Consigned to Oblivion: Deaths in the Mediterranean

Eritrean refugees and asylum seekers are the 21st century’s stateless wanderers. They have become part of an international migration crisis, with over 300,000 Eritreans holding refugee status in 2013. In a series of upcoming articles, Africa Talks will post interviews with journalists and subject matter experts and examine data to make sense of the Mediterranean migrant crisis, with a focus on Eritrean refugees.

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August 14, 2015
Thomas Sankara

Thomas Sankara

“There is no true social revolution without the liberation of women. May my eyes never see and my feet never take me to a society where half the people are held in silence. I hear the roar of women’s silence. I sense the rumble of their storm and feel the fury of their revolt.”

August 8, 2015
As Cycling Gains Traction in Africa, When Do Women Get to Ride?: Riders from Eritrea Broke Barriers at the 2015 Tour de France. Will they pave the way for women cyclists?

As Cycling Gains Traction in Africa, When Do Women Get to Ride?: Riders from Eritrea Broke Barriers at the 2015 Tour de France. Will they pave the way for women cyclists?

Through sheer grit and determination, Eritrea’s Daniel Teklehaimanot and Merhawi Kudus became the first black Africans to compete in the Tour de France. People watched from all corners of the world as history was made. In their home country, exhilarated crowds in cafes and streets around Asmara cheered for Daniel when he received the King... Read more »

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