Quote of the day: A generic tendency to change the situation may produce anarchic unity with anarchic vision but it is only when it blends with strategic unity that a society acquires clear focus for a global vision. We were ineffective because of having nothing
Dear Fellow Eritreans in the Diaspora,
We are writing to invite you to be a signatory of a call that we will soon issue to all Eritreans in the Diaspora to join a Grassroots Movement whose goal is to elect Global Leaders who will represent Eritreans
In Eritrea, your last year of high school is also your first year in the army. Rebels from the country fought a 30-year war against its much larger neighbor Ethiopia, and, because of a continuing land dispute, hostilities are still considered active. Although conscription isn't exactly unusual
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Italy is proposing another plan to deal with the migrant crisis, this one between the EU and African nations, as hundreds of would-be migrants drown while attempting to cross from Libya last week. FSRN’s Nell Abram has more.
As many as 500
I had promised readers and myself to write a second part to the article entitled “Opposition’s high morality and its silly politics”, which was posted sometime in March. I did write it as promised, but I decided not to send it Assenna at the last
Personal appeal to Eritrean Women, Members of Civic Organizations, Religious Leaders, Eritrean Web Sites, Radio Programs and Pal Talks, Eritrean Community Centers, Intellectual and Professional associations, Diplomats, Business people, Teachers, Students, Political Parties and ordinary citizens:
Greetings to all of you at the moment the most
2016 World Press Freedom Index:
leaders paranoid about journalists
Most of the movement in the World Press Freedom Index unveiled today by Reporters Without Borders is indicative of a climate of fear and tension combined with increasing control over newsrooms by governments and private-sector interests.
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HUNDREDS of refugees are feared drowned after their boats capsized in the Mediterranean.
Around 40 survivors, migrants mainly from East Africa, told the BBC last night up to 500 people had died.
According to earlier media reports, hundreds of people died after their four boats capsized near
Jeremy Binnie, London - IHS Jane's Defence Weekly
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) appears to be constructing a new port next to Assab International Airport in Eritrea, which could become its first permanent military base in a foreign country.
Satellite imagery shows rapid progress has been
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By Petros Tesfagiorgis
The vigil organised by the youth took place at Hide Park Corner, Marble Arch on Saturday 9, 2016. In opening the meeting, the spokesperson of the organisers Sham Gabriel called for one minute silence in remembrance of the martyrs who fell down fighting
As the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea continue to research and work diligently in regards to the Human Rights issues in Eritrea; we Eritreans residing in North America, will continue to support the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea in
Our guest speakers will be:
Mr Mesfin Hagos, former Minister of Defence; “Why haven’t the opposition united and achieved its goal?”
Ambassador Abdela Adem; “Challenges to Mass Mobilization and Wider Participation”.
Ambassador Adhanom Gebremariam; “Efforts Needed to Forge a Viable Common Strategy?”
Mr Suleiman Hindi, Head of
Friday 8 April 2016
Murder on the streets of Asmara
Earlier this week, on Sunday 3 April, the brutal Eritrean regime murdered tens of its own citizens. Forced conscripts who jumped from an army convoy were shot in cold blood and civilians who tried to help faced
Last Sunday, the 3rd of April 2016, soldiers opened fired upon youth who were fleeing from them in a central area of Asmara. Bullets flew in a populated area and the youth were murdered, many were injured and some died from fatal wounds in the
Security forces in Eritrea's capital Asmara have killed several young conscripts who tried to escape the convoy they were travelling in, according to opposition media outlets.
There were also civilian casualties after some of the recruits' friends and family used a bus to block the road
Back in the days during the struggle, a group of fighters broke up from ELF to form another front that ended up being EPLF at the end of the day. The splinters used to be called HIZBAWI HAILITAT until they integrate their forces to a
Several top Eritrean leaders have been reported to the police for crimes against humanity by a Swedish law firm, as a new law took effect enabling such crimes committed anywhere else in the world to be prosecuted in Sweden.
The report lists a series of alleged crimes
Mekseb Debesay forced to rely on kindness of strangers for food and fresh clothes after taking a wrong turn during Belgian one-day race
Eritrean Mekseb Debesay of team Dimension Data lost his way in the E3 Harelbeke in Belgium yesterday, spent 15 hours on the road