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Journalists Released; Religious Leaders Convicted: The Manipulation of Political Prisoners for Political Gain in Ethiopia

Washington, DC, July 14, 2015 The Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) strongly condemns the recent verdict of the Ethiopian Federal High Court Fourth Criminal Bench concerning eighteen Ethiopians of Muslim faith who were found guilty on counts of attempted terrorism, conspiracy and incitement on July 6, 2015.   Those convicted include six members […]

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Our Struggle for Justice, Freedom, Unity and Prosperity for All Will Not End by Killing and Arresting Our Heroes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 17, 2015. Washington, DC We in the Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) are deeply grieved at the murder of Samuel Aweke Alem, a charismatic and highly popular lawyer who recently ran as a Blue Party (Semayawi Party) candidate for parliament in the May 24, 2015 Ethiopian National Election—an election […]

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Activist Death Shows Opposition Plight Before Ethiopia Vote

By William Davison | Bloomberg May 21, 2015   A month before Ethiopia’s elections, opposition activist Getahun Abraham walked into a compound of government offices in the southern town of Gimbichu, doused his body in gasoline and set himself alight. It took more than 10 minutes for bystanders to extinguish the flames. “We were in […]

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Support for Ethiopian dictators may derail USAID nominee

Amid Ethiopia Elections 2015, Obama’s USAID Nominee Gayle Smith Slammed For Supporting Africa’s Repressive Regimes By Morgan Winsor | International Business Times May 20, 2015 Gayle Smith, President Barack Obama’s nominee to run the U.S. Agency for International Development, boasts a glowing list of credentials after spending two decades in Africa as an aid worker […]

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Washington enables authoritarianism in Ethiopia

Blanket US support for the Ethiopian regime risks dismantling the country’s already beleaguered opposition By Awol Allo | Aljazeera May 20, 2015 It was only two months ago during the Israeli election that the White House was scrambling to convince the American public that the United States does not intervene in the electoral processes of […]

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From Quarantine To Appeasement

President Obama’s nominee for a key post reveals the bankruptcy of Washington’s thinking on Africa By Howard French | Foreign Policy When President Obama recently nominated Gayle Smith to be the next administrator of the United States Agency for International Development, many members of the country’s small Africa-related foreign policy community howled. Though USAID isn’t […]

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እዚህም ሞት እዚያም ሞት፤ ሁሉም ያው ነው

አሰቃቂው የስደት ጉዞና የኢትዮጵያውያን ስደተኞች መከራ Written by መታሰቢያ ካሳዬ | Addisadmassnews.com May 16, 2015 “ኢትዮጵያውያን በአደገኛ ሁኔታ የሚደረገውን የስደት ጉዞ ይደፍራሉ” (ሂዩማን ራይትስ ዎች) በየመን የባህር ዳርቻዎች በውሃ ተገፍተው የሚወጡ አስከሬኖችን የሚቀብር ድርጅት ተቋቁሟል፡፡ ከሟቾቹ ውስጥ ከፍተኛውን ቁጥር የሚይዙት ኢትዮጵያውን ናቸው ከእጅ ወደ አፍ የሆነው የቤተሰቦቹ ኑሮ ከጊዜ ወደ ጊዜ እያሽቆለቆለ መሄዱ ተስፋ አስቆረጠው፡፡ […]

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የችግረኛውንም ሕዝቤን ፍርድ

«መበለቶችም ቅሚያቸው እንዲሆኑ፥ ድሀ አደጎችንም ብዝበዛቸው እንዲያደርጉ፥ የድሀውን ፍርድ ያጣምሙ ዘንድ፥ የችግረኛውንም ሕዝቤን ፍርድ ያጐድሉ ዘንድ የግፍን ትእዛዛት ለሚያዝዙ፥ ክፉንምጽሕፈት ለሚጽፉ ወዮላቸው!» — ትንቢተ ኢሳያስ 10‹ 1-2 ሰዋስው ስለሺ ዮሐነሰን ግንቦት 12, 2015 በተለይ እግዚአብሔርን እናውቃለን ብለን፣ ለወገን፣ ለአገር፣ ለሰው ልጅ መከራ እና መብት መሙዋገትን ፖለቲካ ነውና አትንኩት እያልን፣ራሳችንን በአያገባንም ጎራ ውስጥ ከትተን፣ መውጣት ላቃተን […]

