Wave of Arrests in the Aftermath

From Welcome to Asmarino Independent. Thu Jan 24 2013, 15:27:32

Given the closed nature of Eritrea, it has become hard to get the exact news of what actually happened on the 21st of January and in its aftermath. But the little information that is coming out of the country tells that it is a deja vu moment: a failed mutiny by the top, followed by a wave of arrests. What has remained consistent is that the Revolution keeps eating its own children: if the news from Awate.com and farajat.net is to be believed, it seems that the very men who were instrumental in devouring the G-15 (none other than Abdella Jaber and Mustafa Hussein) are now being devoured by that same Beast.

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