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    Freedom of speech should not be restricted when it comes to peaceful protest. Peaceful protest have a very good advantage that would bring an issue to light. Countries like Eritrea (East Africa) are not allowed to have protest against the government because the government is dictatorial. “In an interview with VOA 's English to Africa service Thursday in the capital, Asmara, President Isaias said his government is not interested in keeping people from expressing their views, but that he will do what is necessary to "protect national security" in the face of what he calls "external aggression" by those who take money from outside governments to create chaos and spread misinformation’’(Stifling 2012). If there is no freedom of speech it can be very dangerous for the whole country. For example, in Eritrea there were fifteen ministers that are known to be called the G 15; one time they discussed that election for president should be made because the president is still on the power for the twenty fiftieth years. The president put all of…

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    Adversity In My Life

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    I was born on the third of March, 2000, three months before Eritrea merely broke away from Ethiopia. Ethiopia annexed Eritrea in the late 1960s. Long story short, those nations started to fight over land and sea. They had ongoing border fights for about 30 years until a major war broke out in 1998 which lasted 2 years. In May, 1991, Eritrea had gained its independence from Ethiopia; however, the fight didn't stop there. In May of 2000, Eritrea was officially separated from Ethiopia. Since then,…

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    Eritrean Independence

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    Bordering the red sea in the horn of Africa sits a small country shaped like a key. The country goes by the name of Eritrea and has an even tinier population of almost six million. Relatively new, Eritrea gained independence from its occupier Ethiopia on May 24, 1991. This was a vital day in this country’s history since it was the end result of a thirty-year long war for Eritrean independence. Eritrea has been passed around from country to country, such as the Italians and the British for a…

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    Imagine having an identity and living amongst people that share this similar identity. Think about the day to day interactions you would have with those people; and then think about the other groups living amongst you. At some point, you question how do people of your common identity interact with each other and with outsiders of that community. Lately, I been questioning so; I am an Eritrean and both my parents are descendants of the Tigrinya tribe. Due to the recent events and tragedies…

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    Gniddew Traditions

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    Eritrea is a small country located in East-Africa. It is usually confused with Ethiopia, a fatal mistake to make, as Eritreans did fight Ethiopians for their independence. They are very patriotic people who value culture. Their survival was only possible due to their strong idealistic principles. Everything from shopping at a mall, to visiting the Red Sea has norms and values that seem rather strange, but the strangest of them all is their gniddew traditions. For these people, gniddews symbolise…

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    School Where did you complete high school? Is it in the United States or other different countries like Eritrea? People have had different experience from different countries. Every country has different curriculum at education. In Some countries like my country, education is not priority; however, country like America, education is the most priority. Although there is school in my country, most people don’t go to school. Many people prefer to work than go to school because of the…

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    Scott Anderson the film conveys the issues faced by the Canadian Company Nevsun while creating a mine in Eritrea. The Canadian company was reached to be the one to build a mine in Eritrea because of the large potential of money that could be able to earn through the creation of a mine. After some years of thinking the company decided it would start to work on the mine and make this another project of the company. However it was not so simply for the company because a lot of controversy began to…

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    Essay On Eritrean Refugees

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    Chapter Three: Eritrean Refugees and Introduction Programme in Norway 3.1 Eritrea Eritrea is a small country located on the North - East of Africa on the shores of African Red Sea. It has an area of about 125,000 sq. km and a population of about 6 million. The country is bordered by Sudan to the north-west, the Red Sea on the east, Ethiopia to the South-west and south-east by Djibouti. It is ethnically and religiously diverse and includes nine ethnic groups. Eritrea became a free independent…

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    citizens completely through manipulated language, until the regime can obtain enough power to rule their daily lives. Furthermore, in modern day society language is still used to repress citizens in countries such as North Korea and Eritrea. In Nouran Sedaghat report on censorship in North Korea the country rated, “96 [on]… press freedom, where 100 is the worst possible score” while the limits “on freedom of expression are vast and varied in the military state” The limits include “the censorship…

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    Imperialism In Ethiopia

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    decision on the part of Emperor Menelik II to trade a degree of independence for sovereignty by submitting to the European system of international order and using European rivalries to maintain Ethiopia’s territorial integrity. In affect, Ethiopia became complicit with colonialism to prevent the fate that befell its contemporaries. The Berlin Conference of 1884-85 divided Africa into a series of spheres ascribed to particular European powers. Per the conference, Italy was granted dominion over…

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