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More excerpts from Tesfaye Gebre-Ab’s book

The following are excerpts from Tesfaye Gebre-Ab’s recently published book, “Journalist’s Memoir.” The book is an explosive expose of Ethiopia’s ruling party, the Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF). The excerpts below [posted here with the author’s permission] shed light on the former TPLF security chief Kinfe GebreMedhin’s trail of murders and assassinations, including his own. The author, Tesfaye Gebre-Ab, a former high-level TPLF official and party insider, currently resides in a southern Africa country. He can be reached at [email protected]

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39 thoughts on “More excerpts from Tesfaye Gebre-Ab’s book

  1. Elias, you don’t need to tell the whereabouts of the author. I am sure they will kill him. They can kill anyone, as they are used to kill. They have blood-stained hands. What a killing party!

  2. I know Ato Degene, owner of Desse Hotel (also known as Lacomelza) in Harar. He was a well respected, very friendly and hard working person. I knew also what they did to him, but not the details about how it was intiated and organized.

    Well done Tesfaye for doccumenting and telling the public what is in your mind.

  3. Gedey yetebale dubay eytemelalese yeminegid ena ahun yetaweke yekonstraction deregit balebet yehonew gebrial akababi telek fok yeseraw menalbat semu sam engineering meselen gizew selearkee ergetena semun resahut ena and meshit bole menged emigenew Piano bar eyetetan huletun geleseboch Kenfe ena Wedi Medhin emibalut baleseltanoch gar mok selalachew tenesh gichit yenesal ena kehuletu andu ke Bar piano yewotana kemekinaw shigut yezo yemetana gideyin gulbetu lay beshigut yelewena huletenawen degmo bekebad yakoslutal behual gin enem gideyin kehospital keweta behual old airport hege teykutena misterun kaltebek gud yaregunalena ebakeh mister tebik blo legochen lasadeg ebakeh mister tebik alene.
    batekalay yewoyane baleseltanoch beybunabetu ferajoch gedayoch mehonachewen enewek

  4. Tesfaye,

    Why don`t you tell us where TPLF put Tsegaye G/medhin and other EPRP comanders after they were captured at Quara? If you tell us this, we can trust you. Otherwise, SILICHA KELKELO-KELKELO SILICHA. You all are the same!

  5. I appriciate Tesfaye’s expression concerning Abraha Belay of Ethiomedia on the previous posted article.
    Abraha is advocating Arena Tigray, not Arena Ethiopia.

    Meles and Siye are two sides of the same coin.
    we need no more beautiful monkey.

  6. Meles Zenawi has partly achieved his goal of displacing and killing as many Amharas as possible in evey corner of Ethiopia. The massacres and destructions which took place and in Arsi and Harerghe regions had been planned by Meles Zenawi in Tigray. The independence of Eritrea and the massacre of the Amharas were the primary reasons for the march of Meles Zenawi`s forces to the south after liberating their ethnic region of Tigray. Meles Zenawi has used even some greedy Amharas and others for his massacre. Tamirat Layne is one of the persons who has been instrumental in instigating the conflicts which led to the massacres. Finally, Meles Zenawi and sebhat Nega, will kill and eat the greedy Amharas who are serving them to fill their stomach.

  7. What a bunch of criminals!! The millions who had scarified their lives for their mother land Ethiopia must be turning in their graves to see their country is being run by a bunch of homegrown hoodlums. Woyanes are indeed the enemies of Ethiopia and Ethiopians and they have been acting like it for eighteen years. Enough is enough! This all tell book is the last nail in the coffin. It is time for our JEGNA Ethiopians to take care of matters in their hands. All Ethiopians from all walks of life need to unite as one and try to get rid of the cancer of Ethiopia—Woyanes.

    Woyanes have imprisoned, tortured, killed innocent Ethiopians, given our land away like a piece of candy to the neighboring country as a bribery, they have taken land from one province by killing the land owners to expand the grater Tigrae, they have looted the country in the broad day light–What are we waiting for? TIME TO ACT IS NOW!!!! Stop your tribalism and join the fight!! Woyanes want Ethiopians divided, please don’t give them what they want. Join the fight as one!!!!!!

    Good bye my friends, I have said my peace.

