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Aug 20th, 2014
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The Alliance between the Rashaida and the EPLF, Then and Now Many political observers of all stripes on Eritrea agree that the Badme war and the resultant no-war no-peace situation which has persisted to this day is the result of the alleged fierce nationalism prevailing in Eritrea. They attribute th...
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In Djibouti
Dec 5th, 2013
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Martin Plaut Senior military officers kidnap and hold to ransom youngsters, and many are sold on to human traffickers, according to report Martin Plaut Eritrean youths are being kidnapped by senior military officers, smuggled into Sudan and held to ransom, according to a report by Dutch and Swedish r...
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Oct 10th, 2013
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by Dan Connell published in MER268 When Sheikh Muhammad ‘Ali Hasan ‘Awad learned that nine kidnapped “Africans” — eight Eritreans and one Ethiopian — were being beaten, raped and starved in a compound in Sheikh Zuwayd, a Sinai village near the Israeli border, he wasted little time. Firing...
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Oct 7th, 2013
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Mike AG   A Generation Driven to Extinction While words like “tragedy”, “suffering”, “torture”, “imprisonment”, “death” and “grief” have become almost synonymous with Eritrea, this African nation that once was the beacon of its people’s hope and prosperity during the early years of independence ...
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Aug 1st, 2013
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Michael Obert Write e-mail Print Sinai: In the Realm of Death In the current weekly print supplement Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, published in the German leading newspaper SZ, a horrific story about the torture of kidnapped Africans in Egypt’s Sinai is spreading across 24 pages. Called “I...
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Dec 7th, 2012
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Stop Modern-Day Slavery: Peaceful Demonstration Human Rights Day is celebrated annually across the world on December 10th. This year, concerned Winnipeggers from various backgrounds will be heading to the Legislative Building on Monday, December 10th at noon, in a peaceful demonstration to raise awar...
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Nov 14th, 2012
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How Bedouins are kidnapping and ransoming African refugees in Egypt’s lawless hinterland Migrants from Eritrea rest outside a building used to house people waiting to be smuggled into Israel. (Asmaa Waguih/Reuters) CAIRO — Memories of torture still haunt 17 year-old Ksamet five weeks afte...
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In Egypt
Sep 9th, 2012
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RAFAH, Egypt: An Egyptian security official says border guards have shot dead an African migrant near the border with Israel. The official said the 25-year-old Eritrean refused to surrender when police fired warning shots in the air and continued running toward the Israeli near Rafah in Egypt’s...
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Jul 16th, 2012
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El-Arish – Two American tourists and their Egyptian guide who were abducted by a Bedouin in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula last week were released unharmed on Monday, a security official and the kidnapper told The Associated Press. Reverend Michel Louis, 61, and 39-year-old Lissa Alphonse, both ...
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Jun 13th, 2012
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African migrants chosen for deportation from Israel were nervously awaiting a knock on the door or a tap on the shoulder on Tuesday as immigration officials rounded up hundreds for departure flights due to begin at the weekend. “The people are very tense. It’s pretty traumatic,” sai...