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Court Rules in Favour of Mirjam van Reisen

Amsterdam Court rules in favour of Mirjam van Reisen
Amsterdam court decides Mirjam van Reise not guilty of libel and slander for comments she made based on research. It says “evidence based criticism” in the Netherlands are legitimate although still the court fails to prove specifically if Meseret Bahlbi was or has ever been a “spy” of the Eritrean government in the Netherlands.

By Reinhardt Jacobsen | IDN-InDepthNews Report,

A Court in Amsterdam struck down Meseret Bahlbi lawsuit against Mirjam van Reisen, Dutch professor and human rights advocate. The judge found that she was not guilty of libel and slander and that the youth party of the Eritrean government can be seen as a means of collecting intelligence abroad.

The decision comes as a huge relief not only for the Dutch professor, but also for the Eritrean diaspora [opposition] across Europe.  Continue reading Court Rules in Favour of Mirjam van Reisen

No Nation Deserves a Secondhand Love

How the Duthch (Netherlands) media bias is systematically stripping the rights and freedom of Eritreans in the country. (Photo: Eritrean refugees in the Netherlands; inset – Habtom Yohannes, a certified anti-Eritrea element)

By Gebre Fessehazion,

No nation deserves a secondhand Love. In this case, Eritrea doesn’t need a secondhand love or emotion. No one loves his own mother with secondhand emotion. The same applies to your own country. Right or wrong the love and the support to your own country should be first above everything. Loving or supporting to your own country doesn’t make you a criminal or spy for that matter. Eritrea wants to be sure its defenses lying in our hands but not to rest in the palm of another “outsider”. Continue reading No Nation Deserves a Secondhand Love