Étiqueté : diaspora


The Eritrean diaspora is mourning

Since February 19, Eritrean social media have been flooded with tributes to Haile « Durue » Woldensae, the country’s former foreign minister who had been in incommunicado detention since September 18, 2001. The social media reaction was ignited by a post by Sacttism, a Facebook page run by an anonymous regime whistle-blower, which announced the death of…


As unrest simmers, Scotland’s Iranian diaspora see on

Glasgow, Scotland – « I was not a dangerous person. I was not very active but in my community there was a group of girls who were very active and together we just wanted some very basic things, » says Tarooneh, who found herself in Glasgow in October 2007 after five months spent in London on a…