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AUTHORITARIAN ETHIOPIAN REGIME CADRES FORCE PEOPLE TO CAST OPEN BALLOTS IN ADVANCE OF ELECTION

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 12, 2015 Washington, DC.  The Ethiopian National Election is on May 24, 2015, less than two weeks away, but the authoritarian regime, under the control of the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) for the last 23 years, appears to be panicking. The political mood of the Ethiopian people is […]

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በጀርመን የኢትዮጵያውያን የትብብር መድረክ – በፍራንክ ፈርት ከተማ

ሜይ 2 ቀን 2015 ዓመተ-ምህረት ታላቅ ህዝባዊ ስብሰባ አካሄደ፣ May 12, 2015 በእዕቱ እውቁ የኢትዮጵያውያን ሰብዓዊ መብት አቀንቃኝና ለአዲሲቱ ኢትዮጵያ የጋራ ንቅናቄ(አኢጋን) መስራችና መሪ አቶ ኦባንግ ሜቶ እና እውቁ የምሥራቅ አፍሪካ ፖለቲካ ተንታኝና አሰባሳቢ ማንነት በአንድነት መጽሀፍ ደራሲ አቶ የሱፍ ሃሰን በክብር እንግድነት ተገኝተዋል።     ስብሰባው በቅርብ በየመን፣ በደቡብ አፍሪካና በሊቢያ ባሰቃቂ ሁኔታ ለተሰዉት […]

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በሊቢያ ከተሰውት መካከል አያልቅበት ስንታየሁ – እናቴን አደራ

May 11, 2015 By Gheremew Araghaw | Time for Change http://tinyurl.com/n4wq2ad አያልቅበት ስንታየሁ ሱዳን ውስጥ ለ3 ዓመት ያህል የኖረ የብርሀኑ ጌታነህ ወዳጅ ነው። የሚናፍቃቸውን እና ያላባት ብቻቸውን ያሳደጉትን፤ ለስደቱ ምክንያት የሆኑትን እናቱን ለማየት የዛሬ ዓመት ገደማ ወደ ሀገሩ ተመለሰ። ሱዳን በነበረበት ወቅት ከራሱ ተርፎ እናቱን ለመርዳት የሚልካት ጥቂት ገንዘብ በስተርጅናቸው ሰው ቤት ተቀጥረው የጉልበት ስራ […]

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መርካቶ በከፍተኛ ሀዘን ውስጥ ወድቃለች

By Elsabeth Iqubay and Alemayehu Anbesse | Addis Admas News May 10, 2015   ህልማቸው በሜዲትራንያን ባህር የተዋጠው 7ቱ ኢትዮጵያውያን ወጣቶች በቅርቡ  በሜዲትራኒያን ባህር ከዘጠኝ መቶ በላይ ሰዎችን አሳፍራ ስትጓዝ ሰጥማ 28 ተጓዦች ብቻ በህይወት በተረፉባት ጀልባ ላይ ተሳፍረው ከነበሩት መካከል በአደጋው የሞቱት የሰባት ኢትዮጵያውያን ወጣቶች አሳዛኝ መርዶ የተሰማው ከትላንት በስቲያ ነበር፡፡ የሰባቱም ሟቾች የትውልድ […]

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Israel’s New Racism: Persecution of Africans in the Holy Land

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Israeli racism against Ethiopians spreads into college classrooms

Teacher suspended for telling student to ‘go back to Ethiopia’ Video surfaces showing racially charged argument in the classroom; lecturer says ‘Ethiopians are taking over the country’ By Judah Ari Gross | Times of Isreal May 5, 2015 College Peer Tafnit Holon suspended a lecturer Tuesday after a video surfaced of the teacher arguing with […]

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Ethiopia: Economic Growth, Political Repression And ISIS

