20 Resistance posters in Asmara and nearly 40,000 robo-calls

From Welcome to Asmarino Independent. Sun Jan 6 2013, 03:33:36

(Asmara 31-12-12) Young Activists in Eritrea posted over 20 posters on the streets of Asmara on New Year 's Eve. The Posters depicting a picture of Mr Idriss Ab-Arre, a disappeared disabled veteran of Eritrea's struggle for independence, appealed to members of the public to help friends and families of Eritrea's 'dissapeared' in locating their loved ones.

The initiative was a follow up to a campaign that was launched by Project ArbiHarnet (freedom Friday), in commemoration of September 18, 2001 when many politicians seeking political reform and journalists from Eritrea's independent media disappeared overnight.

[view whole blog post ]
 See More    |     Report Abuse


You might also be interested in the following news stories:

Africa:   Mass Protests and Mobilization Swept Continent - Amnesty Annual Report (news)
Amnesty International
22 February 2017

Mass protests, movements, and mobilization – often articulated and organized through social media – swept the continent in 2016. Protesters and human rights defenders repeatedly found ... [read more]

South Africa:   Court Orders Govt to Withdraw ICC Decision (news)
News24Wire
22 February 2017

The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) was unconstitutional and invalid. Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo said ... [read more]

Gambia:   Police Arrest Jammeh's Intelligence Chief, Deputy (news)
Premium Times
22 February 2017

The Police have arrested Gambia's former head of the national intelligence agency and his deputy, part of President Adama Barrow's attempts to re-establish democracy in the small West African nation, ... [read more]



blogAfrica is allAfrica.com's platform to help you keep an ear on the African blogosphere. We draw diverse voices from around the world who post regularly and insightfully about African issues. Bloggers, submit your blog's rss-feed!