On the occasion of the New Year, the Swedish-Eritrean Partnership for Democracy in Sweden cordially invites all concerned Eritreans for happy night entertainment with life music and dance and with vocal artists from Europe and Sweden, the whole night at Rinkeby Folketshus.

On the occasion of the New Year, the Swedish-Eritrean Partnership for Democracy in Sweden cordially invites all concerned Eritreans for happy night entertainment with life music and dance and with vocal artists from Europe and Sweden, the whole night at Rinkeby Folketshus.

The Association of Eritrean Journalists in Exile (AEJE) would like show its gratitude to the Swedish PEN for presenting the Tucholsky Award to our compatriot, Mr. Dawit Isaak who has been in Eritrean jail since September 23, 2001. This award is another remarkable addition to the serious of tireless efforts and achievements of Swedish human right groups and NGOs to take up the cause of freedom of expression in Eritrea in general and the case of Dawit Isaak in particular. It can be recalled that last month, Dawit Isaak had been honoured to be a finalist for European Union’s Sakharov Prize.

The Association of Eritrean Journalists in Exile (AEJE) would like show its gratitude to the Swedish PEN for presenting the Tucholsky Award to our compatriot, Mr. Dawit Isaak who has been in Eritrean jail since September 23, 2001. This award is another remarkable addition to the serious of tireless efforts and achievements of Swedish human right groups and NGOs to take up the cause of freedom of expression in Eritrea in general and the case of Dawit Isaak in particular. It can be recalled that last month, Dawit Isaak had been honoured to be a finalist for European Union’s Sakharov Prize.

 

“The name Dawit Isaak has become, for the whole Swedish people, synonymous with the struggle for freedom of speech and liberty of the press. His fate is a clear example of how oppressors fear free speech. The prize goes to him for his firmness of principle in working for an open democratic society in journalism and drama.”

 

“The name Dawit Isaak has become, for the whole Swedish people, synonymous with the struggle for freedom of speech and liberty of the press. His fate is a clear example of how oppressors fear free speech. The prize goes to him for his firmness of principle in working for an open democratic society in journalism and drama.”

Dear Sir/Madam, We are writing to your respected Council to highlight and demand a proper investigation in the tragic death of 73 Eritrean asylum seekers who recently lost their lives in the Mediterrennean while trying to reach the shores of Southern Europe (Italy) in search of protection, freedom and a dignified life.

Dear Sir/Madam, We are writing to your respected Council to highlight and demand a proper investigation in the tragic death of 73 Eritrean asylum seekers who recently lost their lives in the Mediterrennean while trying to reach the shores of Southern Europe (Italy) in search of protection, freedom and a dignified life.

By Jens Hansegard

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – An illegal immigrant who scored a big win with a lottery scratch card in Sweden appeared on television on Saturday to collect his winnings even though authorities have been trying to deport him.
Tesfaldet Tesloy, a 28-year-old Eritrean who has lived in the immigrant-friendly Nordic country for six years, won a tax-free prize of 1.2 million Swedish crown ($166,300).

By Jens Hansegard

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – An illegal immigrant who scored a big win with a lottery scratch card in Sweden appeared on television on Saturday to collect his winnings even though authorities have been trying to deport him.
Tesfaldet Tesloy, a 28-year-old Eritrean who has lived in the immigrant-friendly Nordic country for six years, won a tax-free prize of 1.2 million Swedish crown ($166,300).

Four Swedish papers are coordinately campaigning for the release of the Eritrean-Swedish journalist, Dawit Issack, who has been detained in a secret detention camp by President Isaias’s government since 2001. The daily papers which are believed to have great influence on the Swedish public opinion dedicated their editorial and front pages for the “Release Dawit Issack” campaign. Besides, they called on their government to step up its influence and pressure for the release of the journalist.

Four Swedish papers are coordinately campaigning for the release of the Eritrean-Swedish journalist, Dawit Issack, who has been detained in a secret detention camp by President Isaias’s government since 2001. The daily papers which are believed to have great influence on the Swedish public opinion dedicated their editorial and front pages for the “Release Dawit Issack” campaign. Besides, they called on their government to step up its influence and pressure for the release of the journalist.