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Eritrea: London Launch of Forum for National Dialogue

On Sunday, 2nd February 2014, the Forum was launched by Eritrean leaders in London. The event was addressed by Dr Assefaw Tekeste, a public health specialist and former head of ...

Source: Martin Plaut blog

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Politics (Eritrea) 1 year, 7 months


Ethiopia and Eritrea: Brothers at war no more

New internal and external dynamics are shaping the relations between the two countries. The relationship between Eritrea and Ethiopia is arguably the most important and volatile in East Africa. The ...

Source: Aljazeera

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Politics (Eritrea, Ethiopia) 1 year, 8 months


President Isaias Afwerki ends rumors of failing health

President Isaias Afwerki appears in the Sudan, ending a week-long rumor by the Ethiopian-backed Eritrean opposition sites that claimed the president is on life support. The rumor, which was started ...

Source: Madote

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Politics (Eritrea) 1 year, 9 months


Eritrea: the good, the bad and the very ugly

In some countries, wanting to broadcast the constitution on the media might be considered a routine exercise. Not in Eritrea, where some 55 soldiers who took over the information ministry ...

Source: Globalpost

Drummed by aster in Drum Politics (Eritrea) 2 years


Eritrea: Scenarios for Future Transition

Events in the last twelve months indicate growing discontent inside Eritrea’s tightly controlled regime, as well as deepening political and social divisions. While the mounting number of incidents suggests that ...

Source: ICG

Drummed by Estelle in Drum Politics (Eritrea) 2 years, 5 months


Britain's strange Eritrea policy

The British government’s policy towards Eritrea appears to be somewhat confused. On the one hand David Cameron’s government wishes to press Eritrea to implement human rights reforms, on the other ...

Source: Martin Plaut Blog

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Politics (Eritrea) 2 years, 6 months


Reverse the exodus from Eritrea

Last week, soldiers in one of Africa’s most closed and repressive nations — Eritrea — occupied the country’s Ministry of Information and issued demands. The pattern was a familiar one. ...

Source: Boston Globe

Drummed by Rachel in Drum Politics (Eritrea) 2 years, 7 months


Eritreans in UK rally in support of army mutiny

Activists say that over 2,000 Eritreans including opposition politicians’ held a demonstration in London on Tuesday seeking democratic change in one of the world’s most politically repressive nations.

Source: Sudan Tribune

Drummed by Mona in Drum Politics (Eritrea) 2 years, 7 months


First interview with Eritrea's exiled Information Minister, Ali Abdu

The Swedish newspaper, Expressen, manages to track down the exiled Ali Abdu, once among President Isaias Afewerki's closest associates.

Drummed by martinplaut in Drum Politics (Eritrea) 2 years, 7 months


Eritrea: What Really Happened At Asmara’s Ministry of (dis)information ?

The Eritrean capital, Asmara, saw an uprising on 21 January that was both unexpected and short-lived. Around 100 soldiers staged a mutiny and stormed the information ministry. The army responded ...

Source: Reporters Without Borders

Drummed by martinplaut in Drum Politics (Eritrea) 2 years, 7 months

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