Month: December 2018

Eritrean Persecuted Journalist Yirgalem Awarded Writer’s Scholarship in Germany

“Among former fellow writers of the program included Svetlana Alexievich, Belarusian investigative journalist, essayist, and oral historian who won the Noble Prize in Literature in 2015.” Eritrean poet and journalist Yirgalem Fisseha Mebrhatu has arrived in Munich, Germany to start a one-year scholarship awarded by Writers-in-Exile Program of the PEN Deutschland (German PEN Center). Upon

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