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A Hen Goes To The Dentist: Eritrea’s Ambassador Visits The Knesset

Eritrea’s ambassador to Israel, Tesfamariam Tekeste Debbas, was invited by the Israeli parliament, the Knesset, to testify about the presence of tens of thousands of Eritreans in Israel. The Eritreans, mostly youth, have escaped the dictatorship that the regime the ambassador serves has created in Eritrea: indefinite conscription, labor camps, and massive violations of human rights.…

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Eritrean Coalition: Proposal For Creating A New Reality

Introduction: The following proposal has been prepared after countless consultations with many Eritrean activists who were also thinking of similar initiatives. The proposal was prepared with national concerns and legitimate issues that fall within the sphere of civil action; and it has avoided issues that are supposed to be the concern of political parties and…

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Srryet Addis: Blatant Lie?

This is the last of a three-part series. On February 13, 2012 we presented the first part (He And His Objectives) and on March 7, 2012, we presented the second part, detailed testimonies contained in Gebremedhin Zegergis’ eye witness report which are, to our knowledge, the first detailed first-hand testimony of the subject we are…

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Gebremedhin Zegergis: Eyewitness To Eritrean History

Editor’s Note: [the name of the author has been wrongly typed as Zerizghi, it is Zegergis. We appologize for the error] This eye-witness account by Gebremedhin Zegergis, veteran combatant with the Eritrean Liberation Front (ELF), was originally written in Tigrinya and published by the  ELF-RC of which Gebremedhin was a member. About seven years ago, Gebremedhin…

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He And His Objectives

The first decade of the Eritrean struggle for independence that started on Sep 1, 1961 was a time of growing pains. But in the late sixties, the military setbacks and draining of all regional support from the Arab region after the Six-day war, combined with the extensive and effective Ethiopian propaganda, resulted in serious internal…

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Position Paper for a Network Group (EDJE)

Position Paper for a Network Group Name: Eritreans for Democracy, Justice and Equality (EDJE). Organization Type:Network Group. The purpose of this paper is to strive for and create a consensual public stand and opinion on some basic rights, principles and policy matters that are envisaged to rally all conscious and  patriotic individuals, groups or organizations…

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Statement About The Addis Seminar

The Addis Ababa Statement of Eritrean Intellectuals Professionals and other interested individuals: An Urgent Call to All Eritreans to Remove The Totalitarian Regime & Lay Grounds for The Creation of A Free, Just, Democratic & United Eritrea. -Troubled by the deteriorating crisis in our country Eritrea that imperil the very existence of our nation Eritrea;…

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Exposing the YPFDJ in Europe: Part 1

Presented by Eritrean Unity Movement, Norway Just as there are some Serbians who still regard Bosnian Serb General, Ratko Mladic , a hero, even though he is accused of atrocities committed during the 1990s Bosnian war, including the massacre of about 8,000 Muslims at Srebrenica, there are also some Eritreans who regard the Eritrean dictator…

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IFJ Joins FAJ Press Freedom Day Call for Release of Journalists in Eritrea

“They are being held in undisclosed locations without charges, despite the fact that Eritrean law forbids detention of a prisoner without charges for more than 30 days,” said a joint letter signed by IFJ Jim Boumelha and FAJ President, Omar Faruk Osman. “Prolonged detention without trial is also a violation of international treaties you are party to. Your officials have repeatedly refused to supply any information on the health, whereabouts or legal status of the imprisoned journalists.”…

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April 18 2011 Eritrean Demonstration In San Francisco

The Bay Area Committee for Peaceful Demonstration is holding a rally in San Francisco, CA on Monday, April 18, 2011.   The theme of the demonstration is “Enough Is Enough: Isaias Must Go Now!” “Alena ms hzbna: We Are With Our People”, “We Are The Voice Of The Muzzled Eritreans.” Here are the specifics of the…

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Christine Umutoni In Eritrea: Another Abuser of UNDP…

26 Dec 2016 Tesfabirhan Weldegabir Redie Comments (113)

The global mission of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) is poverty reduction, fighting HIV/AIDS, promoting democratic governance, energy and…

Soulmates: Mugabe of Zimbabwe, Isaias of Eritrea

25 Dec 2016 awatestaff Comments (101)

[Apologies: apparently the video that was linked to here seems to have been pirated. The full version is now not…

Deliverance: A Tale of Colliding passions and the…

22 Dec 2016 Semere T Habtemariam Comments (110)

Book Review Title: Deliverance: A Tale of Colliding passions and the Muse of Forgiveness Author: Dr. Bereket Habte Selassie Genre: Historical Novel Pages: 330 Publisher:…

The Dardanelles, The Nile, And The Red Sea

20 Dec 2016 Awate Team Comments (96)

In December of 2010, Bouazizi, a frustrated Tunisian street vendor, set himself ablaze and soon died of his injuries. The…

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