A massive and successful Eritrean demonstration was held opposite the UK Prime Minister David Cameron’s number 10 Downing Street residence on Friday August 7, 2015. This came 34 days after the July 3rd, 2015 mass demonstration.
It was in continuation of the once monthly event which henceforth will be held on the first Friday of every coming month for the foreseeable future. The next mass demonstration will thus be on Friday 4th September. This event was part of and in continuation of the historic non-stop 24/7 demonstration that started on the 26th of June 2016 by a single patriotic Eritrean, and has been on since then and is now on its 45th day. Continue reading Eritreans Sit-in Protest on Downing Street Enters 45 Day→
Why would anyone in their right mind want to travel to Eritrea either to visit friends and family or as a tourist, and, much less want to buy property or set up business there? It can only be someone who has no access to the daily mainstream media outpouring of relentless descriptions of horror stories of oppression, forced labour, systemic abuses, imprisonment, disappearances, torture, rape, killings. A tiny country where there is no rule-of-law, no multiparty, no freedom of religion, no written constitution – in short, the North Korea of Africa! If I did not know and visit the country frequently, I would quite easily, have been put off from travelling there for fear of ending up in one of the horrific situations that is presented, just as I would not dare consider travelling to North Korea. Continue reading The Day the House of Lords lost Its Aura of Propriety→
A panel discussion – titled “Eritrea: Bridge building for a sustainable future” that was planned to be held at the House of Lords yesterday, the 18th of June 2015 – was cancelled after intense pressure from high quarters. The current strategy of vilifying Eritrea and silencing anyone who has anything positive to say or alternative voice to the dark story line of the UN human rights report, was practiced with no form of the usual pretence about democratic values. Continue reading Closing the Doors of the House of Lords on Eritrea’s Constructive Engagement→