Analyzing Recent Events   By Eurasiareview April 29, 2015 Nestled in the turbulent Horn of Africa, Ethiopia is Africa’s oldest independent modern nation-state and second most populous. Discourse on Ethiopia has traditionally revolved around poverty, conflict, disease, and famine, yet in recent years it has experienced considerable economic growth, making it amongst “Africa’s top performing […]

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Ethiopia to scapegoat Samayawi Party & local Muslims for ISIS killings

According to Aigaforum, a website-closely affiliated with Ethiopia’s spy services, a crackdown on local opposition forces will be launched soon.  It will likely target the popular Samayawi Party and local Muslim populations under the guise of fighting terrorism and avenging the brutal killing of Ethiopian nationals by ISIS. In an April 27, 2015 article entitled  […]

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ኢትዮጵያ — መንግስት-አልባዋ ሀገር

April 27, 3014 ባለፈው እሁድ አይሲስ ባሰራጨው ቪዱዮ ኢትዮጵያውያን ክርስቲያኖች በሁለት የተለያዩ ቦታዎች ሲገደሉ ተመልክተናል። ስለ ቪዱዮው ብዘ ማለት ቢቻልም ወገኖቻችን ከአገራቸው ወጥተው ወደ ተሻለ ኑሮ ፍለጋ መንከራተታቸው ሇዙህ ዓይነቱ አሰቃቂ ሞት ዲርጓቸዋል። ከአገራቸው የወጡት እየኖሩ ከመሞት ለመትረፍ ቢሆንም በስደት ደግሞ እጅግ መራራውን የሞት ጽዋ ጠጥተዋል። ይህ የወገኖቻችን ዕልቂት በዓለማችን ላይ በሚገኝ በምንም ዓይነት ቋንቋ፣ […]

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Obang Metho’s Letter to Ethiopian Religious Leaders

An Urgent Call for Prayer for Our Nation   April 25, 2015 Dear Ethiopian religious leaders and members of the Ethiopian faith community, I am coming to you as a human being and also as a believer in Jesus Christ. My appeal is not only for fellow Christians, even though it is a call for […]

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Ethiopia: A country without a government          

THE PROTEST SLOGAN SHOUTED OUT BY ETHIOPIAN MOURNERS IN THE STREETS OF ADDIS ABABA TODAY FOLLOWING THE MASSACRE OF ETHIOPIAN CHRISTIANS IN LIBYA           April 21, 2015 On Sunday, April 19th, the Islamic State (IS) released a video depicting the gruesome killing of Ethiopian Christians in Libya. It is said to […]

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Nigerian election surprise: Will Ethiopians heed the lessons?

Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) Surprise results in Nigerian elections unprecedented in Africa as president concedes victory to opposition   April 4, 2015 Ethiopians, along with Africans all over the continent, are stunned! Out of 55 countries in Africa over the last 65 years, only five incumbent African leaders, according to one report, […]

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Secretive Agreement on the Nile — Is the TPLF giving away the store?

 March 25, 2015 (Geneva, Switzerland)— On March 23, 2015, a Tripartite Summit on the Nile was held in Khartoum, Sudan, hosted by Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, and attended by Egyptian President Abdul Fattah Sisi, and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. As an outcome of that meeting, these three leaders will sign an agreement of Declaration […]

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Ethiopia spies on journalists based in US: Washington Post

Washington Post  March 10, 2015 WASHINGTON — Ethiopia appears to again be using Internet spying tools in attempts to eavesdrop on journalists based in suburban Washington, said security researchers who call such intrusions a serious threat to human rights and press freedoms worldwide. The journalists, who work for Ethiopian Satellite Television in Alexandria, Va., provide […]

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Ethiopia’s Growth Program Cuts Out Dissent: Wall Street Journal

By Heidi Voigt | Wall Street Journal March 8, 2015 Since 2010, Girma Seifu Maru has tried to raise his voice against political abuses while 546 fellow legislators consistently support the government.   But in February, the government electoral board replaced the leadership of Mr. Girma’s Unity for Democracy and Justice party with its own […]

