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Eritrean Persecuted Journalist Yirgalem Awarded Writer’s Scholarship in Germany

Staff* (Dec. 3rd, 2018) 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 her arrival at Munich International Airport on Monday, the 3rd of December, Yirgalem was welcomed by the program’s commissioner and staff. “Finally,

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ውድድር ግጥሚ ቢቢሲ ትግርኛ፣ ብቝዓት ገጠምቲ ዘይኰኑስ ገምገምቲ ኣይተረኽቡን

ኣብርሃም ተስፋልኡል* ቢቢሲ ትግርኛ ኣብ ዝጸውዖ ፈላሚ ውድድር ግጥሚ᎓ ብዓይነቱን ጆኦግራፊያ ዝርጋሐኡን፣ እሞ ከኣ ኣብ ክልተ ሃገራት ንዘሎ ተዛራቢ ቋንቋ ትግርኛ ከሳትፍ ዝኽእል ከም ምዃኑ መጠን ትጽቢቱ ዓቢ’ዩ ነይሩ። ዕዉታት’ቲ ውድድር ተፈሊጦም᎓ ሓደ ካብቶም “ብዙሕ ዝተጸበዩ” ደያኑ–ዶክተር ዮሃንስ ኣሰፋው–ከም “ዘይተሓጐሰ” ምስ ሓበረን ብቐንዱ ከኣ ኣቦ-መንበር መማዪት ኮሚተ’ቲ ውድድር ጋዜጠኛ ኣማኑኤል ሳህለ᎓ ምስ ቢቢሲ ሰፊሕ ቃለ-መሕተት

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How to Cover Eritrea

Despite the fact that the majority of the youth are in the military and even all civilians are armed since 2012, most international correspondents have been puzzled by the lack of crimes and violence. Of course Eritreans have been armed for generations and everyone is tired of guns. Repercussions of armed robbery or killings are

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My Intake of the Film “Refugee: The Eritrean Exodus”

Abraham T. Zere* With the Eritrean government’s dismal failure to live up to high expectations, and a hopelessly polarized diaspora community, we’ve reached a vile state where seemingly any casual observer can suddenly turn into an Eritrean expert and even be celebrated among the Eritrean diaspora. This trend, unfortunately, is devolving into self-hate and an

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