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Martyrs Day, A Day that Strengthens the Connective Tissue of the Eritrean People

In the month of June, Eritreans commemorate Martyrs Day.
During the month of May, Eritreans celebrate their hard earned Independence Day. In the month of June, Eritreans commemorate their Martyrs.

BY BEREKET KIDANE

One of the most amazing aspects of Eritrea is how its calendar comes to life during the national holidays season. Eritrea’s national holidays cycle is not just a series of individual holidays. The national holidays – Independence Day, Martyrs Day and September 1st Revolution Day – are linked to one another in a way that strengthens the connective tissue of the Eritrean people. Continue reading Martyrs Day, A Day that Strengthens the Connective Tissue of the Eritrean People

Martyrs’ Day: Remembering Eritrea’s Famous Few

The sacrifice of those ‘special few’ is what essentially saved Eritrea from the threat of occupation and invasion. For that, we have unflinching commitment to the unity and sovereignty of the country entrusted by these Martyrs of ours.

BY ALEM FISSHATZION

On Tuesday August 20th. 1940, in London, Sir. Winston Churchill delivered a speech to the House of Commons. The lengthy speech, although in general was a Milestone account of the Second World War situation as far as Britain was concerned, it was in particular a tribute to the ongoing heroic efforts of the Royal Air Force crews who were at the time trying to quell off the German Luftwaffe in the frenetic battle in the skies over England. Continue reading Martyrs’ Day: Remembering Eritrea’s Famous Few

June 20: Remembering Our Courageous Heroes

Lofty Sovereign Dignity – Fruit of Supreme Martyrdom

BY DAWIT GHEBREMEDHIN

Our calendar holds 12 Months that hold great memories that change us in multiple ways. Each month has a special meaning towards everybody and shares a value that we have encountered. These months share essences that have a potent power towards human beings. Each one represents something special that is mystical and beyond what we see in the surface. Continue reading June 20: Remembering Our Courageous Heroes