EMF – Ginbot 7 Movement for justice and democracy held a successful public meeting in Stockholm and London on 21, 22 June 2008 respectively. Dr. Brhanu Nega and Ato Chekole Getahun addressed Ethiopians living in Sweden on the newly formed Ginbot7 Movement [More from EthiopiaZare]. (Picture: Dr. Berhanu and Ato Andargachew addressing the public in London G7 meeting on Sunday, 22 June)
In London, Dr. Berhanu and Ato Andargachew Tsege addressed a packed hall on the current Ethiopian political impasse and the need to form the movement. Hundreds are expressing their support and commitment for the movement, according to reports. Similar meeting is also scheduled on 24th June in Leuven, Belgium.
During his EU tour, Dr. Berhanu Nega has also met with several top government officials, MPs and figures in The Netherlands, Norway, Sweden, Germany and UK.
On Wednesday, 25 June Dr. Berhanu will have a hearing at the European Parliament where he gets the opportunity to tell the Ethiopian dictator failing the European Union and the tax payer’s money is being used for atrocities and crime against humanity as reported by Human rights watch. He will also meet top EU commission officers. The G7 public relation didn’t want to disclose names of the top EU officials for reason of sensitivity on the matter.