CUD leaders, editors to face treason charges

The New Humanitarian ADDIS ABABA Detained opposition leaders and editors seized after bloody clashes in Addis Ababa last week will face treason charges, Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi said on Wednesday. The…

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The Brave Hana Gobeze (a.k.a Ana Gomes)

In Ethiopia’s long history, we have always been fortunate to have had ‘Friends of Ethiopia’ around the world step up to the plate and defend our rights against foreign invaders as well…

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Some More Pictures of the Uprising of 2005

We want the world to know that the uoprising in Ethiopia is that of the people; not just opposition leaders. The people want change and chance to improve their lives with leaders…

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Letter to Send to Your Representatives

Use the links below to find your congressmen and senators: United States House of Represetatives United States SenateWhat started out as a wonderful and exciting exercise in democracy on May 15, 2005,…

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Religion and Politics

By Fikru Helebo Have you come across some friends or family members who gave you a cold shoulder when you attempted to strike a conversation that is political in nature? If you…

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Guns, Germs and Steel

By Mogus Degoyae Mochena The recent speech of bravado by Meles and the wishy-washy stand of the leaders of UEDF raise a fundamental question. A few weeks ago, I was watching a…

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Does Live 8 Matter to Ethiopia?

BY MARCO WERMAN Reporter Marco Werman travels 3 hours outside of the capital Addis Ababa to listen to farmers voice their concerns. At Ethiopia’s National Museum in Addis Ababa, I stood in…

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22 die in Ethiopian election protests

June 9, 2005 New York Times ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — At least 22 people were killed and more than 100 wounded when Ethiopian security forces fired into crowds on Wednesday in a third…

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