There is a common, yet grave, mistake that Eritreans make these days. They tend to equate the Rapacious Regime (PFDJ Regime) in Eritrea with the EPLF as if they were one and the same. The Rapacious Regime is an illegal and illegitimate entity that has
19 March 2018, 06:59 GMT
Eritrea’s government rejected allegations by neighboring Ethiopia that it’s trying to destabilize the country after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigned last month.
Ethiopia has been struggling to quell sporadic anti-government protests over the past two years that have left hundreds of
Israel’s top court has temporarily halted the government’s plan to deport some 40,000 migrants from Eritrea and Sudan to a third nation in Africa.
The ruling comes barely two weeks ahead of an April deadline that gave migrants the option of leaving voluntarily or facing indefinite imprisonment. The
Tewolde Reda: “Instead of Eritreans learning from their difficult past, TETSELILOM”
Comment: Indeed, TETSELILNA: we did not learn from the problems of division and eliminating one another during the struggle that unnecessarily made us dearly pay for 30 years as we find ourselves greatly divided refusing to unite
UK Parliamentary Questions on Eritrea
Religious Persecution and Human Rights:
Tuesday 13 - March -House of Commons– Written question
Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Eritrea: Human Rights
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the (a) human rights
Interactive Dialogue with the Special Rapporteur on Eritrea
Repeated Human Rights Council resolutions have condemned “in the strongest terms” the “systematic, widespread and gross human rights violations” by the Eritrean government. The Council has condemned violations including arbitrary detention, torture, sexual violence, religious oppression, denials of
PRESS RELEASE: 12TH MARCH 2018, THE HAGUE, NETHERLANDS
On the occasion of International Women’s Day, Eritrean women residing in 10 different countries in Europe convened on 8-10th of March in The Hague, the Netherlands for a march from Central Station to the International Criminal Court (ICC)
As usual, I minded my business until my sons reminded me yesterday was March Eight, International Women's Day. They are good at remembering anniversaries and birthdays. So, we said "Happy March Eight" to the only female we have in the house. I don't think
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
When I was about to finish writing an article on peace, there was breaking news of the death of our elderly patriot Haji Musa in prison. Haji Musa Mohammed did not die in vain, he stood up and fought against injustices by different
Where I come from, young girls are told how to sit, how to smile and how to behave. That meant the many things my brothers could do, I could not because “that was not a girl’s thing” Like when my family bought bicycles for all
Life is a journey from point to point, although no one can guarantee the destination. We try something expecting to achieve something else within a specified time frame. Whether we accomplish the vision or not, we are conditioned to evaluate the journey in view of
Al Jazeera speaks to Eritreans in Israel who are facing a tough decision: deportation or imprisonment.
In January 2018, Israel approved a plan that asked asylum seekers to choose between indefinite detention in an Israeli prison or deportation to a third country in Africa.
Rwanda and Uganda are reported to be the countries accepting
The stands shake as fans break into song. Hundreds jump up and down, setting a much faster tempo than the play on the field.
This soccer stadium is in the heart of political opposition territory in Ethiopia. On a recent Sunday, thousands of supporters are sitting
BY BRIDGET BOAKYE, at 09:15 am, February 28, 2018, FEATURES
She is only 28 and is already the Vice President at Bain Capital, one of the world’s leading private multi-asset alternative investment firms with approximately $95 billion in assets under management. Meet Saron Tesfalul.
She specializes in consumer retail, working on
Israel stayed true to its promise of arresting and expelling African migrants last week after it detained seven Eritreans who refused to be deported to Rwanda.
Two refugee rights groups, the Hotline for Refugees and Migrants and Aid Organization for Refugees and Asylums seekers in Israel
About 15,000 protesters turned out Saturday on the streets of Tel Aviv to voice their opposition to the deportation of African asylum-seekers, many of them from Sudan and Eritrea.
The demonstration in south Tel Aviv was in the heart of the area where many Africans live
Fetsum: On Tesfatsion G/Selassie in “Oritawiyan TV፡ ቃለ መሕተት ምስ ሓው ተስፋጽዮን ገብረስላሴ ፡ ቀዳማይ ክፋል”
Life is a function of space and time. Neither can its time frame be fully experienced without freedom nor can freedom be experienced without time. Once you take freedom away from a person, you have reduced his/her life to
By: RICHARD BISHUMBA
THE 13th edition of Africa’s biggest annual cycling event, the African Continental Road Championship, came to a close on Sunday afternoon at Amahoro stadium in Kigali.
A lot was said, a lot happened, but, what most people agreed with is that the 2018 Kigali championship
Ethiopia's political situation is deteriorating by the day. All indications reveal that EPRDF, the ruling party in Ethiopia is in crisis. Intra-party crisis (in fights) and external pressure (mass uprising) have shaken the grip of the EPRDF/TPLF, an organization that once seemed invincible. Grievances
ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 20 (Xinhua) -- Germany on Tuesday urged the Ethiopian government to exercise restraint during the martial law period which was implemented on Friday.
