By Petros Tesfagiorgis
In the Amhara owned social media there is an awful hate campaign against the TPLF and the People of Tigray such as: ኣስደሳች ዜና፡ ወያነ ዳግም ሞተች : Pleasant news TPLF died for the second time. It is simply a death wish. It
Curfews and state of emergencies have been imposed on several Sudanese cities while security forces have been deployed around the country on Friday, after a third day of major anti-austerity protests that have seen eight people killed.
Sudanese companies have also reportedly blocked social media services
Eritrea’s Minister of Mines, General Sibhat Efrem has been injured from a gunshot according to sources in Eritrea.
The incident took place in Asmara yesterday evening. He is being treated in a hospital the sources added.
General Sibhat Efrem, who served as Minister of Defence prior to
I like to provide my maximum respect to and gratitude for the relentless service of our anchor of communication ASSENNA and wish the best holidays to its stuff in the name of my readers.
Folks, my last two forums were silent as expected. There was simply
BY ABRAHAM T. ZERE
Insiders say President Isaias is now ruling largely unilaterally, keeping the public, military leaders, and even ministers out of the loop.
Eritrea’s life-president Isaias Afwerki could hardly have had a busier 2018. This year, he has signed an historic peace deal with Ethiopia. He has built close relations with
A Dozen Steps to Peacefully Protect Yourself from PFDJ Thugs
By: Habte Hagos
On Saturday 24 November 2018, a group of PFDJ members held a seminar/workshop in Central London and apparently advised their supporters to carry out physical attacks against human
In light of the worsening humanitarian problems in Eritrea following the Isayas’s Ethio-Eritrean border-crossing agreement, many pro-regime Eritreans joined the pro-justice Eritreans in inquiring about the Eritrean-tyrant’s conspiracy plots and hidden agenda. This is not the first time Eritreans to be alerted that the problems
“We the People:
Peace in the Horn & the Safety and Future of the Eritrean People.”
Brussels Conference, 12-14 December, 2018
Evacuate Eritrean refugees from Libya death camps – Diaspora conference calls on EU
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Already the European giant has upped its military ties to the majority of Africa’s nations, including Ethiopia, Libya, Niger and Chad. It’s upped its political influence in Zimbabwe, Madagascar and the Democratic Republic of Congo, and is working on oil and gas projects from Algeria
I wish the very best of the Holiday Season to all Personnel of www.assena.com and to the untiring Commentators. With that sincere good will wish, I hope that our daily effort to LIBERATE ERITREA from an indigenous absolute Dictator would be a significant success. The Eritrean people have
To be honest, Ethiopia’s blessing on democratic ambiance and freedom of speech comes with the curse of exaggerated expectations, fantasies (specially in relation to Eritrea), ethnic division and violence all over the country. Abiy’s love and peace movement has certainly created an environment of tolerance
An impeachment move brought by lawmakers against Somali president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo has been rejected by deputy speakers of the country’s parliament.
A copy of the motion, seen by Reuters, lists as grounds for the impeachment an allegation that the president secretly signed agreements with other
On 10 December 1948, the UN adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Today, about a quarter of the
world’s population continue to live under persecution. With political extremism, gang and knife crime and violence
against women on the rise, hideous and systemic human rights abuses continue
International Centre for Eritrean Refugees and Asylum Seekers - ICERAS in partnership with - Initiatives of Change IofC UK invites African youths, emerging leaders and other changemakers for a two days leadership development workshop.
Read More for details: Leadership Training for Emerging Leaders
Can the following happen in our dear Eritrea? If you say NO, then you are NOT in Africa, with the exception of one or two. If, on the other hand, you say YES, welcome to the reality of Eritrea – far, far, far away from the
Fetsum: My Experience in Denver Festival (Part I)
Dedication: I dedicate this and my following articles to the organizers of the Denver Sinit Festival who gave it all to make it reality despite the result.
As you know our regional dynamics has motivated people to entertain different dreams,
This is to invite all justice seekers to attend a crucial public meeting that is to be held on SUNDAY DECEMBER 9TH, 2018.
LOCATION: 847 DOVERCOURT TORONTO, ON M6H 2X4
TOPIC: DISCUSSING THE CURRENT POLITICAL DEVELOPMENT AND SELLOUT OF THE NATION OF ERITREA
EVERY CONCERNED INDIVIDUAL AND
ENCDC North America Successfully Concluded its Regional Congress December 1-2, 2018 in Denver Colorado. In this historic Regional Congress of ENCDC, members reaffirmed their commitment to the organization by endorsing the draft documents of the Political Charter, the Road map, and its Bylaws.
Senior Researcher, Horn of Africa
Hate and dangerous speech is a serious and growing problem in Ethiopia, both online and offline. It has contributed to the growing ethnic tensions and conflicts across the country that have created more than 1.4 million new internally displaced people
After 20 years of no war no peace, and the onset of new developments in Ethiopia, Eritrea is headed into a new unknown era. The people of Eritrea were struggling for justice and freedom inside Eritrea and comprehensive peace and transparent treaties with our neighbors.
