Latest gossip in the Eritrean community: ‘Did you hear about the 19 year old Eritrean who won the marathon?’ Ghirmay Ghebreslassie What? 19-year old? Marathon? Eritrean? This is brilliant. Yep, you read correct; Ghirmay Ghebreslassie won the marathon at the … Continue reading 19 Year-old Winner of Beijing Marathon World Championship
For those of you who have read this title and assumed that it meant there is a party running in opposition (against) Eritrea’s single-party enforced government, then I am truly sorry to disappoint you. That would be false. Now, … Continue reading Opposition Party for Eritrea’s government
Migrants now swimming from Calais to Dover. After reading an article published by the BBC ‘Calais migrant crisis: France sends extra police to Channel Tunnel’ I decided to question whether this extra policing, really is a solution? Thomas (a migrant … Continue reading ‘I swam 600 metres’ for the human rights land
On July 23rd, Jon Snow at Channel 4 interviewed Yemane Ghebreab (Isaias’ special adviser) on the migrant issue of Eritrea. The interview begins with the first question “What does your government say is the explanation for 4000 of your citizens fleeing … Continue reading
Withdrawal of support for the planned search and rescue operations (2014) was meant to reduce number of migrants attempting the Mediterranean Sea. In 2015, the numbers of migrants already are 30 times higher than last year. On 15th October 2014, … Continue reading Question to Government: Are you human?
The Eritrean government is oppressive, drafting people into the army and then not letting them leave, closing down the only university available in the country, and … Continue reading Fleeing from death to death : Eritrean Emigration