TESFANEWS has learned that a human rights lawyer retained by the Hidmonna Eritrean-Canadian Human Rights Group Inc. is being investigated for allegedly failing to register as a lobbyist after a complaint was filed under Canada’s federal Lobbying Act.
Earlier this month, The Winnipeg Free Press reported that David Matas met privately with Citizenship and Immigration Minister Chris Alexander to press him on issues related to Eritrea. Mr. Matas’s alleged lobbying activities also include lobbying the federal government to shut down the Eritrean consulate in Toronto.
IN many communities in Africa, it is a tradition to welcome a visiting guest with a meal. Sharing a meal is a way of building and affirming relationship.
The U.S. – Africa Leaders Summit, hosted by the White House this week, affords the United States the opportunity to welcome 51 Heads of State and senior leaders from Africa. This unprecedented event should be an opening for the United States to change course in its engagement with the nations on the African continent. Continue reading Guests from Africa at the Dinner Table→
AT a time when many Eritreans are choosing to leave Eritrea for ‘greener pastures’ Shanet Zeru is one of many other young people who has decided to return from the land of ‘milk and honey’. Here follows excerpt of the exclusive interview she made with Seble Ephrem in Asmara two weeks ago. Continue reading Feeling Enriched in Eritrea (Interview)→
THE Norwegian Directorate of Immigration (UDI) has grown tired of the Eritreans who have been granted protection in Norway, often visit their home country Eritrea. Now adds the restrictions on travel opportunities.