The Religious in Eritrea welcome Ethiopian peace offer
Eritrea's Catholic religious men and women embrace the olive branch of peace from Ethiopia and urge their country’s leaders to accept the offer.
Agenzia Fides - Asmara
"The step taken by the Ethiopian government is positive and fills our hearts
By Michela Wrong
Ms. Wrong has spent over two decades reporting on the African continent, visiting Ethiopia and Eritrea repeatedly.
June 8, 2018
If nature abhors a vacuum, politics abhors a military standoff, especially between two nations in one of the poorest, most volatile and most strategically sensitive regions
Eritrea: Human Rights
Answered: 13 March 2018
Patrick Grady MP (SNP):
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what steps his Department has taken to help ensure that the Office of the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Eritrea continues
We live in an interesting times indeed. What seems to be the impossible, as far as the dictator is at the helm in Eritrea, is perhaps possible after all. Under the young and charismatic leader, the recalcitrant Ethiopia has accepted the border ruling of 2002.
June 6, 2018
On Tuesday, June 5, 2018, the Executive Committee of the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), the ruling front in Ethiopia, issued a statement of its decision to “fully accept and implement” the December 12, 2000 Algiers Agreement; and further called upon the
New or Recycled?
[As I finalize this piece, I have not come across an official response from Eritrea]
The Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front's executive committee has finally and officially accepted the Algiers accord and said it is committed to fully implementing it. The EPRDF executive
One person was seriously wounded and three others lightly wounded in a brawl between asylum seekers in south Tel Aviv on Tuesday.
Police arrested 11 people in the second such clash in as many days. About 20 people participated in Tuesday’s altercation, throwing stones and smashing
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
The call by the new Ethiopian Prime Minister, Dr Abiy Ahmed, for peace with the Government of Eritrea is an opportunity not to be missed. Eritreans must support the move, while campaigning for a peace that puts the welfare of the people centre
Petros: “The critical question is, when dictator Isaias passes away what will happen to Eritrea? Who takes over? Eritrea has no Government structure and no institutions. If something happens to him there is no vice-president who would take over immediately; no institutions to carry any form
Thirteen Eritrean asylum seekers were arrested Sunday after mass brawls broke out in Tel Aviv and Kiryat Malakhi between supporters and opponents of the Eritrean regime. 11 were arrested in Tel Aviv and two more were arrested in Kiryat Malakhi.
Some of the brawlers suffered mild injuries and
Eritrea on Friday laid to rest Tsehaytu Berakhi, the woman known as Mother of Eritrean soul music. She was buried at the St; Mary’s Cemetery in the capital, Asmara.
Berakhi died in exile in the Netherlands at the age of 79. Information Minister Yemane Meskel described
Andy Tsege was held in solitary confinement in Ethiopia after the authorities there accused him of being a terrorist.
By Andy Hayes, news reporter
A British national who spent four years on death row in Ethiopia has arrived back in the UK after being pardoned last month.
Sightmagazine.com/World Watch Monitor
Rights groups have called for the mandate of the UN Human Rights Special Rapporteur for Eritrea to be renewed in June.
The human rights situation in the East African country has been monitored by the UN Human Rights Council since 2012, when it appointed
The Moscow investigators opened a case concerning the storage of weapons against the Colonel of the Eritrean Defence Forces. This is reported by MK referring to the source.
According to the edition, the African militant arrived in Moscow for an exhibition of helicopters, where he was to sign