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Important Dates in Eritrea’s History: April

Eritrea's bloodiest month in history - April
Never Kneel Down!

BY SIMON WELDEMICHAEL

Eritreans conducted a long, difficult struggle against Ethiopian colonization. During the thirty years-long war of liberation, the people of Eritrea were forced to make a tremendous sacrifice. The losses, in terms of time and opportunity, as well as human and material costs, were significant. Continue reading Important Dates in Eritrea’s History: April

U.N. Urges South Sudan to Defuse Growing Ethnic Hate Speech

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights warned that rising ethnic rhetoric, hate speech and incitement to violence against certain ethnic groups in South Sudan is highly dangerous and could result in mass atrocities if not reined in by community and political leaders at the highest levels.

By Tom Miles | Reuters,

South Sudan is suffering a rise in hate speech and incitement to violence against certain ethnic groups which could result in mass atrocities if the government does not act, the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Tuesday.

Animosity between South Sudan’s Dinka ethnic group and the people of its southwestern Equatoria region surged earlier this month when buses on roads south of the capital Juba were attacked as they passed through Equatoria region. Continue reading U.N. Urges South Sudan to Defuse Growing Ethnic Hate Speech