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On GiE: People Come, Organizations Go, Values Remain

“What are the new Eritrean questions that have been neither asked nor answered during our Revolution and, in fact, going back to the 1940s?” ~ Historian Samuel Emaha This is my 3rd article on the Government-in-Exile (GiE) proposal. The first (It’s Time for a Unity Government In Exile) dealt with …

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Fleshing Out Our Unity Government In Exile

The response to the proposal for A Unity Government In Exile has been extremely positive and encouraging.  As a follow-up, after several weeks of consultations and a “listening tour”, in this edition, the following questions will be addressed: 1. Why Government In Exile? 2. If one is needed, why with …

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ምቛም ሓድነታዊ መሰጋገሪ መንግስቲ ግዜኡ ሕጂ እዩ!

ደራሲ: ሳልሕ ዩኑስ ተርጓሚ: ሳሙኤል ኣማሃ ቅድሚ 19 ዓመታት፡ ልክዕ ንምዃን ኣብ 2 ለካቲት 2002፡ ኢሳይያስ ኣፈወርቂ ንሃገራዊ ባይቶ ብምርካስ ብገዛእ ኢዱ ነብሱ ከሕቅቕ ገይሩዎ እዩ። እቲ ሃገራዊ ባይቶ ብኸመይን ስለምንታይን ነቲ ዘሕፍር ነብሰ-ቕትለታዊ ስጕምቲ እቲ ወሲዱ ኣብዚ መላግቦ ተገሊጹ ኣሎ (ኣብዚ)። ንፈጻሚ ኣካል መንግስቲ ልጓም ኰይኑ ክቕይድ ዝኽእል ዝነበረ …

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Its Time for a Unity Government in Exile

Nineteen years ago today, on February 2nd 2002, Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki corrupted the Eritrean Parliament into taking measures that were effectively institutional suicide.  How and why it took this shameful and fatal step is chronicled here.  Unquestionably, the removal of an institution that was the last check on the …

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Eritrea 2020: The Peace Dividend is War

What follows is a synopsis of what transpired in, and to, Eritrea and Eritreans in 2020. Retrospectives are selective, reflecting the author’s bias so, forewarned, it will not include lines like “The Habela-Cheatat road construction has begun. When finished, it will reduce the Asmara-Akordet distance by 20 kilometers.” There are …

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