The need for the “enough is enough movement” to play a leading role in the advocacy campaign.
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
On 29 July The Catholic Herald reported, “Following what has been described as ‘the worst Mediterranean tragedy’ this year, Pope Francis appeals to the international community to ensure the
Satellite Imagery of the Sawa military camp, including the Warsai Yikealo Secondary School, recorded in January 2015.Imagery © DigitalGlobe - Maxar Technologies 2019; Source: Google Earth
(Nairobi) – Eritrea’s use of secondary school to channel students into indefinite government service and its conscription of teachers subjects
ብሸርሒታት ዝተጠርዩ ዝናን ኣምልኾትን ኣብ ልዕሊ ኢሳያስ ክቕንጠጡ
ጭካኔ ህግደፍ ዝፈጠሮ ራዕዲ ክውገድ ከይሰልከኻ ምጽዓር
ብ ገ. ወልደሚካኤል
DICTATORS AND THEIR FOLLOWERS: A THEORY OF DICTATORSHIP
By Dr. Gustav Bychowski – University of Warsaw
“There exists a particular interrelationship between the dictator and his subjugated collectivity. The latter submits to
To: His Excellency Mr. Sameh Hassan Shoukry
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Cairo.
His Excellency Mr. Filippo Grandi
United Nations Higher Commissioner of Refugees
Re: An appeal on behalf of some Eritrean refugees arrested in Cairo on July 21,
The Transitional Coordinating Leadership (TCL) would like to inform the Eritrean Public that the founding congress of the new broad-based national organization, whose founding members are individual members of the three above mentioned organizations will take place between 23 -25 August 2019 in Frankfurt, Germany.
Up to 150 feared dead in 'year's worst Mediterranean tragedy'
Two boats carrying about 300 people capsized off Libya's coast, with scores, including children, feared drowned.
Scores of refugees and migrants are feared drowned after the boats they were travelling in capsized off the coast of Libya in the Mediterranean Sea,
EMDHR condemns the treatment of Eritrean refugees in Egypt, unjustly arrested for peacefully demonstrating against corruption by the UNHCR Egypt office. We call on UNHCR to fulfil its mandate to protect the rights of Eritrean refugees and to undertake a transparent investigation into the allegations levelled
Egyptian police have detained at least 40 Eritrean refugees during peaceful demonstrations by the refugees in Cairo today. Our contacts say some of the police have already taken the UNHCR refugee papers of some of those they considered as organisers.
We fear that they might deport
In an unprecedented move, Eritrean bishops in the Orthodox church have expelled their former patriarch, Abune Antonios.
Antonios, who was the head of the church until 2006, was accused of heresy in a statement signed by a group of top bishops.
He has for a long time
As the Eritrean government continues to punish the Roman Catholic Church by closing down their hospitals and other medical facilities in the country, members of religious congregations are bearing the brunt.
Scores of nuns who live and work in the facilities have been forcefully evicted from
Eritrea Focus, in partnership with the Institute of Commonwealth Studies, held a two-day conference titled Building Democracy in Eritrea on 24-25 April, in Senate House, University of London. The conference brought together a range of experts – Eritrean and international – to discuss, and begin
Yiakel Canada Wide
Encouraging Eritrean/Canadian to join and sustain the #ENOUGH movement.
Contact: Organizing Committee: firstname.lastname@example.org
Yiakel Canada Wide Festival will be held in Toronto, on Saturday, August 3, 2019. The main objective is to bring Eritrean-Canadians together in unity through a Canada-Wide Yiakel/Kifaya movement in
The Eritrean government has recently confiscated more the 30 Health Centers in which up to 200,000 patients are being treated each year. This inhumane action was conducted without any prior notice by sending security forces and throw the patients out of their bed by leaving
Item 6 UPR Adoption
While welcoming Eritrea’s positive response to some of the UPR Working Group recommendations, we are deeply concerned that it failed to accept the most pressing recommendations that are key to ending the country’s human rights crisis.
The government continues to subject its population
UN's Libya envoy denounces attack that killed dozens in a detention centre in Tripoli and is blamed on Haftar's forces.
The United Nations envoy to Libya, Ghassan Salame, has condemned an air raid on a migrant detention centre in Tripoli that killed dozens of people, saying
The Plight and Suffering of Eritreans Continues
Tyrant’s Abstinence from Explaining his Secrets with Ethiopia Pushes “Enough is Enough” Call to Head-on Confrontation
This year’s Liberation Day, May 24, brought shame, disrespect and humiliation upon the tyrant. On this day, the tyrant was likened to the naked king who thought the clothing he
ABORTING THE POLITICAL ASPIRATION OF THE PFDJ LEADERSHIP
Dr. Tesfa G. Gebremedhin
When a house is destined for sale, the owner of the house makes the necessary preparation on the house before it is put on the market. The owner removes all the furniture out of the
መጸዋዕታ ንመኸተ ይኣክል !
