Human Rights

Eritrea opposition: Security forces kill 28 protesters

Groups raise alarm as security forces open fire on protesting students after government crackdown on Islamic school.

Eritrea opposition: Security forces kill 28 protesters

Opinion

Remembering the day the Eritrean press died

Eritrea's transformation into a police state started with a ban on independent media 16 years ago today.

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere

Opinion

Being stateless in America

"I'm not from here, I'm not from there; I don't belong anywhere."

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere

Africa

Eritrea rebels struggle as government allies with Gulf states

Armed opposition groups, which have been backed by neighbouring rival Ethiopia, have been struggling to put an end to the 25-year rule of Eritrean President Isaias Afwerki for many years.

Al Jazeera Selects

Refugees: Between worlds in Israel, Turkey and Greece

Short docs about an Eritrean boarding school in Israel, refugee children in Turkey and a hotel-turned-squat in Greece.

Opinion

Eritrea: Anecdotes of indefinite anarchy

A pastiche of daily encounters illuminating the disfigured Dadaist reality of present-day Eritrea.

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere

Opinion

Why did Qatar leave the Djibouti-Eritrea border?

The renewed Djibouti-Eritrea border dispute is the first ripple effect of the Gulf crisis in Africa.

Sultan Barakat

by Sultan Barakat
- Sansom Milton

Sultan Barakat

African Union

AU calls for calm amid Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions

African Union says it will send a 'fact-finding mission' to the countries as tensions between the neighbours mount.

AU calls for calm amid Djibouti-Eritrea border tensions

Africa

Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed area

Official says Eritrean soldiers occupied moved contested border territory, days after Qatar pulled its peacekeepers out.

Djibouti accuses Eritrea of occupying disputed area

Opinion

Remembering the Eritrean dream on Independence Day

Unfortunately, there is not much to celebrate on the 26th anniversary of Eritrea's independence.

Abraham T Zere

by Abraham T Zere

Abraham T Zere

Opinion

How to solve impunity when journalists are targeted

Those beyond the reach of attacking governments or groups must stand up for persecuted journalists and exert pressure.

Vanessa Berhe

by Vanessa Berhe

Vanessa Berhe

War & Conflict

The Eritreans fleeing to Ethiopia

Relations may be tense between the neighbouring countries but some Eritreans are crossing the disputed border.

The Eritreans fleeing to Ethiopia

Opinion

Can resettlement prevent irregular migration?

Accessible resettlement programmes for refugees in Africa can curb irregular immigration to the West and save lives.

Nassim Majidi

by Nassim Majidi
- Jessica Hagen-Zanker

Nassim Majidi

Human Rights

Eritrean refugees in Israel sent to Uganda and Rwanda

Do refugees have a choice in Israel's continued policy of transferring African arrivals to third countries?

Eritrean refugees in Israel sent to Uganda and Rwanda

Ethiopia

Ethiopia blames 'foreign enemies' for stoking unrest

A day after announcing state of emergency, government alleges protests driven by foreign agents from Eritrea and Egypt.

Ethiopia blames 'foreign enemies' for stoking unrest