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Ali Salim – March 24, 2019 Congratulations ELL for making it to this Anniversary! This “Magic Bullet” is for you to lead. Do not let the next anniversary find you following others. Do not miss this unique opportunity in our history to define our struggle for unity and justice. The Rationale …

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Ali Salim – February 27, 2019 This is the first time I am submitting an article to other than Awate (the website). I used to get exhausted writing half the article to apologize in advance and to reassure people that I do not mean what I say and write the next …

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Eritrean Lowlanders League (ELL) Statement on the Process of  Rapprochement between the Ethiopian Government and the Eritrean Regime

Eritrean Lowlanders League (ELL) Statement on the Process of  Rapprochement between the Ethiopian Government and the Eritrean Regime The Eritrean Lowlanders League has been closely and with great interest observing the changes taking place in the Ethiopian arena since the ascension of Dr. Abiy Ahmed to the premiership, and their ripple effect …

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Statement on the violations of human rights by the ruling regime in Eritrea

 Submitted by ELL to the 38th session of the Human Rights Council Geneva – June 2018 The Honourable Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights; Your Excellencies, Delegates of Governments; Your Excellencies, Representatives of Human Rights Organizations; The Honourable Ms. Sheila B. Keetharuth, Special Rapporteur on …

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Rwanda and Uganda deny signing migrant deals with Israel

Reuters Staff KAMPALA (Reuters) – Rwanda and Uganda both said on Friday they had not struck any deal to take in African migrants from Israel under a scheme condemned by rights groups Israel said on Wednesday it would pay thousands of African migrants living illegally in the country to go …

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Sudan officially closes eastern border with Eritrea

KHARTOUM, Jan. 6 (Xinhua) — Sudan on Saturday officially announced closure of its eastern border with Eritrea following deployment of thousands of Sudanese troops in Kassala State on the border with Eritrea, official SUNA news agency reported. Kassala State Governor Adam Jamma issued the decision of closing all border crossings …

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Eritrea Closes Hundreds of Businesses for Bypassing Banks


Salem Solomon Tewelde Tesfagabir WASHINGTON — Eritrea has temporarily shut down nearly 450 private businesses, the latest in a series of moves that has sent shockwaves through the economy of the Red Sea nation. The closures were a response to companies hoarding cash and “failing to do business through checks and …

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Priest Arrested, Students Clash With Guards as Eritrea Cracks Down on Catholic, Islamic Schools


By Stoyan Zaimov , Christian Post Reporter  The Eritrean government is escalating its crackdown on religion, persecution watchdog groups have said, as both a Catholic and a major Islamic school were recently targeted by officials, prompting violent clashes with security personnel.Khataza Gondwe, Christian Solidarity Worldwide’s team leader for Africa and the Middle East, …

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