Jan 23rd, 2014
Refugees, not Infiltrators! “You must not oppress a foreigner, since you know the life of a foreigner, for you were foreigners in the land of Egypt.” (Exodus 23: 9) If you have not heard by now, about 30,000 African refugees (not migrants and not infiltrators) made a major protest ...
In East Africa
Apr 13th, 2013
By Simon Kent ,Toronto Sun TORONTO - It didn’t have to end in utter shame for the United Nations, but then old habits die hard – if you’ll pardon the pun. Exactly 19 years ago members of the rival Hutu and Tutsi peoples of Rwanda went to war. On April 7, 1994 they started fighting. Then they [&hellip...
Jan 23rd, 2013
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...
Dec 10th, 2012
WASHINGTON, DC – Throughout history, mistreatment of minorities – whether ethnic, religious, linguistic, cultural, regional, ideological, sexual, or other – has fueled violence and devastated societies worldwide. Egregious cases in the last century include the Holocaust in Nazi Germany, the Khmer Rou...
Oct 8th, 2012
Fessahaye Mebrahtu The Voice of American (VOA) report on the Eritrean regime inviting the Diaspora community to invest their resources is very interesting. The timing of the policy shift needs some illustrations, analyzing the ensuing circumstances. The policy shift taken at its face value could be e...
Apr 13th, 2011
The tragedy of Eritrea is to be seen in one pervasive phenomenon: the normalizing of the abnormal conditions in Eritrea. Boys and girls are taken away from their families at a tender age to be quarantined in the desert for years in a Khmer Rouge like social experimentation; yet, no sense of outrage p...