৭ Reading ⩐ Understanding Eritrea: Inside Africa's Most Repressive State eBook: Martin Plaut: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l. quotes 䐑 PDF by Martin Plaut Ί Plaut is well placed to tell Eritrea s modern story and does so masterfully Throughout he condenses disparate material into tight and accessible prose Plaut s valuable book has at least ensured that, despite the regime s best efforts, this country is not fully hidden from view Times Literary Supplement Masterful account Plaut s extensive evidence shows how the regime s repressive stance in power is a consequence of its ruler Times Higher Education Martin Plaut s brilliant and searing factual account of the descent from hope to tyranny should be used to prosecute the regime and expose the powers that ignore its enduring atrocities Glenys Kinnock, Baroness Kinnock of Holyhead, former Minister of State for Africa and the United NationsThe most secretive, repressive state in Africa is hemorrhaging its citizens In some months as many Eritreans as Syrians arrive on European shores, yet the country is not convulsed by civil war Young men and women risk all to escape Many do not survive their bones littering the Sahara their bodies floating in the Mediterranean.Still they flee, to avoid permanent military service and a future without hope As the United Nations reported Thousands of conscripts are subjected to forced labor that effectively abuses, exploits and enslaves them for years Eritreans fought for their freedom from Ethiopia for thirty years, only to have their revered leader turn on his own people Independent since 1993, the country has no constitution and no parliament No budget has ever been published Elections have never been held and opponents languish in jail International organizations find it next to impossible to work in the country.Nor is it just a domestic issue By supporting armed insurrection in neighboring states it has destabilized the Horn of Africa Eritrea is involved in the Yemeni civil war, while the regime backs rebel movements in Somalia, Ethiopia and Djibouti.This book tells the untold story of how this tiny nation became a world pariah. Understanding Eritrea: Inside Africa's Most Repressive State eBook: Martin Plaut: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
- Understanding Eritrea: Inside Africa's Most Repressive State eBook: Martin Plaut: Amazon.fr: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
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- 243 pages
- Martin Plaut
- 20 January 2017 Martin Plaut