Through my images I try to capture moments that depict the realities of life itself and living in Eritrea. – Click on the link below. Life itself. Living in Eritrea.
…Recently, at an Amnesty International meeting, I spoke of the poor solidarity among Africans fighting for rights. Your niece, Vanessa Berhe, was in the audience. She challenged me to express my solidarity and join in the campaign for your freedom. Of course! I was ashamed that she had to ask. Journalists in Africa: Unite against
why jail a poet? Because as the poet Abdellatif Laâbi explains, a poet is a “statistician of pain” and “fool of hope.” – Abraham Zere’s article about the dire repression in the media and arts in Eritrea. Poets are targeted because…
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Published at the website of Pen International. Writing in Exile: “Home” is My Mailing Address
Published at the website of Pen International Notes from an exiled researcher | Ghirmai Negash
In collaboration with PEN Eritrea, PEN Sweden’s Dissident Blog devoted a special issue (16) to the state of the media in Eritrea and Ethiopia. Click here to read the following articles in The Dissident Blog 1. “The culture is in the hands of those who toe the line” by Abraham T. Zere. 2. “You can’t wake
PEN Eritrea has officially been established at the 80th PEN International Congress in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on first October 2014. The Center joins a global network of writers in over 100 countries across the globe who campaign to promote literature and defend freedom of expression. The founding members of PEN Eritrea are delighted to announce the official establishment of