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Eritrea: The People’s Resolute Defiance

Eritrea - The People’s Resolute Defiance
Volumes have been produced to give Eritrea and Eritreans a new image by the mainstream media, the NGO and religious networks. The orchestrated “soft power” campaigns of vilification and defamation was all designed to win the hearts and minds of the Eritrean people – one that Eritreans should never relinquish. As we enter 2016, the clarion call for Eritreans everywhere is … to go back to the basics again – ሓፋሽ ይንቃሕ! ይወደብ! ይተዓጠቕ!

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

As Eritreans look back on 2015, it is fair to say that they have come full circle, have had everything thrown at them and come back to the time tested values and principles that have enabled them to achieve success against all odds. Eritrea’s values and principles, cultures and traditions.

Volumes have been produced to give Eritrea and Eritreans a new image by the mainstream media, the NGO and religious “networks”. The people of Eritrea everywhere have put up a resolute collective defiance against the assault. The attacks spared none. Everything from Eritrea’s budding and nascent political institutions to the established cultural and social institutions, to its people, especially the youth, including Eritrea’s tight knit Diaspora communities were targeted. The assault began a few years into Eritrea’s independence and the last decade was fast and furious. Continue reading Eritrea: The People’s Resolute Defiance