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Remembering Eritrea’s Fallen Heroes

Lofty Sovereign Dignity – Fruit of Supreme Martyrdom
Lofty Sovereign Dignity – Fruit of Supreme Martyrdom

By Bereket Kidane,

This Thursday, June 20, we mark ‘Mealti Sematat’ – Eritrea’s day of remembrance for its fallen heroes. We honor the brave tegadeltis who sacrificed the prime of their lives to create a sovereign Eritrean nation and the equally brave Warsay generation who gave up their lives to protect it.

Perhaps more than any other day of the year, with the exception of Independence Day on May 24, it is Martyrs’ Day that brings the Eritrean people together in unity. Continue reading Remembering Eritrea’s Fallen Heroes

The Month Dedicated to the Memory of Eritrean Martyrs

We have unflinching commitment to the unity and sovereignty of the country entrusted by our Martyrs

By BEREKET KIDANE

It’s been a busy last week of May for Eritreans around the world with Independence Day celebrations being held in every corner of this globe.

The month of June, on the other hand, is dedicated to the memory of our martyrs. It’s a quick pivot from a celebratory month on May to a commemorative one in June. Independence Day and Martrys’ Day are held in back-to-back months for a reason. It’s meant to remind us that the Independence Day we joyfully celebrated in May was a direct result of the incredible sacrifice of our martyrs and fallen heroes we commemorate in June.  Continue reading The Month Dedicated to the Memory of Eritrean Martyrs