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Preparations In Full Swing To Commemorate Martyrs Day

Preparations are in full swing to commemorate Martyrs Day on June 20 in She’ib at the national level, according to Ms. Tsegereda Woldegergish, Administrator of the Northern Red Sea region.

Asmara, 11 June 2010 – Preparations are in full swing to commemorate Martyrs Day on June 20 in She’ib at the national level, according to Ms. Tsegereda Woldegergish, Administrator of the Northern Red Sea region.

Various presentations highlighting the heavy sacrifices paid to achieve independence would be featured in the course of the commemorative event to be held under the theme: “She’ib: Commemoration that Firmly Honors the Trust of Martyrs.”

 

It is to be recalled that 400 people were massacred in She’ib by troops of the Derg regime in May 1988 through tanks and machine guns.

Meanwhile, preparations are underway to commemorate June 20 in different parts of the country through popular campaigns, candle vigil, artistic presentations and others, according to the National Holidays Coordinating Committee.

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