  8. it is a true story .my father was a jornalist(muday) he was a best fried of meshafe sirak and asefa maru my father told me that kinfe and meshafe sirak were a friends

  9. This is fascinating.

    Perhaps the writing is the best literature, but the content provides an eminently interesting insight into this Maffia organization.

    Can we buy the book online?

  10. I know the true story what happened at Harar, all the fabrications crimes set up by Woyane and local Aderes (Harari’s), truth will never die. Thank you Elias.

  11. keep it up elias! and you are bringing the attention and your true vision to the country you believed and loved in reallity especially for those who are still coundnt swallow the are the teacher from now on and they are——-! BCS EVERY ONE KNOWS, LIKE IT OR NOT, THAT ETHIOPIAN REVIEW IS BRINGING A NEW ERA IN THE OPPOSITION CAMP. IF YOU WISH PEACE EQUIP (TRAIN) YOURSELF FOR WAR! This doesn’t necessarily mean that you are wishing war, but this is the first commandment of A TRUE FIGHTER! who is ready for all eventualities rather than what we have seen so far, like pleading for mercy to THE US EMBASSY IN ADDIS. By the way, tell us where we could get the book! not for the sake of proving the facts but just for our documentation….
    viva elias!!!!!!!

  12. It is true and well said about what had been done in Harar by Woyanes and local Adere’s (Hararis) in fabricated crimes to drive Amaras. What ever goes comes around, truth will never die. Thank you Elias.

  13. የአቶ ተስፋዬን መጽሃፍ ሙሉ በሙሉ ማንበብ ያስፈልጋል:: ክንፈ ለወንድሙም ያልተመለሰ ጨካኝ ሰው ነበር ይባላል:: ወንድሙ የደርግ ደጋፊ ስለነበረ ወያኔ ሲገባ ኬንያ ፈርጥጦ ይኖር ስለነበረ ገዳይ ልኮ ነው ግንባሩን ያስመታው:: ጸሃፊው ይሀንን እንዴት ያዩት ይሆን ከክንፈ ደግነት አንጻር? የወንድሙ ደም በከንቱ አልቀረም !
    ክንፈ የጁን አገኘ:: ያሳደጉት ጎንደሬዎች በጣም ደስ ብሎአቸዋል!!

  14. In 1968 EC , Abreha belai was in Korem ketema as a zemach student (idget be’hibret) from ATSE YOHANNES SECONDARY SCHOOL MEKALLE. As one can rememmber the DERG allocated one birr a day for every student zemach as a food budget. We were all together 102 students and we elected ABRAHA BELAI ,AINALEM KIROS, MULUGETA GEBREHIWOT(AKA CHALTU now central committee member of the tplf ) as our food budget managers. You would not believe what happen next. With all the the money that is 102*30=3060 they disappear join the tplf. THIS A TRUE STORY, NO BULLSHITTING.

  15. It is true that the writer has exposed us to an amazing and complex reality pertaining to the true character of people comprising Woyane. But it is too late to talk about it. The writer himself has been loyal to Woyane for a long time and has contributed his own level best to the multidimentional sufferings of innocent Ethiopiansand the beloved country we call Ethiopia. Damn!!!!!

  16. Elias Who cares for those Weyane’s people. All are cold blooded people. I care more about Asefa Maru than Mussie.
    I don’t mind what they did to each other while they where in jangle, all of them had gun. But what makes me sad is, they killed hundreds of defenseless people after they came to power. History will come out bit buy bit and they will pay the price.


  17. The cancer implanted by woyane to destroy Ethiopia and the Ethiopian people is eating itself alive faster than any time. Soon only the ghost will be left. It is up to us all to read the book and know what was top secret for the last 18 or more years. I am hoping too, one day Tesfaye will tell us about Woyane and Al-Amoudin, the man who is above the law and totally out of control in a country called Ethiopia.

    Thanks Tesfaye and Elias. There is no good woyane, not even the dead one. Please keep exposing them until they are left absolutely disgraced and naked.

  18. Elias
    You post junk messages like # 24 but censor comments
    that are not harmful to anyone.
    Either let the posting flow like or clean
    contradictory comments not to be posted.


  19. Elias,
    Thank you for the good work. Watch out the evil Woyanees, in this case both sides of Woyanee political groups; they will do everything to get rid of the people associated with this book.
    Would you please get the book published somehwere in North America and distribute it as soon as possible. This is the mother of all books in the last 30 years, after the great Bealu Girma’s book — Oromay.
    The single best lesson from the book is, all Woyanees are not that different, they have thier hands immersed in blood everwhere. Meles and Seye are the two faces of the same coin. Tesfaye Gebreab is a smart and prolific writer, I hope he publishes this book and more soon.


