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Our Silence killed Eritrea

Selam Kidane 2014-09-17
September 18 has left us Eritreans looking at the world pass us by, whilst we stand on life’s platform dazed and gazing at the train and its passengers wishing we were on it...

Eritrea: A Letter to my Parents On the 13th Anniversary of the Disappearance of the G15

Meaza Petros Solomon 2014-09-17
when I learned what happened to you on 18 Sep 2001, that is a week after my fourth birthday, the day you disappeared from my life, I uncompromisingly refused to accept the story....

Resuscitate Stillborn Fetus

Yebio Woldemariam 2014-09-06
The post-independence refugees included a significant number of unaccompanied children, some as young as six-years-old. During the first six months of this year, 61,591?? migrants...

Eritrea: 20 years and counting - the exceptional persecution of Jehovah’s Witnesses

Samuel N. 2014-09-03
Since becoming an independent country in 1993, my country consistently and routinely harasses, imprisons, and tortures Jehovah’s Witnesses. To date, at least 73 Jehovah's Witnesses...

Eritrea: The Taste Of Bitter Truth

Bee Nasser 2014-08-27
No tears left to shed, the only thing there is, is the bitter taste of wrath. History records and never forgets, one day we might be remembered as the people that died to

Eritrea: The givers and the takers

Ararat Iyob 2014-08-26
Newspapers reported and visitors came back with stories of small miracles happening underground and about schools beneath acacia trees. The Diaspora was surprised but uplifted....

The Alliance between the Rashaida and the EPLF, Then and Now

Zekre Lebona 2014-08-19
Conversely, other tribes found traditional grazing areas turning into contested military areas and markets becoming inaccessible, leaving them with little coping mechanisms to...

The Bologna Festival Drama Part 2

Petros Tesfagiorgis 2014-08-16
I watched the demonstration against the PFDJ festival in Sweden on the Internet.  What strikes me the most is their call for dialogue, a direct appeal to the ordinary working...

The Flag

Ararat Iyob 2014-08-14
In 1952, Eritrea was federated with Ethiopia. In the process, an elected Eritrean Assembly, commonly known as “Baito Ertra” or in Italian, “L’Assemblea” came into being....

Easier Internet Access in Eritrea:

AI Staff 2014-08-11
One mechanism by which the Isaias regime keeps the masses inside Eritrea subdued is by keeping them misinformed. Now that the official media outlets like EriTv, Dimtsi Hafash and...

Eritrea: News from Asmara - CT scans, electric blackouts and roundups.

Eyewitness Account
Eskinder 2014-09-19
With the employment of a Sudanese technician, Eritrea has started to give a CT scan and MRI services. And this is meant to stop the large number of patients...

Eritrea: 2001 - THE YEAR IN REVIEW

Time Machine
Russom Mesfun 2014-09-17
If you look closer, you should also be able see eleven graying members languishing in jail. That does not necessarily mean their case will make it to the...

Eritrea Travel Warning - UPDATED SEPTEMBER 12, 2014

News 2014-09-13
Crime in Asmara has increased as a result of deteriorating economic conditions accompanied by persistent food, water, and fuel shortages, and rapid price...

Asmara, Eritrea: Market Prices Sept 09, 2014

Eyewitness Account
Eskinder - Eritrea 2014-09-10
Price per kilogram: Onion - 38 Nkf Tomato - 48 Nkf  Potato - 30 Nkf  Sugar - 45 Nkf  Meat - 300 Nkf Shiro  - 170 Nkf Berbere - 270 Nkf  Brsn...


DIPLOMAT.SO 2014-09-09
The 83-page report, “‘Make Their Lives Miserable:’ Israel’s Coercion of Eritrean and Sudanese Asylum Seekers to Leave Israel,” documents how...

Houston MLK Oratory Competition Finalist Gabriel Seyoum Eritrean/American from Lockhart Elementary

AI Staff 2014-09-02
Gabriel Seyoum, a solemn 10-year-old Eritrean/American:  “I believe Dr. King would tell us that we are each other’s hope,” Gabriel asserted....

Eritrea: Peasants Rounded Up in Market Area.

Eyewitness Account
Eskinder - Eritrea 2014-09-01
Yesterday, on August 30, 2014, there was a heavy round up in the morning hours on the Mai-Temenai – Kidane-Mehret area known as Enda-Kebti.    The...

Eritrea: Militia Rounding Up the Youth at Expo Festival

Eyewitness Account
Eskinder - Eritrea 2014-08-29
Starting from 14/8/2014 a small unit of EDF soldiers was deployed at the EXPO area for the Festival of EXPO which was to be hosted from 16 - 23 August...

Eritrea: Brownouts continue in Asmara and environs

Eyewitness Account
Eskinder - Eritrea 2014-08-28
On some areas, there was no electricity since Sunday up to today. But this time it is different from other times, "they give the scheduled electricity...

