Mealti Sematat: Eritrea’s Memorial Day

By Bereket Kidane, LATER this month, Eritrea will observe ‘Mealti Sematat’ (Memorial Day) for its fallen heroes. Mealti Sematat has become as sacred as the ancient Muslim and Christian religious holidays celebrated in Eritrea. There is a certain sanctity to it. Collective responsibility is a fundamental principle of Eritrean society. In Eritrea, the idea that […]

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መዓልቲ ሰማእታት ኤርትራ

መዓልቲ ሰማእታት ኤርትራ ፡ ንሃገራዊ ናጽነትን ሓርነትን ኤርትራ ክብሉ ንዝተሰውኡን ፡ ንዝተረኽበ ሃገራዊ ናጽነት ከይድፈር ሂወቶም ንዝኸፈሉን ጀጋኑ ፡ ንዝገደፉልና ሃገራዊ ሕድርን ሓላፍነትን ብዘይ ዝኾነ ይኹን ቅድመ ኩነት ፡ ከነኽብሮን ክንሕልዎን ምዃና መብጻዓና ነሐድሰሉ፡ ንኽብርን ዝኽርን ሰማእታት ኤርትራ ተባሂሉ ብደረጃ ሃገር ዝኽበር መዓልቲ እዩ ። ብ ግርማይ በርሀ (ሽካጎ), መዓልቲ ሰማእታት ኤርትራ ፡ ንሃገራዊ ናጽነትን ሓርነትን […]

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Standing Tall For Eritrea’s Fallen Heroes

BY BEREKET KIDANE OVER the last 60 years, some 90,000 Eritrean combatants and countless civilians have been killed and murdered by successive Ethiopian regimes who wanted to erase Eritrean identity and later on Eritrean sovereignty. Eritrea’s Memorial Day (Mealti Sematat) is observed on June 20, a mere few weeks after Independence Day in order to remind […]

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Independence and Martyrs Days: Sacred and Historical

Our Back-to-Back months of Celebration and Commemoration By TesfaNews, For all peoples, nations, and countries, Independence and Martyrs (Memorial) Days are historical, unique, important, and sacred days. They are devoid of any political, religious, or ethnic affiliation. They are not and can not be designated to any group or government. They are fully owned by […]

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