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Eritrea

Issayas Afeworki

Date of Birth: 2/2/1946
Place of Birth: Asmara, Eritrea


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Missing Badme

President Issayas Aferworki demands that Eritrea take over the TSZ immediately to bring back people displaced from the zone by the fighting; UNMEE and Ethiopia want the TSZ to remain until the border is decided...


Politics before economics

The six-week delay until 13 April in the United Nations' verdict on the border dispute with Ethiopia may have further damaged the economy but by keeping the country on a war-footing it has given President Issayas Aferworki's regime more time to fend off his critics block any investigation of the conduct of the war and consolidate his group's hold on power...


Conflicting agendas

Problems in the ruling People's Front for Democracy and Justice including the arrest of eleven Central Committee members in September gave President Issayas Aferworki the excuse he wanted to postpone December's elections...


The focus shifts

Yet Ethiopia fears that Eritrea's President Issayas Aferworki will manufacture a crisis to distract attention from his regime's internal problems...


Washington's new pragmatism

For example Eritrea has promised US Air Force planes refuelling rights; presumably Asmara hopes that Washington's criticism of President Issayas Aferworki's crackdown will remain muted...

They included Ethiopia's Meles Zenawi Eritrea's Issayas Afewerki and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni...


October evolution

To the north Meles's cousin President Issayas Afewerki of Eritrea is under fire from local and foreign critics for his autocratic style (AC Vol 42 Nos 19 & 20)...


Hagos heads home

As war-hero-turned-dissident Mesfin Hagos prepares to return home to near certain imprisonment for criticising President Issayas Afewerki international pressure is mounting on the government to reverse its recent moves to suppress dissent (AC Vol 42 No 19)...


Crackdown

Critics of President Issayas Afeworki complain about his autocratic style...


Nervy

Hebret Berhe boldly criticised the resistance to reform and democracy of the ruling People's Front for Democracy and Justice and President Issayas Aferworki and denouncing the 'kangaroo courts' meaning the Special Military Court (AC Vol 42 No 14)...


Crimes against the state

At the end of May 15 leading members of the PFDJ's 75-member Central Council published an unprecedented open letter denouncing President Issayas Afeworki's autocratic rule...


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