Dawit Issak is Eritrean-Swedish poet, journalist, dramatist who was co-owner of the first private newspaper Setit. Dawit was taken to prison in September 2001 along other colleagues and editors of the private newspapers banned then.

The following is what his brother wrote on his 5000 days behind the bars. It has been published in Swedish Dissident Blog.

Click here to read Soon 5000 days in Prison. Published in Dissident blog.

April 8 2015 Text by : Esayas Isaak Translation from Swedish: Christina Cullhed Illustration: Jesper Waldersten. Dissident Blog.

This resolution is issued by Swedish PEN asking the Eritrean government asking for clarification of his whereabouts.

Click here to read Eritrea: Authorities must clarify fate of Dawit Isaak and other journalists detained without trial for 5,000 days published in Pen International.

June 1 2015 by Pen International. 


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