Cruel and inhuman treatment has, by and large, been set aside for helpless and oppressed Eritrean citizens of all walks of life.  They range from 12 year olds to a diabetic 80-year old patriarch, from students to government ministers and parliamentarians, housewives and journalists and any body else in between….

Cruel and inhuman treatment has, by and large, been set aside for helpless and oppressed Eritrean citizens of all walks of life.  They range from 12 year olds to a diabetic 80-year old patriarch, from students to government ministers and parliamentarians, housewives and journalists and any body else in between….

I can imagine the anguish Taha’s family must be going through. Typical of this regime’s sadistic practices, Taha was most likely denied visitation rights from his family during his years of incarceration. It is no doubt heart-breaking for the family to find out about his death this way. I am saddened by this unfortunate news and offer the family my deepest condolences.

I can imagine the anguish Taha’s family must be going through. Typical of this regime’s sadistic practices, Taha was most likely denied visitation rights from his family during his years of incarceration. It is no doubt heart-breaking for the family to find out about his death this way. I am saddened by this unfortunate news and offer the family my deepest condolences.

 The Eritrean Strongman, Mr. Isaias Afewerki has long pinned his political fortune solely on one thing: a face-saving end to his lingering dispute with Ethiopia. No foreign power can claim it is willing to help him score any victory. And the increasingly voiceless Eritrean people simply wish they were free. Still there is hope for change.

 The Eritrean Strongman, Mr. Isaias Afewerki has long pinned his political fortune solely on one thing: a face-saving end to his lingering dispute with Ethiopia. No foreign power can claim it is willing to help him score any victory. And the increasingly voiceless Eritrean people simply wish they were free. Still there is hope for change.