A Fiction book based on the armed struggle for independence, written by Mr. Yitbarek Habtegiorgis, was inaugurated yesterday at Emba-Soira Hotel Hall in Asmara.
Asmara, 15 June 2013 – A Fiction book based on the armed struggle for independence, written by Mr. Yitbarek Habtegiorgis, was inaugurated yesterday at Emba-Soira Hotel Hall in Asmara.
The book depicting the lifestyle of freedom fighters and their steadfastness is expected to make significant impact in conveying the necessary values to the young generation to this end.
Mr. Misgun Zerai and Mr. Elias Amare, who made the book’s survey, explained that it is an asset as regards popularizing the values in connection with the armed struggle for independence. They went on to elaborate that the book sheds light on various questions of the young generation thereof.
Dr. Tesfai Haile lauded the author’s initiative for basing his writing on the freedom fighters’ heroic feats.
Efrem Habtetsion and Helen Meketa indicated on their part that such a book highlighting the all-round sacrifice paid by the freedom fighters is essential for the youth.
The writer pointed out that he decided to focus more on the yet overlooked angles regarding the armed struggle for independence, i.e. apart from warfare. He also expressed conviction that the book would provide groundwork for further literary contributions in this regard.