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Eritrean American Community Expressed Outrage at Latest State Department Action

State Department Yemane Gebreab
US State Department urges Yemane Gebreab not to host public meetings in the US. Seriously?

By The National Council of Eritrean Americans,

The National Council of Eritrean Americans (NCEA) is dismayed to learn about the cancellation of the public meeting that was scheduled to be held in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, October 2, 2016 with members of the Eritrean government delegation.

It has also learned that the forum organized by the Atlantic Council where the Political Advisor to the President of Eritrea was invited to address was also cancelled. Various think tanks, civic organizations, and media outlets were invited to participate in the event. Continue reading Eritrean American Community Expressed Outrage at Latest State Department Action

Metro DC Eritreans Standing Strong as ONE

Eritreans in Metro DC gathered to make a statement of unwavering commitment

By Amanuel Biedemariam,

Eritreans in the Metro DC area gathered in Washington Marriott on the 8th of December for Mekete Meeting that Eritreans hold regularly all around the globe. What made this gathering unique however, was the fact that the weather was terrible. The region was hit with rain, sleet, freezing-rain, snow and windy-cold weather prompting for major alerts and street closings. Undeterred by the bad weather, however, Eritreans gathered to express support for their people and government, show unity and to get updates on current developments. They gathered to make a statement of unwavering commitment. Continue reading Metro DC Eritreans Standing Strong as ONE