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EthiopiaWIN.et and Tewdros Kassa-hun By Prof. Al Mariam

EthiopiaWIN.et and Tewdros Kassa-hun By Prof. Al Mariam

Author’s Note: This month the Ethiopian popular music megastar Tewdros “Teddy Afro” Kassahun released his “Ethiopia” album, which quickly topped the World Albums Billboard chart during the week of May 15. This…

Torture victims, Reeyot and Habtamu oppose Dr. Tedros Adhanom’s candidacy for Director-General of WHO

Torture victims, Reeyot and Habtamu oppose Dr. Tedros Adhanom’s candidacy for Director-General of WHO

In the video below, Reeyot Alemu makes her case against Tedros Adhanom’s candidacy for WHO director general. Torture victim, Habtamu Ayalew,  says Tedros Adhanom rejected his appeal to travel abroad…

Tedros Adhanom faces strong criticism from The Washington Post

Tedros Adhanom faces strong criticism from The Washington Post

Ethiopia’s candidate for the World Health Organization doesn’t like mentioning a certain disease By Paul Schemm May 18 at 5:00 AM ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Despite warnings from its own…

Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Calling on Ethiopia to Respect Human Rights, Open Democratic Space

Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) Introduce Bipartisan Resolution Calling on Ethiopia to Respect Human Rights, Open Democratic Space

MAY 17 2017 Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Ben Cardin (D-MD) today introduced a Senate resolution condemning excessive use of force by Ethiopian security forces that led to hundreds…

A Top Leader of a Terrorist Organization, That’s Who! By Prof. Al Mariam

A Top Leader of  a Terrorist Organization, That’s Who! By Prof. Al Mariam

Author’s Note: In this commentary, I make the case against Tedros Adhanom, a top leader of the Tigrean People’s Liberation Front, a terrorist organization, who is a finalist for the director-general…

Ethiopia’s star singer Teddy Afro makes plea for openness – The Washington Post

Ethiopia’s star singer Teddy Afro makes plea for openness  – The Washington Post

In this photo taken Tuesday, May 9, 2017, Teddy Afro, the controversial singer whose album “Ethiopia” is topping the Billboard world chart, poses for a portrait during an interview at…

The Thinking and Objective of Polarizing Politics By Prof. Messay Kebede

The Thinking and Objective of Polarizing Politics By Prof. Messay Kebede

f dialectical thinking grabbed the imagination of Ethiopia’s educated youngsters and elites, essentially as a result of the global prestige of the Marxist class analysis of society in the 60s…

Glimpses of Trump’s Foreign (Human Rights) Policy in Africa By Prof. Al Mariam

Glimpses of Trump’s Foreign (Human Rights) Policy in Africa By Prof. Al Mariam

“Guiding all of our foreign policy actions are our fundamental values: our values around freedom, human dignity, the way people are treated. These are our values… not our policies…   Policies…

UN rights chief urges Ethiopia to free prisoners after protests

UN rights chief urges Ethiopia to free prisoners after protests

SHOAIB UR REHMAN SIDDIQUI MAY 4TH, 2017 ADDIS ABABA: Ethiopia should rein in a controversial anti-terrorism law and release prisoners, the UN human rights chief said Thursday during a visit…

Release and drop charges against Dr. Merera Gudina – Scholars at Risk Network

Release and drop charges against Dr. Merera Gudina –  Scholars at Risk Network

May 1, 2017 — Scholars at Risk (SAR) is gravely concerned that Dr. Merera Gudina was arrested and is currently facing multiple charges in apparent retaliation for peacefully exercising his…

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