Eritrea: Four Teenagers shot dead after attempt to escape
Eritrean opposition groups call for protest demonstration
teenagers were caught and killed by Eritrean soldiers after their attempt to
cross the border to Ethiopia illegally beginning this year. This was reported on February 11. Due to this incident Eritrean civil
organisations and opposition groups are calling for a funeral march: Saturday,
February 28, 2009 at 11 am in front of
the central station in Frankfurt/Main.
"People have been kept hostage for the deeds of the government"
An Eye Witness from Eritrea
The America Team for Freedom for Eritrea talked with two Eritreans who came to the United States recently. One of the individuals is a regular citizen of Eritrea who got an opportunity to come to the United States as an immigrant. The following is a brief account of his recent experience in connection with his travel to the United States.
The America Team for Freedom for Eritrea met and talked with two Eritreans who came to the United States recently. One of the individuals has shared with us how conditions are in the countryside, as well as in Asmara. He left Eritrea in late 2008 and came to the US in February, 2009.
Eritrea: The Shoot-to-Kill Heinous Policy Brings the Death of Four Innocent Teenager Boys
(11.02.2009) It has been quite some time now since the dictatorial regime in Eritrea has imposed its “shoot-to-kill” heinous policy on Eritreans who try to escape the country. Many young people were shot to death along the borders by the henchmen of the regime and this crime is continuing unabated. One of the most heinous crimes perpetrated by the Eritrean regime’s soldiers is the one, which was committed on the night of December 31, 2008 on six Eritrean teenager boys.