2016 World Press Freedom Index:
leaders paranoid about journalists
Most of the movement in the World Press Freedom Index unveiled today by Reporters Without Borders is indicative of a climate of fear and tension combined with increasing control over newsrooms by governments and private-sector interests.
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HUNDREDS of refugees are feared drowned after their boats capsized in the Mediterranean.
Around 40 survivors, migrants mainly from East Africa, told the BBC last night up to 500 people had died.
According to earlier media reports, hundreds of people died after their four boats capsized near
Jeremy Binnie, London - IHS Jane's Defence Weekly
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) appears to be constructing a new port next to Assab International Airport in Eritrea, which could become its first permanent military base in a foreign country.
Satellite imagery shows rapid progress has been
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By Petros Tesfagiorgis
The vigil organised by the youth took place at Hide Park Corner, Marble Arch on Saturday 9, 2016. In opening the meeting, the spokesperson of the organisers Sham Gabriel called for one minute silence in remembrance of the martyrs who fell down fighting
As the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea continue to research and work diligently in regards to the Human Rights issues in Eritrea; we Eritreans residing in North America, will continue to support the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea in
Our guest speakers will be:
Mr Mesfin Hagos, former Minister of Defence; “Why haven’t the opposition united and achieved its goal?”
Ambassador Abdela Adem; “Challenges to Mass Mobilization and Wider Participation”.
Ambassador Adhanom Gebremariam; “Efforts Needed to Forge a Viable Common Strategy?”
Mr Suleiman Hindi, Head of
Friday 8 April 2016
Murder on the streets of Asmara
Earlier this week, on Sunday 3 April, the brutal Eritrean regime murdered tens of its own citizens. Forced conscripts who jumped from an army convoy were shot in cold blood and civilians who tried to help faced