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Opposition talked about splits in the army of Eritrea and demands the release of political prisoners (Reuters) -
المعارضة تحدثت عن انشقاقات في جيش إريتريا ومطالبات بإطلاق سراح سجناء سياسيين (الفرنسية-أرشيف)

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 Adam said Haj Moussa, Secretary-General of the Eritrean National Front for Change opposition Eritrean Defence Minister and Chief of Staff and Commander of the Air Force were killed today by snipers in the capital, Asmara. The figures announced Eritrean opposition says it represents, that there was an armed uprising in the country.

The news agencies quoted diplomatic sources in the capital Asmara that about two hundred soldiers, accompanied by armored vehicles for the army surrounded the Information Ministry in the capital after he stormed earlier in the day about two hundred military "They seem rebels", as described by sources.

He stopped broadcasting since the deployment of troops did not resume immediately, while there were no reports then for any shooting, where the situation seems calm in the Eritrean capital, according to the diplomat.

Bashir Isaac spoke of the Eritrean Democratic Alliance for the island of splits within the military, and demands the release of political prisoners and launch a process of constitutional reform. He expressed the belief that what is happening is a coup attempt against President Afewerki, referring to the deterioration of the economic and grumbling within the army long ago.

Afewerki regime accused of torture and imprisonment of political (European - Archive)

He also said Emmanuel Garmi, a journalist at Radio Arena station Eritrean, the Paris-based company, said about one hundred soldiers stormed the Ministry of Information, which broadcasts from all the public media only licensed in Eritrea, and added to the Agence France-Presse, "We do not know who is driving the insurgency ongoing. "

Reuters quoted a source - said that large - intelligence Eritrean rebel forces surrounded the Information Ministry and forced the director of state television to claim - in the live broadcast - the release of all political prisoners.

The United Nations estimates reported last year that between five and ten thousand political prisoners are being held in Eritrea, which it accuses of groups concerned with defending the human rights of torture and executions without trial. As there is no independent media in Eritrea.

It is noteworthy that President Isaias Afwerki govern Eritrea - as they say and Agence France-Presse - with an iron fist since its declaration of independence in 1993 after a war that lasted 30 years against the Ethiopian government.