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Rumors Of War- A Call To All Higdefites

It never occurred to me that a Higdefite would be concerned about the national security of Eritrea. I believed then, and I still do, that Isaias is bent to destroy Eritrea with the active collaboration of his followers. I told the Higdefite that I was surprised and why. In a normal situation, it is not difficult to predict how he would react. He would dismiss me as Weyane! He would even try to intimidate me—they try it with all, until they learn that there are some combatants, who do not let themselves to be intimidated into silence!

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The Beauty And Complexity Of Diversity

Alem was not even ten when he joined the Tzebah (meaning dawn—a name given to the young of the ELF). Tzebah was a project set up to indoctrinate the young generation with Marxist ideology and was administered by the Union of Eritrean Youth under the Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF); and …

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When You Wield Your Sword

Following the collapse of the Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF) in the early eighties, I came across an Arabic poem, written by a Saudi poet whose name I can’t recall right now. The poem describes adolescent love:   سلام عليك                                      يذيب الجليد يبث اليك                                         شجون فؤادي ويزرع                                           في راحتيك الورود . . .. …

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Positive Engagement

The dictator and his different faces (PFDJ, YPFDJ and his media outlets including meskerem.net), have, for years now, and for obvious reasons, waged  and  still continue to wage defaming campaigns against the opposition with the  intention of undermining its resolve and at the same time defeat its self confidence. Also, …

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Towards The National Conference

I don’t want to dwell in the details of who said what or whose position was  the correct one. It suffices to say that the EDA with all its 11 member organizations was part of the discord/conflict that resulted in EPDP’s boycotting the  Addis conference in the past  and then …

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