Drs. Tsegezab Gebregergis
Mdre Bahri Demands the Immediate Release of Eritrean Political Prisoners Held In Djibouti!
In an editorial comment bearing the title “Well Done Eritrea”, dated March 20 2016, Mdre Bahri has praised and appreciated the pivotal mediation role played by the government of Qatar and, in particular, its Foreign Minister, H E Mohamed bin Abdul Rahman Al Thani, in securing the freedom of four Djiboutian prisoners of war (POWs) held in Eritrea since 2008.
That said, however, it is very important that the Qatari authorities realize that the freedom of the 19 young Eritrean POWs remaining in Djibouti since 2008 is just as important as the freedom of the released Djiboutian prisoners.
Mdre Bahri therefore cannot stop wondering why the Qatari Foreign Minister did not make the release of the four Djiboutian a precondition for the release of the 19 Eritreans still in the hands of the Djibouti government.