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A Hen Goes To The Dentist: Eritrea’s Ambassador Visits The Knesset

Eritrea’s ambassador to Israel, Tesfamariam Tekeste Debbas, was invited by the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, to testify about the presence of tens of thousands of Eritreans in Israel. The Eritreans, mostly youth, have escaped the dictatorship that the regime the ambassador serves has created in Eritrea: indefinite conscription, labor camps, and …

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Eritrea: Where The Victims Are Villains

Human rights lawyer vs. trained healer

I am livid – absolutely livid, in fact!!  The reason for my anger has to do mainly with the last three comments made by S. Temelso, Y. Kahsai and A. Hidrat in response to my article of June 30, 2012 (www.awate.com) in which the Eritrean people are labeled as cowards, …

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The Eritrean Holocaust: Sweet Revenge of the Old Fox

Human rights lawyer vs. trained healer

Long ago in our youth, when we were intoxicated with Marxist thinking, we were made to believe that the masses were the true drivers of history and not individual leaders.  The latter were seen not as ordinary mortals but as the hand, the very embodiment of history, of society, of …

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The Eritrean Holocaust — And How To Stop It

Human rights lawyer vs. trained healer

Preface This is a serious attempt to first describe and explain the present situation in Eritrea and the nature of its political leadership.  It then tries to suggest some simple but effective solutions which may have far reaching consequences for the future of the country and the region within a …

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Eritrean Coalition: Proposal For Creating A New Reality

Introduction: The following proposal has been prepared after countless consultations with many Eritrean activists who were also thinking of similar initiatives. The proposal was prepared with national concerns and legitimate issues that fall within the sphere of civil action; and it has avoided issues that are supposed to be the …

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Eritrea: US State Department Country Report On Human Rights

The US Department of State’s Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor has issued yet another devastating report on the Isaias Afwerki administration.  Below is the executive summary as well as a link to the entire report at the State Department website. Executive Summary The Government of Eritrea is an …

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Notes On The Historical Trajectory of Eritrean Nationalism

Human rights lawyer vs. trained healer

Eritrea—which was once an Italian colony, a British protectorate, and briefly an autonomous region before it was reduced to a mere province of Ethiopia—became in 1993 an independent nation-state, redefining post-colonial African map, hopefully not setting a dangerous precedence. The history of over thirty years of bloody armed struggle had …

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Help Refugees In Sinai: Sign Petition

Over the last few years, our youth has been subjected to cruel treatment at home and extortion, murder and destitution in places to which they fled. The least we can do is publicise their plight and make concerned international entities aware of the situation in the hope thet they would take neccessary …

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ልኡኽ ኤርትራዊ ሃገራዊ ባይቶ ንዲሞሲያዊ ለውጢ ምስ ናይ ኣመሪካ ወጻኢ ጉዳያት ተራኺቡ

መግለጺ ንጥፈታት ኤርትራዊ  ሃገራዊ  ባይቶ ንዲሞክራሲያዊ ለውጢ ብኣቶ ተወልደ ሃብተሚካኤል፡ ኣባል ፈጻሚት ሽማግለን፡ ብሓጂ ጀሚል ኣማንን ኣቶ ክፍለዝጊ ገብረመድህንን፡ ኣባላት ባይቶ፡ ዝምራሕ ልኡኽ ብሚያዝያ 16, 2012 ምስ ናይ መንግስቲ ኣመሪካ ናይ ወጻኢ ጉዳይ ሰበ-ስልጣናት ኣብ ዋሽንግቶን ዲሲ ተራኺቦም ሰፊሕ ዘተ ኣካይዶም። ብዛዕባ ሃገራዊ ባይቶን ዘካይዶ ዘሎ ንጥፈታትን ኣስፊሖም ዘትዮም። ኣብዚ …

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تقييم عام للمؤتمر الوطني المنعقد في هواسا من 21 – 30 نوفمبر 2011م

إعداد : إرتريون من أجل الديموقراطية والعدالة والمساواة (إدعم) ملخص : جاء انعقاد المؤتمر الوطني الإرتري تتويجاً لعمليات إعداد مضنية استغرقت أكثر من عام استنادا إلى القرار الرئيسي الصادر عن ملتقى الحوار الوطني الذي انعقد في إديس أببا في 2010 والقاضي بعقد مؤتمر وطني شامل . واستطاعت المفوضية التي تم …

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أواسا سلطنة إثيوبية قديمة ترسم مستقبل إرتريا

بقلم – صلاح إبراهيم عبي     هل نسينا سيرة الدولة الإرترية!!! كلنا نعرف أنها ابنة تلك الثورة المسلحة التي لم يرض عنها الكثيرون ،ونعرف أنها عانت من العزلة والحصار،لكنها تجاوزت مختلف الصعوبات وانتصرت حتى على خلافات أبنائها الذين تقاتلوا على حبها أو كما يدعون… هي اليوم وقد بلغت العشرين من العمر …

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Expecting Aguagudom (ኣጓጉዶም) A Play

Human rights lawyer vs. trained healer

By: Wedi Batuta Act (IIX) This a play by Wedi Batuta. So far seven parts (Act 1 – 7) have been published, this is Act 8. Character’s Name                  Sobriquet                        Party/Affiliation Yemane Baliho                 Wedi-Baliho                 Selfi-Swa Mohamed Birhan Imam     Wedi-Zemzem             Selfi-Alamel Abdela A Zerom              Wed-Inharish               Selfi-Gebil Amanuel ReDae               Wedi-Tiebe                  Selfi-L’fnti Tirhas Kindya                 Trishi (Gual ‘Gbitan)       Demit Eritrea Mohammed I …

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ŒCOCW Calls for International Religious Freedom for Exiled Eritrean Orthodox Patriarch

SOURCE:www.your-story.org Author: +Catholicos Scholarios-Gennadius III, OSB (Jan 21, 2011) The Holy Synod of the Œcumenical Canonical Orthodox Church Worldwide (ŒCOCW) joins the faithful of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church in demanding religious freedom for its exiled Patriarch. According to a report by George Alexander, Secretary of the Orthodoxy Cognate Media Network, a …

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Urgent Press Release: Girifna Movement (Sudan)

Urgent Press Release: Girifna movement Kassala University Students in Need of Urgent Medical Assistance Following Clash with Regime Khartoum—(October 23, 2011) On October 20, and for the third consecutive day, students in Kassala University protested the academic, economic and political situation in the country. They were met with excessive violence …

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Eritreans Hold A Successful Demonstration In Giessen, Germany

By: Justice For Eritrea The Demonstration was a success. We are thankful to the organizers. You can see from the pictures and videos on facebook (e.g. http://facebook.com/justiceforeritrea) that there were many people. The demonstration was held because the rumor went around that the dictator of Eritrea himself would attend a …

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