Category: Politics

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Interview with Swedish Journalist, Bjorn Tunback—an Advocate for Dawit Isaak

Interview with Swedish Journalist, Bjorn Tunback—an Advocate for Dawit Isaak

By Aaron Berhane Our guest of the month is Bjorn Tunback. He's a Swedish journalist with an immense experience of more than three decades in the f...
Civil Society Organizations call for UN to inspect Eritrea

Civil Society Organizations call for UN to inspect Eritrea

Twenty-nine civil society organizations urge the United Nations Human Rights Council, to scrutinize the worsening human rights condition in Eritrea i...
Sweden: Dawit Isaak was so proud of you, are you?

Sweden: Dawit Isaak was so proud of you, are you?

By Aaron Berhane It was my first time visiting Sweden, the country, my colleague Dawit Isaak used to talk about often with such great excitement b...
The RSF Press Freedom Index for 2019 ranks Eritrea 178 out of 180 countries

The RSF Press Freedom Index for 2019 ranks Eritrea 178 out of 180 countries

By Aaron Berhane The Eritrean government hasn’t shown any progress in regard to press freedom since it shut down the independent press and arreste...
Eritrean refugees are left to die in Libya

Eritrean refugees are left to die in Libya

The UN has failed to protect refugees in Libya after the opposition launched their attack on April 4 to capture Tripoli. The refugees who came from E...
The Eritrean Regime Arrested Former Finance Minister

The Eritrean Regime Arrested Former Finance Minister

In his two-part book, ‘Ertra Hagerey’, Mr. Berhane Abrehe detailed how the president of the country is responsible for suffering of the Eritrean peopl...
Yemane Gebreab’s Deadly Schemes and Network of Terror

Yemane Gebreab’s Deadly Schemes and Network of Terror

While abroad, the cadres deployed from Eritrea are also made to monitor and report on Eritrean-owned businesses and Eritrean individuals. They may rec...
ERITREA: How a New Nation’s Hopes and Expectations for Freedom and Democracy were Brutally Dashed

ERITREA: How a New Nation’s Hopes and Expectations for Freedom and Democracy were Brutally Dashed

Although the open letters of May and another one in August 2001, marked seminal moments, the decisive date was September 18th 2001.
RSF issues new list of press freedom predators

RSF issues new list of press freedom predators

Eritrea's president since 1993, Issaias Afeworki brutally eliminated his political rivals and has jailed all independent media journalists since 2001.
UN Commission has urged referral to the International Criminal Court

UN Commission has urged referral to the International Criminal Court

“My plea to you, Excellencies, on behalf of the three members of the former Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea, Mike Smith, Victor Dan...
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