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Eritrea , Saturday 24 February 2018

News Eritrea: Eritrea cyclists get presidential audience, nation celebrates Africa triumph

News channel or source: http://www.africanews.com/2018/02/22/eritrea-cyclists-get-presidential-audience-nation-celebrates-africa-triumph/
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

Eritrea’s cycling team returned home to a rapturous reception after emerging tops at the just ended 2018 Africa championship in Rwanda. The winning team were hosted at the presidential palace in the capital Asmara where president Isaias Afwerki ...

News Eritrea: African asylum seekers facing expulsion have embraced Israel

News channel or source: http://globegazette.com/news/world/african-asylum-seekers-facing-expulsion-have-embraced-israel/article_25a56050-42b5-5a0a-9ce0-2ae1972a8243.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

"You are treated like a human being in Israel," he said in fluent Hebrew. "Here I am not afraid. In Eritrea, I was afraid." Kafl, along with tens of thousands of other Africans, now fear their stay in the Holy Land is coming to an abrupt end. Israel has ...

News Eritrea: Israel Gives African Asylum-Seekers A Choice: Deportation Or Jail

News channel or source: http://wuwm.com/post/israel-gives-some-asylum-seekers-choice-deportation-or-jail
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

This is Israel's new plan for thousands of East African migrants, mostly from Eritrea and Sudan, who crossed the Sinai Desert into Israel over the last decade. The policy, announced Jan. 1, has sparked panic among migrants, who say they took perilous ...

News Eritrea: Sorry Elizabeth Swaney, Olympics should be reserved for the best athletes

News channel or source: http://www.chicagotribune.com/sports/international/ct-spt-fake-olympians-elizabeth-swaney-20180220-story.html
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

She had no business competing in the Olympics. The same can be said for all those skiers representing snow-challenged countries such as the Philippines, Eritrea and Pakistan. Plucky underdogs like Eddie the Eagle, a bespectacled daredevil flinging himself ...

News Eritrea: PHOTOS: Rwanda, Eritrea dominate Day 1 of continental race

News channel or source: http://www.newtimes.co.rw/section/read/229579/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

Junior men’s ITT (18.6km) – 8:30am-9:45am Junior women’s ITT (18.6km) – 8:50am-9:45am Elite women’s ITT (40km) – 9:30am-11:10am Elite men’s ITT (40km) – 10:20am-12:30pm HOSTS Rwanda and Eritrea dominated day one of the 14th African ...

News Eritrea: Black athletes are challenging what a Winter Olympian looks like

News channel or source: https://www.vox.com/identities/2018/2/14/17011984/olympics-2018-black-athletes-historic
Publication date: hursday 22 February 2018

(Beyond the US, its worth noting that athletes like alpine skier Shannon-Obgnai Abeda of Eritrea will be the very first to represent their countries at the Winter Olympics.) “It demonstrates that there is progress being made through the hard work ...

News Eritrea: UNESCO workshop on safeguarding intangible cultural heritage opens in Eritrea

News channel or source: http://www.unesco.org/new/en/nairobi/about-this-office/single-view/news/unesco_workshop_on_safeguarding_intangible_cultural_heritage/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

UNESCO joined the Commission of Culture and Sports of Eritrea and high-level government officials and community representatives to open a two-week workshop as part of the UNESCO project: "Strengthening the capacities of Eritrea for implementing the ...

News Eritrea: Report: Israel Operating Bases in Eritrea

News channel or source: http://www.israelnationalnews.com/News/News.aspx/163072
Publication date: uesday 11 December 2012

Israel has been monitoring activities in Iran by operating bases in Eritrea, a report by Stratfor Global Intelligence said Tuesday. The report said that Eritrea, located on the eastern shore of the Red Sea, has become an arena of operations for both Israel ...

News Eritrea: He Came To Israel Fleeing Oppression — Will He Be Deported?

News channel or source: https://forward.com/news/national/395029/he-came-to-israel-fleeing-oppression-will-he-be-deported/
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

If there were democratic freedoms in Eritrea, Michael said he would go back “in a minute,” but for now, that’s simply not a reality. Ilan Ben Zion is a freelance writer based in Israel. He is a reporter at the Associated Press and a former news ...

News Eritrea: Hundreds of Asylum Seekers Protest Imprisonment by Israel Outside Jail

News channel or source: https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/hundreds-of-asylum-seekers-protest-imprisonment-by-israel-outside-jail-1.5844325
Publication date: Friday 23 February 2018

There's not peace in Eritrea now, there's a tyrant. If there was peace, we wouldn't stay here one more night." Walid, another asylum seeker from Eritrea, voiced similar sentiments. "I've been in Israel for five years. I walked here from Egypt. I lived on ...