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Lies About Eritrea: ‘Tiny’

The Endless Lies About Eritrea should Come to a Complete Stop!

We Eritreans must thwart all false portrayals of our country by the main stream media
We Eritreans must thwart all false portrayals of our country by the main stream media

By Red Sea Fisher,

The Lie: In relation to most nations, Eritrea is relatively small.

The Truth: According to the CIA Factbook, Eritrea is the 101st largest country in the world, making it larger than about 60% of all countries on the planet. Eritrea’s area is larger than that of Israel, South Korea, Austria and Denmark. However, unlike these nations, Eritrea is often called “tiny” in a high proportion of articles written about it.

Additionally, as the quotes below illustrate, the tiny label is never found in a vacuum and is always accompanied by other negative misrepresentations (e.g. “Eritrea’s not known for much except good coffee“). Continue reading Lies About Eritrea: ‘Tiny’