Crafting Grand Strategy in the Eritrean Forces for democratic change

Published: Saturday, 10 October 2020
Written by Fesseha Nair

What do we mean by grand Strategy?

In moving the Eritrean Forces for democratic change forward, the leadership requires to face three central questions:

  1. What is their present situation?
  2. Where do they want to go from here?
  3. How are they going to get there?

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National Dialogue for building democracy in Eritrea

Published: Sunday, 16 August 2020
Written by Feseha Nair
  1. 1.What is Dialogue and What are its benefits? Why is national dialogue important in transition from dictatorship to democracy?
  2. 2.How can we perform dialogue?
  3. 3.The 4 Rs

Dialogue is the platform that encourages diversity of thoughts and opinions but not suppressing them. It leads to mutual understanding of problems and opportunities and search for common understanding. In practicing dialogue, there is an agreement that one person's concepts or beliefs should not take precedence over those of others, and common agreement should not be sought at the cost of the others.

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State and Constitution building in Eritrea Minority Rights in state building

Published: Sunday, 12 July 2020
Written by Fesseha Nair

How can the oppression of ethnic minorities in post-dictatorship transitions be best addressed through constitution building and state structure? Where constitution building takes place in the aftermath of conflict or after the fall of dictatorship the relationship between different ethnic minorities and dominant ethnic groups within the state are often difficult and headache for the dominant ethnic like that of our tiny Eritrea.

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Ethiopia: Unaccompanied Eritrean Children at Risk

Published: Friday, 24 April 2020
Written by © REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri

Asylum Policy Changes Threaten Eritreans’ Rights

(Nairobi) – The Ethiopian government’s changes to asylum procedures for Eritreans undermines their access to asylum and denies unaccompanied children necessary protection. The Ethiopian authorities should ensure that all Eritreans have the right to apply for asylum and publicly announce changes to its asylum and camp management policies.

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Russian President Vladimir Putin hits Africa Again on its reliance to the West

Published: Saturday, 18 April 2020
Written by www.maravipost.com

Africa will never be independent, Africans believe in Europeans, Americans, and Chinese more than themselves.

They don’t trust themselves at all, African technocrats/Engineers aren’t given the platform to practice what they studied instead they hire Chinese to construct roads for themselves.

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Von der Leyen reist nach Äthiopien Chancen für Afrika - und auch für Europa

Published: Saturday, 07 December 2019
Written by tagesschau.de

Stand: 07.12.2019 02:25 Uhr

Ihre erste Dienstreise als EU-Kommissionschefin führt von der Leyen nach Äthiopien zur Afrikanischen Union. Das Ziel beider Seiten: mehr Frieden und Wohlstand in Afrika. Davon könnte auch Europa profitieren.

Ursula von der Leyen neben der Flagge der Europäischen Union | Bildquelle: dpa

Von Karin Bensch, WDR

Es ist ihre erste Dienstreise außerhalb Europas. Und es ist kein Zufall, dass die neue EU-Kommissionspräsidentin Ursula von der Leyen nach Ostafrika kommt - genauer gesagt nach Äthiopien: ein politisch aufstrebendes Land, dessen junger Regierungschef Abiy Ahmed sich für Reformen stark macht.

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Why do Eritreans flee their country?

Published: Friday, 27 December 2019
Written by aljazeera.com

 Thousands of Eritreans leave every year, with football players also 'defecting' while playing abroad.

Eritrea, Africa

Ever since independence from Ethiopia 26 years ago, Eritrea has been ruled by President Isaias Afwerki.

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Italian court rules pushback of Eritreans to Libya illegal

Published: Saturday, 07 December 2019
Written by infomigrants.net

By ANSA

A Rome court has ruled that 14 Eritreans who were pushed back to Libya ten years ago have the right to enter Italy and request international protection. The former prime minister and defense minister have been ordered to pay 210,000 euros in damages.

Evicted immigrants show pictures of clashes with Italian police during a press conference in Rome in August 2017 | Photo: ANSA/Angelo Carconi

Fourteen Eritreans who were pushed back to Libya on July 1, 2009 by an Italian navy ship, which had intercepted them a few miles from Lampedusa, have the right to enter Italy and request asylum. That decision was made Tuesday by a Rome civil court after a case was filed by Amnesty International in collaboration with the immigration rights group ASGI and a team of lawyers.

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