Tesfagiorgis Habte

av: Mikael Heinonen den: 10 januari, 2021

  • Tesfagiorgis Habte
  • Tesfagiorgis Habte is an Eritrean journalist and author. A graduate of journalism and mass-communication from the University of Asmara, he worked as a public relations officer at the ministry of education. In addition to his regular duties at the ministry, he had been freelancing for magazines and radio stations. Amid the crackdown and raid of the educational radio, he was rounded up from his office by the military on the 19th of February 2009. He was released on March 19, 2013 after four years without charges and eventually left the country in June 2014. During 2017–2019 he was an ICORN guest writer in the Luleå Municipality, Sweden.

    Tesfagiorgis Habte, eritrainsk journalist and författare, har för att ha nyttjat det fria ordet suttit fängslad under åren 2009–2013. Under 2017–2019 var han fristadsförfattare i Luleå. Baghi är hans debutroman.