The daughter of an eritrean refugee, Girma has an impressive resume: In 2013, she was named a White House “Champion of Change.”
We were the only outside journalists at the front to document the eritrean victory.
In the U.S., undocumented immigrants from Mexico are “illegals”; in Israel, eritrean refugees are “infiltrators.”
Israel has granted entry to two eritrean women and a 14-year-old boy who were stuck on the Israel-Egypt border for eight days.
“I receive 400 Egyptian pounds of financial assistance per month,” says the eritrean survivor in his testimony.
named 1890 when it was an Italian colony, from Mare Erythreum, Roman name of the Red Sea, from Greek Erythre Thalassa, literally "Red Sea" (to the Greeks also including the Gulf of Arabia and the Indian Ocean), from erythros "red" (see red (1)).
Country in northeastern Africa bordered by Sudan to the north and west, Ethiopia to the south, Djibouti to the southeast, and the Red Sea to the east. Its capital is Asmara. After a long struggle, Eritrea declared its independence from Ethiopia in 1993. A border conflict with Ethiopia flared between 1998 and 2000.