• Mekseb Debesay offered food, clothes and shower by member of public
• ‘Unfortunately, he wandered from the correct path,’ says team director
Eritrea’s Mekseb Debesay will not forget his first WorldTour race after getting lost on Belgium’s back roads and being rescued by a member of
According to credible assenna.com sources from Eritrea & both sides of the border, heavy fighting took place between Eritrean and Ethiopian armies, a few kilometres away from Tserona town, central Eritrea towards the Eritrean-Ethiopian border.
The fighting which started today June 12, at down, involved heavy
Saturday 4 June 2016
In 1991, I journeyed to England with Muhammad Ali to promote Muhammad Ali: His Life and Times, which had just been published in Great Britain. One afternoon, we were at a book signing in London when a woman in her forties passed
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WHEN PEOPLE risk their lives to evade armed border guards or pack rickety boats at sea, you can be sure the conditions they are fleeing are frightful. This is as true for the persecuted Rohingya Muslims of Burmawho set sail on packed vessels in the
UN Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea
Assistant Secretary and Department Spokesperson, Bureau of Public Affairs
June 10, 2016
The United States takes note of the recently issued report by the UN Commission of Inquiry (COI) on Eritrea, in particular its conclusion that there are reasonable grounds to
Orthodox patriarch among number of religious leaders jailed by Horn of Africa state
While citing systematic and widespread human rights abuses in Eritrea, UN's Human Rights Commission has called for the respect of religion and belief in the horn of Africa country.
The Catholic Church is one
As a United Nations report accuses Eritrean leaders of crimes against humanity, some Eritreans who have been granted asylum in Switzerland are being accused of illicitly returning home on holiday, possibly with the help of the consulate in Geneva.
On Wednesday UN human rights investigators accused
Whatever goes up touches-down because of gravity; extreme arrogance shall diffuse with divinity and unprecedented abuse against humanity must eventually stop because of veracity. Our patience and endurance may have been suffering exhaustion and pessimism in the unfortunate journey of the unique Eritrean style of
Network of Eritrean Women (NEW) would like to thank the Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea in relation to the report of 8 June 2016, and for the work that it has undertaken over the past year. We have all known that crimes were being committed
Aislinn Laing, johannesburg
8 JUNE 2016 • 12:54PM
AUnited Nations commission of inquiry has called for Eritrea’ssecretive and repressive regime to be referred to the International Criminal Court over what it alleged werecrimes against humanity that included enslavement and torture.
The report said that officials “at
An Eritrean man believed to be at the heart of the operation to smuggle migrants from Africa to Europe has been extradited to Italy, prosecutors say.
Mered Medhanie, known as The General, was held in Sudan in May and was flown to Rome on Tuesday.
Life teaches a lot, people say all the time as human experience rationalizes the saying for everybody to accept without hesitation. Who after all expected the Eritreans to be in this situation decades after independence and who can possibly understand our failure to date fighting