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A glimpse into the plausible alternative futures of Ethiopia – By Assegid Habtewold

A glimpse into the plausible alternative futures of Ethiopia – By Assegid Habtewold

As I promised in my latest article entitled “Giving Negotiation a Fair Chance”, this article provides a glimpse into the plausible alternative futures of Ethiopia. My latest article got both positive and negative feedbacks. Some people misunderstood my suggestion and considered it as an effort to extend the ethnic apartheid rule of TPLF. This is […]

Meet the First Ethiopian Fashion Designer – Emama Tsion Michael Andom

Meet the First Ethiopian Fashion Designer – Emama Tsion Michael Andom

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UNHCR says large numbers of S. Sudan refugees crossing to Ethiopia

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle September 28, 2016 (ADDIS ABABA) – The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) on Wednesday said large numbers of South Sudanese refugees have continued to cross into neighbouring Ethiopia. JPEG – 14.8 kb A South Sudanese refugee with her child on one of the buses that moved volunteers from the flood-prone […]

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Re- House Resolution 861 – Supporting Respect for Human Rights and Encouraging Inclusive 	 	  Governance in Ethiopia.

1659-D W. San Carlos Street San Jose, California 95128 Tel: 408.753.1314 Email: ethioamericans@gmail.com Website: www.eacouncil.org September 19, 2016 The Honorable Mike Honda 900 Lafayette St #206, Santa Clara, CA 95050 Subject: House Resolution 861 – Supporting Respect for Human Rights and Encouraging Inclusive Governance in Ethiopia. Dear Representative Honda: We are sure that you are […]

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Dear Mother- A young Ethiopian activist’s letter to his mother  – Translated by Alem Mamo

Dear mother, By now you already know that I am an activist or should I say a freedom fighter (የነጻነት ታጋይ) Along side my best friends, I fight for justice, freedom and democracy in this country of ours. I assure you when I say I fight, I don’t mean fighting with guns or in any […]

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“Alien, hosts and guests” how pseudo-scholars divide Ethiopia

By Girma Tefera The famous African-American minister and activist Dr. Martin Luther King Jr is one of the most successful world leaders of a nonviolent resistance to injustice. During one of his inspiring speeches many decades ago, he once said: “Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: […]

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Why Oromo-Amhara solidarity is the greatest threat to the Ethiopian government

“The blood flowing in Oromia is our blood too” by Awol Allo For decades, the ruling party has governed by pitting the Oromo and Amhara against one another. Now the two groups are joining forces against the government. “There are decades where nothing happens; and there are weeks where decades happen,” said Lenin, describing the […]

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The fifth Ethiopian journalist exile within five month.

Popular Oromia TV journalist Adugna Angasu decision to go in exile.He said it was sad that the security forces used bullets to respond to people’s demands for their rights.The reporter said also he was in jail 6 years in Ethiopia, now he want asylum in USA. A senior sports journalist working for the Addis Ababa […]

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UK, EU, and the World Bank’s $500 Million ‘Refugee Job Creation’ Scheme for Ethiopia – Wrong Diagnosis for a Serious Problem

By Alem Mamo “We live in the age of the refugee, the age of the exile.” —–Ariel Dorfman Perplexingly, the United Kingdom, European Union and the World Bank on September 21, 2016 announced their plan to create a $500 million “industrial park” that will create jobs for 100,000 refugees in Ethiopia. Well, in hindsight the […]

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Demonstration Against Ethiopian Government Ottowa Canada

Demonstration Against Ethiopian Government Ottowa Canada

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Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa is afraid to return home after Olympic display

It was more than merely his Olympic moment. It was a moment nine months in the making. As Feyisa Lilesa ran the final stretch of marathon in Rio in August, the memories flooded his head — the injustices that he’d witnessed, the fragmented Ethiopia that he called home. He reflected on how far he’d come […]

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Ethiopians in Ottawa speaks loud – By  Eshete Mesganaw

Today in a massive turnout Ethiopians in Canada have showed to the government of Canada their anger and frustrations over the ongoing Human Rights Abuses and political crisis in Ethiopia. The demonstrators, enchanted slogans and mottos which sent a strong message to the government and the public in Canada. They insisted, Canada must not be […]

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Ethiopia: Has international peacekeeping become a platform of legitimacy for authoritarian regimes? -Alem Mamo

Alem Mamo The reputation and credibility of international peacekeeping is at stake “The regime in Addis Ababa could recall its peacekeepers as the political crisis in the country deepens.” Like a keen school kid who thinks he knows the answer to all the questions that the teacher asks the regime in Addis Ababa is the […]

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Oromo: Keep Your Eye on the Prize  –  By Albasa Dagaga

The long march to free Oromia stops at Finfinnee Albasa Dagaga September 2016 Oromia under military occupation Ethiopia currently under TPLF controlled EPRDF is practically a failed state. In Oromia, the largest and most populous regional state, TPLF and its crony OPDO lost authority to govern since the Qeerroo lead resistance successfully mobilized Oromo to […]

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The Way forward, National Reconciliation after  TPLF demise from Ethiopia! –  Muluken Gebeyew

by Muluken Gebeyew TPLF (Tigray People Liberation Front) has ruled Ethiopia for the last 25 years under the cover name of EPRDF (Ethiopian People Revolutionary Democratic Front). This elite anti democratic group which is pseudo representative of Tigrean people progressed to rule as minority group through sophisticated means. TPLF by its nature is anti-Ethiopian and […]

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Ethiopian PM Blames Olympic Protest on U.S.-Based Dissenters

BY Siobhán O’Grady and Brian Stout When Ethiopian marathoner Feyisa Lilesa held his arms in an “X” as he crossed the finish line for a silver medal last month at the Rio Olympics, he says he was culminating a political protest he’d planned for months. But top Ethiopian officials say he was put up to […]

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An Open Letter to Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn -Tedla Woldeyohannes, Ph.D.

