The government of President Issias Afwerqi is strictly policing the internet and flow of information after news exposing the transfer of over 250 million dollars to a personal account jointly owned by him and his son was released, sources from Asmara informed us. The regime, by dispatching its special forces, has nearly crippled the flow of information through the internet. Moreover, its forces are also watching photo studios in order to monitor and control photo copying of the bank document and the news piece regarding the money transfer.

The government of President Issias Afwerqi is strictly policing the internet and flow of information after news exposing the transfer of over 250 million dollars to a personal account jointly owned by him and his son was released, sources from Asmara informed us. The regime, by dispatching its special forces, has nearly crippled the flow of information through the internet. Moreover, its forces are also watching photo studios in order to monitor and control photo copying of the bank document and the news piece regarding the money transfer.

Members of the Eritrean security forces who came in to Hollywood Internet Café in the capital Asmara, in their plain clothes to disguise themselves as service users have arrested three youth on 26th of December 2008, after blaming them for accessing opposition websites.

Members of the Eritrean security forces who came in to Hollywood Internet Café in the capital Asmara, in their plain clothes to disguise themselves as service users have arrested three youth on 26th of December 2008, after blaming them for accessing opposition websites.