Eritrea

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Sep 24th, 2014
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by Yilma Bekele This issue of Eritrea has been with us for more than I can remember. In fact it is fair to say like most of you I have lived all my life being affected by the problem with our relatives to the North. Considering the life expectancy in our ancient land it would […]...
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Sep 9th, 2014
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By Ethiopian Review Editor’s Note – This is the first report that has shed light on the mystery surrounding the abduction of Ginbot 7 leader, Andargachew Tsege, from Yemen in June. If there is a drawback to this otherwise exciting story, it is the second last line that invites Isaias Afew...
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...
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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 ...
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Aug 25th, 2014
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By Eyassu Lebenu I must confess, before I decided to write the article I had a little conversation with myself about why I should deal with this complex and elusive subject matter when too many people have too many opinions and perceptions, factual or otherwise. I also questioned myself if I really a...
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Aug 21st, 2014
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Dozens of Eritrean refugees are scattered across the Al-Safeyah area of Sana’a, a densely populated neighborhood estimated to have the largest number of African refugees in the city. Women sit in groups on threadbare carpets, blankets, or mats in streets corners. They are surrounded by playing childr...
By IndepthAfrica
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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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Aug 8th, 2014
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By Yilma Bekele Ato Andualem Aragie Andenet Party (2011) Ato Bekele Giriba – (OFDM) Oromo Federalist Democratic Movement (August 2011) Ato Olbana Lelissa – (OPC) Oromo People Congress Party (August 2011) Ato Yeshiwas Assefa – National council Blue Party (2014) Ato Daniel Shibeshi – Organi...
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Aug 6th, 2014
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By Tedla Asfaw   Since the Obama Administration has announced the African “Rulers” gathering in Washington. D.C, earlier this year for this summer Ethiopians have put it on their calender to voice for what they have been saying for more than 23 years to previous administrations inclu...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jul 31st, 2014
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THINK AGAIN: Eritrean authoritarianism and human trafficking in the Sinai On the world map, there is no such thing as an ‘ungoverned space,’ bar the two poles and our woefully under-regulated oceans. It is a neat, practical system, where all land is accounted for and all people know where they belong...