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World Bank Admits It Ignored Its Own Rules Designed To Protect The Poor

By Ben Hallman |The Huffington Post March 5, 2015     The World Bank, created to fight poverty, has admitted that it’s failed to follow its own rules for protecting the poor people swept aside by dams, roads and other big projects it bankrolls. This conclusion, announced by the bank on Wednesday, amounts to a […]

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Obang Metho’s open letter to President Obama

The alarming situation in Ethiopia and why it may spiral out of control February 5, 2015     Honorable Barack Obama The President of the United States of America The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue Washington, DC 20501   Dear President Obama, I am writing to you on behalf of the Solidarity Movement for a […]

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Plagiarism is not a big deal: TPLF official

What’s is wrong with stealing other people’s work and slapping your name on it?  Nothing, according to a TPLF official.  Ambassador Tesfaye Habisso was recently outed for expropriating the work of others.  The ambassador’s novel defense:   don’t make too much out of this piagiarism thing. “Is plagiarism really such a big moral deal?” Ambassador Habisso […]

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ያለ በቂ ጥናት የተሰራው የወያኔ ባቡር መስመር ውዝግብ ፈጥሯል።

— የባቡር መስመሩ ከተማዋን ለሁለት መክፈሉ ነዋሪዎችን ግራ አጋብቷል — የባቡር ሐዲዱን ያለ ጫማ ማቋረጥ ለከፋ አደጋ ያጋልጣል — የባቡር መስመሩ የዲዛይን ማሻሻያዎች ሊደረጉበት ይገባል -ባለሙያዎች መታሰቢያ ካሳዬ | አዲስ አድማስ January 31, 2015 የአዲስ አበባ ከተማ የቀላል ባቡር ፕሮጀክት ሥራ ከሞላ ጎደል በመጠናቀቁ በነገው ዕለት የቅድመ አገልግሎት ሙከራ ሊያካሂድ ነው፡፡ ታላላቅ የመንግስት ባለስልጣናትን፣ ታዋቂ […]

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Did British intelligence help Ethiopian officials kidnap Andargachew Tsige?

  Did British intelligence assist Ethiopian security services to kidnap Andargachew Tsige?  Did UK officials, for example, provide Ethiopian agents with Mr. Tsige’s travel itinerary?  There are telltale signs that the UK government knows more than it wants to admit.  A series of leaked emails newly published in the Daily Mail hint at UK collaboration […]

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Should Ethiopians boycott the upcoming elections?

December 16, 2015 Washington, DC, The Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) has no choice but to expose the duplicity and repression of choice in the upcoming Ethiopian National Election due to the dictatorial nature of the ethnic apartheid regime of the TPLF/EPRDF that has been in power for the last 24 years. The […]

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Smoking in public areas banned in Mekelle, but so far OK for rest of Ethiopia

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle | Sudan Tribune   January 11, 2015 (ADDIS ABABA) – The capital of Ethiopia’s northern Tigray region, Mekelle, has banned smoking in public areas, making it the first Ethiopian city to implement a tobacco control proclamation bill passed by parliament last year.   Ethiopian lawmakers last year unanimously passed a law prohibiting […]

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Ethiopian women regularly sold for $2,000 in Yemen

Human trafficking or human slavery? By Neftalem Fikre Hailemeskel | ethiopianreporter.com January 10, 2015       Right now as I am writing this article any person can buy an Ethiopian woman as property for as little as USD 2000 in Yemen. Once they purchase the women and her children, she will be a property […]

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Former US Adoption Agency Head Admits to Bribing Ethiopian Officials

Voice of America (VOA) January 8, 2015 The former head of a U.S. adoption agency pleaded guilty in federal court Thursday to charges of arranging phony adoptions from Ethiopia with the aim of defrauding the U.S. government. James Harding, who was an official with International Adoption Guides, admitted defrauding the U.S. State Department by submitting […]

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State Terrorism in Ogaden, Ethiopia

