The Eritrean ambassador to the Netherlands has been summoned to appear before ministers in The Hague on Friday to discuss last weekend’s events which led to the cancellation of a conference in Veldhoven. The aim of the meeting is ‘to express our concerns’, caretaker social
Eritrean-Swedish journalist and playwright Dawit Isaak was an active and far-sighted presence on the arts and media scene in Eritrea. He was arrested in a crackdown on the media and opposition that occurred in September 2001, and has been in prison since this time, without charge or
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
April 17, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) – The Red Sea Afar Democratic Organization (RSADO), an Eritrean opposition group, claimed on Monday that the Red Sea nation had allegedly granted Egypt green light to build a military base within the country’s territory.
Officials from opposition group,
The key note speaker was to be Senior Official Mr. Yemane Gebreab at the city of Veldhoven where 650 young Eritrean regime supporters were expected to take part during the Easter Holiday weekend. Gebreab is the right hand man of Pres Isaias Afewerki who
The tyrant by claiming “no contract” seeks to free himself from being held accountable, answerable, and punishable for all crimes perpetrated against innocent Eritreans. Indeed, it should be the other way around in that his not being elected is sufficient evidence that he has no
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
[caption id="attachment_30360" align="alignleft" width="823"] A one day display in parliament square symbolizes life of 2500 drowned in the Sea, among them 400 children. It is meant to remind Parliamentarians and passers-by to never let people drown in the Sea again.[/caption]
A meeting titled “Protection
Source: Dutch News
The decision by Veldhoven’s mayor to ban a conference by the only political party permitted in Eritrea was upheld by a court in Den Bosch on Friday afternoon. The organisers of the conference went to court to have the ban against their meeting at a conference
Dear friends and benefactors,
We are glad to share with you a descriptive and photographic account of the ceremony of the closing of the 2016-2017 academic year of our Catholic School for the Refugees in Kassala, Eastern Sudan. The celebration had a particularly significant flavour, as
Red skies above Channel town visible for miles after fight between Afghans and Kurds
The Grande-Synthe immigrant camp near Dunkirk has been destroyed after a fight between Afghan and Kurdish people being homed there – with six people suffering serious knife wounds.
Red skies above the Linière
By Arwa Gaballa and Ahmed Tolba | TANTA,EGYPT/CAIRO
At least 44 people were killed in bomb attacks on the symbolic cathedral seat of the Coptic Pope and another church on Palm Sunday, prompting anger and fear among Christians and troop deployments across Egypt.
Islamic State claimed responsibility
The application and potential benefits of circular economy thinking have been widely described in the European context. What has been less commonly explored is the application in lower income countries such as those in sub-Saharan Africa. During 1998 – 2003, a remarkable project took
Most of the bottom 10 - including Eritrea, the deadliest driving destination, according to the World Health Organization's figures (with 48.4 deaths per 100,000 residents), Libya (40.5) and Iraq (31.5) - are unlikely to feature on the travel itineraries of most Britons. But a couple
Libyan authorities released on Wednesday 28 Eritreans and seven Nigerians who were captured and enslaved by Islamic State in Sirte and had been held in detention since the jihadist group lost the city in December.
The group, all but two of whom are women and children,
Here the term ‘Eritrean boat people’ does not only refer to the tens of thousands of youngsters who are taking to makeshift boats in an effort to flee the stifling situation in Eritrea in order to start a new life elsewhere, but also those
By Eritrea Focus
On 15 October 2015, in line of its objective to fight against the root cause of poverty and human rights violation and as part of the worldwide movement for global justice War On Want (WOW) agreed to collaborate with Eritrea Focus in the
To ALL Justice Seeking Eritreans Residing in the State of Indiana.
All justice seeking Eritreans above the age of 18 residing in the city of Indianapolis and its surroundings, including those who reside in other cities in the State of Indiana if any, are cordially invited
By Martin Plaut
Washington imposed sanctions on the Eritrean navy after Asmara was found to have purchased military equipment from the North Korean regime – and not for the first time.
Eritrea’s dealings were revealed in a UN Security Council Sanctions Committee report dated 17 February 2017.
Eritrea’s totalitarian state is extreme and includes a ratified Constitution that hasn’t been implemented; the absence of national elections since independence from Ethiopia in 1991; its Parliament does not meet; and the President, Isaisa Afwerki rules without institutional restraint. The government owns all media and
Monday 27 March, 2017 5:30 pm Committee Room 16
A briefing by Sheila B Keetharuth, United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea.
Prior to the commencement of the briefing, the APPG on Eritrea held its Annual General Meeting, ensuring its work can
The Wad Sherifey elementary school for Eritrean refugee children ended its 32nd academic school year on 21 March 2017 in the presence of invited honour guests, parents and residents of the refugee township near the Eritrea-Sudan border.