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May, 2017

  • 21 May

    10 Christians arrested in Eritrea ahead of vigil for dead prisoners – East Africa Monitor

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    East Africa Monitor10 Christians arrested in Eritrea ahead of vigil for dead prisonersEast Africa MonitorTen Christians have been arrested in Eritrea ahead of a protest vigil in the name of Christian prisoners who died in captivity in the Horn of Africa nation. According to Open Doors USA, no charges have been pressed against the

  • 20 May

    London: Vigil marks 15th year of repression against Christians in Eritrea – Independent Catholic News

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    Independent Catholic NewsLondon: Vigil marks 15th year of repression against Christians in EritreaIndependent Catholic NewsRepresentatives of churches and non-governmental organisations from the UK and Ireland joined members of the Eritrean diaspora in a Protest Vigil outside the Eritrean embassy in London on 18 May, to commemorate the 15th anniversary of the imposition ...

  • 19 May

    Escape from a prison state: Cruelty, violence, intimidation and religious persecution are the norm in Eritrea – The Tablet

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    The TabletEscape from a prison state: Cruelty, violence, intimidation and religious persecution are the norm in EritreaThe TabletA large number of the migrants risking their lives to cross the Mediterranean are fleeing the small and secretive African country of Eritrea. Religious believers - and, in particular, Christians – are amongst its most oppressed citizenswrites John ...

  • 18 May

    Eritrean refugee family finally finds a new home – Orangeville Citizen

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    Orangeville CitizenEritrean refugee family finally finds a new homeOrangeville CitizenThis Monday evening, a married couple landed at Pearson Airport and were brought to Orangeville after a gruelling five years of waiting in Khartoum, Sudan after fleeing their homes in Eritrea. While, for the past several years, the focus of the world ...

  • 18 May

    Danakali to advance Colluli potash project development in Eritrea – Mining Review

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    Mining ReviewDanakali to advance Colluli potash project development in EritreaMining ReviewDanakali to advance Colluli potash project development in Eritrea. ASX-listed Danakali has received commitments from investors in the United Kingdom and Australia to subscribe for shares valued at A$12.25 million. Proceeds from the Danakali placement ...

  • 18 May

    Eritrean Businesses: Between Loyalists and Others – Awate.com

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    Awate.comEritrean Businesses: Between Loyalists and OthersAwate.comIn recent months, the Eritrean government has been carrying out a heightened surveillance on the Eritrean commercial sector, and reports of spies working for the security departments is focused on merchants and traders suspected of transacting in cash, ...

  • 18 May

    Eritrea Protest Vigil 2017 – Asmarino Independent

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    Asmarino IndependentEritrea Protest Vigil 2017Asmarino IndependentShe was an Eritrean refugee and had come to the HRC with her parents as part of a delegation who were there to give testimony at a side event. Her entire family had been detained by the government, locked up with others in a shipping container.

  • 17 May

    Six Months After Eritrea Sanctions Fight, Penholder UK Talks of Roadmap for Removal – Inner City Press

    Six Months After Eritrea Sanctions Fight, Penholder UK Talks of Roadmap for RemovalInner City PressUNITED NATIONS, May 17– When the UN Security Council renewed its sanctions against Eritrea last November, there were five abstentions. While the next vote won't be until November 2017, on May 17 the Council - with five new members since the last time ...

  • 17 May

    Christian prisoners who died under Eritrean regime to be honoured at protest vigil – Premier

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    PremierChristian prisoners who died under Eritrean regime to be honoured at protest vigilPremierChristian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW), will join Human Rights Concern Eritrea, Release Eritrea, the Medhanie Alem Eritrean Orthodox Church and the British Orthodox Church to protest the continuing repression of freedom of religion or belief in Eritrea.

  • 17 May

    Eritrea Attends "One Belt One Road" Initiative Forum

    [Shabait] Asmara -Eritrea has participated in "One Belt One Road" initiative forum in the People's Republic of China.

