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Why the US Should Consider Siding with the Ethiopian People Now! By Aklog Birara (Dr)

Why the US Should Consider Siding with the Ethiopian People Now!  By Aklog Birara (Dr)

“Courage is not the absence of fear– it’s inspiring others to move beyond it.” Nelson Mandela It is no longer defensible for the U.S. and other Western countries to provide…

Streets deserted during renewed protests in some Ethiopian cities

Streets deserted during renewed protests in some Ethiopian cities

Ismail Akwei 24-08-2016– Three days into a renewed protest, this time a stay at home protest in the Amhara region in northwestern Ethiopia, life has come to a halt as…

Kent Bush: Running for more than medals By Kent Bush

Kent Bush: Running for more than medals By Kent Bush

The 2016 Olympics in Brazil are over. One diving pool turned green, but no dead bodies were washed ashore during sand volleyball matches so it could have been worse. The…

Protests in Oromia, Amhara Regions Present ‘Critical Challenge’ – United States

Protests in Oromia, Amhara Regions Present ‘Critical Challenge’ – United States

By Tom Malinowski The Obama administration’s top official promoting democracy and human rights,Tom Malinowski, says the Ethiopian government’s tactics in response to protests in the Oromia and Amhara regions of…

Ethiopian marathoner makes political protest at finish line By Kevin Kaduk

Ethiopian marathoner makes political protest at finish line By Kevin Kaduk

 Kevin Kaduk, Yahoo Sports, Aug 21, 2016, 7:01 PM With the eyes of the world upon him, Ethiopian marathoner Feyisa Lilesa used the stage of Sunday’s Olympic marathon to daringly protest his…

Ethiopia’s Bloody Crackdown: The Case for International Justice By Felix Horne (HRW)

Ethiopia’s Bloody Crackdown: The Case for International Justice By Felix Horne (HRW)

Ethiopian security forces gunned down at least 100 people a week ago in the bloodiest weekend in the ninth month of anti-government protests. Unlike previous protests, which have been largely…

The Untold Plight of the Amhara People By Wondemagne Ejigu

The Untold Plight of the Amhara People By Wondemagne Ejigu

The massive civil uprising in Ethiopia last week has captivated the attention of the world. Needless to say the world is now well aware of the protest by the Oromo…

Rise of the “Amhara Retards” and Oromo “Criminals and Terrorists”? By Prof. Al Mariam

Rise of the “Amhara Retards” and Oromo “Criminals and Terrorists”? By  Prof. Al Mariam

Tigers on the prowl? Are Amharas “retards”? Are Oromo protesters demanding an end to confiscation of their land “criminals and terrorists”? Are we now witnessing the rise of the “Amhara…

‘A generation is protesting’ in Ethiopia, long a U.S. ally -NEW YORK TIMES

‘A generation is protesting’ in Ethiopia, long a U.S. ally  -NEW YORK TIMES

SATURDAY, AUGUST 13, 2016 Is Ethiopia about to crack? For the past decade, it has been one Africa’s most stable nations, a solid Western ally with a fast-growing economy. But…

A Quest for Identity and Geographic Restoration… By Achamyeleh Tamiru

A Quest for Identity and Geographic Restoration… By Achamyeleh Tamiru

Forceful Annexation, Violation of Human Rights and Silent genocide: A Quest for Identity and Geographic Restoration of Wolkait-Tegede, Gondar, Amhara, Ethiopia 1. Introduction Ethiopian history has been studied and written by…

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