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: eritrea.asmarino.com

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...

Conditions for asylum seekers worsen in Libya

IRIN 2014-08-11
The number of boats now departing Libya for Europe has increased from about five a day prior to the current conflict, to 15 a day, according to Meron Estefanos, an Eritrean journalist...

Bankrupting the merchants of fear

Selam Kidane 2014-07-26
…Kainotophobia Is an extreme fear of change. Almost everybody in this world has some level of this phobia or fear of change... the problem for us though, is the fact that change...

The Bologna Drama: The Voice for Democratic Change vs. the Sound of Oppression

Petros Tesfagherghis 2014-07-25
The festival of yesteryears Bologna was the get together of people bonded together in search of freedom and peace and to draw plans of how to support the struggle at home and evaluate...

Of Dreams and Death

Ararat Iyob 2014-07-23
... Martyrdom is part of religions such as Christianity at its inception. It is said that Christianity was the cause for the fall of the Roman Empire. Reason given, because there...

Dejen’s Syndrome: the Contradictions of the Eritrean Mind

Yosief Ghebrehiwet 2014-07-16
Eritreans are first and foremost prisoners of their minds. ... We can, in fact, say that Dejen was actually locked up in multiple prisons, the one inserted into the other like...

Decolonizing the mind: A shift in thinking

Seyoum Tesfaye 2014-07-12
I believe the noble endeavor to collect and document the history of ELF and its gallant fighters is one of the most constructive undertakings in present day Eritrean Diaspora....

“Holy Prison” Mariam Gembi before the Blue Terror there was……….

Ararat Iyob 2014-07-05
Two of them took me to a part of the building that used to be a 'mogogo' (a separate room for making injera).  There they made me put my hands, tied, under my feet and inserted...

The Vaccaro momentum: building an organisation and developing a strategy and plan of action

Petros Tesfagherghis 2014-06-28
What is amazing about Tewolde Tesfamariam (Wedi Vaccaro) is that he was able to attract large number of listeners to come to listen to him. It is fundamentally important to acknowledge...

Thousands of phone calls to Eritrean parents: ‘do not to send your children to indefinite national...

Arbi Harnet 2014-08-20
Freedom Friday movement in collaboration with the Eritrean Forum for National Dialogue, this afternoon, made thousands of calls asking parents in Eritrea...

Tel Aviv: Israeli Mob Beat Eritrean Refugee and Leave him Unconscious

Gianluca Mezzofiore 2014-08-19
An angry Israeli mob has reportedly beaten a 23-year-old Eritrean refugee in Tel Aviv's new CentralBus Station, leaving him unconscious and on the verge...

Turkish Airlines starts direct flights to Eritrea

worldbulletin 2014-08-19
Turkish Airlines, the country's national flag-carrier, started direct flights into Eritrea's capital Asmara on Tuesday, increasing its number of destinations...

Asmara: Market Prices Aug 18, 2014

AI Correspondent 2014-08-18
Price per kilogram: Onion - 35 Nkf Tomato - 40 Nkf  Potato - 30 Nkf  Sugar - 45 Nkf  Meat - 320 Nkf Shiro  - 120 Nkf Berbere - 240 Nkf  Brsn...

Transforming Eritrea – Where to Begin

AI Correspondent 2014-08-15
The Eritrean government lost almost all of its friends in Africa because of its alleged destabilizing role in the region and partly because of its poor...

Images From Eritrea - Bread

AI Staff 2014-08-15
LOAF OF BREAD 3 NAKFA Each

Images from Eritrea - Fuel Contraband

Eskinder 2014-08-15
VERBATIM: Benzene was 38 now it is 70nkf and sometimes 80nkf Naphta was 35 and now 40 sometimes it becomes 45. Nowadays it is being sold contraband...

Denmark: Minister looking into Eritrean asylum spike

The Copenhagen Post 2014-08-14
Last month Denmark experienced 510 asylum seekers from Eritrea, compared to an average of about ten per month during the first quarter of this year. “We...

