HE DICHOTOMY OF ERITREAN INDEPENDENCE DAY
Ezana Sehay 05/20/2014
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 23nd anniversary of the country’s independence.
Fetsum: One more contact with Yoseph Gebrehiwot
Information: The EDA constitution did not have any clause that restricts a member party or a party leader from denouncing Idris Awate for any reason; thus removed the Kunama Democratic Party illegally only based on sentimental obligation of Eritreans to
Dejen Ande Hishel, the Eritrean pilot who has been incarcerated without charge for over 15 years and broke out from a PFDJ prison in the capital Asmara, March this year, gives an extensive interview to Voice of Assenna, on the nation's 23rd Independence Day anniversary.
Fetsum: The Kebessian Byzantine Vs. DMLEK (Democratic Movement of the Eritrean Kunamas)
As you know, I have been working on the opposition camp on and off and this is a continuation of that forum. The DMLEK is my eleventh guest from the list of 13 EDA
May 14, 2014
By Seyoum Tesfaye
On October 11, 2011 I posted this article on Assenna. I felt it was necessary to re-edit and repost this article to reinforce the idea that political organizations have a significant role to play in deconstructing the present tyranny in Eritrea
There is no better symbol of the failure of the Eritrean state than the thousands of refugees who abandon it every week, searching for a better life – even when escaping is often more dangerous than staying put. SIMON ALLISON spoke to Dan Connell, a long-time Eritrea
Google Translation: almowaten.net
A boat with 450 immigrants on board captured by the Libyan army on Monday, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa while trying to travel to Europe Illegally. Large part of the immigrants are from Eritrea, although some were from Syria and Palestine, including women and children.
At least 14 people died when a boat carrying hundreds of migrants sank in waters between Libya and southern Italy, navy officials say.
Some 200 others were rescued from the boat, which went down south of the Italian island of Lampedusa.
This comes a day after it emerged that
Commemorating World Refugee Day, I Did Not Choose to be a Refugee reflects upon Eritrean artist, Michael Adonai’s journey and experience fleeing his homeland of Eritrea, to his settlement in Melbourne’s western suburbs. Through the exhibition Adonai reflects and pays tribute to the Lampedusa boat tragedy that claimed
In total there have been 774 Eritrean asylum seekers to Norway this year. This represents 27 percent of the total of 2,835 people from 86 different countries who have sought asylum in Norway.
In the second place, asylum seekers from civil war-torn Syria come with 384 people. Asylum seekers from Somalia,