The delegation of the Eritrean People's Democratic Party (EPDP) which arrived in Tel Aviv on 31 March has successfully wrapped up its mission to Israel with a well-attended public meeting held on 13 April 2018.
The delegation, consisting of EPDP Central Council members Ms Feven Gideon and Mr. Tuku Tesfai, spoke in great detail about the solidly formulated EPDP structure with law-abiding constitutional practices; its principles enshrined in the Political Programme adopted at its congress of 2015 as well as the 4 June 2017 EPDP proposal for joint work with sister organizations . Also explained were some of the EPDP services to vulnerable groups of Eritreans like the refugee school at Wad-Sherifey in the Eritrea-Sudan border. Meeting participants expressed their great satisfaction with what they heard from the EPDP delegation.
The EPDP delegation has succeeded to enlist in the EPDP ranks a good number of young Eritreans in Israel who have already formed a region Party Zone headed by an existing EPDP member, youthful Tesfai Tseggai. This spectacular development is a clear evidence of the high level of determination of the young Eritrean generation to struggle for justice and a better Eritrea.
During its two-week mission to Israel, the EPDP delegation met and discussed with representatives of organized Eritrean social and political groups and individuals about the prevailing situation of asylum seekers in Israel and what measures could be followed to find better solutions.
At the public meeting as well At group discussions, one-to-one talks as well as at the public meeting, the EPDP was described as a party providing the right services to people in need and representing the wishes and aspirations of the Eritrean people of the people.
Known for their warm friendship and conviviality, EPDP CC members Feven and Tuku succeeded to knock at many doors of Eritreans in Israel and were told by their hosts that they will struggle with determination on the ranks of the EPDP whever they may be: "even if they are sent back to the monster in Eritrea".