People’s Front for Democracy and Justice

By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
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 ...
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Mar 27th, 2014
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Last week saw the closing plenary of the ‘Talking Eritrea’ seminar series organised by Justice Africa and SOAS, entitled ‘Limits on Research and Reporting in Eritrea: The Implications for Peace and Rights’. This marked the conclusion of a four part series, with the previous talks addressing the criti...
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Mar 20th, 2014
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Salih O. Nur / Eritrea – Since the last decade, Eritrea has been unpleasantly dubbed as Africa’s North Korea. Many disagree, but the analogy was made for the right reasons, notably the regime’s rogue behavior and its flagrant violation of human rights and basic freedoms. Isaias’s regime is no less br...
By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 23rd, 2014
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Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki was his usual uncompromising self when interviewed on national television earlier this month. Only “daydreamers” believe in alternatives to the ruling People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (PFDJ), said the man who has run this Red Sea state for 2...
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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...
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Dec 24th, 2013
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Selam Kidane “If a people one day show a desire to live, then fate is destined to favourably respond, their night is destined to fade, and their chains are certain to break”. (Abu al-Qasim al-Shabi Tunisan poet) … so the year that started with Wedi Ali showing us what our struggle is all about is [&h...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Aug 21st, 2013
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|AFP Hero, freedom fighter, dictator: Eritrean President Issaias Afeworki has ruled the Horn of Africa nation with an iron grip from independence in 1993, following an epic 30-year liberation war. Authoritarian and austere, 67-year old Issaias led one of Africa’s most remarkable rebel armies in a bit...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Aug 6th, 2013
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By Tesfa-Alem Tekle (ADDIS ABABA) – Agents of the Eritrean National Security have massacred a group of Eritrean Navy members after accusing them of planning to escape on speed boats to neighbouring Yemen, Ethiopia based Eritrean rebel group alleged on Saturday. “Government agents’ murdere...
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Jul 20th, 2013
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For any movement to succeed in its mission, it needs to stay one step ahead of its opponent; it needs to identify, develop, prioritize and execute strategic tactics of resistance based on full understanding of the situation, the barriers and opportunities. Despite the fact that an absence of cohesive...
By IndepthAfrica
In East Africa
Jul 19th, 2013
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An international summit addressing core issues of Eritrea’s struggle towards democracy will take place in Bologna, Italy, from August 30 to September 1, 2013. The Eritrean Youth Solidarity for Change (EYSC) who has initiated the effort is calling upon all individuals and groups to be part of this ind...