Today we are in an important season after the Arab spring where many people in African and Middle East are desperate for change and are fighting for their basic human rights and rule of law. Eritreans are also in a middle of very decisive struggle
By Obo Arada Aba Shawl
June 5, 2016
I am getting familiarized with acronyms, abbreviations and logos and to tell you the truth, I am enjoying it to the maximum. Take for instance, my pen name. What is the difference between Obo and Aba? Between Arada and
Hello: To whom it may concern
My name is Tadelech Gebremeskel and please help me find my son. I have not heard or see him since he was 13-years old. I live in Mekelle, Ethiopia and he lives in Asmara, Eritrea. His father was a doctor
The last Independence Day marked the 25th anniversary of the dictator's de Jure coronation in his throne. As it was customary of him, this time, he didn't make the usually empty promises -- perhaps, he ran out of them, for an uneventful quarter century of
By Rick Noack May 31 at 7:57 AM
A German rescuer holds the corpse of a drowned baby off the Libyan coast May 27. (Christian Buettner/Eikon Nord GmbH Germany via Reuters)
LONDON — At first, the baby looked as "if it were alive."
But when a German
GIEEGM’s Response to Representative of the People’s Movement for National Salvation, Charlotte, North Carolina; Part II
This is our final feedback to the group’s article (Why reinvent the wheel? A response to the Urgent Call to All Eritreans Worldwide) posted at Assenna.com on May 18, 2016.
30 MAY 2016 • 10:38AM
One of Europe's wealthiest villages has decided to pay a £200,000 fine instead of accepting around 10 refugeesunder its country's newly imposed quota.
Residents in the picturesque Swiss village of Oberwil-Lieli said they voted 'no' in a referendum on
A migrant boat capsized in the Mediterranean on Thursday and about 100 of its passengers have been rescued while the number of dead is unknown, officials said.
It was the second shipwreck in two days as sea crossings accelerate amid good weather. Five people were confirmed
By Kristy Siegfried
Oxford — Authorities in Sudan have launched a crackdown on Eritrean migrants - arresting those living in the capital, Khartoum, and intercepting hundreds travelling north through the country towards Libya, the launching point for smugglers' boats heading for Europe.
Reports that 900 Eritreans were
Young people are fleeing at an alarming rate, preferring to face uncertainty in Europe rather than oppression at home, The Conversation reports
Eritreans celebrate during the war with neighbouring Ethiopia in 1998. Photograph: Sami Sallinen/AP
Valerie Frank for the Conversation, part of the Guardian Africa Network
In the sea of cycling fans who flooded downtown Saturday for the Amgen Tour of California, one contingent stood out for their colorfulness and enthusiasm.
Waving the red, green and blue flags of their homeland, dozens of members of Sonoma County’s Eritrean community cheered wildly at
The United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees project team (Telling the Real Story) in close collaboration with Eritrean Diaspora in the UK would like to invite you to dialogue afternoon to discuss the Eritrean refugee situation and the role of Diaspora in irregular migration in Europe and in
Eritrea at 25 – Still in search of freedom? 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Eritrea – 24 May 2016
GENEVA (23 May 2016) – Ahead of the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Independence of Eritrea on Tuesday 24 May, the United Nations expert
Dear Fellow Eritreans in the Diaspora,
Tomorrow is our country’s 25th independence anniversary. The independence of our country was achieved at the terrible cost of hundreds of thousands of its sons and daughters who have been martyred and maimed. Unfortunately, all the sacrifices made have failed
Ezana Sehay 05/20/2016
Amid the pernicious situation in the country; Eritreans inside and elsewhere in the world, nevertheless, are gearing to flood the streets in a mix of celebration and protest, to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the country’s independence.
The anniversary which is both exhilarating and
We the Global initiative facilitators have read your article titled “Why reinvent the wheel? A response to the Urgent Call to All Eritreans Worldwide”posted at Assenna.com on May 18,2016 and hereby provide our feedback in respect of transparency with sincere intention of narrowing our differences