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الحقائق المفقودة فى الجدل الدائر حول النزاع الحدودى الارترى الاثيوبى

مظاهرات “الاحتجاج” في “بادمي وضواحيها” لا تحكي القصة الحقيقية. فهؤلاء المتظاهرون على الأرجح محرضون من قبل دعاة حركة ” تجراي الكبرى .وتسمية “بادمي وضواحيها” هى مصطلح ابتدعته إثيوبيا لأول مرة للإشارة إلى جميع الأراضي الإرترية التي تدعي أنها تطالب بها  

20 June 2018

ዚጐደለ ሓቅታት ኣብ ክትዕ ዶብ ኤርትራን ኢትዮጵያን

መሰረታዊ ጠንቂ ናይቲ ዶባዊ ግጭት   ዶብ ኤርትራን ኢትዮጵያን በቶም ነቲ ማእከላይ፡ ምዕራባውን ምብራቓውን ክፋላት ናይቲ ዶብ ብንጹር ባህርያውን ጀኦሜትሪያውን መወከሲታት ዚውስኑ ሰለስተ መግዛእታዊ ውዕላት (1900፡ 1902ን 1908ን) ዚተደረተ ኢዩ። ብመሰረት እዞም ውዕላት’ዚኣቶም ሓንሳእ ምስ ተደረተ፣እቲ ዶብ ኣብ እዋን መግዛእቲ ኢጣልያ (1890-1941)፡ ወተሃደራዊ  ምምሕዳር ብሪጣንያ (1941-1952)፡ ፈደረሽን ምስ ኢትዮጵያ (1952-1962)ን ጐበጣ ኢትዮጵያን (1962-1991) ርጉእ ኰይኑ ጸኒሑ። ንሓደ ምሉእ ዘመን ድማ…

18 June 2018

Missing Facts in the Eritrea-Ethiopia Border Debate

The basic cause of the border dispute   The border between Eritrea and Ethiopia was delimited by three colonial treaties (1900, 1902 and 1908), making use of explicit natural and geometric references to define the central, western and eastern sectors of the boundary. Thus delimited, the border remained stable during Italian colonial rule (1890-1941), British military occupation (1941-1952), federation with…

12 June 2018

New or Recycled?

Eri-Platform is sharing a commentary by Mahmud Saleh regarding the EPRDF’s recent announcement to fully and unconditionally implement the EEBC decision on the Eritrea-Ethiopia border. Mr. Saleh’s piece aptly deconstructs the misrepresentation or distortion that has tended to confuse or obfuscate the issue by various political actors and media outlets.  

12 June 2018

Commentary – The Case for Lifting the Sanctions on Eritrea

  The Sanctions on Eritrea   The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) imposed sanctions on Eritrea on 23 December 2009 [Resolution 1907 (2009)] on account of (1) the Eritrean government’s refusal to acknowledge and engage to address the border dispute with Djibouti and (2) allegations of the government’s support to Somalia’s Harakat al-Shabaab al-Mujahideen.   The sanctions provided for (1)…

15 May 2018

Commentary: Securing the Peace between Eritrea and Ethiopia

Part 1: Published 10 April 2018  (Part 1: PDF version)   The recent assertion of the new prime minister of Ethiopia, Dr. Abiy Ahmed, of his readiness to engage in peace talks to resolve the “no peace, no war” situation and normalise bilateral relations with Eritrea has drawn renewed international attention on the frozen conflict and spurred a flurry of…

03 May 2018

Alemseged Tesfai’s Trilogy of Books

A renowned Eritrean writer has authored three history books in the Tigrinya language. In this review, I refer to the three publications collectively as his trilogy in the sense that the three, though separate, are interrelated. 

27 April 2018

“ፖለቲካ ንየው በሎ፣ ካልእ ጕዳይካ ግበር” – ማዕዳ ዚመስል ምንእኣስ

  ሰላም ንዅሉ ኤርትራዊ፡ ብፍላይ ንመንሰያት። ኣነ ርግጸኛ እየ፡ ከምዚ ንዓይ ዘጋጠመኒ ዘሎ፡ ንዓኩም ከኣ ከምኡ ዓይነት ዚመስል መልእኽትታት፡ ማዕዳ ዚመስል ምንእኣስ ይመጸኩም ይህሉ ይኸውን እዩ። ብዙሕ ግዜ ብዛዕባ ጕዳይ ዓድና ክንዘራረብርሉ ወይ ዘሕምመና ቀንዲ ጕዳይና ኣብ ክንዘረበሉ እንፍትን እዋን፣ “እዚ ፖለቲካ ኢዩ ንየው በሎ፣ ከይትዛረብ ፖለቲካ ካልእ ጕዳይካ ግበር” ይብሉኻ።   የግዳስ፡ ንሳቶም ፖለቲከኛታት ኪዀኑ እግዚኣብሄር ዚፈጠሮም ኰይኑ ኢዩ…

