ከመይ’ላ ከሪማ ሓትነይ ብሪ
ዘረብኣ መቀያየሚ መቃሓሓሪ
ቃላታ ናይ ሰብ ጓሶት ናይ ሰብ በትሪ
ኣካለ ስንኩላን ኣይትብል ሰብ እግሪ
ንዝተቓወማ ብጥይት ትኣሪ
ከም ዘየኽበርናያ ከም ልዑል ፈጣሪ
ሎሚካ ፈኾሰት ከም ታኒካ ባሕሪ።

EritreaEritrea has been deeply troubled since independence in 1991. Following the devastating war with Ethiopia (1998-2000), an authoritarian, militarised regime has further tightened political space, tolerating neither opposition nor dissent.