Month: June 2015

PEN Eritrea Advisory Council and Executive Committee

PEN Eritrea Advisory Council and Executive Committee Advisory Council Ermias Ekube, President (Painter and poet) Weini Sulieman, Member (Journalist and YouTube host) Hassan Idris Teweel, Member (Journalist and refugee advocate) Executive Committee Mogos O. Brhane: Executive Director (Former freelance radio and print journalist in Eritrea and worked as National Coordinator of Community Courts at the

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Dawit Isaak

Dawit Issak is Eritrean-Swedish poet, journalist, dramatist who was co-owner of the first private newspaper Setit. Dawit was taken to prison in September 2001 along other colleagues and editors of the private newspapers banned then. The following is what his brother wrote on his 5000 days behind the bars. It has been published in Swedish Dissident Blog.

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