The Martyrs Day and the Backstabbed Legacy

On June 20, Eritreans observed with due honor the Martyrs’ Day. A solemn commemoration evoking a national saga of exemplary heroism, winged pride, and glorious sacrifices. Walls of sitting rooms in homes across the country and abroad are often adorned with the red and green garland-framed martyrdom certificates with an old black-and-white photograph of a beloved son or daughter who fell defending their people’s right in a free and dignified life