In this extract from understanding eritrea: inside africa's most repressive state, author martin plaut reflects on eritrean president isaias afwerki the president led his people through most of the 30-year war with ethiopia that culminated in independence in 1993 but the country has never held an election:. Since independence from ethiopia in 1993 eritrea has been ruled by as a one- party state by president isaias afewerki, who brooks no opposition two members of the eritrean resistance, speaking via a secure connection, described conditions inside the country “essentials like water, electricity or petrol. The latest tweets from he isaias afewerki (@agamedictator) full time killer dictator father husband born in asmara but i hide my agame roots i send eritreans on picnics #teamdictatorship parody eritrea. Eritrean president isaias afewerki, who was been in office since independence in 1993, at press briefing in asmara, december, 10, 2002 (source: http://www defensegov/photos/newsphotoaspxnewsphotoid=4235) name: isaias afwerki position: president of eritrea career: president of eritrea, 1991(1993)-present. Isaias afewerki 13058 likes 7 talking about this self reliance.
Isaias afewerki led a guerrilla army that helped to overthrow the ethiopian dictator mengistu haile mariam in 1991 and win independence for eritrea, which the red sea country secured after a referendum two years later as eritrea's president, he initially pledged to introduce multiparty democracy and free. Isaias afwerki, afwerki also spelled afewerki, (born february 2, 1946, asmara, eritrea), eritrean independence leader and president of eritrea from 1993 when isaias was born in 1946 in asmara, the city was under the united nations- mandated control of the united kingdom eritrea itself was federated to ethiopia in 1952. Isaias afwerki, the 25-year leader of eritrea, has recently been accused of crimes against humanity in a new report compiled by the united nations commission of inquiry on human rights in eritrea the report included testimonies of arrests for voicing dissent, torture, rape, enslavement, murder, and.
For those who don't understand the language, here's a link to the question asked and excerpts to what the president is saying http://wwwshabaitcom/categor. Isaias afwerki, detailed information name, isaias afwerki, afwerki literally means 'mouth of gold' age, february 2, 1946 (67), born in asmara, eritrea to eritrean parents wife, saba haile, saba was a former freedom fighter for eplf children, two boys & one girl, abraham (28), berhane (17) and elsa (19.
Isaias afwerki there is some confusion about the name of the eritrean independence leader and president of eritrea from 1993 some call him isaias afwerki [6,600 googla hits], while others say isaias afewerki [4,100 googla hits] some sources [eg, the un] say president afewerki, while others [eg, the us. The cash has reportedly been ploughed into president isaias afewerki's regime, which is actually encouraging its people to escape a poor nation beset with mass enslavement, the daily telegraph reported in 2015, more eritreans reached the shores of europe than any other nationality in the world and. Eritrean president isaias afewerki addresses a news conference in sana'a in this december 10, 2004 file photo afewerki fears the united states will try to kill him by firing a missile into his residence, according to a leaked cable from the us embassy in eritrea in the cable released on dec 15 on wikileaks, former us.