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Employment History

Member, National Security Office
National Security Office of Eritrea

Chief
National Security Office of Eritrea

Head
Eritrea's Office of National Security

National Security Chief

Web References (9 Total References)


"On January (Tiri) 23, 1997, with ...

www.jimmatimes.com [cached]

"On January (Tiri) 23, 1997, with a secret order from Abraha Kassa, the chief of the National Security Office of Eritrea, and under the direction of President Isaias Afwerki, security forces rounded up 150 Eritrean Moslem men under the guise of being collaborators with the Islamic Jihad movements.

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News coming from Asmara has confirmed that, six months after they were taken in custody, with the knowledge of both [Abraha Kassa and Isaias Afwerki] they were executed on 18 June (Sene) 1997 from 8:20 PM to 2 AM the next day…"
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When the deputy of the aforementioned Abraha Kassa, Naizghi Kiflu, was in the United Kingdom undergoing medical treatment, there was Elsa Chyrum, a brave Eritrean human rights activist, who was trying to get him tried for his crimes against humanity.


Wikileaks on Eritrea: New Stuff

asmarino.com [cached]

-- The source also reported that the head of Eritrea's Office of National Security, General Abraha Kassa, suffers from a bad heart and comes to his office irregularly.


The "civilians"-Yemane Gebreab ("monkey," ...

awate.com [cached]

The "civilians"-Yemane Gebreab ("monkey," the presidential adviser/political director of the ruling party), Yemane Gebremeskel ("Charlie," the Chief of Staff of the President's Office), Hagos Gebrehiwot ("Kisha," the economic director of the ruling party), Abraha Kassa, (the National Security Chief), Ali Abdu (Minister of Information) along with Sebhat Ephrem (the Defense Minister), have formed an emergency committee (now derisively referred to in Asmara as a junta or a Derg), to deal with any emergency from the corrupt and autonomous generals and colonels.


"On January (Tiri) 23, 1997, with ...

awate.com [cached]

"On January (Tiri) 23, 1997, with a secret order from Abraha Kassa, the chief of the National Security Office of Eritrea, and under the direction of President Isaias Afwerki, security forces rounded up 150 Eritrean Moslem men under the guise of being collaborators with the Islamic Jihad movements.

...
News coming from Asmara has confirmed that, six months after they were taken in custody, with the knowledge of both [Abraha Kassa and Isaias Afwerki] they were executed on 18 June (Sene) 1997 from 8:20 PM to 2 AM the next day..."
...
When the deputy of the aforementioned Abraha Kassa, Naizghi Kiflu, was in the United Kingdom undergoing medical treatment, there was Elsa Chyrum, a brave Eritrean human rights activist, who was trying to get him tried for his crimes against humanity.


The Snake & Its Skins | Awate.com

awate.com [cached]

General Abraha Kassa, chief of the national security.

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