The visit of Giuseppe Conte in Ethiopia and Eritrea, undoubtedly crowned with success, has aroused the hysterical reaction of many “humanitarian” and “human rights” associations, of the political front connected to them and composed largely, but not exclusively, of the left and above all mainstream media that for years have also benefited from the denigration and de-legitimization of Asmara and many other countries not subject to a certain political, economic or even cultural order (it may also be the case, in other circumstances, of Syria, Iran, Russia, Venezuela, even China or India, and so on). Continue reading Conte in East Africa and Hysteria of Certain Groups Whose Interests are Affected→
The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet today for its “decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in Tunisia in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011.”
You were sitting almost in front of me at the seminar “Horn of Africa. Fleeing war without a name and without an end”, held in Rome on June 24th at the ACLI national headquarters. You spoke and I patiently waited for longer than an hour for you to finish your speech.
THE November 20 issue of a French daily newspaper ‘Le Matin’ carried a small column on Abba/Father Mussie Zerai with a title “Miraculous: This Priest Saves Lives from a distance by his mobile phone”, in which the writer believed the little known Eritrean priest is a hero who is viewed by some people as a potential future candidate for Nobel Prize for Peace.
A quick google translation of the writeup goes like this:
Aba Mussie. His name may, for sure, mean nothing to you (the reader). Yet, this Eritrean priest who lives in Erlinsbach (Swiss Canton of Solothurn), and viewed by some people as a future Nobel Peace Prize winner, is a hero. Since 2003, through repeatedly sending his mobile telephone number to all directions, he has saved thousands of lives of migrants lost between Africa and Italy by informing coast guards about their situation. These contributions give him the legitimacy to have enjoined recently at law court to Europe to come out of its ‘logic of militarized fortress’”. Continue reading (Weird News): Newspaper Call Fr. Mussie Zerai a Hero and Potential Nobel Prize Candidate→