It was with a great sense of loss and shock that we learned of the deaths of nearly 400 Eritreans in the Mediterranean Sea. The Association of Eritrean Journalists in Exile (AEJE) joins the families of these Eritreans in their mourning and bereavement. We extend our heart-felt message of condolence to the grieving families.

RSFReporters Without Borders is “dismayed” by the three-year jail sentence and fine of 6 million Somaliland shillings (around 1,000 dollars) that a court in Hargeisa, the capital of the breakaway northwestern territory of Somaliland, passed yesterday on Mohamud Abdi Jama, the editor of the independent newspaper Waheen, for allegedly libelling local officials.

Press Freedom Prize

In partnership with the French retail chain FNAC, Reporters Without Borders is delighted to award its 2010 Press Freedom Prize to two symbols of courage, the jailed Iranian journalist Abdolreza Tajik and the embattled Somali news radio station Radio Shabelle.

(May 29, 2010) The Association of Eritrean Journalists in Exile (AEJE) strongly condemns the vicious attack on Tedros Mengistu by PFDJ supporters and joins the CPJ in its call for thorough investigation on the case. The attack happened on May 9, 2010, in Houston, Texas when Tedros Mengistu participated in PFDJ-sponsored public seminar headed by Ms. Sophia Tesfamariam.

(May 29, 2010) The Association of Eritrean Journalists in Exile (AEJE) strongly condemns the vicious attack on Tedros Mengistu by PFDJ supporters and joins the CPJ in its call for thorough investigation on the case. The attack happened on May 9, 2010, in Houston, Texas when Tedros Mengistu participated in PFDJ-sponsored public seminar headed by Ms. Sophia Tesfamariam.

ሕRጭUኽGeneva, San-Francisco, Washington DC, Australia and New-Zealand have all witnessed demonstrations against the UN Security Council’s sanction imposed on Eritrea, by the supporters of the Eritrean regime. The protests were staged on Monday, 22nd February just three days after Isaias Afewerki, the thick-skinned Eritrean despot, conceded to an interview with Jane Dutton, a Senior News Presenter from Aljazeera

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ሕRጭUኽGeneva, San-Francisco, Washington DC, Australia and New-Zealand have all witnessed demonstrations against the UN Security Council’s sanction imposed on Eritrea, by the supporters of the Eritrean regime. The protests were staged on Monday, 22nd February just three days after Isaias Afewerki, the thick-skinned Eritrean despot, conceded to an interview with Jane Dutton, a Senior News Presenter from Aljazeera

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