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  1. Paris leaders want fast expulsion of migrants from tent campRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... the camp for two months while waiting for her asylum application to be processed. The 45-year-old native of Asmara, Eritrea, says she fled after being jailed at home last year over her Pentecostal religious beliefs. One of the few women in the camp, ...

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  2. Paris leaders want fast expulsion of migrants from tent campRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

    ... the camp for two months while waiting for her asylum application to be processed. The 45-year-old native of Asmara, Eritrea says she fled after being jailed at home last year over her Pentecostal religious beliefs. One of the few women in the camp, ...

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  3. Sui Juris Churches XV: The Eritrean Catholic ChurchRead the original story

    Tuesday May 26 | Siris

    Liturgical Family: Alexandrian Primary Liturgical Language: Ge'ez Juridical Status: Metropolitan Approximate Population : 160,000 Brief History: The relationship of Eritrean Christianity to Ethiopian Christianity has always been complicated by the difficult relations between Eritrea and Ethiopia. Eritrea was converted to Christianity along with Ethiopia as part of the Kingdom of Aksum, but as Aksum's might waned, the kingdom of Medri Bahri rose; it was a Christian kingdom, and fought off the Adal Sultanate, but it was often in conflict with the Abyssinian Kingdom from which modern-day Ethiopia descends.

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  4. CHS Pics | 'Thank you for choosing Seattle' - Eritreans mark...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Capitol Hill Blog

    Many of the approximately 39,000 East Africans who call Seattle home were in Volunteer Park Sunday to celebrate Eritrean Independence Day. On May 24, 1991, "Eritrean People's Liberation Front forces moved into the capital Asmara, reinstating independence, following a 30-year-long battle against the Ethiopian military regime," Wikipedia sums it up in what seems to be a massive simplification.

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  5. 'Activists to blame for migrant crisis'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Iol.co.za

    The secretive Horn of Africa state of Eritrea claimed Monday that human rights activists were partly to blame for the hordes of migrants heading to Europe. The isolationist Red Sea dictatorship is one of the largest contributors to the exodus across the Mediterranean and has in the past also blamed a CIA conspiracy for the crisis.

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  6. Fleeing open-ended military service: An example of hellRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | CNN

    An Eritrean man in Rome. Eritreans make up the second largest group of migrants -- after Syrians -- reaching the shores of Europe.

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  7. Eritrean diplomat to African Union seeks Asylum in EthiopiaRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Sudan Tribune

    A senior Eritrean diplomat who had been representing the Red sea nation at the African Union headquarters in Addis Ababa abandoned one of the world's most repressive regime in Asmara. The state-run, Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation on Wednesday reported that Mohammed Idris, a member of the Eritrean ruling People's Front for Democracy and Justice has sought asylum in Ethiopia in a latest sign of discontent to the secretive Eritrean government.

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  8. Fleeing slavery for uncertainty: One Eritrean migrant's storyRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | GantDaily.com

    A man in a red t-shirt and a long black ponytail shouted angrily at us as we conducted interviews at a center for migrants - most of whom were from Eritrea - in the Rome suburb of Tiburtina. The man told us he was from Eritrea and had been in Italy for eight years, but declined to be interviewed, fearing his relatives back home would be punished.

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  9. Slavery to doubt: An Eritrean migrant's storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | CNN

    An Eritrean man in Rome. Eritreans make up the second largest group of migrants -- after Syrians -- reaching the shores of Europe.

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  10. .com | Eritrean diplomat seeks asylum in EthiopiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | News24

    An Eritrean diplomat from the Red Sea state's mission to the African Union is seeking asylum in Ethiopia, state-run media said, citing rights abuses at home. Mohammed Idris, a member of the ruling People's Front for Democracy and Justice , had served with Eritrea's diplomatic mission in Addis Ababa for the past five years, the Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation said in a report.

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  11. Fithi Abraham, artist discoveryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Examiner.com

    What art and artists often teach us by their example and being is that they are everywhere and that their creative expression is unstoppable. In America, we are blessed with the capacity to accept immigrants from diverse cultures.

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  12. Secretary-General Appoints Mamadou Diallo of Guinea as Deputy Special ...Read the original story

    Apr 18, 2015 | Newstime Africa

    ... was the United Nations Resident Coordinator, Humanitarian Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative in Asmara, Eritrea. He served as Representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Mali from 2005 to 2009 and in Sierra Leone from ...

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  13. Top Eritrean diplomat abandons the dictatorial Eritrean regimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Tigrai Online

    Mohamed Idris Yawish a thirty five years veteran of the Eritrean struggle and top Eritrean diplomat abandoned the Eritrean regime this week. Mohamed Idris was one of the top Eritrean diplomats at the African Union AU.

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  14. Eritrea Travel WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | Kansas City InfoZine

    U.S. citizens of Eritrean ethnicity are often subject to the same laws and obligations as Eritrean nationals, particularly those who enter the country using their Eritrean identity card in lieu of a U.S. passport with an Eritrean visa. This Travel Warning replaces the Travel Warning for Eritrea dated September 12, 2014.

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  15. 'Time to free Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | The Local

    Swedish-Eritrean journalist Dawit Isaak has spent the past 13 years imprisoned in Eritrea, which has been criticized by several human rights organizations. In this week's exclusive debate article for The Local, US campaigner Kerry Kennedy writes that it is time for the Swedish government to step up the fight to secure his release.

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  16. Woodcut Artist Tom Killion Captures the Magic of the California CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | 7x7

    A new exhibition, California's Wild Edge: The Coast in Prints, Poetry and History , is the best reason to visit the San Francisco Public Library this May. From the eponymous book , California's Wild Edge features the glorious Japanese-style woodcut prints, depicting the spirited landscapes of the California coast, of Pt. Reyes Station-based artist and author Tom Killion .

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  17. Eritrea: WPFD - Case of Andrea Nicodemo IdrisRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | AllAfrica.com

    Eritrea is one of the worst press freedom censor in the world with at least 23 journalists behind the bars and many of them leaving in exile. Among them Andrea Nicodemo Idris who now works as freelance journalist in Trans World Radio in Nairobi, Kenya.

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  18. Yemenis stranded in Jordan anxious to return homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | Al Bawaba

    A flight scheduled to transport 146 Yemenis to their country Monday morning was canceled because the aircraft didn't have an official permit from the Saudi-led coalition. Preparations to transport some 2,100 Yemenis stuck in Jordan back to their country are under way and are expected to finish within less than ten days if it was granted political approval, a source at Yemenia airways said Monday.

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  19. Cash handoffs, extortion fuel Mediterranean traffickingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2015 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    In this April 22, 2015 file photo Rescued migrants walk after disembarking from an Italian Navy vessel in the harbor of Augusta, Sicily, Southern Italy. The odyssey often begins in an Eritrean refugee camp in Sudan where smugglers offer a deal too good to refuse: Transport to Libya and the chance of a boat trip to Europe, sometimes with no money down.

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  20. Mediterranean migrant trafficking a study in cash handoffs, extortionRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2015 | The Japan Times

    Silla Zelia, 23, an asylum seeker from Cote d'Ivoire, watches a soccer match April 21 at the Mineo holding center in Sicily. The odyssey often begins in an Eritrean refugee camp in Sudan where smugglers offer a deal too good to refuse: transport to Libya and the chance of a boat trip to Europe, sometimes with no money down.

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