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

From Welcome to Asmarino Independent. Sat Jan 5 2013, 22:33:36

(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.

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