Ethiopia forced out more Journalists to Exile than any other Country in the World since 2001: CPJ

Ethiopia forcing journalists to exile like any other country

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ),

Since 2001, more journalists were forced to leave their homeland in Ethiopia than any other country in the world, according to a survey published by the New York based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). According to CPJ, from August 1, 2001 to May 31, 2011 some 649 journalists were forced to leave their country around the world. Of those, 79 were Ethiopian journalists, the most from any single country. Somalia is second with 68 forced to flee followed by Iran and Iraq. Continue reading

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Ethiopia forced out more Journalists to Exile than any other Country in the World since 2001: CPJ

Ethiopia forcing journalists to exile like any other country

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ),

Since 2001, more journalists were forced to leave their homeland in Ethiopia than any other country in the world, according to a survey published by the New York based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). According to CPJ, from August 1, 2001 to May 31, 2011 some 649 journalists were forced to leave their country around the world. Of those, 79 were Ethiopian journalists, the most from any single country. Somalia is second with 68 forced to flee followed by Iran and Iraq. Continue reading

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Ethiopia forced out more Journalists to Exile than any other Country in the World since 2001: CPJ

Ethiopia forcing journalists to exile like any other country

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ),

Since 2001, more journalists were forced to leave their homeland in Ethiopia than any other country in the world, according to a survey published by the New York based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). According to CPJ, from August 1, 2001 to May 31, 2011 some 649 journalists were forced to leave their country around the world. Of those, 79 were Ethiopian journalists, the most from any single country. Somalia is second with 68 forced to flee followed by Iran and Iraq. Continue reading

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Hijacked, Released, and Attacked Again… MV SUEZ Now Sank, loaded with Eritrea Cement

MV Suez Sailing

By TesfaNews,

The Egyptian cargo vessel, MV SUEZ, that was hijacked by the Somali Pirates on 02 August 2010 laden with a cargo of Cement bags destined to Eritrea from Pakistan, was confirmed sank in international waters on Monday after being attacked again by the pirates soon after they receive a ransom totaling of $2.1 million

Crew members of the Suez have reported another attack has been launched on Wednesday morning with the pirates firing rockets at the freshly freed freighter while sailing in the dangerous Somali waters en route to a port in Oman. Despite the lack of response to the Suez during attack, the PNS Babura, Pakistani Navy vessel, was in the vicinity to the Suez and is expected to reach the freighter to escort it to the port Salalah in Oman. Continue reading

Hijacked, Released, and Attacked Again… MV SUEZ Now Sank, loaded with Eritrea Cement

MV Suez Sailing

By TesfaNews,

The Egyptian cargo vessel, MV SUEZ, that was hijacked by the Somali Pirates on 02 August 2010 laden with a cargo of Cement bags destined to Eritrea from Pakistan, was confirmed sank in international waters on Monday after being attacked again by the pirates soon after they receive a ransom totaling of $2.1 million

Crew members of the Suez have reported another attack has been launched on Wednesday morning with the pirates firing rockets at the freshly freed freighter while sailing in the dangerous Somali waters en route to a port in Oman. Despite the lack of response to the Suez during attack, the PNS Babura, Pakistani Navy vessel, was in the vicinity to the Suez and is expected to reach the freighter to escort it to the port Salalah in Oman. Continue reading

Hijacked, Released, and Attacked Again… MV SUEZ Now Sank, loaded with Eritrea Cement

MV Suez Sailing

By TesfaNews,

The Egyptian cargo vessel, MV SUEZ, that was hijacked by the Somali Pirates on 02 August 2010 laden with a cargo of Cement bags destined to Eritrea from Pakistan, was confirmed sank in international waters on Monday after being attacked again by the pirates soon after they receive a ransom totaling of $2.1 million

Crew members of the Suez have reported another attack has been launched on Wednesday morning with the pirates firing rockets at the freshly freed freighter while sailing in the dangerous Somali waters en route to a port in Oman. Despite the lack of response to the Suez during attack, the PNS Babura, Pakistani Navy vessel, was in the vicinity to the Suez and is expected to reach the freighter to escort it to the port Salalah in Oman. Continue reading

Al-Ahram Weekly: Meet Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki – Interview

President Isaias Afewerki of Eritrea

Fighting words of peace

Fear and anxiety, realism and optimism, love for Africa and passion in its defence — these were some of the sometimes conflicting emotions that surfaced in the course of the Al-Ahram Weekly interview with Eritrean President Isaias Afewerki. Egypt was an object of that fear and anxiety, which triggered Afewerki’s anger at the forces that were collaborating to destroy his country and his bitterness at the hypocrisy of the international community and the US, in particular. The emotions were mirrored in his face, which reflected at once the sensitivity of the applied artist and the pride and determination of the freedom fighter whose ardent patriotism drove him to leave the school of engineering in order to dedicate himself to the fight for his nation.

Interviewed by Marwa Tawfiq Continue reading