ISUIsaias Afewerki led a guerrilla army that helped to overthrow the Ethiopian dictator Mengistu Haile Mariam in 1991 and win independence for Eritrea, which the Red Sea country secured after a referendum two years later. As Eritrea’s president, he initially pledged to introduce multiparty democracy and free markets. But a border war with Ethiopia from 1998 to 2000 led to a sharp change in course.

 

 

ቀንዲ ዕማም ጋዜጠኛ፡ ሓቀኛ ሓበሬታ ንህዝቢ ምቕራብ ከምምዃኑ መጠን፡ ዝተሓብአ ንምውጻእ ብዙሕ ክጽዕትን መጽናዕታዊ ስራሕ ክዓምምን ሞያዊ ሓላፍነቱ ኢዩ። ብኣካል ዘጓነፎ’ሞ ከኣ ብኣውርኡ። ክንዲ ዝኾነ፡ ታሪኽ ኢዩ’ሞ “ኣብ’ታ ዕለት’’ ዘጓነፈኒ ከዘንቱ።

IsuStrictly speaking, come the month of September, the people of Eritrea have mixed feelings for very good reasons. 18th of September is the day in the infamous year 2001(September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on New York City) when Democracy was officially killed and buried then and there and the reign of overt tyranny officially befell the people and country of Eritrea. The undisputed culprit: No other than the one and only, the self-styled-president-for-life Isias Afewarki.

IsuStrictly speaking, come the month of September, the people of Eritrea have mixed feelings for very good reasons. 18th of September is the day in the infamous year 2001(September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on New York City) when Democracy was officially killed and buried then and there and the reign of overt tyranny officially befell the people and country of Eritrea. The undisputed culprit: No other than the one and only, the self-styled-president-for-life Isias Afewarki.

It feels like it happened just yesterday. It was 7 a.m. on an average day in September in Asmara, Eritrea. My brain was still reshuffling the information I had gathered about the terrorist attacks on the World Trade  Center a week earlier. I was writing an article on it for the next issue of Setit, the twice-weekly newspaper of which I was editor-in-chief.

 

It feels like it happened just yesterday. It was 7 a.m. on an average day in September in Asmara, Eritrea. My brain was still reshuffling the information I had gathered about the terrorist attacks on the World Trade  Center a week earlier. I was writing an article on it for the next issue of Setit, the twice-weekly newspaper of which I was editor-in-chief.

 

ድሕሪ ናይ ሳላሳ ዓመት መሪር ኩናትን ከቢድ መስዋእትን፤ ኣብ ውሽጥን ኣብ ወፃእን ዝነብር ህዝብና እምቢ ንመግዛእቲ ስለ ዝበለ ነቲ ሰውራ ዓቢ ደገፍ ኮይኑዎ ውፅኢት ናቱ ድማ   ሃገርና ኤርትራ ካብ መግዛእቲ ሓራ ውፂኣ። ኣብ ግዜ መግዛእቲ እቲ ኹሉ መስዋእትን መውጋእትን ንነፃነትን፤ፍትሕን፤ ዴሞክራስን’ዩ ኔሩ። እንተኾነ ግዳ ኣመል ክሳብ መግነዝ ኮይኑ እቲ ብስቱርን ኣብ ሩሑቕ በረኻ ዝግበር ዝነበረ ህልቂት ንፁሃት ተጋደልትን ገባርን፤ ድሕሪ ነፃነት’ውን ኣብ ቅሉዕ ቦታን ኣብ ከተማን ተደጊሱ።

Det blir åtta år. Det blir åtta år utan rättegång. Det blir åtta år i fängelse i under marken. Det blir åtta år utan att träffa deras barn och släktingar. Det blir åtta år utan att andas frihetens luft. Det blir åtta år under tortyr. Det blir åtta år utan kommunikation med andra människor. Det blir åtta år. Det är fängelse i Eritrea. De oskyldiga journalister och politiker fängslade i Eritrea utan rättegång för åtta år sedan.