Widespread Repression By Graham Peebles | counterpunch.org January 9, 2015 “There is indeed terrorism raging throughout large parts of the Ogaden and elsewhere in the country; it is State Terrorism perpetrated by a brutal regime that is guilty of widespread criminality, much of which constitutes crimes against humanity….”     Ethiopia is being hailed as […]

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Chinese TV presents a biography of Haile Sellassie

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እንኳን ለገና በዓል አደረሳችሁ።

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Ethiopians in Minnesota explore the importance of transcending ethnic identity

  A Diverse Group of Ethiopians in Minnesota finds new and promising relationship as they step out of ethnic, religious, gender, and political boxes to embrace each other as valued human beings first. Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) January 5, 2015 What does it mean—in real life—to appreciate the common bond of humanity […]

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Did Ethiopia torture and falsely convict UK citizen with help of British intelligence?

British security guard faces death penalty in Ethiopia after being found guilty of terrorism offences By Robert Verkaik | Independent.co.uk December 30, 2014     A British man who claims he was tortured in an Ethiopian prison is facing the death penalty after being found guilty of terrorism offences. Ali Adorus, a security guard from […]

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አገር አቀፍ የጫት ሲምፖዚየም ሊካሄድ ነው

አገሪቱ አምና ከጫት ኤክስፖርት ከ5 ቢ. ብር በላይ አግኝታለች By Metasebia Kasaye | addisadmassnews.com December 29, 2014   ጫት በዜጐች ላይ እያስከተለ ያለውን የጤና ችግር ለመቅረፍ የሚያስችል የፖሊሲ አቅጣጫ ለመንደፍ ያለመ አገር አቀፍ የጫት ሲምፖዚየም በቅርቡ የሚካሄድ ሲሆን፣ የኢፌዲሪ ጠቅላይ ሚኒስትር ኃይለማርያም ደሳለኝን ጨምሮ ታላላቅ የአገሪቱ ባለስልጣናት በሲምፖዚየሙ እንደሚሳተፉ ይጠበቃል፡፡ በአገሪቱ ዩኒቨርሲቲዎችና በትምህርት ቤቶች አካባቢ […]

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በመንበረ ፓትርያርኩ ቅ/ማርያም ገዳም በሚሊዮኖች የሚገመት ገንዘብ መመዝበሩ ተገለጸ

addisadmassnews.com December 20, 2014     በኢትዮጵያ ኦርቶዶክስ ተዋሕዶ ቤተ ክርስቲያን ታሪክ የፓትርያርኮች መንበር (መንበረ ፕትርክና) በኾነችው ቅድስተ ቅዱሳን ማርያም ገዳም፣ በሚሊዮኖች የሚቆጠር ገንዘብና ንብረት በአስተዳደር ሓላፊዎችና ሠራተኞች መመዝበሩን ምንጮች ጠቆሙ፡፡ ጥቆማው የቀረበው፣ የገዳሟ ማኅበረ ካህናትና የልማት ኮሚቴ የቤተ ክርስቲያኒቱን የገንዘብና የንብረት አሰባሰብ በተመለከተ ግልጽነትና ተጠያቂነት ያለው አሠራር እንዲዘረጋ የገዳሟ ልማት ኮሚቴ የበላይ ጠባቂ ለኾኑት […]

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Foreign factories and slave wages

    Ethiopia: Booming business, underpaid workers   Aljazeera.com December 29, 2014 “Our factory is a bit like a military organisation. The labour here is not highly educated so we have to use a very simple way to communicate and organise them,” said Nara Zhou, Huajian’s spokeswoman, as she walks through the aisles of the […]

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Is Ethiopia Violating UN Sanctions against North Korea: New Evidence Uncovered

By Andrea Berger Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies 23 December 2014 Since the 1970s, Ethiopia has been in the company of North Korea’s most loyal military customers. Amongst other things, Pyongyang has been a source of munitions, armored personnel carriers, tanks and tank parts, artillery and rocket fuel. In addition to these forms […]

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የጥራት ጉድለት ሕመም የሆነበት የሕክምና ትምህርት

