“An artist has the responsibility to take stand,” Gianluca Costantini

From the last week of June until mid-July, PEN Eritrea has been collaborating with artist and activist Gianluca Costantini to highlight the cases of forgotten Eritrean journalists. In his Human Rights in Eritrea series, the artist has produced 15 illustrations of the jailed journalists. A faculty of Bologna School of Fine Arts and this year’s

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በየነ ሃይለ ኣብ ዝኽሪ ሻውዓይ ዓመቱ፤ “ንሕና’ውን ኣይጸገብናካን በያን”

 ኢሳያስ በየነ* እዚ ጽሑፍ ብምኽንያት ዝኽሪ በየነ ሃይለ እተዳለወ እዩ። በየነ ሃይለ ካብ ዝዓርፍ እንሆ ሎሚ ዕለት 29 ሰነ ሻውዓይ ዓመቱ ይገብር ኣሎ። ድሕሪ’ዚ ኵሉ ዓመታት፡ ተመሊሰ ነቲ ኣብ ዝተፈላለየ እዋናት ዘዕልለንን (ዘዕልለናን) ዝነበረ ዕላላት’ሞ ዝምዝግቦም ዝነበርኩ ተመሊሰ ክርእዮም ፈቲነ። እቲ ዕላላት ጥራይ ዘይኰነ እቲ ሃዋህው’ውን እዩ ጎፍ ኢሉኒ። በየነ በቲ ህዱእን ትሑትን ዝበለ ድምጹ፡ ዘይርብሽ

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ምትርጓም ኪበዝሕ ከሎ

እዮብ ብእምነት* ኣብዚ ቀረባ ግዜ፡ ሓደ ትጉህን ህንጡይን ሓድሽ ጸሓፊ፡ ነቲ ብእንግሊዝኛ ዝቐሰሞ ትምህርቲ፡ ናብቶም ምልከት ቋንቋ እንግሊዝ ዘለዎም ከስግር ስለዝደለየ እዩ ዚመስል፡ ትርጕም ሓያሎ ናይ እንግሊዝኛ ቃላት ናብ ትግርኛ  ኪሓትት ጀሚሩ። ምኽሪ እተሓተቱ ድማ በብዚመስሎም ነቶም ኣብ ትግርኛ ቃል የብሎምን ዝበልዎም ናይ እንግሊዝኛ ቃላት ናብ ኣምሳያኦም ትግርኛ ይቕይር’ዩ ዝበልዎም እተሓናገሩን እተሓናዀሉን ቃላት ለገሱሉ። ሽዑ፡

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The Colonial Museum is Reopening in Italy and We Have Questions

Timnet T. Gedar* Recently, the conversation on museums has been revolving around “restitution,” “compensation,” and “decolonization.” Even while most have failed to repatriate objects, many former colonial powers are beginning to acknowledge the damage they have inflicted on others. In the United States, there is a new National Museum for African American History and Culture

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This International Women’s Day, meet five writers who are changing the rules

“PEN is building on the Manifesto this year by highlighting the work of five women writers and activists who have been on the forefront of literature and free expression across the world. PEN is proud to highlight:” “Yirgalem Fisseha Mebrahtu, an Eritrean poet, journalist and writer. After the government closed all independent media in 2001,

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Book Review: Kab Rix’ Ḥǝfnti (ካብ ሪቕ ሕፍንቲ): A Memoir by Tekie Beyene

Abraham T. Zere Kab Rix’ Ḥǝfnti (ካብ ሪቕ ሕፍንቲ): A Memoir by Tekie Beyene. Asmara, Hidri Publishers, 2009. 286 Kab Rix’ Ḥǝfnti, a memoir written in Tigrinya, breaks new ground in the annals of Eritrean literature not only for the style it adopts but also for its treatment of the independence struggle through personal experience.

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ቍሩብ’ዶ ኣይምጸናሕካን ኣያ ተኪአ?

ኣብርሃም ተስፋልኡል ቅድሚ ናጽነት ኣቦ-መንበር ማሕበር ረዲኤት ኤርትራ (ኤራ)፣ ኣብ ፈለማ ናጽነት ሓላፊ ማእከል ወፍሪ ኤርትራ፣ ድሒሩ ድማ ኣማሓዳሪ ሃገራዊ ባንክ ኤርትራ፣ ከምኡ’ውን ኣቦል ቦርድ ምስንዳእ መጽሔት ሕውየት ዝነበረ ገዲም ተቓላሲን ጸሓፊን ተኪአ በየነ᎓ ኣብ መበል 78 ዓመቱ᎓ 13 ሚያዝያ ናብ ሰንበት ዘውግሕ ለይቲ ከም ዝዓረፈ ድሮ ኣብ ኵሉ ተባጺሑ ኣሎ። መርድእ ተኪአ በየነ ከምቲ ንዅሎም ናይ ቀረባን ርሑቕን

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