By Dr. Russom Mesfun
Eritrean communities in the diaspora are taking steps to commemorate Independence Day on May 24 without the usual musical celebrations due to the loss of hundreds of Eritreans in a shipwreck and the shocking slayings by ISIS terrorists.
Concerns that some of the
Candlelight Vigil in Seattle on Friday 1st of May to express our condolences to the victims of ISIS in Libya and the tragic death of 350 Eritreans in the Mediterranean Sea.
Venue and time of Candle Vigil:
Rainier Valley Cultural Center
3515 South Alaska St
Seattle , WA 98118
Candlelight Vigil on Sunday, 3 May 2015 at 3.00 pm
Venue: Hide Park, Speakers Corner.
Protest at the Eritrean Embassy 96 White Lion Street, London N1 9PF, on Friday May 1, 2015 from 4.00 to 6.00 pm.
Concerned Eritreans in the United Kingdom
April 27, 2015
Dear Eritrean brothers and sisters,
The Eritrean-Canadian community Association of Ottawa is planning to hold a candlelight vigil to remember Eritrean, Ethiopian and other victims of the latest boat accidents in the Mediterranean Sea and those who were murdered by Libyan terrorists and also
Reporters Without Borders (www.rsf.org)
28 April 2015
EU plans to provide Eritrea’s oppressive regime with new funding
Reporters Without Borders calls on the European Union to condition additional aid to Eritrea via the European Development Fund (EDF) on a significant improvement in fundamental freedoms, including freedom of
Exclusive: Confidential draft from summit reveals that only 5,000 migrants will be allowed to resettle in Europe with large numbers likely to be repatriated
Migrants wait to disembark from an Italian navy ship in Salerno. Theresa May and Philip Hammond believe such rescue operations create
EXCLUSIVE: IBTimes UK talks to Nael Goitom, who escaped IS in Libya after a month in captivity.
A 16-year-old Eritrean migrant who escaped captivity under the Islamic State (Isis) in Libya has exclusively told IBTimes UK that the jihadists forced him to watch the beheading and shooting of
The 700 or more migrants who died in the Mediterranean, just as those on the opposite side of the Atlantic who every day die attempting to cross the border between Mexico and the United States (some 30,000 people per day) represent one of the
Most of the contributors listed on the donation table are some among the very few loyal and generous Radio Assenna financial backers who kept Assenna on air since its inception in 2009. The very people who prompted our moral pain after being overburdened with constant
Ali Addeh refugee camp, Djibouti (CNN)Henol and Mebratu emerge from their current home, a modest structure with plastic sheeting serving as its roof, carrying the "master folder."
One of the most important documents on the camp, it's a record of each Eritrean's name and their case
By Jim Reed and Adam EleyBBC Victoria Derbyshire programme
The number of Eritrean refugees arriving in the UK doubled last year to become the highest total from any single country. But could new Home Office guidance mean many others are refused asylum?
"There's no freedom of speech
Tens of thousands of Ethiopians have attended a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa, condemning the murders of Ethiopians by Islamic State militants.
More than 20 migrant workers - most thought to be Ethiopian Christians - were killed by the Libyan branch of IS.
It released videos
By: Tedros Abraham
Some 350 Eritreans were among the 850 people who perished in the migrant boat that sank off the coast of Libya on Saturday night, a United Nations spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Ethiopia declared three days of national mourning after it confirmed the people brutally