Isaias Afewerki

By IndepthAfrica
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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 12th, 2014
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By Daniel Bekele Three notorious African leaders — Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe, Eritrea’s Isaias Afewerki, and Sudan’s Omar al-Bashir — are not invited to this week’s U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit in Washington, D.C. But a number of other long-ruling African strongmen, l...
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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...
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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 ...
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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...
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Jun 16th, 2014
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Eritrea’s “new” constitution has no needs for an election commission Last month on Independence Day President Isaias Afwerki informed the Eritrean public that his government is planning to embark on drafting a constitution and presumably henceforth leading Eritrea to an era of constitutio...
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Jun 3rd, 2014
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By Samuel N. Every Eritrean owes his or her citizenship to the current government. I was in first grade when the brave triumphant revolutionary forces (the EPLFTegadelti) marched into the city in 1991, ending decades of civil war and three decades of liberation struggle. How does one accept the gift ...
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May 30th, 2014
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By Yosief Ghebrehiwet 05/29/2014 It was a great day for Eritrea! This year, every Eritrean worth his/her name celebrated May 24, the day Eritrea got its independence from colonial, feudal and backward Ethiopia 23 years ago; that is, wherever they happened to be, be it in mainland Eritrea or in diaspo...
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May 22nd, 2014
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For many years, the war for secession from Ethiopia had been described as the “hidden war”, or the “forgotten” war. In reality, however, the real secret was the campaign of terror waged against the civilian population, and the fighters under the Fronts, which started way before the famous “Red Terror...
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Apr 20th, 2014
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By Tewelde Stephanos, April 19, 2014     Email: testifanos@gmail.com You probably heard the story of the two shoe salesmen returning from a barefoot nation. One reported there are no opportunities there because people don’t wear shoes. The other saw great opportunities for exactly the same reason ...