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Blaming The Victims: A cruel Irony

Early seventies Eritrea—a tumultuous time of great peril and apprehension.       The place: a mid-town teachers’ clubhouse in a Western metahit town.      The scene: a group of teachers seated around a table in a typical late afternoon after-school gathering, sipping mint-flavoured tea and having mundane conversations. And yes, chit-chatting on politics too,…

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Who Is Petrified Of Democracy?

As the English adage goes “a fault confessed is half redressed” – it would have been much easier for CDRiE and the other Eritrean participants at the Brussels conference to say that they made a mistake, plain and simple, in not making the group of participants more diverse, by inviting others from a larger pool…

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Calling A Spade A Spade

Is HGDEF a chauvinist Tigrigna regime? Did the ethnic Tigrignas benefit from HGDEF’s sadistic and illegal reign of terror of the past 18 or so years? If your answers to these two questions are in the affirmative, then you are absolutely right. And if your answers are in the negative, well, you are still right,…

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Hajji Mussa: 2017 Man of The Year

01 Jan 2018 awatestaff Comments (15)

On Friday, October 20, 2017, the Eritrean security forces arrested Hajji Mussa Mohamed Nur and scores of others from different…

The Hurt Locker: Film Review and Analysis

31 Dec 2017 Beyan Negash Comments (14)

In an era of the Internet, in the age of sound bites, and in the world of texts that collapse…

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29 Dec 2015 awatestaff Comments (1)

The Eritrean Government Admits Its Banking Blunder

29 Dec 2017 Gedab News Comments (90)

In an unusual admission to problems it faces, in yesterday’s edition of Haddas Eritrea, a Tigrinya newspaper it owns, the…




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