of Eritreans for Constitutional
Asena Inaugural Radio Broadcast Successful
February 2009 (EritreaDaily)-- As promised last week, Asena
launched its inaugural Radio Broadcast to Eritrea successfully
yesterday between 8:30-9:30 PM local time.
is the popular identifier of an Eritrean opposition website at
the website was first launched on the eve of the 16th
Independence Anniversary of Eritrea on 23 May 2007 by Eritreans
abroad who stood in opposition to the tyrannical terror perpetuated
on our people of Eritrea by Isais Afawarki.
inaugral broadcast, Emanuel Iyassu, founding member and team leader
of Asena, outlined the political objectives and identity of team
is not affiliated or associated with any clique, political
organization or the reining tyrannical regime of Afawarki and his
pfdj gangs.” said Mr. Iyassu.
Asena is a radio station of the people, by the people, and for the
people” the team
leader assured his listeners.
Dimtsi Asena will broadcast three days a week in two languages to start with: Mondays and Wednesday in Tigrigna and Fridays in Arabic, added Iyasu.
Further, Emanuel outlined the following
five objectives and goals of Asena:
an alternative radio station that frees the people from the
media-monopoly of the sole tyrannical propaganda radio station of the
popular awareness about basic human and democratic rights and foster
popular participation in politics
a platform where the culture of tolerating differences of opinions
and political dissent is nurtured.
an example of a free, fair, transparent, and literally independent
mass media outlet that advances the cause of a diverse but united
people and country of Eritrea and promotes all efforts towards a
prosperous and advanced Eritrea.
in projects and research that advance the tenets and principles of
an independent mass media outlet.
full text of Mr. Iyasu's broadcast in Tigrigna at assenna.com