ARTICLES RELATING TO ISSAIAS AFEWORKI

Eritrea jailed 'at least 10 000'

2013-05-09 22:20

Eritrea's hardline regime has jailed at least 10 000 political prisoners, many in "unimaginably atrocious conditions", rights group Amnesty International says.

Eritrean tanks surround mutineers

2013-01-21 18:53

Eritrean army tanks are surrounding the information ministry in central Asmara after some 200 mutineers seized the building to call for political reform.

Eritrea 'leads world in press censorship'

2012-05-02 14:05

Eritrea has surpassed North Korea as the world’s top press censor, with Syria and Iran placing third and fourth in a new list published by the Committee to protect Journalists.

Swedish journalists on trial in Ethiopia

2011-10-16 17:02

Two Swedish journalists charged with terrorism in Ethiopia last month will face trial in Addis Ababa, with rights groups already criticising the process.

Eritrea opposition to fight

2009-12-29 22:04

An Eritrean opposition group has said it is "prepared to launch attacks" on government troops after the United Nations imposed tough sanctions.

 

Eritrea 'calm' after mutiny

2013-01-22 12:08

Eritrea's government says all is calm in the capital Asmara a day after armed mutineers seized the information ministry, with opposition sites saying the stand-off was settled.

Ethiopian PM wants talks with Eritrea

2012-12-05 21:25

Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn says he is willing to hold talks with arch-foe and neighbour Eritrea.

Eritrean leader 'at peak of his health'

2012-04-23 16:49

Eritrean President Issaias Afeworki is at the "peak of his health", the secretive Red Sea state says in a statement aimed at quashing rumours the authoritarian leader is sick.

Eritrean leader in Uganda for talks

2011-08-16 14:51

Eritrean President Issaias Afeworki has arrived in Uganda for a three-day state visit focusing on regional security, which his secretive country has been accused of destabilising.

 
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