ካብ ሰዓት 14:00 ድ.ቀ ዝጅምር
ኣብ ከተማ ሽቱትጋርድ/ ባደንቩርተንበርግ /ጀርመን
ኲልና ከምእንዕዘቦ ዘለናን እንፈልጦ ወድዓዊ ሓቅን 2019 ዓ.ም.ፈ ኣብ ውሽጥን
ወጻኢን ዝነብር ህዝቢ ኤርትራ ሃገሩ ኣትያቶ ዘላ ሓደጋ ብምስትብሃል ትዕግስቱ ጸንቂቁ ናይ
ይኣክል ጭርሖ ተቐኒቱ ኣብ መላእ ዓለም የድምጽ ኣሎ። ንሕና ኣብ ባደን-ቩርተንበር እንነብር
Would the justice seekers seize the precious momentum and oppose the closure of 20 health centres in Eritrea in a worldwide demonstrations?
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
Peace with Ethiopia appears to have raised the status of Dictator Isaias Afeworki. He was welcomed as hero in Ethiopia. The
After high-level assassinations, the country may still be in danger, says Human Rights Watch expert Felix Horne.
Ethiopia marked a national day of mourning on Monday after four government officials, including the governor of the Amhara region and the chief of the army, were assassinated over
General reported as being behind armed attempt to seize power in Amhara state
The head of Ethiopia’s Amhara state and his adviser were killed during a coup attempt in their state that was orchestrated by its top general, the country’s media has reported.
Ambachew Mekonnen and his
Attempt foiled to overthrow Amhara Regional State Government, official says
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia
Gunmen on Saturday attempted to overthrow a regional state government in Ethiopia, an official said.
Appearing live on Ethiopian Television, Nigusu Tilahun, head of the press secretariat at the Prime Minister’s Office, said: “Armed men
20 June 2019
The closure of the Roman Catholic health centres on 12 June 2019 endangers Eritrean lives
Africa news and the BBC, amongst others, reported the closure of the health facilities run by the Catholic Church in Eritrea. The Eritrean Government is yet
Subject: “The silent death of Eritreanzm by Warsaye Adhanom, JUNE 18, 2019”
Here is a commentary that triggers me to submit a lengthy Article:
QUOTE: “let’s take it back over half a century, slow, methodical and agonizing death with our implied consent by k.tewolde, JUNE 18, 2019”UNQUOTE.
Indeed, “our implied consent”. Let us
The silent death of Eritreanzm
My fellow Eritreans. I write this with a great pain, and a heavy heart. It is especially pain full, because it is the time where we Commemorates our martyrs who sacrificed their life to liberate Eritrea so we can live in
Network of Eritrean Women stands in solidarity with the people of Sudan at this very difficult time. The last few months of demonstrations and activism had given hope to the Sudanese people but also to the whole region. The success of the Sudanese people’s revolt
Dear Eritrean Justice Seekers:
Eritrea Focus (EF) collaborates with organisations that defend the right of Eritrean Refugees. Migrant Voice and Freedom United (One voice against MODERN SLAVERY) are two examples. Migrant voice has sent EF the message bellow in order to take action in commemoration of
Thank You Our African Brothers and Sisters
The Open Letter our African brothers and sisters wrote to Eritrea’s Head of State, Isaias Afwerki, is a breath of fresh air in the stale atmosphere of African politics and diplomacy. It came on the 55th Anniversary of the
Your Excellency, President Isaias Afwerki:
We write to convey our most sincere congratulations upon your country’s normalisation of diplomatic relations with Ethiopia. This is a development much appreciated by all Africans of goodwill.
We write to you in our capacity as citizens of Africa to pledge our
Millions of people in Sudan have joined a general strike called by pro-reform groups, shutting down the centre of cities across the country despite a wave of arrests and intimidation.
The massive shutdown was called to take place on Sunday, the first day of the working week, and
EMDHR conducted a two-day training held in Kampala Uganda on 29 & 30 April 2019 for Eritrean human rights defenders (HRDs). The human rights defenders came from various countries, Egypt, Sudan, Kenya and Uganda.
The project was funded by Lifeline and supported by Civicus. The training
Amid violent clashes and a deteriorating security situation in Tripoli, 149 vulnerable refugees and asylum-seekers were today evacuated to safety in Rome.
The evacuees are from Eritrea, Somalia, Sudan and Ethiopia. They include 65 children, 13 of them below a year in age. One of the children
Subject: The Ever-Elusive True Liberation that Eritrea Never Achieved —
Subject: The Ever-Elusive True Liberation that Eritrea Never Achieved — Part 6
Commentary, 20 May 2019
Issayas Afewerki Abraha Miratch vs the People of Eritrea in Front of Judicial Eritrean Court
Adjunct Professor Mike Smith, from Macquarie University's Department of Policing, Intelligence & Counter Terrorism was appointed as Chair of a new commission to investigate alleged human rights violations in Eritrea. Appointed by the President of the Human Rights Council, Ambassador Baudelaire Ndong Ella, Smith joined
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
A British Baroness, a certain Kinnock, appears to have found new zeal to sponsor notorious Eritrean quislings for nefarious ends. One would have thought she could devote her time to pressing domestic problems (relevance of the Institution in which she is life-peer, Bre-exit