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Below Passing Mark

A close friend of mine has prompted me to write this article. He was a PFDJ passionate member. I think he still is; though he started to disagree on some points with his party members. I believe he is not an active member anymore like he uses to be. We …

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Regionalism, Identity And Political Organizations In Eritrea

This is a speech that was presented at The Universities at Shady Grove in Rockville Maryland on June 25, 2011. Panelists presented their speech on an array of topics pertinent to Eritrea’s Path towards Democracy. The main issues that were presented by the panelists were: Diversity Management in Nation Building, …

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Where To Go & How To Get There (Part III)

By : Eritrean Unity Movement Part I exposed the branches of the YPFDJ across Europe. Part II exposed the self assessment done by YPFDJ on the 7th Conference on how they intended to control the Eritrean communities and youth in Europe. It presented their weaknesses, strengths and opportunities as they …

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Myth Of PFDJ Demonstration In Oslo And NRK, TV2

Ever since the Eritrean Unity Movement in Norway began to expose the YPFDJ they have been trying hard to improve their image and to attract media attention in Norway. They incited hatred and mobilized for a demonstration against Norwegian media particularly against NRK and few individuals who according to them …

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The Past & The Future: Versions Of History

One of the most difficult political hurdles that blocks creating and shaping a common future is the failure to reconcile with the past. Eritreans are not only writing with different alphabets, but also reading different versions of their history – a case in the point is the chapter of the …

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Exposing the YPFDJ (Part II)

By: Eritrean Unity Movement This part exposes the self assessment done by YPFDJ on the 7th Conference on how they intend to control the Eritrean communities and youth in Europe. It gives their weaknesses, strengths and opportunities as they define it. It was prepared by the PFDJ in collaboration with …

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If The Camel Was To Speak

Unity, equality and social justice (which I will subsequently refer to them as “trio”) are some of the empty slogans of the deceptive regime in Asmara. They pronounce them everywhere. In their media and public meetings. Inside and outside Eritrea, particularly during festivals. As usual the “trio” had its lion’s …

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YPFDJ: PFDJ’s Overseas Propagandists

“Propaganda is neutrally defined as a systematic form of purposeful persuasion that attempts to influence the emotions, attitudes, opinions and actions of specified target audience for ideological, political or commercial purposes through the controlled transmission of one-sided messages (which may or may not be factual) via mass and direct media …

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Reflections On Semere Tesfai’s Article

It took me a long time to grasp the central idea of the article written by Semere Tesfai: Making A Case For Political Immunity And Nonviolent Regime Change. The reason was not because it was too long, complicated or boring. No. The reason was because it was too simple and …

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Past & Future: Is Tigrigna domination A reality Or Myth?

After the Independence of Eritrea, the PFDJ failed to create and build a state for all Eritreans and a perpendicular division within the Eritrean society followed: 1- The state is supported by almost 90% of ethnic Tigrigna. 2- The opposition is supported by almost 90% of Eritrean Moslems (almost the …

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A Call For Action To The Eritrean People

Eritrean American Public Forum: Dallas-Fortworth Dear Compatriots, At a time when the tide of freedom and liberation from tyranny is engulfing our region. At a time when the oppressed people across our region are dismantling tyrannical regimes, Eritrea cannot afford to be a bystander and not ride the waves of …

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A Big Blow To The Young And The Old PFDJ

By: Eritrean Unity Movement in Norway ( member, Network of Eritrean Civil Societies in Europe) Last April 21-24, the so-called Young People’s Front for Democracy and Justice (YPFDJ) held its 7th Conference annual in Oslo, Norway. The conference was attended by senior PFDJ (Eritrean government) officials who set the agenda and …

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Eritrea 20th Birthday: Time For Reflection!

“Those languishing in prison, those just out of prison, and the relatively free…” -A ‘’deranged’’ lady’s demographic classification of the Eritrean population into three groups.   (Adi-Keih, 2005) A profoundly dismayed, sad, outraged, and silently suffering society with in Eritrea is in a state of what might be called ‘’cerebral cortex …

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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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Eritrea & Egypt: State Vs. Regime Security

A man came to my office at the Paradiso Campus of the University of Asmara, showed me his ID card, placed a revolver on the desk in front of me, and asked to use the phone; he called his headquarters report that he was with me. He then began questioning …

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Fighting for France: A Matter of Perspective

Ghadafi is still in power. It is amazing that he is still in power considering the amount of firepower and the number of forces arrayed against him. I have always wanted Ghadafi to disappear even more than I had wanted Isaise to disappear even though I am and never was …

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