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By IndepthAfrica
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Apr 12th, 2014
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by Asihel Betsuamlak   I Introduction: After 30 years of armed struggle, Eritrea became an independent and sovereign country.  May 24, 1991 was a day of redemption for the heroic Eritrean people who paid incalculable sacrifices for the achievement of Eritrean national independence and freedom.  Howev...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 27th, 2014
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Amanuel Ghebre The National Service Myth in Eritrea National service is of utmost importance to Eritrea, a country that has not only been ravaged by decades of bloody struggle for independence, but, also as a state that was brought into existence by a revolutionary struggle. The vital role of nationa...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Oct 28th, 2013
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The Government of Eritrea arrests 150 Christians found praying together Release Eritrea, a UK based charity, has learnt that Eritrean security forces, raided a prayer meeting and arrested 150 Christians found praying together in Maitemenai, a suburb to the north of Asmara. It is thought that the beli...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 11th, 2013
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Mike AG Deceit at the Highest Level Typical of the Government of Eritrea’s modus operandi, which prides itself in deceit and misinformation, the administration in Asmara has come out with two contradictory statements for two different audiences issued via two different networks of communication...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 27th, 2013
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Tewelde Stephanos Pessimism has been the prevailing state of mind in Eritrea for some time. And why not? There sure is plenty to be pessimistic about. Ruled by unenlightened group that has consistently adhered to a medieval code of conduct that exerts maximum pain on its subjects, Eritrea has been in...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 7th, 2013
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Asihel Betsuamlak   I. Background: Eritrea achieved its independence in 1991 after a bitter and long political and armed struggle for freedom and independence. The people of Eritrea and the gallant heroic fighters (Tegadelti/Munadlin), who hailed from diverse backgrounds, fought a bitter war of ...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jul 24th, 2013
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) Eritrean Festival 2013 in Holland...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 26th, 2013
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Berhan Hagos Yemane Gebreab: Let us read it; Let us understand it! Before delving into discussing Yemane Gebreab’s recent comments at the 22nd independence celebration in DC, it is worth revisiting PIA’s 22nd tired independence speech.  PIA’s favourite comment used to be, ‘Every Arab student blames I...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jun 4th, 2013
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A refugee and one-time cycling champion from an African country was sentenced Monday to 18 years in prison for stabbing his estranged wife last year at a Wegmans store on Amherst Street. Awet Gebreyesus, 33, of Busti Avenue, also faces deportation to Eritrea, a country in the Horn of Africa, followin...
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Jun 3rd, 2013
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Surprised Foreign Ministry says it knows nothing of deal that could see deportation of tens of thousands of migrants. Israel and an unspecified African country reportedly reached an agreement to deport illegal Eritrean migrants to its territory, and Israel is also ironing out a deal with two other co...