Ethiopia imposed martial law for a period of six months after a crippling strike last week in Ethiopia's central Oromia
This is a short note in support of the latest extremely important ASSENNA RADIO broadcast by brother Emanuel Eyasu on the current Ethiopian political shakeup.
As you know, something is cooking in Ethiopia after the Prime Minister requested his resignation because of outstanding political problems in
International Social Justice Day, 2018 Feb. 20: Justice Through
Awareness for the Victims of the Tyrant
This day is a day on which many participate in advancing and promoting social justice within a country in order for the people of the country to live in peace and
Ethiopia has announced a state of emergency after prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn on Thursday announced his intention to step down amid a political crisis in the country.
The ruling EPRDF coalition’s council met on Friday and decided to impose emergency rule for an unspecified period, the state-run Ethiopian
Testimony: I will write another article based on the interview of the “ORITAWI” Tesfatsion G/Selassie, the mouth piece of the Agazians, but please allow me to use this article as my introduction from a loose cannon point of view.
As you know, there is nothing you cannot
Thursday’s ruling by a special appeals court that Eritreans who fled forced military service are now eligible for refugee status could prove to be a lifeline for thousands of the 20,000 men slated for deportation to an unknown third African country beginning April 1.
Researched and compiled by Resoum Kidane; with contribution by Mamanesrit Idris.
Mahmoud Ibrahim Muhammad Saeed (Chekini was born in Keren in 1940 from the Habab tribe of Betasghade family and his great grandfather is kentebay Gergis. Chekini completed his elementary and junior education in Keren, thereafter
The Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Hailemariam Desalegn, has resigned amid deadly anti-government protests, state TV reports.
In a televised address, he said his resignation was "vital in the bid to carry out reforms that would lead to sustainable peace and democracy".
Mr Hailemariam, who has led the
Jacob Zuma, the president of South Africa, has resigned after days of defying orders from the ruling African National Congress to leave office and on the eve of a no-confidence vote in parliament.
In a televised address to the nation late on Wednesday, the 75-year-old said he
Medal table after Day One
Eritrea – 2 gold, 1 silver
Rwanda – 1 gold, 2 silver, 1 bronze
Ethiopia – 1 gold
Algeria – 1 silver
Burundi – 1 silver
Nanibia – 1 bronze
RWANDAN cyclists enjoyed the home advantage to win a total four medals on day one of the
To whom it may concern!!!
introduction about ERDA back grounds in brief!!!
The Eritrean Relief & Development Association is an humanitarian Organization established by volunteer Eritreans worldwide who combat all kind of discrimination hate, &backwardness among human beings in general, & among the very oppressed & divided
Testimony: I have to admit that I was expecting something special for our people at this juncture in the long struggle for Eritrean democracy no matter how demoralizing it had been, unfortunately not. But I cannot help diffusing my thoughts of the sad situation from the
South Africa's ruling African National Congress (ANC) has formally asked President Jacob Zuma to resign, a senior party official has confirmed.
The decision to "recall" him "urgently" followed marathon talks of the ANC's top leadership body.
Mr Zuma, 75, agreed to step down, but only in the
Leaders of South Africa's governing ANC party are meeting to decide the future of President Jacob Zuma.
The National Executive Committee (NEC) is likely to ask him to step down, says BBC Africa correspondent Andrew Harding.
ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa acknowledged on Sunday that the issue was
The process towards unifying all the forces for democratic change in the Eritrean Opposition Camp failed in all its efforts in the past two decades. The struggle from dictatorship to democracy requires skills and knowledge about the identity rooted divisions and their management.
In this article,
FOLLOWING THE IOC’S ANNOUNCEMENT THAT IT PLANS TO TARGET AFRICAN NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES (NOCS) AS POTENTIAL HOST CITIES OF THE SUMMER YOUTH OLYMPIC GAMES (YOG) IN 2022, SHANNON-OGBANI ABEDA IS SET TO MAKE ANOTHER PIECE OF HISTORY FOR AFRICA WHEN HE BECOMES THE FIRST WINTER
We are alarmed by the Israeli Government’s plan of deportation; if not reversed the refugees could face abductions, enslavement, torture, and death trying to reach Europe.
We urge you to sign this petition.
Committee of Eritrean Unity for Justice – UK.
We are urging the
ByBonnie Mugabe February 07, 2018
Favourites Eritrea has assembled their best team of cyclists who will vie for honors at the African Continental Road Championships slated for February 13-18 in Rwanda.
Eritrea is one of the strong continental teams which will be challenging hosts Rwanda for the main title in
APPG on Eritrea Bulletin - 5 February 2018
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eritrea this week launches a bulletin, which will provide updates on the Group’s activities, parliamentary developments in relation to Eritrea, and stories in the media.
Just before the Christmas Recess, the Eritrea Group