Eritrea

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Dec 1st, 2014
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Adebisi Alimi Infection rates among young gay men are on the rise—and veterans of the fight against AIDS are struggling to find a way to get the message out to the next generation. In a small community hall in London’s Soho, a group of young gay men gather. They are 16 to 25 years old. [...]
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Dec 1st, 2014
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by T.Goshu 1. “As a human being, you may see my instinct somehow worried about the state of suffering between life and death. But my soul is never afraid of death.” (p. 225). This is from Abbe Gobegna who makes his main character of Alwoledim (I do not want to be born) speak against those [...]
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Dec 1st, 2014
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By Alemayehu G MariamLast week, many Ethiopian families in the United States gathered in houses of worship with their relatives and friends to hold memorial services in remembrance of the victims of the massacre of the 24th of November 1974, a date that shall live in infamy in Ethiopian history. On t...
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Nov 29th, 2014
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By Robele Ababya, 28/11/2014 I would like to start writing this piece, centered on respect for basic human rights, with this quote derived from the address to the European Parliament by His Holiness Pope Francis on 25 November 2014:- “Promoting the dignity of the person means recognizing that he or s...
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Nov 10th, 2014
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By Berhanu Abegaz The Horn of Africa (comprising roughly Eritrea, Ethiopia, the Sudan, South Sudan, Djibouti, Somalia and Kenya) is a distinctive geographic, historical, and cultural area of some 250 million people. It is a diverse agro-economic region of highland, semi-arid and arid sub-regions with...
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Nov 10th, 2014
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By Robele Ababya Tribute to heroic Ethiopian protestors in Brussels I had the privilege to watch, with tears choking my eyes, the stunning demonstration, in front of the EU Headquarters, by heroic Ethiopians that shut a busy street in Brussels. Ethiopians converging in a display of colorful unity fro...
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Oct 28th, 2014
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By William Davison, Bloomberg News Ethiopia’s government illegally detained at least 5,000 members of the country’s most populous ethnic group, the Oromo, over the past four years as it seeks to crush political dissent, Amnesty International said. Victims include politicians, students, singers and ci...
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Oct 27th, 2014
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By Matt Petronzio Time is dwindling to meet the Millennium Development Goals, the United Nations’ blueprint to tackle an array of large-scale global problems by a target date of 2015. One of those goals, eradicating extreme poverty and hunger, has seen progress, but there’s still work to ...
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Oct 27th, 2014
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By Alemayehu G Mariam There is famine in Ethiopia in 2014, but it is known by other fancy names Famine in Ethiopia is a topic that horrifies me. Over the years, I have written long commentaries on the subject often challenging with incontrovertible facts the fabricated and false claims of the Tigrean...
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Oct 27th, 2014
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Increasingly, I find it difficult to go to Eritrean websites to read news updates or analysis. It is never good news but a litany of new disasters, more refugees fleeting of dying, imprisonment and repression. It has been that way for some time. The hint of hope interspersed in the articles that prom...