Ditch the ethno-centric constitution: Ethiopia deserves better

Tadesse Walle (PhD), London The ethno-centric constitution is a recipe of ethnic xenophobia, prejudice, inharmoniousness, and disintegration of historical Ethiopia, including the nefarious, reprehensible vision of narrow nationalists, ethnic warlords with no iota …

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Crackdowns on Qeerroo? Good Luck Intimidating the Tiger!

by Mengistu D. Assefa This is a headline on the Ethiopian Reporter today. “ፌዴራል ፖሊስ “ቄሮ” በተባለው የወጣቶች እንቅስቃሴ ላይ ጥልቅ ምርመራ ሊያደርግ መሆኑ ተሰማ” What does it even mean to (deeply)…

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Release, not Clemency!

by Dr Tsegaye Ararssa Releasing prisoners through pardon and amnesty (on a case-by-case basis) is a normal, if infrequent, juridical process implemented through the exercise of the Executive’s clemency power. It is…

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