Det blir åtta år. Det blir åtta år utan rättegång. Det blir åtta år i fängelse i under marken. Det blir åtta år utan att träffa deras barn och släktingar. Det blir åtta år utan att andas frihetens luft. Det blir åtta år under tortyr. Det blir åtta år utan kommunikation med andra människor. Det blir åtta år. Det är fängelse i Eritrea. De oskyldiga journalister och politiker fängslade i Eritrea utan rättegång för åtta år sedan.

Eight years ago, on September 18, 2001, the Eritrean government closed the private newspapers and started to hunt down the journalists. It arrested most of them and few fled the country.  Though we have no up to date figures, five of them have been confirmed died in jail.  Eritrean government is currently known as the biggest jailor of journalists in the world with more than 25 journalists languishing in jails for years.

Eight years ago, on September 18, 2001, the Eritrean government closed the private newspapers and started to hunt down the journalists. It arrested most of them and few fled the country.  Though we have no up to date figures, five of them have been confirmed died in jail.  Eritrean government is currently known as the biggest jailor of journalists in the world with more than 25 journalists languishing in jails for years.

Reporters Without Borders has meanwhile learned that, during the past three weeks, dozens of civil servants working for the ministries of information, defence, foreign affairs and national security have been forced by the authorities to surrender their email passwords.

Reporters Without Borders has meanwhile learned that, during the past three weeks, dozens of civil servants working for the ministries of information, defence, foreign affairs and national security have been forced by the authorities to surrender their email passwords.

 ተስፋን ቅብጸትን ገጽ ንገጽ


ወዲ ሰብ: ተስፋ ከይረኸበ ህይወቱ ንምቕያር ዘድልዮ ኒሕን ጻዕርን ከመንጩ ኣይክእልን እዩ። ጻዕሩን ትግሃቱን: ሽግሩ ዝፈትሕ መጻኢኡ ዝቕይር ምስ ዝኸውን ጥራይ ‘ዩ ዝዕጠቐሉ። ይኹንምበር፡ ነቶም ኣብ ጉዕዞኡ ዘጋጥሙዎ ለጠቕ ዝበሉ ህሞታትን ፍጻሜታትን ወትሩ ዕሽሽ እናበለ: ብግርህናን ብጕርሕን ካብ ክዉንነት ርሒቑ እናተዛነየ ዝሓልፍ እንተኾይኑ ‘ውን: ብሕልማዊ-ተስፋ ናይ ምስቓይ ሓደጋ ኣለዎ። ንኤርትራውያን ካብ ዘጋጠመና ሓደጋታት ሓደ ኸኣ: እዚ ስነኣእሙራዊ ቀውሲ ‘ዚ እዩ።

ተስፋን ቅብጸትን ገጽ ንገጽ: IPGKUWAIT CITY, Sept 13, (KUNA): The Independent Petroleum Group (IPG) said on Sunday it is resorting to the Court of Arbitration in London (governed by the Rules of Conciliation and Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce -ICC Rules), to obtain an arbitration award confirming that Eritrea and the Petroleum Corporation of Eritrea — PCE (the National Petroleum Company totally owned by the State of Eritrea) should immediately pay IPG the value of delivered petroleum products of around KD 19 million.

IPGKUWAIT CITY, Sept 13, (KUNA): The Independent Petroleum Group (IPG) said on Sunday it is resorting to the Court of Arbitration in London (governed by the Rules of Conciliation and Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce -ICC Rules), to obtain an arbitration award confirming that Eritrea and the Petroleum Corporation of Eritrea — PCE (the National Petroleum Company totally owned by the State of Eritrea) should immediately pay IPG the value of delivered petroleum products of around KD 19 million.

 

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 13, (KUNA): The Independent Petroleum Group (IPG) said on Sunday it is resorting to the Court of Arbitration in London (governed by the Rules of Conciliation and Arbitration of the International Chamber of Commerce -ICC Rules), to obtain an arbitration award confirming that Eritrea and the Petroleum Corporation of Eritrea — PCE (the National Petroleum Company totally owned by the State of Eritrea) should immediately pay IPG the value of delivered petroleum products of around KD 19 million.

