The majority of the liberation fronts and rebel groups that sprouted in the Third World, in the Fifties, Sixties and after, had been known for their admiration of Maoist and Marxist philosophies, and for nations committed to those philosophies, therefore, they saw very little or no virtue in the Western style of democracy, which is based on free press, democratic elections, and three separate branches of government: the legislative, executive and judiciary.

The majority of the liberation fronts and rebel groups that sprouted in the Third World, in the Fifties, Sixties and after, had been known for their admiration of Maoist and Marxist philosophies, and for nations committed to those philosophies, therefore, they saw very little or no virtue in the Western style of democracy, which is based on free press, democratic elections, and three separate branches of government: the legislative, executive and judiciary.

RWBReporters Without Borders voiced concern today about the fate of Johnny Hisabu, an editor with state-owned Eri-TV, who disappeared in late May after trying to flee across the border into Ethiopia. There are unconfirmed reports that he was arrested and has been held ever since in a detention centre in the southwestern town of Barentu.

RWBReporters Without Borders voiced concern today about the fate of Johnny Hisabu, an editor with state-owned Eri-TV, who disappeared in late May after trying to flee across the border into Ethiopia. There are unconfirmed reports that he was arrested and has been held ever since in a detention centre in the southwestern town of Barentu.