  20. ግሩም ነዉ የበለጠ መረጃ ካለይ በተለይ ቋራ ስለተያዙት የኢሃፓ መሪዎች ብትጨምርበት ነገሩን ሚዛናዊ ሊያደርግልህ ስለሚችል አስብበት
    ባጠቃላይ ያለህን መረጃ በሙሉ በመጸሃፍ መልኩ ብታትመዉ ለበደልከዉ ሕዝብ መካሻ ይሆንሃል እና አስብበት ነገሩ የበለጠ ተደማጭነት እና ተነባቢ እንዲሆን ከፈለክ ሻብያም በወያኔ ላይ የነበረዉን ያዛዥነት በሃሪዎች በሙሉ ለማጋለጥ ሞክር

  21. ተስፋዬ ገብረአብ የተደበቀውን እውነት ፈልፍሎ ስላወጣው ምስጋንዬ ተምድረ ኬንያ ይድረሰው። ይህን የመሰለ የወያኔን ቀጣፊና አጭበርባሪ ገጽታ ግልጥልጥ አድርጎ ሊያሳየን ሲል አንድዬ ወደ ስደት ዓለም ጎትቶ አውጥቶታል። ይህን የመሰለ ምስክርነት ለመስጠት የግድ አሁን እየከፈለ ያለውን የስደት ሕይወት መስዋትነት እንዲከፍል አስገድዶታል። በወርቅ ብእሩና በነቃ የወጣትነት አእምሮው ይህን በረከቱን አቀብሎናል። ከላይ አንድ ያገር ልጅ እንዳለው ሁሉ፣ ይህን መጽሃፍ ያመቱ ታላቅ ሥራ ብሎ መሰየምና ደራሲውን ታለበት አስፈልጎ መሸለም ከያንዳንዱ ቅን ኢትዮጵያዊ ይጠበቃል።

    ወያኔ ይህን አሳፋሪ ገጽታዋን ይዛ ፎቶግራፍ ትነሳበት። እናም እባካችሁ መጽሃፉ የት እንድሚሸጥ የምታውቁ ሁሉ ጠቁሙን። የሰማም ላልሰማ ያሰማ…. ወያኔ ተቀምጣ የዝን ንፍሯዋን ትቃም….. ኤልያስ ክፍሌ ዘር ይብዛልህ… ምጽሃፉን እዚያ አሜሪካ አሳትሞ የሚሰራጭበትን መንገድ ሁሉ ለደራሲው እንድምታመቻች ተስፋ አለን ኤልያስ። እንደ አብርሃ በላይ የመሳሰሉት ማፈሪያዎች አይን ይብላቸው!

    ካኩና ማታታ

  22. ከላይ ስለደሴ ሆቴል ባለቤት የተዘገበው ዕውነት የመስለኛል። ሆቴሉ ከነባለቤቱ አውቀዋለሁ። ሀረር በውያኔ ወታደሮች እጅ ከመደቋ ትቂት ቀናት በፊት ጀምሮ ላንድ ሳምንት ያህል እዚያ ነበርኩ። ከሌሎች ጓደኞቼም ጋር አልጋ ይዤ የነበረው ደሴ ሆቴል ነበር። ሀረር በወያኔ እጅ ከመወደቋ በፊት ራስ ሆቴል ድረስ መጥተው ለመደራደር የሞከሩት የወያኔ ተወካዮችንን የሀረር በአመፅ አባሮ እነሱ ከሾለኩ በሃላ ህዝቡ መሳሪያ አንስቶ የወያኔ ደጋፊ የመሰለውን ሁሉ ሲረፈርፍ እዚያ ነበርኩ። በጣም በሚያያሳዝን ሁኔታም ሁለት በውጪ ድርጅይ ይሰሩ የነበሩ የስራ ባልደረረቦቼ የዚያ አመፅ ሰለባ ሆነዋል። በዚያን ወቅት የቀረነው ያረፍነው አቶ ደጀኔ ሆቴል ሲሆን ያደረገልን መንከባከብ ምንጊዜም አልረሳውም። በርግጥም ነፍሳችንን አትርፎልናል ከነበረው አመፅ።ከነቤተሰቡ በጣም ተወዳጅና የተሳካላቸው ባለህብቶች ነበሩ። ሆቴሉ ዕራሱ በነበረው የምግብና መጠጥ አቅርቦትና የእንግዳ አቀባበል ተወዳዳሪ አለነበረውም። ከዚያ በኋላ በዕኒህ ግለሰብ ላይ የደረሰውን ግፍ ከብዙ ጊዜ በኋላ ከጓደኛየ ሰምቻለሁን ከዚህ መፅሃፍ ላይ ከተጠቀሰው ይመሳሰላል። ዕውነትነትም ነው።አቶ ደጀኔንም ንብረታቸውን አትጠው ከደረሰባቸው ጉዳት በኋላ አዲስ አበባ ጣይቱ ሆቴል አግኝቻቸው ለጥቂት ጊዜ አጫውተውኛል። አዲስ አበባም 600 ካሪሜትር ያህል ህጋዊ ቦታ እንደነበራቸውና ቀሪውን ህይወታቸውን ከተሳካ አዲስ አበባ እንደሚቀጥሉ ነግረውኛል።
    በወቅቱ የአለም ምግብ ፕሮግራም ሰራተኞች መሀል አንዱ ነበርኩ

