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Eritrea - What really happened at Asmara's ministry of (dis)information ?

Reporters without borders
The Eritrean capital, Asmara, saw an uprising on 21 January that was both unexpected and short-lived. Around 100 soldiers staged a mutiny and stormed the information ministry. The army responded by surrounding the building with tanks. After a 12-hour interruption, the state broadcast media resumed their normal programming, the mutineers withdrew and officials went home. What really happened that day at the information ministry? Some information began to filter out the next day, and more (...)

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