Dear Hailemariam: I am writing this letter to express my deep concern about the current crisis in Ethiopia. I write as a fellow Ethiopian and as a person who is not a total stranger to you because of some of our shared background life stories. In high school, I followed stories of those who went […]

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6 emails you must read about Ethiopia from Hillary Clinton emails published by Wikileaks

Wikileaks has released thousands of Hillary Clinton emails on July 5, 2016. Here are six important emails we found that specifically talk about Ethiopia. Email 1 MELES From: Wendy Sherman To: Hillary Clinton Date: 2012-08-20 00:14 Subject: MELES UNCLASSIFIED U.S. Department of State Case No. F-2014-20439 Doc No. C05791778 Date: 11/30/2015 RELEASE IN FULL From: […]

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Behind the Ethiopia protests: A view from inside the government

by Juneydi Saaddo An ex-cabinet minister in the Ethiopian government and former president of Oromia Regional State explains why the current turmoil has come as no surprise. For over two decades, the Ethiopian government has been walking with its eyes shut towards the edge of the cliff. It is now tittering on the brink. The […]

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The trouble with Ethiopian politics – Africa Review

Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa crossed his arms above his head at the finish line of the Men’s Marathon athletics event of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games at the Sambodromo in Rio de Janeiro on August 21, 2016. Lilesa crossed his arms above his head as he finished the race as a protest against the Ethiopian government’s […]

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Ethiopian Runner Calls on US to Push for Human Rights in His Country – By Salem Solomon

Salem Solomon / VOA Feyisa Lilesa, the Ethiopian silver medalist in the marathon at last month’s Rio Olympics, was in Washington this week, calling on the U.S. Congress to take action in solidarity with Ethiopians protesting their government. “I know that Americans are peace-loving people. My people are also peace-loving people, but they have been […]

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Peddling Hate and Division: Tigray People’s Liberation Front Vocation – Alem Mamo

“Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions.”       –Primo Levi Hate, whether it is at the individual or group level, is a serious and debilitating illness. First it consumes the carrier’s […]

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The Movement  Time to Talk Mediation – Pt 1   SBS Amharic

The Movement Time to Talk Mediation – Pt 1 SBS Amharic

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VOA Interview With Ethiopian Politician Prof. Mesfin Weldemariam

VOA Interview With Ethiopian Politician Prof. Mesfin Weldemariam

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UN Human Rights Chief ‘Deeply Concerned’ Over Ethiopia Abuses

The UN’s human rights chief has used a meeting of the UN Human Rights Council to criticise Ethiopia for a recent crackdown on opposition which has included the kidnapping and sentencing to death of a British man, Andargachew ‘Andy’ Tsege. Speaking this morning at the opening session of the Council, Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein, the […]

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“Joy Comes in the Morning!”: My Message for the Ethiopian New Year 2009 (E.C.)  [ Al Mariam]

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam September 11, 2016 is the beginning of the 2009 Ethiopian New Year (Meskerem 1, Ethiopian Calendar [E.C.]).[1] It is painful for me to utter the words, “Happy Ethiopian New Year- 2009” (Melkam Adis Amet) this new year. 2008 E.C. has been a Year of Mourning for the people of Ethiopia. […]

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Angela Merkel stunned by massive protest against Ethiopian government (TPLF) in Berlin. – By Zerihun Shumete/ Germany

Ethiopians who live in Germany have held a huge protest against the 25 years dictatorial Ethiopian government ( TPLF) on 09 Sep 2016 . As the beating, killing and jailing of innocent Ethiopians by the ruling party EPDRF continues in various parts of the country ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OadpfWUbMOY), the Ethiopian diaspora community in Germany went out […]

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Groups urge UN Human Rights Council over Ethiopia protests

Associated Presf NAIROBI, Kenya – More than a dozen rights groups have written to the U.N. Human Rights Council urging an immediate halt to “excessive” use of force by Ethiopian security forces. The letter also calls for an independent investigation into the reported killings of hundreds of people in Ethiopia’s Amhara and Oromia states since […]

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Historical Distortion fueling the Oligarchy and Slander in Ethiopia.

There is a growing social media fever exchanging real time information about the ongoing protests in Oromia and Amhara regions. The ones that are relevant to this article are the hate video footage of Helen Gebreselassie that went viral and General Tsadkan’s response on his recent interview with Awramba on measures by the security forces […]

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The TPLF Welcomes Ethiopia’s New Year with Bullets –  Aklog Birara (Dr)

Commentary Aklog Birara (Dr) Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn gave the killing machine of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) the license to take any covert and overt military action against peaceful protestors throughout the country, targeting the Amhara population in Gondar, Wolkait-Tegede, Setit-Humera, Debre Tabor, Bahir Dar, Debre Markos and other towns. No one really […]

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