Press Statement from EDF: Growth without Alleviating Structural Poverty

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The Ethiopian Dialogue Forum (EDF) expresses its heartfelt condolences to the families of victims of the preventable and inexcusable landslide in Addis Ababa that claimed the lives of at least 72 poor Ethiopian citizens, most of them children and women.

The regime’s declaration of three days of national mourning does not bring back their lives. Nor does it address the fundamental structural development problems in the country, including gross and inequitable distribution of incomes, which characterize the desperate and degrading lives of millions of Ethiopians in urban and rural areas. Read full story in PDF

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