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Eritrea

Issayas Afeworki

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


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Voters' voices

President Issayas Afewerki has no apparent plans for elections or real democratic activity and will not put on trial the eleven Central Committee members of the ruling People's Front for Democracy and Justice held incommunicado since 2001 (AC Vol 46 No 22)...


Transition starts here

After President Issayas Afewerki's government obstructed the United Nations Mission to Eritrea and Ethiopia (AC Vol 46 No 22) Ethiopia built up its forces along the border...


Breaking point, again

Indignant at what he calls blatant international bias against Eritrea in its border dispute with Ethiopia President Issayas Afeworki is restricting the work of the United Nations Mission to Eritrea and Ethiopia (UNMEE)...


Murder in Gambella

Between December 2001 and mid-2003 President Issayas Afeworki's government responding to Ethiopia's support for the opposition Eritrean National Alliance sponsored a series of attacks by units of up to 250 fighters based in Sudan...


Peace from above

In Eritrea where President Issayas Afewerki runs one of Africa's most aggressive regimes over two million people will need relief food...


War drift

The tension provides a welcome distraction for President Issayas Aferworki: 18 September is the second anniversary of the arrest of eleven Central Committee members who accused him of dictatorial tendencies...


Boundary boobytraps

Anti-Eritrean feeling remains high along the border area reinforced by the presence among others of 4 000 Kunama people who fled Eritrea at the end of the war unjustly accused by President Issayas Aferworki who needed a scapegoat for the Eritrean defeat of betraying the Eritrean armed forces in the final Ethiopian offensive...


Royal echoes

Meles might not survive if Badme centre of the 1998-2000 war were handed to Eritrea whose President Issayas Aferworki equally set on the town has offered bases to the United States - which declines to accept them because two US Embassy local employees have been detained without charge since 2001...


Disarmed but not demobbed

Despite sanctions by the European Union and other donors for bad governance harsh treatment of political prisoners and tight controls on the press President Issayas Aferworki shows no sign of yielding...


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