By Aaron James
A report by an anti-persecution charity has said 1 in 12 people in Eritrea, many of them Christian, have now fled the East African state.
Release International's report describes Eritrea as 'one of the world's fastest emptying nations' and the 'North Korea of Africa',
* Eritrea wants mining to help to kick-start economy
* Potash project is 50:50 venture with state firm
* Talks ongoing for binding deals with potash buyers
By Edmund Blair
NAIROBI, May 3 Australia mining group Danakali Ltd has applied to Eritrea for a mining licence for its Colluli
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When the regime in Eritrea this month marks 25 years, many Norwegian-Eritreans will travel to Eritrea to celebrate. Those who leaves is taking the risk of punishment, warns immigration minister Sylvi Listhaug
In May there is expected thousands of Eritreans from Europe who will travel to
I dedicate this work to our prisoner of concise Brother Bitweded Abraha!
Reality: There may be a minute difference between the advocates of the global initiative and the localized initiative of democratizing the country through grassroots based political strategy, but there is no doubt that Eziwin
Posted on April 27, 2016 by Samuel N.
An Eritrean whistleblower that goes by the name Samuel has recently started publishing leaked government documents through a Facebook page: SACTISM: Classified documents of the dwindling PFDJ.
On April 20, SACTISM posted a seven-page document, in Tigrinya language, of
By Tesfa-Alem Tekle
April 29, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – Eritra and Ethiopia have respectively continue to become Africa’s leading jailers of journalists, according to a new survey released Thursday by an independent watchdog.
The US-based Freedom House said governments of the two east African countries continue to
The Eritrean-American Civic Center is pleased to announce the first screening of the “Refugee – The Eritrean Exodus” film on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 3 pm and invites all Eritreans in and around Boston.
Abraham T Zere / Guardian Africa Network
An anonymous whistleblower claims to have new proof of human rights abuses, galvanising opposition online
In a bid to upend years of secrecy in the country dubbed “Africa’s North Korea”, a new Facebook page is publishing documents claiming to show how
A CALL FOR PARTICIPATION
Eritrea@25: Learning from the Past, Overcoming the Present and Envisioning a Bright Future
A wisdom is like a baobab tree, no one individual can embrace it.
The Eritrean Movement for Democracy and Human Rights (EMDHR) cordially invites Eritreans and non-Eritreans to take part in
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