18 April 2018

Gender Equality in Eritrea

Independence is a great historic victory achieved through the hard struggle, resolute determination and immense sacrifices of our freedom fighters and the entire Eritrean people. During the protracted armed struggle for liberation, women fighters served alongside their male counterparts, playing an indispensable role in frontline combat and the associated quasi-civilian departments. They made up a third of the Eritrean People’s…

26 March 2018

Israel’s Deportation of Eritreans (Update)

Eri-Platform welcomes the Israeli High Court injunction announced on 15 March 2018, regarding the forced deportations of Eritrean asylum-seekers to third countries, such as Rwanda or Uganda.   In early January 2018, the Israeli government issued a deadline for the end of March 2018 for the nearly 40,000 asylum-seekers, of whom around 27,500 are Eritreans, to leave the country or…

22 March 2018

حالة حقوق الإنسان وحكم القانون في إريتريا

يصادف الأحد الموافق 18سبتمبر 2016  الذكرى السنوية الخامسة عشرة لاعتقال مجموعة من كبار قادة الجبهة الشعبية لتحرير ارتريا وخليفتها الجبهة الشعبية للديمقراطية والعدالة؛ وزراء في الحكومة، أعضاء البرلمان   و كبار ضباط الجيش وأيضا الصحفيين المستقلين.

08 March 2018

ድሕንነታውነት ኤርትራ፡- ሃገር ኣብ ጅሆ!

እቲ ድሕሪ ናይ ሰላሳ ዓመት ኲናት ዚተጸንበለ ምውላድ ናጻ ልኡላዊት ሃገረ ኤርትራ ብዋጋ ናይ (1) ዚተናውሐ፡ ጽንኩርን ጥውይዋይን ብረታዊ ቃልሲ፣ (2) ዓርሞሸሻዊ መስዋእቲ ናይቶም ዚበለጹ መንእሰያት ኤርትራ፣ (3) ሰፊሕ ዕንወት ሃገራዊ ቍጠባ ኤርትራ፣ (4) ከቢድ ጕድኣት ደረጃ መነባብሮ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ፣ (5) ዓቢ ዝርገት ስድራቤታዊ ህይወትን ማሕበራዊ እልሞን (fabric) ሕብረተሰብ ኤርትራ ዚተሓፍሰ ድሙቕ ዓወት ኢዩ። ኣብ ጽባሕ ናጽነት ግን፡ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ፡…

05 March 2018

ምስልኺ ምለሲ ሓርበኛ ኤርትራዊት!

ሓርበኛ ኤርትራዊት ዘምጻእኪ ናጽነት በጃ ሃገር ተወፈኺ ንፍትሒ፡ ንማዕርነት ዝሰንከልኪ እወ፡ ወፊኺ ክቡር ንእስነት በጃ ህዝብኺ ዝሓለፍኪ ተነቢኺ ዓወት ማህጸንኪ ዘምከንኪ ክትኰኒ ኣብነት ተኣምር ዝሰራሕኪ ብተባዕ ጅግንነት እቲ ምንታይ መጻኢ ወለዶ ኪነብር ብቅሳነት ኤርትራ ሃገርኪ ክትስራዕ ምስ ላዕለዎት ድምጽኺ ክስማዕ ንመሰል ንሓርነት።   ኣይተቓለስክን ንውሑዳት ሰብ ምልኪ ግርምቢጥ ኰይኑ ውጽኢት ጕዕዞኺ እናረኣኺ ከውደኽድኹ ብመብጽዓኺ ዕልል ክትብሊ እናተዓመጽኪ ገዲፍኪዮም ኪጅሃሩ፡ ብውዕሎኺ…

02 March 2018

The Securitisation of Eritrea: Holding a Nation Hostage!

The birth of an independent sovereign State of Eritrea crowning a thirty-year war of national liberation represented a brilliant victory achieved at the expense of (1) a protracted, difficult and arduous armed struggle; (2) a huge sacrifice of the finest of Eritrea’s youth; (3) an extensive destruction of Eritrea’s national economy; (4) a heavy damage to the standard of living…

05 Feb 2018

2017 Highlights

Established as an international non-profit association in March 2013, Eri-Platform became operational in 2015.   Increasing support, an expanding network and growing collaboration with academia and international civil society have enhanced the global outreach of our activities within a year.   2017 availed Eri-Platform significant opportunities to facilitate dialogue designed to promote a shared appreciation of the concepts of rule…

22 Dec 2017