Eritrea: underground newsletter distributed on the anniversary of the closure of all independent news...

Press Release
Arbi Harnet 2014-09-18
Freedom Friday (Arbi Harnet) activists inside Eritrea have today distributed copies of their underground newsletter as a mark of defiance on the 13th ...

Eritrea: Remembering pre-2005 Asmarino

AI Staff 2014-09-18
If we talk about “what happened to whom” after that infamous day, the list of prisoners is rather long: former higher officials, journalists, religious...

Eritrea: 13 years of Incarceration; Yet No Accusation

Press Release
AEJE 2014-09-18
On 18 September 2001, the Asmara regime ordered the closure of all the nine vibrant independent newspapers, and a week later began mass arrest of all...

Eritrea: That Day! 18th of September 2001

Solomon Aberra 2014-09-17
In all the turmoil of that early and fateful morning, the rest of the department heads and members of staff of the Ministry of Information were all at...


Interview 2014-09-15
AA: Eritrea says Ethiopia has been plotting a change of government in Asmara and that your government is collaborating with Djibouti and the U.S. to...

Eritrea Human Rights Activists Call for Better Refugee UK and European Policies

Press Release
RE, EHDR-UK, CRDIE, SNSSEC, Medrek 2014-09-10
The dramatic scenes that unfolded when hundreds of mainly Eritrean men and women were forcefully restrained to prevent them from illegally boarding UK...

Almaz Negash - Return on Investment on Women's Education

Alewana (ኣለዋና!)
AI Staff 2014-09-09
TEDxBayArea Women - Almaz Negash - Return on Investment on Women's Education

Spread the Hope - Vote for Azie Tesfai! @ Marie Claire

Alewana (ኣለዋና!)
AI Staff 2014-09-02
Poverty she witnessed spurred her to find a way to help those in need. Proceeds from each piece of jewelry she designs go to "charities that contribute...

Eritrea: The use of Forced Labour at the Colluli Potash Project in Eritrea

HRC-Eritrea 2014-08-28
The Colluli Mining Share Company (CMSC) is a joint venture between the South Boulder Mines Ltd and the Eritrean National Mining Company (ENAMCO). ENAMCO,...

Vaccine Nation

Gabriel Guangul 2014-08-21
so rises; the idea of a nation in panic; in need of vaccination in defence of a state state in name; left to vegetate

1) እታ ዕለት ! 2) ልሳን ዕቡሳት ብድምጾም (2001)

ሰሎሞን ኣበራ(ጋዜጠኛ) 2014-09-17
ካብ ስቱድዮ ወጺኤ ነቲ ኣብ መስመር ተለፎን ዝነበረ ሰብ ከዘራርቦ ብኢዳ ኣመልከተትኒ።….“ዕብዳን ድዩ ጽላለ!’’…ኣስደመመኒ። ሰዓት እናኣኸለ ደኣ ናበይ ክወጽእ፧ ደጊማ ናይ “ንዓ’’ ...




ኣዝማሪኖ ትግርኛ

ብዛዕባ ወሃብትን ወሰድትን

ነዚ ኩሉ ኣብ ትሕቲ መሬት ዝግበር ዘሎ ኣደናቒን መሃዝነት ዝመልኦ ናይ ጉድጋድ ዓለም ዝረእዩ...

1) እታ ዕለት ! 2) ልሳን ዕቡሳት ብድምጾም (2001)

ካብ ስቱድዮ ወጺኤ ነቲ ኣብ መስመር ተለፎን ዝነበረ ሰብ ከዘራርቦ ብኢዳ ኣመልከተትኒ።….“ዕብዳን...

Eritrea: Sounds of September 18, 2001

Eritrea: Sounds of September 18, 2001

ናቕፋ ተዛሪቡ

ኣብ ውሽጢ ኤርትራ ዝርከቡ ኣባላት ዓርቢ ሓርነት ህዝቢ ኣንጽር ምልኪ ሓቢሩ ንኽልዓል ዝጽውዕ...

ትዕግስቱ ዝወድአ ህዝቢ ካብዚ ዝኸፍእ እንታይ’ዩ ክመጸና? ናብ ምባል በጺሑ

 እቲ ካብ ግዜ ንግዜ ተቐባልነቱ እናሃሰሰ ዝመጸን ብዝተፈላለየ መልክዕ ክግለጽ ዝኽእል ብርቱዕ...

ሃገራዊ በዓላትና ብመንጽር ኣካይዳና

 ኣብ መዛዘሚ ጽሑፍና ብዕውት መኣዝን ክንምርሽ ልዑል ሃገራዊ ስኒትን ርግኣትን እምበር ክዕቀብን...

Phonetic Systems (Geezsoft)

 Phonetic Systems (Geezsoft)