Artist Professor Betty La Duke's Eritrea: Reshaping the Land is on the cover of the latest issue of Whole Terrain: Reflective Environmental Practice (Break Bread ) Volume 23 ( a publication of the Department of Environmental Studies of Antioch University New England . Professor La Duke's article in....
The Battle of Afabet (also known as the Demise of the Nadew Command) that took place in 1988 was a huge victory for the Eritrean Liberation fighters besides being a watershed battle in the Eritrean War for Independence that paved the way for Eritrea’s total liberation three years later.
Mother of fighters.Adey Zeinab Yassin is considered as the mother of Eritrea. Born in Afabet in 1918, she joined the Eritrean People's Liberation Front (EPLF) in 1977 together with her husband and her two sons. She worked behind the military lines supporting freedom fighters and mobilizing the people. She is well-known for her revolutionary poetry. She was known in the EPLF as the ‘Mother of the fighters’ and as a 'strong, spirited woman, who wasn't held back by tradition.' She died in 2005 at the age of 87.
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