    ሪፖርተር ጋዜጣ December 21, 2014   በአዳራሹ የታደመው የሕክምና ባለሙያ በተለያየ ዘመን በተለያየ የሥልጠና ማዕከል የተመላለሰ ነው፡፡ በሰባዎቹ መጨረሻና በሃያዎቹ መጀመሪያ ላይ የሚገኙት ጐን ለጐን ከአንድ ቦታ ተገኝተዋል፡፡ የሕክምና ትምህርት በአገሪቱ ምን ይመስላል? የታዩ ተግዳሮቶችና ቀጣዩ ዕርምጃ ምን መሆን ይኖሩታል? በሚሉና በሌሎችም ተያያዥ ጉዳዮች ላይ ለመወያየት ሁሉም ቀጠሮቸውን አክብረዋል፡፡     የአዲስ አበባ […]

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ፓትርያርኩ የቅዱስ ሲኖዶሱን ውሳኔ አገዱ

ቅ/ ሲኖዶሱ በአድባራት ሓላፊዎች ላይ ያሳለፈው ውሳኔ ሕገ መንግሥቱን የሚፃረር ነው ”  —  ፓትርያርኩ ከ አዲስ አድማስ December 20, 2014 የኢትዮጵያ ኦርቶዶክስ ተዋሕዶ ቤተ ክርስቲያን ቅዱስ ሲኖዶስ ምልአተ ጉባኤ፣ ‹‹የቤተ ክርስቲያን አባቶችና ቤተ ክርስቲያን ዕውቅና በሰጠችው ማኅበር ላይ ተገቢ ያልኾነ ቃል ተናግረዋል›› ባላቸው አንዳንድ የአዲስ አበባ ሀገረ ስብከት አድባራት አስተዳዳሪዎች ላይ ያሳለፈው ውሳኔ አፈጻጸም ‹‹ሕገ […]

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Obang’s Address to the Ethiopian Community in Minnesota

                                                                 SMNE FORUM SERIES II: MINNESOTA STARTING THE CONVERSATION AMONG DIVERSE ETHIOPIANS CAN WE COLLECTIVELY OWN BOTH THE GOOD AND THE UGLY PARTS OF OUR PAST? SO WE CAN BE FREE AT LAST FROM THE SHACKLES OF OPPRESSION? December 15, 2014   First of all, I would like to thanks Ato Girma Biru, all members […]

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Antique Book on Ethiopia Selling for $579,875.01

December 17, 2014 Die Ritterlich und lobwürdig reiß [.] Sagend von den landen, Egypto, Syria, von beiden Arabia Persia, India und Ethiopia, von den gestalten, sitten, und dero menschen leben und glauben. By Lodovico di Varthema, is selling for the cool sum of $579,875.01 at abebooks.com The book was published in 1516 by Johann Knobloch Strasbourg. […]

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Remembering the Anuak Massacre

    11-YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF ANUAK MASSACRE OF 2003 WILL BE REMEMBERED BY MANY ETHIOPIAN ANUAK LIVING IN REFUGEE CAMPS AFTER BEING FORCIBLY UPROOTED FROM THEIR INDIGENOUS LAND This year, members of the Ethiopian community in the Greater Houston, Texas, have sent a significant gift of encouragement to the Anuak who have been uprooted from […]

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Your money is helping the Ethiopian regime to terrorize the population: SMNE to donors

SMNE CALLS ON DONOR COUNTRIES TO CONDEMN THE RECENT CRACKDOWN ON PEACEFUL ETHIOPIAN PROTESTERS AND THE CLOSING OF ALL POLITICAL SPACE, FREEDOM OF ASSEMBLY, FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION, AND FREEDOM OF ASSOCIATION IN ETHIOPIA     December 10, 2014. The Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) condemns the recent crackdown on Ethiopian opposition leaders and protesters. […]

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Why is the TPLF in a rush to destroy historic books?