Eritrea: Qatar Airways launches new route to Asmara

breakingtravelnews 2014-08-14
“There is clearly demand and huge potential to and from Eritrea, one of the many underserved markets in Africa. As a global five-star carrier we are...

Discussion with HRCE’s Elsa Chyrum on UN Commission of Inquiry on Eritrea’s Ruling Regime

HRC-Eritrea 2014-08-12
Mrs. Elsa Chryum addressed the community to explain the objectives of the COI for Eritrea, formally established on June 27, 2014. This is the first official...

155 Eritreans drowned in the Libyan Coast

AI Staff 2014-08-07
A boat that took off from the Libyan coast around July 27 to July 29 carrying 180 Eritreans has sunk not far off the coast, while still in Libyan territorial...

Eritrean parents and elders are resisting the indefinite national service

Arbi Harnet 2014-08-06
In the rural areas of Eritrea where the regime has decreed every able bodied man, including those over conscription age, should be regimented in the reserve...

Under the microscope - Between the frying pan into the fire

Al Jazeera 2014-08-21
تحت المجهر - بين الرمضاء والنار The story of Eritrean asylum in Sudan, which extends to about thirty years: what they have...

DREAMS OF ERITREAN REFUGEES TURN TO ASHES IN YEMEN

Madiha Al-Junaid 2014-08-19
Surprisingly, refugees appear quite understanding of their imprisonment, explaining that the Yemeni government was rightfully concerned about Yemen’s...

Urgent joint appeal letter:

EFND, EGS, HRCE, ICER 2014-08-14
We are extremely concerned by how the Eritrean political refugees are treated by the policies and actions of your administration.  We are appealing...

Eritrea: Ending the Exodus?

ICG 2014-08-09
The large emigration of youths is the clearest sign of extreme domestic discontent with Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki’s government. Social malaise...

Bologna - Game changer !

Petros Haile 2014-08-09
How is it possible to reverse from politics of anger and vengeance permanent solution to the crisis emancipate yourself from evil thoughts

What Wrong got Right

Ararat Iyob 2014-07-28
Dear readers, please note that while I compiled the quotations below in order to show that the whole book was not only about the effect of foreign nations,...

Textless Reign of Silence

Gabriel Guangul 2014-07-01
in a country called Eritrea where nobody knows where mobile phones find themselves locked in prison cells   immobilized by security codes; button...

Of Loose and Silent Tongues

Gabriel Guangul 2014-06-05
security codes lie in wait right beside the gate holding the tongue hostage blocking the air passage   stuck in the tunnels inside rusty pipes and...

Eritrea - there you are

Gabriel Guangul 2014-04-23
We are standing still; on our own and there you are; so close yet; so far away farewell; to a journey in the unknown   The time has come as it always...

Serious People - II

Ararat Iyob 2014-04-17
Well, He seems to have decided to let hurricanes blow new winds to penetrate new routes, new waves hailstorms hit pavements the seas grow hot and volcanoes...

Ode to Yohanna’s Baby

Selam Kidane 2014-04-02
In The small cramped quarters A lone light bulb dangling above A baby was born Her bright intelligent eyes wide open

Figure Out

Gabriel Guangul 2014-03-16
He had nothing left to say

Videos

ASMARINO – 17 YEARS ONLINE

AI Staff 2014-08-17
Asmarino’s mission was and still is to raise awareness among Eritreans and the wider public on critical Eritrean social and political issues so as to have clarity of understanding and make an informed decision on various matters of Eritrean concern. It is committed to stop the rape of a nation, the...

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AI Staff 2014-08-17
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أزمرينو .. ومسيرة 17 عام

AI Staff 2014-08-17
وأزمرينو طوال سنوات عمرها 17 دأبت على خدمة أبناء شعبنا الذين يحاول النظام عبثاً ترسيخ ثقافة الإستبداد في أذهانهم، فظلت أزمرينو من خلال مختلف وسائل نقل المعلومة والمعرفة...
 

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