Eritreans

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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Dec 30th, 2013
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Berhan Hagos By Berhan Hagos Although this article is critical of Eritrean Diaspora political opposition, it would be simplistic to portray their challenges as unique to Eritreans. Rather, we need to examine the challenges within the inherent nature of being opposition anywhere in the world today and...
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
Feb 24th, 2013
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By The Local; Two men and one woman have been arrested in Stockholm on suspicion of blackmail and conspiring to commit murder in a case believed to be connected to the Eritrean regime’s systematic oppression of Eritreans living in exile. The three suspects allegedly presented extortion demands ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 20th, 2013
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Selam Kidane The Biblical story of Samson; sprung to mind somehow as IA was blabbering about the other day… desperately trying to rehypnotise the nation into docile adherence to its tyrannical rule… the thing is much like Samson, after his hair was shaven, IA was no longer in command of his faculties...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Feb 19th, 2013
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Uganda has granted asylum to the 15 players from the Eritrea football team and the team doctor who absconded in the country in December during the 2012 Cecafa Tusker Senior Challenge Cup. Apollo David Kazungu, the Commissioner for Refugees in the Office of the Prime Minister in Uganda, said on Monday...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 14th, 2013
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By BEN HARTMAN 5 Eritrean detainees say they were told by prison officials that their only way to be freed is to agree to go back to Eritrea or Uganda. Eritrean migrants protest Negev detention facility Eritrean asylum seekers in detention in Israel are being urged by immigration officials to make vo...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 23rd, 2013
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Zekre Lebona As soon as I was released, the French Embassy asked me to translate a booklet on the “Political Program of the United National Front of Kampuchea” that I had brought from the bush. Its contents foreshadowed the horror. Already, there was mention of the evacuation of the towns and the est...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 20th, 2013
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Yosief Ghebrehiwet Western Mining Companies and Slave Labor in Eritrea [On April 21, 2010, I wrote an article addressing only one aspect of what has been going on in the mining projects – the slave labor used by the subcontracted companies such as Segen, all of which are government owned [Western Min...
By IndepthAfrica
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Jan 17th, 2013
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By Seyoum Tesfaye My opinion The Eritrean regime is an expert in smoke and mirrors art.  It is a shameless regime that could dare to market hemotoxic venom as milk fit for children consumption.  Leaving the fancy words aside once again the regime has manufactured a sinister ploy to raid Eritrean pock...