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In March 2014 we solicited your support for contributions, hoping to raise $12,000. By the end of the year the donated amount was nowhere close to that–only $3,700 was donated (less 3.95% Paypal fees) In a reminder that was published on December 2014, the appeal stated that “It would be nice to have a deep-pocketed…

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Awate2020 Project survey Results

In March 2015 we carried out a survey to check the public perception of awate.com and its performance. The survey was part of an exercise to institutionalize the activities of awate.com, in the “Awate2020″ project in preparation for the establishment of “Awate Center” which will be launched soon. The survey was answered by 300 persons. Here…

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Eritrean Refugees Demonstrate In Tel Aviv

Until a few years ago, Israel was not a common destination for Eritreans, except a few elders who travel to Jerusalem for pilgrimage. Less than a decade ago, as life for Eritreans under the government became more daunting, where young people are subjected to indefinite conscription in the army that turns into long years of servitude and forced…

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AlBashir Sticks Out His Tongue At The ICC

AlBashir was not the only one, South Africa also stuck its tongue out at the ICC, so did many African leaders, including dictators who naturally want to see the ICC close shop. On Saturday, AlBashir had arrived in South Africa to attend the African Union summit; the summit concluded on Monday. The moment he arrived,…

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Eritrea 2015: Isaias Afwerki & His Musical Chair

(UPDATED May 4, 2015) The last time Eritrea’s ruling (and sole legal) party had an organizational congress was in February 1994, over twenty-one years ago. This is remarkable even by its own low standards: During the full-fledged War of Independence, 10 years passed between its first congress in 1977 and second congress in 1987, and…

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Just A Crack: Saudi Door Opened For Isaias

“Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki, who is currently visiting Saudi Arabia held talks with the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King […]. The talks dealt with general events in the region and the position of the two countries, in addition to prospects of joint cooperation and enhancing them in all fields.” . “The Custodian of…

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Archives: What Would Isaias Do? Peaceful Or Violent Struggle?

The following was published in June 14, 2007 under the title “What Would Isaias Do?” Since then, the issues that kept the Eritrean opposition busy has remained the: the same debates on topics that prevents Eritreans from focusing on the real task of removing the tyranny ruling Eritrea. Unfortunately, the “new opposition” that was supposed…

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AT Presents The PFDJ’s Brainwashing Manual (Archives)

PFDJ’S BRAINWASHING MANUAL was first Presented by The Awate Team on Feb. 27, 2001 and again on Nov. 13, 2003, It is being presented one more time to help the concerned reflect and see what has changed. [AT March 30, 2015] Early this year, (2001) while the Woyane army was still occupying Eritrean territory and…

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Isaias Wants A Bigger Role In The Yemeni Crisis

As many observers expected, the Yemeni crisis that has been brewing for many years has finally reached its peak. The Arab Spring phenomena that spread to most Arab countries had reached Yemen in 2011. Popular uprising culminated in the overthrow of the Yemeni strongman, Ali Abdullah Saleh. Yemen remained unstable due to the unrest that…

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Eritrean Refugees Demonstrate In Tel Aviv

25 Jun 2015 awatestaff Comments (3)

Until a few years ago, Israel was not a common destination for Eritreans, except a few elders who travel to Jerusalem…

Geneva Forecasts A Political Earthquake On June 26

24 Jun 2015 Beyan Negash Comments (97)

The pivot, the momentum, dear I stipulate, critical mass has been reached vis-à-vis the UN Commission of Inquiry (COI), which…

Commission of Inquiry On Eritrea: Press Conference

24 Jun 2015 Gedab News Comments (44)

On June 24, the UN mandated Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea (CoIE) held a press conference. In his introductory statement, the…

Geneva: Commission Of Inquiry On Eritrea Threatened

23 Jun 2015 Gedab News Comments (75)

On June 23, 2015, the 23rd Meeting of the 29th Regular Session of Human Rights Council was held in Geneva,…

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