A group of young Eritrean refugees protested against the presence of the Eritrean ambassador during a sporting event in Manchester organised by the ruling party, the PFDJ.
Young Eritreans, many of whom had been traumatised by their fraught escape from their country’s dictatorship, decided to make
By Tewelde Stephanos (Email: firstname.lastname@example.org)
Reflecting on the systemic exclusion of blacks from the equality America promises its citizens, Langston Hughes, in 1938, wrote:
America never was America to me….
There’s never been equality for me,
Nor freedom in this “homeland of the free”
As Eritrea celebrates its 27th year of independence
Organisers insist the festival which was using the Tameside Cycle Circuit - which has had to be cancelled - had nothing to do with the country’s Government
Children were among 12 people hurt when up to 30 protesters stormed an event held in Ashton to celebrate
The document, which is the first of its kind, pulls together information in the public domain to highlight the extent to which international investors, including UK-based institutions, are involved in the extractive sector in Eritrea.
BY HERMAN J. COHEN
Four key issues that will need to be resolved for the neighbours to normalise relations.
In 1991, as the US Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs, I led peace talks between Ethiopia and Eritrean separatists. The negotiations ended a nearly thirty-year war and
Eritrea’s National Service; past promises and young peoples’ experiences. What next?
Gaim Kibreab, Professor of Refugee Studies at South Bank University, London, is the author of numerous publications on migration and refugees as well as Eritrea’s political history. “The Eritrean National Service: Servitude for "the
Matteo Salvini, who refused to let ship carrying 629 refugees and migrants to dock, says: ‘We have opened a front in Brussels’
Matteo Salvini, Italy’s far-right interior minister, has declared victory after a standoff over the fate of 629 people on a humanitarian rescue boat prompted Spain to
The Religious in Eritrea welcome Ethiopian peace offer
Eritrea's Catholic religious men and women embrace the olive branch of peace from Ethiopia and urge their country’s leaders to accept the offer.
Agenzia Fides - Asmara
"The step taken by the Ethiopian government is positive and fills our hearts
By Michela Wrong
Ms. Wrong has spent over two decades reporting on the African continent, visiting Ethiopia and Eritrea repeatedly.
June 8, 2018
If nature abhors a vacuum, politics abhors a military standoff, especially between two nations in one of the poorest, most volatile and most strategically sensitive regions
Eritrea: Human Rights
Answered: 13 March 2018
Patrick Grady MP (SNP):
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to help ensure that the Office of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea continues
We live in an interesting times indeed. What seems to be the impossible, as far as the dictator is at the helm in Eritrea, is perhaps possible after all. Under the young and charismatic leader, the recalcitrant Ethiopia has accepted the border ruling of 2002.
June 6, 2018
On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the Executive Committee of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), the ruling front in Ethiopia, issued a statement of its decision to “fully accept and implement” the December 12, 2000 Algiers Agreement; and further called upon the
New or Recycled?
[As I finalize this piece, I have not come across an official response from Eritrea]
The Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front's executive committee has finally and officially accepted the Algiers accord and said it is committed to fully implementing it. The EPRDF executive
One person was seriously wounded and three others lightly wounded in a brawl between asylum seekers in south Tel Aviv on Tuesday.
Police arrested 11 people in the second such clash in as many days. About 20 people participated in Tuesday’s altercation, throwing stones and smashing
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
The call by the new Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed, for peace with the Government of Eritrea is an opportunity not to be missed. Eritreans must support the move, while campaigning for a peace that puts the welfare of the people centre
Petros: “The critical question is, when dictator Isaias passes away what will happen to Eritrea? Who takes over? Eritrea has no Government structure and no institutions. If something happens to him there is no vice-president who would take over immediately; no institutions to carry any form