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Gambella Killings and Other Avoidable Ethiopian Tragedies -SMNE

Press Release April 26, 2016 Putting humanity before ethnicity or other differences and caring about the freedom of others— for no one is free until all are free— could have created a different ending for each of the tragic stories affecting Ethiopians that have unfolded in the last weeks. These incidents did not have to

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The ugly side of Ethiopia’s economic boom | By Jacy Fortin, FP

The East African country is facing its biggest protest movement in decades. Its uncompromising approach to development is to blame. ADAMA, Ethiopia — For those who would speak frankly about politics in this landlocked East African country, the first challenge is to find a safe space. But on a recent evening in Adama, a city

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An Open Letter to Supporters of Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (Hagos Alemayehu )

This is an appeal to all supporters but members of Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). As you all know, TPLF is an organization led by very few corrupt, ruthless opportunists and thugs Ethiopia has never seen before. Since ascendance to power in 1991, TPLF has been looting public and private money and properties throughout Ethiopia

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Ethiopia: Strategic Challenges and Possibilities of Unity

By Tesfaye Demmellash  Recent popular uprisings sparked by a proposed Addis Ababa Master Plan involving state appropriation of land worked by Oromo farmers and by actual imposition of Tigre kilil identity on the Amhara people in the Welkait region of Gondar have raised a central and pressing question in the Ethiopian opposition to TPLF dictatorship. Namely, how

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A Rejoinder to Dr Tsegaye Ararssa on the Constitution – Girma Kassa

This is regarding an interesting, well researched and educational article (part 1) on the current constitution of Ethiopia, posted on Zehabesha [1] by Dr Tesgaye Ararssa. Highlighting the current constitution huge lack of legitimacy, the latter explains why that is the case, by starting on how the constitution came to existence in the first place.

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