እንታይ’ዩ ወሪዱኩም ጳጳሳት ኤርትራ፡

ቅዱሳት ተባሂልኩም ተቐቢእኩም፡ተዋሂብኩም ሓደራ፡

እንታይ ኣስፈረኩም ኣብ ድሕሪት ከም ጭራ?

መንፈስኩምን ስጋኹምን ተቓሊሰን፡ስጋኹም ንመንፈስኩም ምስ ሰዓራ፡

ኩሉ ኤርትራዊ ከም ዝዝክሮ 18 መስከረም 2001 ኣብ ሃገርና ኤርትራ መራሒ ጉጅለ ስርዓት ህ ግ ደ ፍ ኢሳያስ ኣፈወርቂ፡ላዕለዎት ሰበስልጣን ናይ መንግስትን ዓበይቲ ዓድን መራሕቲ ሃይማኖትን ወነንትን ኣሳናዳእቲ ናይ ብሕቲ ጋዘጣታትን ተመሃሮ ዩንቨርስትን ኣሲሩ ካባ ዲክታተርነት ዝኣወጀሉ ዕለትዩ;

 

መጀመርታ ከም ባህሊ ሕዝቢ ኤርትራ ካብ መዋእላት እትፍለጥ፤ ናይ ሓዲሽ ዓመት ጀማሪት ወርሒ ምዃና  ብዘይ እቶም ጸረ ሕዝብናን ሀገርናን ዝኰኑ ጉጅለ ሽበራን  ዓመጽን ኲሉ ዝፈልጦ ንጹር ሓቂ ኢዩ። ስለዚ ከአ ናይ 2002 ዓ.ም.ግዕዝ ርሑስን ቅዱስን፤ ዓመተ ፍቕርን ሰላምን፤ዓመተ ፍትሕን ርትዕን ዝዕንብበሉን ክኾነሉ ንሕዝብና ልባዊ ትምኒትናን  ማኅበራውን ሀገራውን ሀንቀውታናን  ንገልጸሉ።

ዓለም-ለኻዊ ምንቅስቃስ መንእሰያት ኤርትራ ጨንፈር ኮሎምበስ ን 19 መስከረም 2009 በኣጋጣሚ መበል 8ይ ዓመት ብግልጺ ማሕዩር ሓርበኛታት ተቃልስቲ ኣንጻር ምልኪ-ዝተቃወሙ 11 ኣባላት ሃገራዊ ባይቶን ቦኽሪ ልሳን ህዝቢ ዚኾኑ ተባዓትን ንጹሃትን ጋዜጣኛታት ዝተሓየሩሉ ማዓልታት ብሙኻኑንን በቲ ኻልእ ሸነኽ ድማ ወርሒ መስከረም- ኣደ ብረታዊ ተጋድሎናን ሰለዝኾነት ንመበል 48 ዓመታ ንምብዓልን ንምጽንባል….

 እዚ ዛጊት ረኺብናዮ ዘለና ኣስማትን ትውልዲ ዓድን ናይቶም ካብ ሊብያ ናብ ዓዲ ጥልያን ክሰግሩ ክብሉ ኣብ መፋርቕ ነሓሰ 2009 ኣብ ማእከላይ ባሕሪ ዝጠሓሉ 75 ኤርትራውያን  ግዳያት ህልቂት ምሉእ ከምዘይኮነ እናኣዘኻኸርና፡ ዝተማለአ ሓበሬታ ዘለኩም ኣሕዋትን ኣሓትን ክትተሓባበሩና ብትሕትና ንሓትት።

ብሃንደበታዊ ሞት ተመስገን ኣለምሰገድ ተስፋይ፡ ወዱ ንደራስን ናይ ታሪኽ ተመራማርን ተጋዳላይ ኣለምሰገድ ተስፋይ፡ ዝተሰመዓና መሪር ሓዘን እናገለጽና፡ ንኣለምሰገድን ብዓልቲ ቤቱን ኩሎም ቤተሰብን ጽንዓት ይሃብኩም ንብል። ኣብ ዝተፈላለያ ሃገራት ወጻኢ ፋሕ ኢልና እንርከብ ተማሃሮ ቤትምህርቲ ሰውራ ነበርን ፈተውትን

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