Eritrean Defence Forces

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 16th, 2014
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By Allyn Fisher-Ilan (Reuters) – A compound of one-storey buildings deep in the southern Israeli desert is now home to some 400 African migrants who face the prospect of being held in custody indefinitely. The detainees in what the authorities call an “open” detention centre are all...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Dec 3rd, 2013
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Meron Estefanos An Eritrean man known as Major Hagos, was kidnapped from an area called Hayfa Jedida where he was working as a construction worker. The kidnapping is believed to have been orchestrated by Eritrean authorities using a car disguised as a private truck driven by Eritreans. The problem of...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Aug 11th, 2013
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TORONTO — An investigation by United Nations monitors has found that the Eritrean consulate in Toronto was collecting money for the African country’s military as recently as January in violation of an arms embargo. The consulate was part of an “international system of illicit revenue collection” run ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jun 1st, 2013
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By Nick Logan    Global News VANCOUVER – The Canadian government is moving to expel the country’s only accredited diplomat from Eritrea in the country, following reports the consulate is charging expatriates taxes to fund the Eritrean regime. The Dept. of Foreign Affairs has given Consul General Seme...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
May 30th, 2013
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After emigrating from Eritrea several years ago, Rigat Ghirmay was working to start her life in Toronto. After emigrating from Eritrea several years ago, Rigat Ghirmay was working to start her life in Toronto. The quiet woman had recently finished a personal support worker program at a private colleg...
By IndepthAfrica
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Mar 14th, 2013
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By Petros Tesfagiorgis The occupation of Forto, the Ministry of Information, on January 21, 2013 by soldiers from the   Eritrean Defence Forces has shaken the foundations of PFDJ and exposed the emptiness of its repressive ideology. The demands for the implementation of the constitution and the relea...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 26th, 2013
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Ghirmay Yeibio Do people pick grapes from thorn bushes,  or figs from thistles?   Likewise, every good tree bears good fruit, but a bad tree bears bad fruit.  A good tree cannot bear bad fruit, and a bad tree cannot bear good fruit  . . . . . Thus, by their fruit you will recognize them.  […]...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 8th, 2012
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IndepthAfrica – In 1991 the EPLF backed transitional government of Eritrea and the TPLF backed transitional government of Ethiopia, agreed to set up a commission to look into any problems that arose between the two former war time allies over the foreseen independence of Eritrea. This commissio...
By benim
In East Africa
Nov 25th, 2012
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By: Carol Sanders Daniel Awshek (left) and Ghezae Hagos say seeking pro-government cash from refugees is inappropriate. They thought coming to Canada would free them from the oppressive Eritrean regime, but many new Winnipeggers are being squeezed for money by agents of the government they fled. Dani...