewerki will today inaugurate a road linking their neighboring countries in the presence of the Qatari Emir Hamad Bin-Khalifah al-Thani.
The trio is due to meet in Sudan’s eastern state of
(CNN) -- Fighting in Libya started with anti-government demonstrations in February and escalated into a civil war.
Libyan fighters announced the fall of the last stronghold of former leader Moammar Gadhafi, and reports have since surfaced that Gadhafi was killed in the fighting.
International powers have
AFP: KHARTOUM — Sudan has condemned more than 300 Eritreans asylum seekers to "certain detention and abuse" by deporting them to one of the "most brutal" countries in the world, a rights group said on Tuesday.
"Sudan is forcibly returning men, women, and children to certain
My name is Samuel Peteros I am 14 years old and I currently live in the United Kingdom. Ever since I was a child I wondered how beautiful Eritrea is? After seeing Eritrea on a family vacation I realized how terrible dictatorship was in Eritrea,
Under UN rules, Eritreans are automatically entitled to asylum, whereas Ethiopians have no such collective asylum right.
By Talila Nesher
The Interior Ministry is deporting Eritrean asylum-seekers to Ethiopia even though it admits it cannot guarantee their safety there, a ministry document obtained by Haaretz shows.
By Seyoum Tesfaye
On October 20, 2011 my morning was punctuated by, the yet to be confirmed, announcement of the demise of one of Africans remaining tyrants by MPR. After the death of 30,000 plus citizens and the total destruction of Libya’s cities Qaddafi was caught
By Aaron Maasho
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Two little known Eritrean rebel groups said on Friday they had killed 12 government soldiers in an early morning attack.
The Red Sea Afar Democratic Organisation (RSADO) and the Eritrean National Salvation Front said they carried out the raid on Thursday
(Reuters) - Former Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi died of wounds suffered on Thursday as fighters battling to complete an eight-month-old uprising against his rule overran his hometown Sirte, Libya's interim rulers said.
His killing, which came swiftly after his capture near Sirte, is the most dramatic
Soaked in blood and looking empty eyed into the camera lens - is this the image of Colonel Gaddafi the world will remember?
It is the first photo to emerge which claims to show the fallen dictator moments after he was apparently shot in the legs