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Ethiopia at the millennium plus one

By Mammo Muchie A year on from Ethiopia’s new millennium, Mammo Muchie highlights the country’s historic role as the cradle of African nationalism. Arguing that reparations remain due from the period of fascist Italy’s occupation in the 1930s, Muchie stresses that it is only through rediscovering her essential civic-nationalism that Ethiopia will locate her glory […]

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A Political History of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (1975-1991)

A Political History of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (1975-1991)

Revolt, Ideology and Mobilisation in Ethiopia Aregawi Berhe Amsterdam 2008 VRIJE UNIVERSITEIT First and foremost though, I am deeply grateful to my promotor Professor Jon Abbink forhis unreserved support and guidance throughout  the research undertaking, which started as a book project. Under the hard life in exile, this study would have not come near completion

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Putting Unity First: Sharing the Values of Human Rights, Social Solidarity and Social Justice in Ethiopia!

By Professor Mammo Muchie July 11 2008 Inspiring Quote! “A human being is a part of the whole, called by us, “Universe,” a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest — a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a

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Revisiting the Events of the Aftermath of 2005 Ethiopia Election

By Maru Gubena December 7, 2010 — Five year ago, though there were feelings of uncertainty and fearfulness about the future direction of Ethiopia itself, as well as its politics – including the possible transfer of power from the regime of Meles Zenawi to the then opposition parties – a good number of Ethiopians both

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Ethiopia: Mediation and the mazes of a dictator

By Messay Kebede August 66, 2007 — Various Ethiopian websites exhibit articles that highly congratulate and praise the achievements of mediators in the long-drawn-out attempt to free the CUD leaders. According to these articles, thanks to the aggressive and unrelenting effort of the mediators, the dreadful outcome of life imprisonment has been reversed into a

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On the Identity of PM Meles Zenawi And  His TPLF Regime In Ethiopia

On the Identity of PM Meles Zenawi And  His TPLF Regime In Ethiopia

By Negussay Ayele June 30, 2007 In the previous commentary “Meles Zenawi and Etrhiitorpeia” posted in www.ethiopians.com (March 20, 2007), with Ethiopia smothered in the title, we scanned the zero sum game PM Meles Zenawi and his TPLF played on behalf of Eritrea at the total expense of Ethiopia. From 1975 to 1991 he and his minions did everything

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Ethiopia: An Open Letter to Prime Minister Meles Zenawi

October 19, 2006 Prime Minister Meles Zenawi P.O. Box 1031 Addis Ababa Ethiopia. Mr. Prime Minister, Like most people you obviously have aspirations. You aspired to remove a brutal dictator from Ethiopia, and with help of a willing population and the assistance of the current Eritrean leadership – who in turn aspired to separate Eritrea

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Clone H.R. 5680 Everywhere!

Al Mariam’s Commentaries  On October 16, 2006 Alemayehu G. Mariam and Obang Metho In all of the excitement surrounding H.R. 5680, it seems we have overlooked some simple but critical questions: Are Ethiopian Americans the only group in the Diaspora who have the duty to defend and promote freedom, democracy and human rights in Ethiopia?

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Ethiopia’s Kinijit Diaspora leadership, the sources of uncertain future

By Maru Gubena September 4, 2006 — As in any society, a good number of Ethiopians residing throughout the international community feel we are carrying a heavy load of responsibilities on our heads concerning the well being of our country – Ethiopia – and its people. This is true even though we work and live

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Ethiopia – Forgotten recent events and future strategies

Ethiopia – Forgotten recent events and future strategies

Looking at Forgotten Recent Events and Future Strategies Conducive to a Mature Political Culture for Ethiopia: Putting the Cart Before the Horse? By Maru Gubena* July 6, 2006 — As Ethiopia’s political historians would acknowledge, to embark on a discussion of the political development and political culture of Ethiopia appears to me a tricky business.

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