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Mending The Habitual Error

Human rights lawyer vs. trained healer

This time I will tighten my belt and swerve little from the usual style of dealing with our “sensitive” concerns compassionately, because courtesy alone can’t resolve our complications from the roots. Though we are not used to it, and might cause discomfort to some, exposing the inside-out directs us to …

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“Yes!” To Sanctioning The PFDJ Regime

Human rights lawyer vs. trained healer

The Eritrean Youth Solidarity for Change, which supports sanctioning the Eritrean regime, has drafted a series of templates to enable whose who support the idea of sanctioning the regime to petition the representatives of the UN Member States who make up the UN Security Council. They have included simple instructions …

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A Document That Minimizes The Mistrust Among Us

Human rights lawyer vs. trained healer

The following is a response to a recurring question presented by some members of ENA and the Global Solidarity group; it asked if there is even a need for a transitional constitution!  These members as well as the EGS suggested abandoning the constitution; they would like to transfer the responsibilities …

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The National Congress And The End Game

So we convene again and this time, perhaps for the last time at such a level before PFDJ thugs are chased out of town and are hunted dead or alive from every fox hole, every sewer pipe or every other crevice in the land where they might attempt to hide, …

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The Wisdom To Know The Difference

Human rights lawyer vs. trained healer

In February 2011 myself and my friends went to visit an ill friend in his house, we sat there for half an hour and then we thought of leaving, surprisingly it started raining heavily in that February day! I guess we can’t ignore global warming anymore. Anyway our sick friend …

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Eritrea’s Minister of Information, Ali Abdu, in Melbourne

Human rights lawyer vs. trained healer

In a trip shrouded by secrecy, Ali Abdu, Eritrea’s Minister of Information, made a surprise visit to Melbourne, Australia, on Saturday November 5th.  He was received by a handful of regime loyalists. Since his arrival, his movements have been controlled and he has not appeared in public and there has …

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The Eritrean National Congress: A Metaphor Of Hope

In association with the Eritrean national congress to be held in Addis on November 21, 2011, there is a question which I seem to be unable to repress: can this time the Eritrean people count on the good will of the leaders of the opposition groups, or their will is …

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The Ethiopian Roar And The Weary Eyes of Eritrean Mothers (P. 1)

When Ethiopia roars from the South the threat is real. We Eritreans don’t take Ethiopian threat lightly. Generation after generation, we Eritreans have been on the receiving end of Ethiopia’s Tuta, Zeraf, Geday, Yematreba Fiel Zetegn Tweldalech….adventure. And we have deep scars to prove it. We have layers of tears …

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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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Addis Ababa Meeting: Expectations And Complexes

The participants of the Addis Ababa meeting did raise the issue of Ethiopian military intervention in Eritrea. Some raised it as a worrying issue should Ethiopia take such an action. Some asked if Ethiopiahas such a plan at all. Some called for Ethiopiato take such an action and remove the …

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Ethiopian intervention: A Scapegoat For Power Struggle

In  any social struggle, getting support from neighboring countries is natural. If we take  our case, without the support of the Sudanese people and government it would have been difficult to achieve independence, if not impossible. Similarly with the support of the Ethiopian people  we were able to struggle against …

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Comparing Two Commissions

It was in the old days when the hand picked members of the constitutional commission of Eritrea were busy touring the nation teaching and explaining the need and importance of a constitution. The constitution’s final draft was obvious for any critical observer—it wouldn’t divert an inch from what the EPLF …

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The Ghion Hotel Metting: A Refugee’s Perspective

The legacy of past generations weighs like a nightmare on the brain of the living. K. Marx Saliha must have been dozing when the accident happened. When she came to her senses she could see an overturned Toyota pick-up land cruiser and human bodies strewn all around it. A baby …

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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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The Addis Ababa Meeting In Perspective

Among many other issues discussed during the Sept 5-10 Addis Ababa meeting, I, as a participant, will try to share my short analysis on identifying and solving Eritrea’s main problems. I will first discuss on why Ethiopia’s government invited the meeting. Some would argue that Eritrean problems are only Eritrean …

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Eritrea At A Crossroads: The People And A Disgraced Regime

If Eritrea is to have a better future, the regime that has been actively dimming that future has to go. I love Aklilu Zere’s writings but this article (http://www.ehrea.org/birth.php) from 2003 in particular, still rings in my head. It paints a clear picture of how Isaias and his murderous ways …

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