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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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Eritrean Activists to Protest Isaias Afwerki in New York

By EYSC September 21, 2011 – Eritrean Youth Solidarity for Change (EYSC), a world-wide network of pro-democracy Eritreans, today announced that it will join several advocacy groups to denounce Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki during his New York visit to attend the United Nations General Assembly. Plans are underway for protest …

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“It Is Like Dying Ten Times Daily”

The news spread fast. In a dictatorial regime, where almost anything is out of reach for ordinary citizens, the cheapest commodity is rumor, gossip and chit chats commonly known to Eritreans as bado seleste (03) The following is a conversation in Libya: “Abdelaziz was found! And they found  Munir jebrani.” “Munir …

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On Semere Tesfay: Giving Up Justice In pursuit Of Security

Recently Semere Tesfay posted an article titled, Challenging The Rhetoric  & hypocrisy of violent regime change,  at Awate.com. As I understood it, in essence the article argues that we should give up the pursuit of justice for the sake of security, peace and harmony in Eritrea. Many would find the …

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Exposing Despotism And Affronting The Masses

Greetings to you all brothers and sisters and especially Muslim Eritreans in this Holy month of Ramadan and the soon coming Eid Al Fitr Holidays. Before I go to the main subject of this article, I want to shed some light, or clarify it—for lack of better word—certain issues and …

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Challenging The Rhetoric & Hypocrisy Of Violent Regime Change

Today, there are two diametrically opposing schools of thought in the opposition camp: Violent Regime Change vs. Non-Violent Regime Change. Again on the violent regime change camp, there are two completely different arguments with different sets of objectives that are being made to justify why violent regime change is the …

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A Testimony On Milkias

Milkias is special when it comes to exposing the tyrannical regime’s brutal nature and cruel treatment of its own people. He is not saying it only now, when everybody has taken it as a fashion to write and talk about it, but long time ago, right in the middle of …

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One Day In Ramadan

Yusuf Mohammed Ali (Yusufzai) was clearly bothered; something must have went wrong. I tried to reach him by phone throughout the day to no avail. His office was not that far from mine, we usually talked on the phone or met to have coffee almost every day. I talked to …

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The Past & Future: The different Views

Can Eritreans live together & share a common future? The immediate response to that question will be: of course they can, yes they should! You will always find that answer in public, but not behind closed doors! You can read that in the political programs of the government & the …

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The Diaspora Ethiopians: A Matter Of Perspective

Mengistu H. Mariam as we all vividly remember was one of the most brutal dictators in Africa during one of the most turbulent periods in Ethiopian History. This non-descript small man committed atrocities on his people under which the ‘French Reign of Terror’ will pale by comparison. So I was …

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Beneath The “Emamet”

Not realizing beneath “Emamet” (traditional Eritrean Muslim’s turban), Ymma Zeineb was over excited to see Eritreans with “Emamet” in a meeting with the Ethiopian dictator, Mengistu Hailemariam, in Ethiopian TV. And, confided to her close friend “Adey Selas”, and said “N’mejemerya gz’ye nay add’na Emmamet ztekhednu ertrawyan r’eena” (this is …

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Beneath The “Emamet”

Not realizing beneath “Emamet” (traditional Eritrean Muslim’s turban), Ymma Zeineb was over excited to see Eritreans with “Emamet” in a meeting with the Ethiopian dictator, Mengistu Hailemariam, in Ethiopian TV. And, confided to her close friend “Adey Selas”, and said “N’mejemerya gz’ye nay add’na Emmamet ztekhednu ertrawyan r’eena” (this is …

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