We concerned Eritreans in Diaspora unequivocally condemn the Eritrean Government for showing no care for the death by drowning of 850 refugees and immigrants of which 350 are Eritrean men women and children. Your Government has failed to inform the Eritrean people in Eritrea of
Dr. Misghina, the author of a recent book “ Eritrea’s Tragedy Under Two Dictators” will give a seminar on: war&dispora trauma; reconciliation; culture and forgiveness in Eritrean society. Dr. Misghina has a wide experience of dealing with Diaspora Eritrean and other communities. He has conducted
By Dr. Russom Mesfun
Eritrean communities in the diaspora are taking steps to commemorate Independence Day on May 24 without the usual musical celebrations due to the loss of hundreds of Eritreans in a shipwreck and the shocking slayings by ISIS terrorists.
Concerns that some of the
Candlelight Vigil in Seattle on Friday 1st of May to express our condolences to the victims of ISIS in Libya and the tragic death of 350 Eritreans in the Mediterranean Sea.
Venue and time of Candle Vigil:
Rainier Valley Cultural Center
3515 South Alaska St
Seattle , WA 98118
Candlelight Vigil on Sunday, 3 May 2015 at 3.00 pm
Venue: Hide Park, Speakers Corner.
Protest at the Eritrean Embassy 96 White Lion Street, London N1 9PF, on Friday May 1, 2015 from 4.00 to 6.00 pm.
Concerned Eritreans in the United Kingdom
Reporters Without Borders (www.rsf.org)
28 April 2015
EU plans to provide Eritrea’s oppressive regime with new funding
Reporters Without Borders calls on the European Union to condition additional aid to Eritrea via the European Development Fund (EDF) on a significant improvement in fundamental freedoms, including freedom of
Exclusive: Confidential draft from summit reveals that only 5,000 migrants will be allowed to resettle in Europe with large numbers likely to be repatriated
Migrants wait to disembark from an Italian navy ship in Salerno. Theresa May and Philip Hammond believe such rescue operations create
EXCLUSIVE: IBTimes UK talks to Nael Goitom, who escaped IS in Libya after a month in captivity.
A 16-year-old Eritrean migrant who escaped captivity under the Islamic State (Isis) in Libya has exclusively told IBTimes UK that the jihadists forced him to watch the beheading and shooting of
The 700 or more migrants who died in the Mediterranean, just as those on the opposite side of the Atlantic who every day die attempting to cross the border between Mexico and the United States (some 30,000 people per day) represent one of the
Most of the contributors listed on the donation table are some among the very few loyal and generous Radio Assenna financial backers who kept Assenna on air since its inception in 2009. The very people who prompted our moral pain after being overburdened with constant
Ali Addeh refugee camp, Djibouti (CNN)Henol and Mebratu emerge from their current home, a modest structure with plastic sheeting serving as its roof, carrying the "master folder."
One of the most important documents on the camp, it's a record of each Eritrean's name and their case
By Jim Reed and Adam EleyBBC Victoria Derbyshire programme
The number of Eritrean refugees arriving in the UK doubled last year to become the highest total from any single country. But could new Home Office guidance mean many others are refused asylum?
"There's no freedom of speech
Tens of thousands of Ethiopians have attended a rally in the capital, Addis Ababa, condemning the murders of Ethiopians by Islamic State militants.
More than 20 migrant workers - most thought to be Ethiopian Christians - were killed by the Libyan branch of IS.
It released videos
By: Tedros Abraham
Some 350 Eritreans were among the 850 people who perished in the migrant boat that sank off the coast of Libya on Saturday night, a United Nations spokesperson said on Tuesday.
Ethiopia declared three days of national mourning after it confirmed the people brutally
The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants reported on Tuesday that three asylum seekers who left Israel for a third country over the past year have been executed by the Islamic State in Libya. According to the report, the victims were identified by family members and
Abinet spent six years completing her national service in one of Eritrea’s ministries, but when she joined a banned Pentecostal church, she was arrested, interrogated, threatened, released and then shadowed in a clumsy attempt to identify other congregants. She arranged to be smuggled out of
Islamic State footage features rant against Christian crusaders, and shows 15 men beheaded on beach and another 15 shot in the head in scrubland
Islamic State has released a video purporting to depict the massacre of 30 Ethiopians, the second incident of mass slaughter of Christians
Updated April 19, 2015 6:20 a.m. ET
ROME—As many as 700 migrants are believed to have died in a shipwreck about 70 miles from the Libyan coast, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees.
According to statements from survivors given to the UNHCR,
Italian police say they have arrested 15 Muslim migrants after they allegedly threw 12 Christians overboard following a row on a boat heading to Italy.
The Christian migrants, said to be from Ghana and Nigeria, are all feared dead.
In a separate incident, more than 40 people
South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday appealed for calm as a wave of anti-immigrant violence spread to Johannesburg, raising fears the country's dire economic woes could spark widespread unrest.
At least six people have been killed in the last two weeks in attacks in the
Boat had left Libya 24 hours before wreck, refugee-assistance groups say
April 14, 2015 5:18 p.m. ET
ROME—Survivors of the wreck of a migrant boat headed to Italy from Libya said that as many as 400 people had died in the wreck, according to Save
Oregon senior Tanguy Pepiot learned a hard lesson in the final few strides of a 3000m steeplechase Saturday.
Pepiot had what he thought was an insurmountable lead with the finish in sight. So he began waving to pump up the home crowd at Oregon’s Hayward Field.
Patrick W. Ryan | SUSRIS
A U.S. Navy carrier strike group passed through the Suez Canal on April 6th shifting from the Sixth Fleet, the Mediterranean Sea, to the Fifth Fleet, the Central Command maritime domain — 2.5 million square miles of area including the Arabian Gulf, Gulf
Former Prime Minister Lawrence Gonzi this morning urged all EU member states to show real solidarity on the issue of migration, helping countries like Malta and Italy, which are facing the brunt of this phenomenon.
Speaking at a meeting of the European Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice