Intense Anxiety Engulfing Eritrea(awate.com)
Disgust is not the only word to be used in the period of avoidance by our king Issayas,aka
Yohannes V. who can argue with now, it is more than disgust and anxiety or evenif we call it hell.
It is a situation which annoys
7807TH MEETING (AM)
Security Council Extends Arms Embargoes on Somalia, Eritrea, Adopting Resolution 2317 (2016) by 10 Votes in Favour, with 5 Abstentions
Key Members Differ over Neighbour’s Support for Al-Shabaab Terror Group, Release of Djibouti Prisoners Taken during 2008 Border Clashes
The Security Council today
Isayas has been suiting everything to his whims commending and condemning or avoiding and compromising or admitting and denying in order to benefiting the vision for his tyranny. As powerful as he is, nothing lies outside Isayas’s power in that he shuts the door on
The UK has deployed its most advanced warship to guard commercial shipments through a narrow strait off the Yemeni coast, through which most of Britain’s oil and gas supply travels, The Times reported on Wednesday.
The deployment of the HMS Daring ship has not yet been made public
Protesters have marched in several cities across the United States, angered by the surprise election of Donald Trump. Demonstrations began shortly after president-elect Trump claimed victory in the early hours of Wednesday, and spread that night to several major cities.
A number of the demonstrations were
Trump rides wave of anti-establishment sentiment to one of the most improbable political victories in modern US history.
Donald Trump shattered expectations on Tuesday with an election night victory that revealed deep anti-establishment anger among American voters and set the world on a journey into the
Eritrea's Ghirmay Ghebreslassie won the New York City Marathon in the men's field.
Mary Keitany won her third straight New York City Marathon to become the first woman to win three consecutive marathons in New York since Grete Waltz's five-year run from 1982 to 1986.
Ghebreslassie finished his
By Michelle Nichols | UNITED NATIONS
United Nations sanctions monitors warned in an annual report released on Friday that possible foreign support for a new military base and seaport in Eritrea and the presence of foreign weapons and equipment were likely in violation of an arms
“Understanding Eritrea”, by Martin Plaut
Plus a brief interview
By Dawit Mesfin
London 3 Nov 2016
Book Title: Understanding Eritrea - Inside Africa's Most Repressive State
Author: Martin Plaut
Publisher: Hurst & Company, London - 253 pp
Martin Plaut's book, 'Understanding Eritrea', is a timely and crucial read. The book
By Tom Miles and Marina Depetris | GENEVA
At least 240 migrants have drowned off the coast of Libya within the last 48 hours, possibly as an unintended consequence of European efforts to stop people-smugglers and to train Libyan coastguards, the U.N.'s migration agency said on
To mark International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is today publishing a grim portrait gallery of 35 presidents, politicians, religious leaders, militias and criminal organizations that censor, imprison, torture or murder journalists.
Most of these press freedom predators have
The United Nations (UN) human rights commission has urged the UN General Assembly to haul Eritrea before the International Criminal Court (ICC) for crimes including enslavement, imprisonment, enforced disappearances and torture.
The UN Special Rapporteur on Eritrea, Sheila Keetharuth, who made the call was speaking for
By Martin Plaut
GENEVA (28 October 2016) – States must heed the pleas of countless victims of crimes against humanity for justice and accountability, Sheila Keetharuth of the former UN Commission of Inquiry on human rights in Eritrea urged the UN General Assembly today. The Commission
According to news sources from Ethiopia, two Eritrean air force pilots defected to Ethiopia, today, 26 October, by flying a training aircraft.
The officers, who landed at the Ethiopian Air Force base in Mekele before seeking asylum are, Mebrahtu Tesfamariam Mengesha and Afewerki Feshaye Gheresus.
To all the representatives of member States in the United Nations General Assembly;
We, the undersigned, members of the Eritrean Diaspora call upon the General Secretary to strongly support the resolution passed on June 21, 2016, by the United Nation Human Right Counsel (UNHRC). Endorsing the findings
Each month Open table analyses more than 400,000 dinner reviews that are sorted by predefined categories. Blue Nile, an Eritrean Restaurant based in Woolwich South East London, has been voted the best Restaurant in London for the second time in two years.
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As French authorities prepare to dismantle the camp that is home to up to 8,000 people, children and young adults are anxious about their next moves
Standing near muddy puddles and tents buffeted by the wind in the squalid shantytown for refugees and migrants in Calais,
Tesfagabir Berhe Tesfu (George)
At a time when some critics are undermining the power of Non-Violence struggle, Meron Semedar (probably the youngest dynamic and vibrant human rights activist in the US) has managed to organize to Host the first ever conference on Eritrea titled:
Eritrea at 25:
A Call to all North America Eritreans
to attend New York Demonstration in front of United Nations:
This is a call to all Eritreans in the pursuit of peace and justice to actively participate in the support of upcoming United Nations hearing and discussion on the Human
Legal ruling identifies risk of serious harm to returning Eritreans after MPs condemn ‘inexcusable’ delay in revising existing guidance
Judges deem Eritrea unsafe for migrants' return as Home Office advice rebutted
The Home Office will alter its much-criticised policy on Eritrean asylum seekers, after a legal
By Briana Duggan, CNN
(CNN)Ethiopia has imposed severe regulations under a new six-month "state of emergency" as it faces unprecedented levels of unrest across the country, a first in the government's 25-year rule.
The government says the state of emergency was put in place to prevent further loss of
The Upcoming NYC Demo: Empowering the Youth with Technology
to make a leadership Difference
Nowadays, the combination of youth and technology, as change agents, make social and political impacts. The youth with technology were seen during the Arab Spring revolutions to raise public awareness and motivate
Kent Erdahl, KARE
ST. PAUL, Minn. - What does it take to save a life? Mikael Tekeste would argue that it all depends on your attitude.
Tekeste was among several citizens and officers recognized for their courage and life-saving heroics on Monday, during a special ceremony held
Mike Tekeste held the woman’s hands for 10 minutes as her body dangled off the side of the Wabasha Street Bridge in downtown St. Paul one morning last August.
She begged him to let go. She said she wanted to die.
“If you love your family, you don’t have to do this,”
In 1991with the then US Undersecretary Herman Cohen in London, agreed to sell Eritrea and gain the Presidensy of greater Ethiopia, but thanks to the late PM of Ethiopia, Mr Meles Zeinawi said that the poeple of Eritrea have faught nothing less than a total
Eritrean women in Israel traveled through the Sinai desert in Egypt in order to reach Israel. The journey was notoriously dangerous as many refugees were held hostage by human traffickers for extended periods of time until they were released in exchange of large sums of
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Dozens of Eritreans are to join a groundbreaking civil action in Canada as plaintiffs in a lawsuit against Nevsun Resources, which majority-owns the Bisha mine in north-west Eritrea, following
A court has ruled that Eritreans who have fled the country face real danger on return.
The ruling directly contradicts the UK Government’s view that many Eritreans arriving in the UK are not in need of international protection.
Since last summer, the Home Office has been refusing the
The language Tigrinya does not appear on Google maps of Eritrea. Why not? Tigrinya and Tigre are the two main languages of Eritrea spoken by over 90% of Eritrean population Tigrinya being the primary national language of Eritrea while English and Arabic languages are both considered
Ethiopia's information minister says groups in Eritrea and Egypt are contributing to the unrest, which has led to a six-month state of emergency.
Getachew Reda said the foreign elements are arming and financing opposition groups, but not necessarily with the formal backing of their governments.
Monday 10 October 2016
Meeting Notice from the APPG for Eritrea
The All-Party Parliamentary Group on Eritrea invites you to its fourth meeting on Wednesday 16 November at 6pm, in Committee Room 2, Houses of Parliament, London, SW1A 0AA.
At the meeting, officials from the Foreign Office (TBC) will provide
Eritrean Journalists cut in the Bud - the case of seyoum Tsehaie
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
23 September 2016. Network of Eritrean women carried out “Taped mouths protest for the jailed prisoners of conscience in front of the Kings Cross Train Station – London. The silent vigil which
Ethiopia has declared a state of emergency following months of anti-government protests by members of the country's two largest ethnic groups.
The Oromo and the Amhara make up about 60% of the population. They complain power is held by a tiny Tigrean elite.
Violence has intensified since
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Vancouver court clears way for slave labour lawsuit against Canadian mining company to go to trial
Vancouver, October 6, 2016. The Supreme Court of British Columbia today rejected efforts by Vancouver-based Nevsun Resources Limited (TSX: NSU / NYSE MKT: NSU) to dismiss a lawsuit brought by
Eritrean Afar Civilians in Small Vessels Killed by Saudi Arabian-Led Coalition off the Coast of Yemen
Several news sources affirmed that the Saudi Arabian-led Coalition planes have indiscriminately and deliberately hit Eritrean Afar civilian small fishers’ men's boats near the ports of Mokha near Bab alMandab
PFDJ affiliate “National Council of Eritrean Americans” expressed its outrage after the US State Department cancelled PFDJ’s public meeting which was scheduled to be held in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, October 2, 2016, with senior PFDJ officials, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Osman Saleh and Yemane
Network of Eritrean Women (NEW) conducted its third Symposium in Rome Italy from 16 – 18 September 2016. The Symposium lasted for three days and Eritrean women from across Europe attended the event. The first day looked at the challenges on Eritrean refugees especially those
“It’s not at war, but up to 3% of its people have fled. What is going on in Eritrea?” The Guardian, September 29. The answer is because Eritrean activists have been scratching the regime in segmentation instead of removing it with unified punch.
As you know,
Dozens have been killed and injured in Ethiopia's Oromia region after security forces confronted protesters at a festival, witnesses say.
Some people died in a panicked stampede after police employed tear gas and baton charges, they said.
Thousands had gathered for a religious festival in Bishoftu, 40km