Eritrea viewpoint: I fought for independence but I'm still waiting for freedom

EPLF (Eritrean People's Liberation Front) fighters in Eritrea, in north-east Africa, during the Eritrean War of Independence, 5th December 1989. Eritrea is officially marking 30 years of independence from Ethiopia. Former BBC Tigrinya editor Samuel Ghebhrehiwet was a soldier who fought for independence. He writes about his experiences on the battlefield, and how hopes were dashed as Eritrea became a repressive one-party state.