Eritrea Start of the Armed Struggle Day

Event Name Eritrea Start of the Armed Struggle Day
Start Date 1st Sep 2017 12:00am
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Description

Between 1961 and 1991 the small country of Eritrea in eastern Africa waged a war of independence against Ethiopia. An important holiday that recognises Eritrean sacrifices during this prolonged campaign is the Start of the Armed Struggle Day, also known as Bahti Meskerem . The day's festivities take place in the country and in Eritrean communities throughout the world.

Source: The Free Dictionary