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Zmeselo
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The TPLF: from stealing Eritrean slogans and iconic pics, to stealing the Eritrean people themselves.

Post by Zmeselo » 11 Jul 2020, 13:33

:oops:




The original pic, in Eritrea.



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Re: The TPLF: from stealing Eritrean slogans and iconic pics, to stealing the Eritrean people themselves.

Post by Zmeselo » 11 Jul 2020, 13:45


Canada removed their sanctions on Eritrea on the 1st of June, 2020. Two years, after the ruling!
http://gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p2/2020/2020 ... 8-eng.html


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Re: The TPLF: from stealing Eritrean slogans and iconic pics, to stealing the Eritrean people themselves.

Post by Zmeselo » 11 Jul 2020, 13:59







(Google translation)

By Guido Talarico

https://associatedmedias.com/eritrea-la ... o-dafrica/

What's behind the closure of the Italian school in Asmara? A question of money? A matter of diverging views within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs? A political issue? The answer lies in one of these reasons or perhaps in a bit of all. A good piece of truth, however, comes out of an interview, to guarantee anonymity, between one of our collaborators and an Italian teacher who knows well from direct experience both the Italian school in Asmara and the whole story. He asked us not to appear publicly precisely because he is still part of this world and we naturally respect his will. What the anonymous asmarino tells us is the story of a boycott. He starts by giving concrete examples, starting with what happened in the Italian school in Ethiopia.
In Addis Ababa- he says - there was a meeting with the ambassador on March 15. On that occasion they said that the first official case of Covid-19 inside the school or if the Ethiopian state schools had closed, the Italian school would also close. And so it was: the state schools closed and the Italian one did it accordingly.
In other words, the Italian school in Addis Ababa, as is normal, has
adapted to the provisions of the local government. In Eritrea instead, no. They bypassed the government.
And here our anonymous source makes his reconstruction of what happened by explaining what are the profound reasons behind the choices made in Eritrea.
This whole affair against the school of Asmara - he says - has the air of a conspiracy to put the Eritrean government in the position of having to give a tough answer ... which government would have accepted that a foreign school acted in total autonomy without any prior interview between the principal and Ministry of Education and with the Embassy?
In short, a provocation, a deliberate gesture, clearly disrespectful of the prerogatives of a government, implemented precisely to create new frictions.
Things would turn out like this
the source says
it was known even before the Eritrean response came that led to the revocation of the license and thus to the definitive closure of the school. For those with responsibility, it was impossible not to evaluate the consequences of certain acts, so we acted knowingly, with a goal. Moreover, everything is evident: you are in Eritrean territory, everything is Eritrean, even the properties are owned by the Government of Asmara, so if it acts in defiance of local laws, without any form and no courtesy, it is clear that it points to the clash.


In short, for the anonymous asmarino, things are obvious: the forced controversy over the quarantine of a group of teachers (some of whom remained on Christmas holidays until March, to then impose exhausting recovery shifts on students) as well as the closure of the school on the Italian side in disregard for any formal and civil coexistence they would be part of an Italian strategy aimed at bringing the Eritrean Government to revoke the school license and thus to end an experience that has lasted for decades.



However you want to look at it, this is a bad story. Because it pits two countries that have a lot in common and would do well to cooperate and grow together, but above all because there is the life of 1,200 innocent students at stake, an entire generation that could be marked by a little bega. A bad story whose outcome, however, is simple. We will immediately see if the boycott theory that suggests the anonymous asmarino is true or not. If the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs will take all the necessary steps to rebuild a civil and collaborative relationship with Asmara, perhaps expanding the terms of the collaboration between the two countries as desired by Premier Giuseppe Conte and by the same Minister Luigi di Maio, then this story will end for the best with the reopening of the school and the start of a new era in relations between the two countries.

If, on the other hand, everything will remain like this and the fracture will remain displaced, well then it means that the anonymous was right. My thought is that there are serious people at the EAW. Professionals perfectly able to understand that Eritrea is a fundamental country for Italy and with a high strategic value throughout the Horn of Africa. Diplomats who know perfectly well how a school like the Italian one in Asmara constitutes a very strong link with the territory and who are sure that a moment after our exit, that school will become Chinese, French or English. And then there is the public commitment of Conte, one of the first ever to go to Asmara, after the peace agreements, and one of the first western leaders to speak out in favor of developing relations with Eritrea. So there is to be optimistic.

We'll see.

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Re: The TPLF: from stealing Eritrean slogans and iconic pics, to stealing the Eritrean people themselves.

Post by Weyane.is.dead » 11 Jul 2020, 14:09

They are a bunch of thieves. Always misappropriating other's stuff. Low iq weyane can't create anything on their own so theyre always stealing other's.
Zmeselo wrote:
11 Jul 2020, 13:33
:oops:




The original pic, in Eritrea.


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