Reporters Without Borders has learned from local sources that Tura
Kubaba, a journalist with the Kunama-language service of state-owned
Radio Dimtsi Hafash (“Voice of the Masses”), has been detained in
Eritrea since the second half of 2006 and disappeared last year within
the country’s prison system.

Reporters Without Borders has learned from local sources that Tura
Kubaba, a journalist with the Kunama-language service of state-owned
Radio Dimtsi Hafash (“Voice of the Masses”), has been detained in
Eritrea since the second half of 2006 and disappeared last year within
the country’s prison system.

Woldu Mikael

isThe Bush Administration’s declared position has been to designate the Eritrean government as a terrorist state unless there is ‘regime change’. The recent US decision to label Somalia’s Al Shabab militants as ‘terrorists’ sends a message to President Isaias Afewerki that his regime may be next. The Eritrean strongman is deeply involved in the Somali civil strife reportedly siding with the Al Shabab group which is fighting to oust the secular pro-Ethiopian Somali Government.  

Woldu Mikael

isThe Bush Administration’s declared position has been to designate the Eritrean government as a terrorist state unless there is ‘regime change’. The recent US decision to label Somalia’s Al Shabab militants as ‘terrorists’ sends a message to President Isaias Afewerki that his regime may be next. The Eritrean strongman is deeply involved in the Somali civil strife reportedly siding with the Al Shabab group which is fighting to oust the secular pro-Ethiopian Somali Government.