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Can’t Have Reconciliation Without Truth

Every once in a while, we are required to take a step back and explain to our readers what the mission of awate.com is and why what we do falls within the objectives of the mission. We do not expect all our readers and/or supporters to concur with what we do—but …

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A Mission Accomplished; A Dream Interrupted

May 24, 1991 is the collective achievement of generations of brave Eritreans going back to the 1940s, who dared to dream the impossible, culminating in the Eritrean People’s Liberation Army (EPLA) riding its tanks in victory in Asmara to the boisterous applause of a grateful and elated nation. So, it …

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7 Years And Counting

Seven years ago, on April 13, 2002, the Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission (EEBC) rendered its arbitration ruling on the territorial dispute of the two neighboring countries.  In short order, it became clear that the Ethiopian government had no intention of implementing the ruling in the manner proscribed by the Commission …

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EU and Eritrea: Very Strange Message, Indeed

On EU’s unrequited love affair with Isaias Afwerki As the opportunity that the Eritrean people had to engage and dialog with their head of state has decreased, the occasions for Isaias Afwerki to provide monologues and lectures in various platforms have increased. Now that he doesn’t have “People’s Meetings” where little people ask …

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Responses to Our Call To The Moderates

On October 20, 2003, we published “A Call To The Moderates of The Horn Of Africa”. Obviously, although the call was addressed to moderates from the whole Horn Of Africa in general, it was mainly addressing Ethiopians. We described our effort as taking a leap with the only safety net to …

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