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July 2022

“CNN’s fake news on the TOLE massacre” Mesfin Arega

“CNN’s fake news on the TOLE massacre” Mesfin Arega

CNN, July 6, 2022 Mesfin Arega What CNN tries to belittle as an “apparent civilian massacre” is an irrefutable, horrendous slaughter of thousands of Amhara women and children by machete wielding OLF terrorists, well documented by none other than the terrorists themselves.  And what CNN tries to suggest is Abiy Ahmed may have nothing to do with the

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European Union’s “financial aid” will make the war in Ethiopia even bloodier

European Union’s “financial aid” will make the war in Ethiopia even bloodier

by Vedica Singh Tigray militants have been wreaking havoc in Ethiopia for decades now. These militants wanted to throw out the Prime Minister of Ethiopia, Dr Abiy Ahmed, from power. Tigray forces made several gains in the uncharted territories of Amhara and Afar. The Prime Minister of Ethiopia Abiy Ahmed has been conducting military campaigns in

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The Horn of Africa States Dismantling of IGAD

The Horn of Africa States Dismantling of IGAD

By Dr. Suleiman Walhad July 6th, 2022 IGAD stands for the Intergovernmental Authority for Development. It replaced its predecessor, IGADD or the Intergovernmental Authority for Droughts and Development. Both institutions comprised the countries of  Somalia, Ethiopia, Eritrea, Djibouti (the “SEED” countries) and four other countries that are not part of the Horn of Africa, but

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‘Death sentence’: Massacres fuel protests, resentment in Ethiopia

‘Death sentence’: Massacres fuel protests, resentment in Ethiopia

By Zecharias Zelalem  July 06,  202 Mass protests brought towns in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara region to a standstill last week as demonstrators, largely university students, took their frustration to the streets over the June 18 massacre of hundreds of civilians by rebel fighters. Protests began in the capital, Addis Ababa, on June 25, before larger demonstrations were held

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Ethiopian Security forces open fire on protesting crowd in Shewa Robit, killing and injuring many

Ethiopian Security forces open fire on protesting crowd in Shewa Robit, killing and injuring many

By Getahun Tsegaye “There were an unknown number of deaths and casualties following a peaceful demonstration in Shewa Robit town of the Amhara region,” residents told Addis Standard. There are still some detainees in police custody after security forced attempted to disperse crowed of protesters last week. Relative calm has returned to the city this week after

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EHRC Calls for an Urgent Reinforcement of Government Security Forces

EHRC Calls for an Urgent Reinforcement of Government Security Forces

The Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is alarmed by reports of the massacre of an as yet unconfirmed number of civilians in Mender (village) 20 and Mender 21 of Hawa Gelan Woreda in Kellem Wollega Zone, Oromia. The Commission is monitoring the situation and has spoken with survivors who have fled the area and local

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Another Way Forward for Ethiopia? Time for New Tactics and New Attitudes

Another Way Forward for Ethiopia? Time for New Tactics and New Attitudes

Jeff Pearce Cast your mind back over what may feel like the longest year-and-a-half of your life (sure as hell feels that way to me). Back, back, way back just before this war began. Do you know what made the news about Ethiopia? Let me refresh your memory. Here’s The Guardian for—yep, check the date—November

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