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Letter from Eritrean Communities in Italy to the Italian Order of Journalists

President Vincenzo Iacopino of the Italian Order of Journalists
Eritrean Communities in Italy collectively addressed their concern, in writting, to President Vincenzo Iacopino of the Italian Order of Journalists regarding the deliberate and targeted attack by certain journalists and media outlets in the country against Eritreans and their country

By Media Committee Italy,

DEAR President Vincenzo Iacopino,

The Community of Eritreans residing in Italy writes to inform you of the discomfort we have suffered for years because of the Italian newspapers and journalists who have targeted our country publishing, almost daily, defamatory articles on Eritrea. These incessant and cruel stories hurt us to the point that we have started to feel singled out and persecuted by the Italian media.

Dear President, if you counted how many times in the last two years the Italian journalists have abused the name of Eritrea, you would comprehend that our country – out of the 54 in Africa – is the main target of this morbid attention. That way you would understand our deep discomfort.  Continue reading Letter from Eritrean Communities in Italy to the Italian Order of Journalists