Dejen Ande Hishel an elite Eritrean fighter pilot. Trained in Russia and flew twin-engine MiG-29 Soviet jets during Eritrea’s war with Ethiopia in the 1990s.
Eritrea articles on Democracy Chronicles
News about the struggle for democracy in Eritrea. Eritrea is not a functioning democracy and has one legal political party. According to Freedom House, the dictatorship has become harshly repressive since end of the war with Ethiopia from May 1998 to June 2000. Also see our articles on Africa.
Somalia and Eritrea establish diplomatic ties after over a decade of animosity, in the latest lightning rapprochement between Horn of Africa rivals.
Persistent pattern of human rights violations in Eritrea severely restricts the fundamental freedoms of its citizens through punishments
Ethiopia has promised to implement an international court’s decision resolving a border dispute with Eritrea
Spotlight on the country’s secret prison system, where some of the nation’s founders have been held without trial
Eritrea ranked bottom of Reporters Sans Frontieres’ Press Freedom Index 8 out of the last 9 years
Journalist and Eritrean refugee rights activist Meron Estefanos has a huge impact on Eritrean exiles
Unfortunately, there is not much to celebrate on the 26th anniversary of Eritrea’s independence
It is high time to help Eritreans to establish responsible and capable party from now onward
European Union hypocrisy has been tested practically in Eritrea in the last 20 years and this will continue