  • 16 May

    Eritrea: Beneficiaries of Potable Water Supply – AllAfrica.com

    Eritrea: Beneficiaries of Potable Water SupplyAllAfrica.comMr. Tesfamariam explained that extensive survey on the availability of underground water resource had been conducted and as a result 145 wells have been drilled operating with solar energy, generators and hand pumps, water distribution lines worth ...

  • 16 May

    10 Christians Arrested in Eritrea, Where Many Prisoners Die While Locked Up in Shipping Containers – Christian Post

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    Christian Post10 Christians Arrested in Eritrea, Where Many Prisoners Die While Locked Up in Shipping ContainersChristian PostTen Christians consisting of four women and six men were reportedly arrested by security officers in Eritrea, a country in East Africa that has been compared to North Korea for the brutality of its dictatorial regime. (PHOTO: REUTERS/GIORGOS ...

  • 16 May

    Assessment Meeting On Students’ School Enrollment

    [Shabait] Barentu -An assessment meeting on students' school enrolment as well as on the existing teaching and learning process was conducted in Molqui sub-zone. The meeting was aimed at identifying the strong and weak sides in the teaching and learning process and thus creates a conducive ground for the development of education in the sub-zone.

  • 16 May

    Beneficiaries of Potable Water Supply

    [Shabait] Assab -In line with the ongoing efforts 83% of the administrative areas in the Southern Red Sea region have become beneficiaries of potable water supply, according to

  • 15 May

    Egypt sent medical aid, food convoy to East Africa

    Hashem pointed out that the Eritrean Minister of Health Amina Nour received the convoy at the Ministry of Health in Asmara. She expressed her great appreciation for what Egypt has contributed in developing and supporting the health sector in Eritrea.

  • 13 May

    East Africa: A View Into the Eritrean Regime – AllAfrica.com

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    AllAfrica.comEast Africa: A View Into the Eritrean RegimeAllAfrica.comFor the last 25 years, Eritrea does not have a well defined and established constitution, a foreign affairs or an economic policy. Statecraft process has not yet started; democratization process is either halted or denied. There is no government but ...

  • 11 May

    UN demands release of Eritrean journalist Dawit Isaak jailed since 2001 – africanews

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    africanewsUN demands release of Eritrean journalist Dawit Isaak jailed since 2001africanews“The Government of Eritrea has an obligation to urgently provide information on the fate and whereabouts of all those deprived of physical liberty,” she said while calling on the Asmara authorities to release unconditionally Isaak and all others ...Eritrea: British firms bankrolling a brutal regimeWar on Want (press release)Eritrea must free prize winning journalist, says UN human rights ...Mareeg Mediaall 4 news articles »

  • 11 May

    UAE accused of air strikes against Eritrean Afar civilians – Sudan Tribune

    UAE accused of air strikes against Eritrean Afar civiliansSudan TribuneMay 11, 2017 (ADDIS ABABA) - An Eritrean opposition group on Thursday accused the United Arab Emirates (UAE) of bombing ethnic Afar fishermen on Eritrean territorial waters in the Danakalia region this week. The group, Red Sea Afar Democratic ...

  • 9 May

    UAE Air Force Kills an Eritrean Fisherman and Wounds Six – Awate.com

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    Awate.comUAE Air Force Kills an Eritrean Fisherman and Wounds SixAwate.comInhabitants of the coastal regions of Eritrea who are dependent on traditional fishing for their livelihood are rarely remembered as victims of the war. The last bombing of the fishing boats is the latest in a chain of bombing carried out by the UAE ...

  • 9 May

    When President Isaias pontificates, the whole of Ethiopia laughs

    Please pay attention to President Isaias Afewerk's body language the way he has hands folded and his facial expression. He looks something is really making him mad or scared President Isaias Afewerk's interview with OMN one of the two satellite TV channels he funds to goad Oromos in Ethiopia to indulge in an insurrection against Ethiopia - was at best an ego trip, and at worst proof that Isaias has now taken leave of his senses as he realises that his own people have now reached the end of their tether with his bestial and barbaric rule.