I have received anonymous email today, which stated that a boat carrying Eritrean refugees crossing Mediterranean Sea from Libya to Malta is facing a problem. The massage is dated Nov 10 2009 and stated “nebsi Adhin” the boat caught on fire and a lot of people are crying for help.

Europe External Policy Advisors (EEPA) in partnership with civil society leaders from the Horn of Africa and the Italian Institute for Political Science organized a two-day conference on EU and US policy on Eritrea and the Horn of Africa. The Conference, held in Brussels on 9th and 10th November 2009, was attended by high-ranking officials and academics from Europe, the European Union, the United States, the Horn countries, Eritrean political leaders in diaspora, human rights activists and civil society leaders from across the Horn of Africa. The attendants adopted the following concluding statement:

Europe External Policy Advisors (EEPA) in partnership with civil society leaders from the Horn of Africa and the Italian Institute for Political Science organized a two-day conference on EU and US policy on Eritrea and the Horn of Africa. The Conference, held in Brussels on 9th and 10th November 2009, was attended by high-ranking officials and academics from Europe, the European Union, the United States, the Horn countries, Eritrean political leaders in diaspora, human rights activists and civil society leaders from across the Horn of Africa. The attendants adopted the following concluding statement:

Berhane M Tekeste

 

In an open letter addressed to the president of the EU on the eve of the meeting, a major opposition alliance comprised of 13 opposition organizations, the Eritrean Democratic Alliance (EDA), condemned the two-day (9-10 Nov) closed Brussels Gathering as divisive, discriminatory, and interference in its internal affairs.

Berhane M Tekeste

 

In an open letter addressed to the president of the EU on the eve of the meeting, a major opposition alliance comprised of 13 opposition organizations, the Eritrean Democratic Alliance (EDA), condemned the two-day (9-10 Nov) closed Brussels Gathering as divisive, discriminatory, and interference in its internal affairs.


F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex, FRANCE

Dear Sir/ Madam

We are the family members and friends of the refugees who perished in the Mediterranean sea in August 2009.  We request an investigative into the failure of the EU member countries Italy and Malta to rescue the 77 Africans who perished in the coastal waters of Europe.


F-67075 Strasbourg Cedex, FRANCE

Dear Sir/ Madam

We are the family members and friends of the refugees who perished in the Mediterranean sea in August 2009.  We request an investigative into the failure of the EU member countries Italy and Malta to rescue the 77 Africans who perished in the coastal waters of Europe.

Milkias Mihretab Yohannes

 

There are tons of unforgettable events and happenings I and my colleagues encounter while working as journalists in Eritrea. Mostly, it is  a memory of utter tyranny, stifled and terrorized populace and working under  one of Africa’s worst kind of regime and brutal leadership. But amidst all these, there were some funny, crazy and unbelievable events and deeds, and I am going to share some with you for now.

Milkias Mihretab Yohannes

 

There are tons of unforgettable events and happenings I and my colleagues encounter while working as journalists in Eritrea. Mostly, it is  a memory of utter tyranny, stifled and terrorized populace and working under  one of Africa’s worst kind of regime and brutal leadership. But amidst all these, there were some funny, crazy and unbelievable events and deeds, and I am going to share some with you for now.

A political observer contacted by demo.assenna.com to comment on the upcoming EU affiliated conference due in November 2009, on Eritrean affairs, stated that any policy or discussion forum on Eritrea should reflect the reality of the Eritrean society; mainly the ethnic and religious diversity as well as the political difference that exists in Eritrea.

A political observer contacted by demo.assenna.com to comment on the upcoming EU affiliated conference due in November 2009, on Eritrean affairs, stated that any policy or discussion forum on Eritrea should reflect the reality of the Eritrean society; mainly the ethnic and religious diversity as well as the political difference that exists in Eritrea.