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(Weird News): Newspaper Call Fr. Mussie Zerai a Hero and Potential Nobel Prize Candidate

One Man's Terrorist is Another Man's Freedom Fighter.
One Man’s Terrorist is Another Man’s Freedom Fighter. The Eritrean communities worldwide, however, considers Fr. Mussie Zerai as the priest that is at the center of the human trafficking ring, responsible for the suffering of Eritrean youth by luring them to the Sinai, Mediterranean and beyond while hiding himself behind the walls of the Vatican.

By Le Matin,

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