  23. I know Desse´s hotel owner, harar. It is amuzing to know the real story behind the fabricated crime. Now, He is working well. TPLF, The worst criminal organization on the face of the earth ever!! death to them

  24. The stick of truth might be thin but never is happening,in due time it will.The days are numbered for they have betrayed the very people that bore them.Fact after fact will flow.

  25. Berhe Hagos and his friend say, Musie was killed by Haile Port-Sudan. Especially his friend, who was also an ex-TPLF fighter is dead sure that Musie was killed by Haile Port-Sudan.
    I hope we will hear from Haile. Berhe says , “He arrived at the site where Musie was killed some hours after.” Mr. Tesfaye, thank you for exposing the assassins, but we need some confirmation

  26. Wud Tesfaye Gebre-Ab,
    I gave a blind folded love for your writing/ your observation. I have to blind fold myself due to my fear where your love for Ethiopia is. You are surely in love with Bishoftu. But do you love Ethiopia? As part of the angry nation, we need to be sure about this because you still have some softness towards Meles Zenawi whenever you leave a personal remark about Meles. And we all know Meles does not love Ethiopia. This time we Ethiopians ought to be sure whether a would be leader is a lover of Ethiop or hired lover of Ethiopia. Since you are a young man, we would not know where destiny might take you. Please prove to us about your love for Ethiopia as you proceed in your readable writing.
    Ethiopia must survive, and the new generation won’t be easy to let persons like Meles to take power in their hand. You need to show not only your good will for Ethiopia but your proven intentions for Ethiopia. ‘dem kwuha yiwefralna’ you need to grow older in your trustworthiness to serve the brave Ethiopia. Oh, one other question, you have mentioned almost everything about yourself in this book. How come you did not tell us anything about your influential big brother?

    Best wishes,
    Taddele G’Hiwot

  27. I read both books of Tesfaye Gebreab-Yegazetegnaw Mastawesha and Yeburka Zimita.

    1. Yeburqa Zimta: A book that lives long in the mind of Amharas (like me). A book full of taint. a book which aims at reinforcing Oromos against Amharas. Yes, a book of revenge!

    2. Yegazetegnaw Mastawesha: A book aims at informing Ethiopians about the thing going on in Ethiopia by tyrant leaders (including the author)-because he was part of the act. No matter what you write, it can’t be an excuse for your crime yopu have done in that land. Yes, you are all the same with tyrant woyanes! It is a matter of time!
    John Canada

  28. yegazetenaw masstawesh yemilow metshafhn anbbewaloh meshafu weqtawi na le ethiopia ena le eritrea hzboch yeweyanien mannet bedemb yemiyasreda slehone bch sayhon . ewnet eyadere yemiweta mehonun weyanen chimer endiredaw malet yemiredaw kohone madregh betam yetesaka sra sertehal yedro metshafochh en yeburqa zimta yenesaselutn lemanbeb edl slalagenen ende yegazetenaw masstawesh metshafh eritrea wst endishetu btaderg betam enamesegnh neber

    ajoka ke asmera

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