For a number of years now, we have witnessed an ugly war launched on one of Eritrea’s venerable elder statesmen and an internationally renowned scholar, Professor Bereket Habte Selassie. A person who is a source of pride for Eritreans (and indeed Africans) has been vilified and defamed by resort to the most outrageous stories that can only be cooked by diseased minds.

For a number of years now, we have witnessed an ugly war launched on one of Eritrea’s venerable elder statesmen and an internationally renowned scholar, Professor Bereket Habte Selassie. A person who is a source of pride for Eritreans (and indeed Africans) has been vilified and defamed by resort to the most outrageous stories that can only be cooked by diseased minds.