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Press TV: Eritrea’s Independence Day and Political Future (Interview)

22 years after securing its freedom, is it now time for Eritrea to come in from the cold?
22 years after securing its freedom, is it now time for Eritrea to come in from the cold?

By Thomas C Mountain,

It’s one of Africa’s youngest and most bullish countries, a nation that once refused all aid, saying it made people lazy and dependent. But Eritrea, which celebrates its 20th birthday this week, is at a crossroads. At home it’s ruled with an iron fist by Isaias Afwerki the man who led them to independence, and who claims his country is united behind him.

But abroad Eritrea is condemned by groups like Human Rights Watch which alleges it has 10,000 political prisoners, and by a large vocal diaspora which accuses Afwerki of widespread repression.  Continue reading Press TV: Eritrea’s Independence Day and Political Future (Interview)

Sanctions on Eritrea Politically Motivated

An Eritrean ambassador says UN-led sanctions on the country are a product of big nations and media institutions mainly driven by corporate interests.

Amb. Tesfa-Michael Gerahtu on Press TV

By Press TV,

Press TV has conducted an interview with Tesfa-Michael Gerahtu, Eritrean Ambassador to the UK/Ireland, to further discuss the issue.

The following is a transcription of the interview.

Press TV: Eritrea has been in the news for a variety of reasons, certainly in the Western press because ‘you’re supporting terrorist movements, you’re supporting attacks on tourists’. Time, I guess, to give your version since we hardly hear about the Eritrean version of events in the mainstream media.  Continue reading Sanctions on Eritrea Politically Motivated

PressTV Interview with Independent Journalist, Thomas C. Mountain

Thomas Mountain on the "Edge"

PressTV, on the edge by Max Keiser

As tension in Somalia continues to escalate, the US banking institutions and corporations seem to reap the benefits by destroying any stability and sovereignty through creating conflicts.

Press TV interviews Thomas Mountain regarding the US support of conflicts in Africa and how the US is funding the Ethiopian Prime Minister to invade Somalia.                         

Continue reading PressTV Interview with Independent Journalist, Thomas C. Mountain