- Created: Wednesday, 16 April 2014 04:23
The Afar are an ancient people, many of whom live as pastoralist nomads. Some 600,000- 800,000 Afar have lived in the Eritrea’s red sea coast at the convergence of what are now the States of Ethiopia, Djibouti and Eritrea since time immemorial.
Hundreds of thousands of Eritreans have fled a repressive dictatorship since 2001. Their small northeast African country, which has a population 4-5 million and was once touted as part of an African “renaissance,” is one of the largest per-capita producers of asylum seekers in the world.
On Sunday, April 6, 2014, Eritrean-Ontarians from across the political spectrum, social, cultural and religious fabrics, joined the Eritrean people, in remembering and paying tributes to the life of Tagadalai Ahmed Mohammed Nasser, an Eritrean iconic figure who went to rest as grateful Eritreans around the world mourn his tragic death and pray for his loved ones.
Mr. Yohannes Asmelash, the Vice Chairman of the Eritrean National Council for Democratic Change (ENCDC,) arrived in the USA on March 17 to tour various Eritrean communities in order to carry a dialogue about the upcoming second national congress of ENCDC,
The Chairman of the Eritrean National Council for Democratic Change (ENCDC), Mr. Tzeggai Yohannes, and the Vice-Chair Ms. Freweyni Habtemariam is holding a public meeting on the current Eritrean political situation and the state of ENCDC.
It is very devastating to remember that our Brother/Father Tagadalai Ahmed Mohammed Nasser, who had spent the whole of his life in the Eritrean struggle for justice, peace and democracy in which he proved to be a fierce and dedicated fighter at the political front,
I have seen an advertisement on meskerem.net as “Seminar of the sons of the lowlands” on 29th of March, 2014. I do not mind even if it’s for political purpose not as stated to establish an association related with social back ground.
Elsa Chyrum, Director of Human Rights Concern Eritrea (HRCE), is starting a hunger strike today outside the Djibouti Mission to the United Nations (UN) in Geneva, in support of 267 Eritrean refugees detained in Djibouti.