Demographics of Eritrea

By IndepthAfrica
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Sep 3rd, 2014
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Since becoming an independent country in 1993, my country consistently and routinely harasses, imprisons, and tortures Jehovah’s Witnesses. To date, at least 73 Jehovah’s Witnesses are in Eritrean prisons suffering harrowing conditions [1]. None have been charged or sentenced. Jehovah’s Witness...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2014
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Freedom Friday (Arbi Harnet) activists have successfully launched an innovative project to encourage young Eritreans to resist the regime that is pushing them into exile. The initiative which was successfully launched at the annual festival held in Asmara (expo) aims to spread the message by writing ...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 7th, 2014
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A boat that took off from the Libyan coast around July 27 to July 29 carrying 180 Eritreans has sunk not far off the coast, while still in Libyan territorial waters, Radio Erena reported. 155 of them are presumed dead. The rest 25 were saved through the help of Libyan coast guards. One of the [&helli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 22nd, 2014
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By Woldu Tekle It is common knowledge that Dictator Isaias Afewerki Abraha is the founding father of the modern slave Eritrea state. The objective evidence for that assertion is overwhelming. He was the designer of the disastrous Ethio-Eritrea war which was cost thousands of young people lives, The m...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 17th, 2014
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By Yosief Ghebrehiwet Recently, there have been two stories of unusual courage that have dominated Eritrean opposition websites: the Catholic Bishops’ [1] and Dejen Ande Hishel’s [2]. Yet, they differ in one critical way: while the former focuses on the sense of urgency needed to save the nation, in ...
By IAfrica
In Eritrea
Jul 17th, 2014
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US. AFRICA LEADERS SUMMIT This post was written by Samuel Mahaffy, Ph.D., Senior Advisor to Salaam Urban Village Association in consultation with Amanuel Yohannes, Executive Director of Salaam Urban Village Association. Both Samuel Mahaffy and Amanuel Yohannes were born in Eritrea and reside in the S...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 14th, 2014
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H.E. Prof. Hassan Sheikh Mohamud The President of the Federal States of Somalia CC: H.E. Prof. Mohamed Osman Jawari The Speaker of the Parliament of the Federal Republic of Somalia H.E. Dr. Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed Mohamed The Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Somalia Dear Mr President, We would...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 2nd, 2014
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By Gianluca Mezzofiore Eritrean president Isaias Afewerki and several other ministers have been reported to the police for crimes against humanity in Sweden thanks to a new law that allows such crimes to be prosecuted in the north European country. Human rights lawyer Percy Bratt, who led the unprece...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 5th, 2014
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By Selam Kidane Just like the Holocaust deniers who contend that the Holocaust never happened and the Nazis did not murder six million Jews, the notion of homicidal gas chambers is a myth, and any deaths of Jews that did occur under the Nazis were the result of wartime privations, not of systematic p...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 5th, 2014
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By Hailu Kassa It is and should remain the prerogative of the Eritrean people to say whether or not the government they brought to power after a long fight for independence is serving their interest or not. So I would be the last person to say how bad or good the government in Asmara is […]...