Eritrea Protest Leaves 28 Dead
Nasredin Ali of the Red Sea Afar Democratic Organization based in neighboring Ethiopia said the protests were triggered when authorities faced resistance after they tried to take control of a Muslim school.
VOA, 6 November 2017
Unusual acts of defiance against government demands led to protests last week in Eritrea’s capital, Asmara, according to experts who study the region. Read more »
The cereals market in Asmara.
Deutsche Welle, 1 November 2017
Several people have reportedly been killed and dozens arrested in Eritrea's capital. Protests are rare in Eritrea, home to one of the world's most repressive regimes. Read more »
Eritrea: Gunfire, Protests Reported in Asmara
VOA, 1 November 2017
Demonstrations in Eritrea's capital, Asmara, have drawn a violent crackdown with reports of gunshots. Read more »