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Lion of Judah or pro-Western dictator? Haile Selasse still debated 40 years after his death

Lion of Judah or pro-Western dictator? Haile Selasse still debated 40 years after his death

AFP By Michel Arseneault On 27 August 1975 a French reporter phoned the Ethiopian imperial palace, which had been overrun by Marxist army officers the previous year. Haile Selassie I…

War on Terror? US proxies Ethiopia and Rwanda terrorize their own people

War on Terror? US proxies Ethiopia and Rwanda terrorize their own people

Washington D.C.-based Ethiopian activist Obang Metho says that Ethiopian and Rwandan dictators have been allowed to terrorize their own people because they provide troops for the U.S. War on Terror.…

Misconception and distraction, the case of Berhanu Nega By Sebhat Mersie Hazen, Ph.D

Misconception and distraction, the case of Berhanu Nega By Sebhat Mersie Hazen, Ph.D

In examining the article, “Cannon Fodder” or Big Hope for Ethiopia, the author- Teshome attempted to explain the role of AG-7, by casting aspersion to undermine the movement. He and…

Lawsuit reveals extent of Ethiopian hacking amid Obama visit

Lawsuit reveals extent of Ethiopian hacking amid Obama visit

July 26, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — As President Barack Obama faces pressure to discuss human rights in his first official visit to Ethiopia this weekend, a unique lawsuit back home…

Ethiopia’s EPRDF Regime Liability to US Interests or, Asset?

Ethiopia’s EPRDF Regime Liability to US Interests or, Asset?

By design US Horn of Africa policy could only be effective if Ethiopia controls Eritrea. If that succeeds, the US can run regional affairs through that channel effectively. However, this…

14 NGOs Urge Obama to Push for Human Rights Reforms in Kenya, Ethiopia

14 NGOs Urge Obama to Push for Human Rights Reforms in Kenya, Ethiopia

Fourteen NGOs and experts called on Barack Obama to help protect human rights in Kenya and Ethiopia. WASHINGTON (Sputnik) — President Barack Obama should call for much needed human rights…

Ethiopia spying case casts spotlight on cyber surveillance in US – Aljazeera

Ethiopia spying case casts spotlight on cyber surveillance in US – Aljazeera

Lawsuit alleges that Addis Ababa used private technology to monitor Internet communications of dissident-linked American July 13, 2015 5:00AM ET by Jenifer Fenton A first-of-its kind lawsuit that resumes in…

Ethiopia politicizes courts to strangle dissent

Ethiopia politicizes courts to strangle dissent

The crackdown on Muslim activists is part of Addis Ababa’s crusade against independent voices and opposition leaders July 10, 2015 2:00AM ET by Awol Allo @awol_allo On July 6, Ethiopia’s…

Hacking Team hacked; leaked documents confirm sale of software to Sudan and Ethiopia

Hacking Team hacked; leaked documents confirm sale of software to Sudan and Ethiopia

An unknown number of hackers accessed, downloaded and posted at least 400 GB-worth of documents from Hacking Team, a company often seen as aiding in human rights violations. An unknown…

Ethiopians in US resent Obama’s visit to country

Ethiopians in US resent Obama’s visit to country

Migrants fear visit will send the wrong message and bolster a regime that has intimidated opponents PUBLISHED: 13:28 JULY 4, 2015 Gulf News WASHINGTON POST Washington: When Barack Obama entered…

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