Ethiopian Groundhog Year 2010

By Alemayehu G, Mariam Groundhog Year in Prison Nation In December 2008, I wrote a weekly column entitled “Groundhog Year in Prison Nation” summarizing some of my weekly columns for that year.…

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Ethiopia: “So What!”

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam “So what! Soo what!! Sooo whaaat!!!” was the repetitive mantra of dictator Meles Zenawi recently in response to pesky questions lobbed at him in parliament about his…

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Ethiopia: The Anuak’s Forgotten Genocide

Originally appeared in the Huffington Post on  12/11/2010   By Prof Alemayehu G, Mariam A Conversation With Obang Metho[1] Note: A report by the Harvard Law School Human Rights Program on the Anuak…

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The 2005 election in retrospect

By Maru Gubena (Ph.D.) | December 4, 2010 Five year ago, though there were feelings of uncertainty and fearfulness about the future direction of Ethiopia itself, as well as its politics –…

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