During the Eritrean struggle for independence from Ethiopia, four Westerners travel under Eritrean rebel escort through a land of savage beauty and bitter drought towards the ancient capital of Asmara. Each is on a personal mission, all are irrevocably changed as they bear witness to the devastation of war as well as to the Eritreans' courage and humanity in the face of constant attack.Salim told, for example, ofafriend andfellow member of theAseb Chamber of Commerce, Doctor Berhai, ownerof a Mercedes 380SE. Three members ofthe Aseb garrison covetedit. They had Berhai arrested for conspiracy, and encouragedanbsp;...
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