My follow Eritreans, I think enough has been said how Isaias Afeworki intentionally devastated our people, and our country. I know how painful it is for those of us who Love our country, and our people. There is no day that goes by without asking
This submission is intended as a case study to demonstrate how a new European Union (EU) sanctions regime against human rights abusers might operate in relation to Eritrea. The purpose is to provide an example of the activities that should constitute a ‘human rights abuse’
Martin Plaut, Senior Research Fellow, Horn of Africa and Southern Africa, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, School of Advanced Study
Early in 2019 the Eritrean government will take over the chair of the key Africa and European Union (EU) forum dealing with African migration, known as the Khartoum
Assenna Foundation is pleased to announce the formation of a new board of directors. The board with eight members will continue to provide guidance to the foundation in carrying out its mission in promoting freedom of expression among the Eritrean people.
Mr. Habte Hagos has been
My fellow Eritreans, we have all respected and trusted Isaias Afeworki, but the felling is not mutual. It is slowly becoming evident that we were sleeping with the enemy. My view is that Isaias’s intention is to integrate Eritrea with Ethiopia. Before that happens he
Ethiopia’s Attorney General’s office has confirmed work on a draft bill to curb rising hate speech and the irresponsible use of social media in Africa’s second most populous nation.
Despite the opening of the political space since April 2018 and with that the freedom of expression
By Petros Tesfagiorgis
The amazing peace campaign by the new Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahamed (PMAA) is one of the key moments in the history of Ethiopia. When PMAA signed peace with Eritrea, I was over the moon with happiness. I wrote an article on
Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of African Affairs Tibor P. Nagy will travel to Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, Kenya, and Germany from November 27 to December 8, 2018.
During his trip, Assistant Secretary Nagy will focus on promoting stronger trade and commercial ties between the United States
Dear Members of the Eritrean Community,
We would like to warmly invite you to attend event organised by the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Refugees (APPG on Refugees) and supported by the Refugee Council, where we will be discussing findings of the A journey towards safety. A report
Co-Chairs Ask Secretary Pompeo
to Press for Human Rights in Eritrea
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Congressmen Randy Hultgren and James P. McGovern, Co-Chairs of the bipartisan Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission, wrote to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo asking him to ensure that any reset in diplomatic relations between the United
Dr. Tesfa G. Gebremedhin, West Virginia University
Life is like a journey on a train with its passengers and stations. We are all aboard the train and travel on it until it is time for us to step down from it. The journey on the train
BBC World Service interview with Habte Hagos Re the UNSC decision to lift the sanction which had been imposed on Eritrea - Wednesday, November 14, 2018 (Start Listening from 27:00 minutes)
BBC World Service interview with Martin Plaut Re the UNSC decision to lift the sanction that had been imposed on Eritrea - Wednesday, November 14, 2018 (Start Listening from 27:00 minutes)
The United Nations has lifted its sanctions on Eritrea, nine years after they were imposed by the international organisation.
Wednesday's decision, made during a meeting of the UN Security Council, follows a rapprochement between Eritrea and neighbouring Ethiopia in recent months.
The Security Council welcomed the improved relationship between the two countries but added
I am glad the UN is planning to lift the sanction. But it is important, and timely to ask why the sanction was placed in the first place? And who was responsible? We should not forget the root cause, and the chain effect that followed.
Ms. Bronwayn Bruton-Isaias’ New Lipstick- Just another Useful Idiot
By Seyoum Tesfaye
May 5, 2015
“A good communist finds use for everything, and nothing is more useful than a useful idiot”
Quotation attributed to Lenin
“The more repressive and vicious the regime, the more some in the West will
By ELIAS MESERET | November 13, 2018 at 1:23 PM CST - Updated November 13 at 1:28 PM
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — Ethiopia has detained the former head of a large military-run industrial conglomerate, a day after the country's attorney general disclosed that several hundred million dollars was
Irresponsible leader hatched several armed groups against Ethiopia yet praised as a peacemaker
: Poor Ethiopia
Today many Ethiopians are excited with the coming of Dr. Aby, as well as with the fast democratic processes and the return of many peace activists from various ethnic groups. It
11 November 2018
Sanctions on Eritrea
UN Security Council Resolution 1907
In 2009 the UN Security Council adopted Resolution 1907, which imposed on Eritrea an arms embargo and targeted sanctions, including travel restrictions and asset freezes. The resolution noted that Eritrea had “provided political, financial and logistical support
The Ethio-Eritrean 2018 Agreement: The Eritrean Tyrant and his
Prioritization of Own Vital Interest over the Country’s Vital Needs
The Eritrean people, witnessing and hearing explanations from the Ethiopian side about the signed border-crossing agreement, had many unconvincing answers to their many questions that evolved. The