Jan 302012

“Let us move from the era of confrontation to the era of negotiation”

Richard Nixon

“New opinions are always suspected, and usually opposed, without any other reason but because they are not already common.”

John Locke

The Eritrean opposition in Diaspora has been in a non-ending circle of idleness without bearing any fruit for the last ten plus years.  This is due to the culture of keep doing the same thing day in and day out and expecting to get different results.  This monotonous type of thinking has paralyzed the livelihood of the opposition and hindered any progress.  How is then victory supposed to be achieved? Continue reading »

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Jan 302012

 “እስከ ካብ እዋን ምጽራር ናብ እዋን ምርድዳእ ነቕንዕ።” (ፕረዚደንት ሪቻርድ ኒክሰን)
 “ሓድሽ ርኢቶ ወይ ሓሳብ ክመጽእ እንከሎ ብልምዲ ብዘይገለ ምኽንያት ምጥርጣር፣ ክሳብ’ውን ምቕዋም የጋጥም፣ ከመይ ዝውቱር ስለዘይጸንሐ።” (ጆን ሎክ)
 ኣብ ዝሓለፉ ዓሰርተ ዓመታት ኣብ ደገ (ድያስፖራ) ዘሎ ፖለቲካዊ ተቓውሞ ኤርትራ ብዘይገለ ፍርያት ኣብ ሸንኮለል ይርከብ። እዚ ዝኾነሉ ምኽንያት ከኣ መዓልቲ መጸ ብዘይገለ ለውጢ ተመሳሳሊ ነገር እናዘውተረ ለውጢ ክርኢ ሃንቀው ምባል ልምዲ ስለዘሕደረ እዩ። እዚ ድሩት ኣተሓሳስባ ንመዓልታዊ ሕይወት ተቓውሞ ኣሰንኪሉዎ፣ ካብ ዝኾነ ምዕብልና ድማ ዓጊቱዎ ይርከብ። ብኸመይ ድኣሉ’ሞ ዓወት ክረጋገጽ? Continue reading »

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Jan 302012

Eritrea marked 20 years of independence in 2011, but its citizens remain victimized by one of the world’s most repressive governments. They suffer arbitrary and indefinite detention; torture; inhumane conditions of confinement; restrictions on freedom of speech, movement, and belief; and indefinite conscription and forced labor in national service.

Arbitrary Detention
Since September 2001 or even before, Eritreans from all walks of life—government officials, leaders of government-controlled labor unions, businesspeople, journalists, and national service evaders or escapees—have been jailed for 

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Jan 302012

UN Secretary General, Ban Ki Moon with African Union heads of state and government at the AU summit in Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa. The Summit ends Monday.

An official with the African Union (AU) says heads of state and government will make a decision today (Monday) on expediting an agreement to enhance commerce and trade among African countries. Continue reading »

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