Let’s start with the obvious, ladies and gentlemen. You probably won’t be surprised if I suggested that nowadays, we Eritreans must have capitulated to nihilism and fatalism. Sure enough, the dictator’s quarter century of relentless subjugation must have taken a toll on our people that
The Network of Eritrean Women (NEW) strongly condemns the recent shootings of peaceful civilian protesters on 31 October 2017 in Asmara the capital of Eritrea.
The protest took place after the government’s arbitrary arrest of respected elders and spiritual leaders, one of them being a 90-year-old
Fetsum: A violent man dies a violent death
Of all types of political structures, absolute monocracy offers the biggest threat to society. Dictators are basically children that cannot function without someone constantly reminding them of their greatness. They quickly get angry and they honestly wonder why
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By Elias Meseret | AP
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — At least 28 people have been killed in rare protests in the capital of Eritrea, one of the world’s most reclusive nations, an official with the largest Eritrean opposition group said Wednesday.
Another more than 100 people were injured in the
The U.S. Embassy has received reports of gunfire at several locations in Asmara due to protests. The Embassy advises U.S. citizens to avoid the downtown area where protests appear to be more prevalent. Streets in the downtown area may be closed, and police continue to
Legal & Moral Authority in Eritrea: Eritrean Regime and Religious Pluralism – IV
This essay will focus on the historical and cultural perspective of religious pluralism, tolerance in our area. It will also give some background to the intrusion of the Government of Eritrea in
Mother of alleged human trafficker travelled to Sicily from Eritrea to take test – which will not be accepted as evidence
The mother of a man accused of being one of the world’s most dangerous human traffickers travelled from Eritrea to Sicily to undergo a DNA test which
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
Hitsat Refugee camp: Thousands of Eritreans are languishing in refugee camps in Ethiopia and Sudan for years:
In 2014-2015 as part of EU strategy to stem the flow of refugees, the Eritrean regime promised the EU to limit the indefinite national service to
By Arkan Haile
The America of the moment feels a little different, not quite as free or brave. Nativism, xenophobia and isolationism have taken a firm hold of our politics, as reflected by the steady stream of new laws or proposals designed to wall off the world
A packed international conference took place in Brussels
There are "reasonable grounds to believe crimes against humanity are taking place”, stated Sheila Keetharuth, UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Eritrea, at a major high-ranking international staffed conference held in Brussels this week. The
It's fair to say things were not supposed to go this way at the Venice Marathon.
It would've been little surprise if Kenya's Gilbert Kipleting Chumba had won the race Sunday — or maybe it could have been his countryman David Kiprono Metto. And in fact,
he Turkish Coast Guard stopped 98 illegal immigrants from various countries as they were heading by boat to a nearby Greek island from the Turkish coast early Sunday.
Migrants from Syria, Iraq, Eritrea and Angola were brought to the port of Çeşme, a town in the
Do you know how the world looks on this side?
To refugees sitting in the dark rooms of deportation centers, let us tell them that we will sit with them in the dark and hold their hands until we can make it to help them see