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Eritreans in Canada say consul still demands cash from them
There are calls to expel Eritrea's top diplomat in Canada because he presides over a system that's milking money from the Eritrean community in this country.
Mon May 20, 2013
Eritrea: Keren Residents Finalize Preparations for Independence Day Observances
Mr. Woldegiorgis Chini'e, chairman of the committee, disclosed that the reparations pertain to sports contests, cultural activities, environmental hygiene and embellishment of streets, besides a parade by workers and inhabitants, as well as carnival show of institutions.
Sun May 19, 2013
National Public Radio
Escape From An Eritrean Prison
Eritrea's human rights record has long faced international criticism. But since the African country is so closed to the outside world, individual stories tend to come almost exclusively from those who have fled.
Eritrea: WHO Representatives Laud Eritrea's Accomplishments in Combating Malaria - Report
Reports indicated that Eritrea's accomplishments in combating malaria have been applauded by WHO representatives at a joint meeting with the Ministry of Health that was conducted yesterday here in Asmara.
Fri May 17, 2013
The Northern Miner
Sunridge brightens Asmara's economics
Sunridge Gold has outlined stronger economics in the feasibility study for its prized Asmara copper-zinc-gold project project in Eritrea, outshining last year's prefeasibility study .
Tue May 14, 2013
Remembering the Past and Present, Planning for the Future: Is there a ...
On May 24, 1991 citizens of the East African country of Eritrea celebrated their long-awaited independence following a victory over the unjust occupation of their land by neighboring Ethiopia.
Independent UN expert stresses need to improve human rights situation in Eritrea
"Real change would require a fundamental reform process transforming the current culture of rights denial with one anchored in the rule of law, respect for and realization of all human rights and human dignity." A lawyer from Mauritius, Ms.
Sat May 11, 2013
U.S. Department of State issued new travel warning for Eritrea
The U.S. Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens of the risks of travel to Eritrea and strongly recommends U.S. citizens defer all travel to the country.
Eritreans desire to migrate to Israel stifled
There is a diminished desire among Eritrean asylum seekers to migrate to Israel recently, largely due to the new Egypt border fence and the threat of incarceration they face under the "infiltrators law", a visiting Eritrean dissident activist said in Tel Aviv on Friday.
Thu May 09, 2013
The Globe and Mail
Lives Lived: Keflimariam Mahari, 71
Haile Selassie's pilot, friend to Eritrean refugees, husband, father. Born Aug. 21, 1941, in Hebo, Eritrea, died March 28, 2013, in Toronto of complications from a fall, aged 71.
Amnesty slams Eritrea political jailings
ERITREA'S hardline regime has jailed at least 10,000 political prisoners, many in "unimaginably atrocious conditions", rights group Amnesty International says in a report criticising the situation in the Red Sea state.
Wed May 08, 2013
Inter Press Service
Despite Halt in Deportations, Refugees in Israel Live in Fear
Yet refugees, even legal ones, nevertheless continue to leave in fear of deportation as well as abuse amid a climate of racism and frequent attacks against African refugees in Israel.
International Business Times
Eritrea: Smuggled Video Shows Freedom Friday Movement Spreading in North Korea of Africa
Eritrea's grassroots Freedom Friday movement has released a video smuggled out of the secretive African country showing residents of the capital Asmara reading posters calling for mass protests.
Mon May 06, 2013
The telephone, new weapon of Eritreans...
Galvanised by the Arab spring, Eritreans in exile in Europe are mobilising against the authoritarian regime of President Issaias Afeworki with a new tool -- the humble telephone.
Eritrea: 240 Students Obtain Training in Tesenei Sub-Zone
A total of 240 students who have been attending a 3-month training course organized in collaboration between the NUEYS and Public Technique Service Center in Tesenei sub-zone graduated recently.
Eritrea: Residents of North-West Asmara Call for Upgrading of the Local Health Center's Capacity
The residents of north-western Asmara have called for the upgrading of the local health center's capacity in line with the growing demand to this end.
Sun May 05, 2013
Eritrea: Cooperative Dairy Farmers' Associations in Southern Region Striving to Raise Output
The Cooperative Dairy Farmers' Associations in the Southern region indicated that it is striving to raise output through enhancing organizational efficiency.
Thu May 02, 2013
With Robocalls, Eritrean Exiles Organize Passive Resistance
Eritrea's President Isaias Afworki, shown on a visit to Libya in 2010, has been widely criticized by human rights groups.
Moral Crusade that Has Changed the Political Landscape of Eritrea - Part 2
The Forto 2013 uprising remarkably highlighted the issues critical to democratic change.
Wed May 01, 2013
Eritrean Air Force pilot defected to Saudia Arabia
Captain Rahwa Gebrekristos military pilot sent by Eritrea to Saudi Arabia to reclaim a jet stolen by two fellow officers when they flew to seek asylum has herself defected, Saudi media has reported.The pilot, who holds the rank of captain, told the authorities in Jizan province she did not wish to return to the east African country, a single-party ... (more)