THE ACME OF EVIL IGNORANCE: THE WEYYANE PROJECT FOR ETHIOPIA AND THE WORLD By Professor Mesfin Woldemariam December 8, 2014   Thirty to fifty years ago the TWINS, the shabia (EPLF) and the weyyane (TPLF) discovered that one of their formidable and impregnable enemies was RECORDED HISTORY. In their boundless ignorance they believed they could wipe […]

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How US outsourced torture to Ethiopia’s TPLF

‘Outsourced Guantanamo’–FBI & CIA Interrogating Detainees in Secret Ethiopian Jails, U.S. Citizen Among Those Held :  Democracy Now April 5, 2007 The CIA and FBI agents have been interrogating hundreds of detainees at secret prisons in Ethiopia. Many of the prisoners were recently transferred there secretly and illegally from Kenya and Somalia. They are being […]

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ዲያስፖራውን የመሰለያ እቅድ

ለአረመኔ መንግስት የሚሰልል አረመኔ ነው! ከዲሞክራሲ ለኢትዮጵያ ድጋፍ ቡን በሜልበርን አውስትራልያ December 2014 የሀገራችሁ መጻኢ ህልውና፤ የወገናችሁ የዘመናት ጭንቅ፤ እንግሌትና ፤ የስቃይ ህይወት ሌት ተቀን ለሚያሳስባችሁ ውድ ኢትዮጵያዊያን በሙሉ፦ ከሁልት ዓመት በፊት የወያኔ መንግስት በውጭው ዓሇም የሚገኘውን ኢትዮጵያዊ ሇመሰሇሌ የነዯፈውን እቅዴ በዝርዝር የሚገሌጽ ሚስጥራዊ ሰነዴ ከውጭ ጉዲይ መስራቤቱ ሾሌኮ ወጥቶ በመሊው ዓሇም ሇሚገኘው ኢትዮጵያዊ በተሇያዩ […]

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ሰላም አስከባሪነት ለኢትዮጵያና ለሩዋንዳ ገቢ እያሰገኘ ነው

በሰላም ጥበቃ ስም ወታደር ማከራይት ትርፋማ  ንግድ ሆንዋል Addisadmassnews November 29, 2014 በአፍሪካ፣ ወደ ግጭት ቀጣናዎች እየተሰማራ በስነ-ምግባርና በሙያ ብቃት ስምካተረፉት መካከል የኢትዮጵያ መካከል ሃይል አንዱ እንደሆነ የገለፀው ዘኢኮኖሚስት መጽሔት፤ ኢትዮጵያና ሩዋንዳ በሰላም አስከባሪነት ጥሩ ገቢ እያገኙ መሆናቸውን ዘገበ፡፡ ቀደም ሲል ለሰላም አስከባሪነት የአውሮፓ ወታደሮች ሲሰማሩ እንደነበር መጽሔቱ አስታውሶ፤ ከ20 አመታት ወዲህ ግን በርካታ የአፍሪካ […]

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Tony Blair implicated in corruption in Ethiopia: The Telegraph

Questions over Tony Blair’s ‘opaque’ deals in Africa By Robert Mendick, Matthew Holehouse and Edward Malnick | The Telegraph Noember 30, 2014 “Blair and AGI’s activities in Ethiopia are opaque. How is he supporting governance in an authoritarian state that suppresses all independent criticism, where the police and security forces enjoy total impunity, and the […]

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H & M under attack for its link to human rights abuses in Ethiopia

Sweden’s TV-4 Investigates the H & M and Al-Amoudi Link November 28, 2014 A newly-released investigative reporting exposes the link between human rights abuses and H & M investments in Ethiopia. Please click on link below to watch the full report Swedish TV Exposes H & M Link to Human Rights Abuses in Ethiopia   […]

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SMNE Conference Brings New Energy to Ethiopian Unity

November 18, 2014     November 18, 2014. Washington, DC–. At the recent Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) Forum in Washington D.C. on November 15, it was quite evident that Ethiopia does not lack for gifted people who possess the essential capabilities, virtue, and experience needed to build a New Ethiopia.   It […]

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Software tool may help detect surveillance by Ethiopian government

Detekt is a free tool that scans your Windows computer for traces of FinFisher and Hacking Team RCS, commercial surveillance spyware that has been identified to be also used to target and monitor human rights defenders and journalists around the world. Click on link below to connect to Detekt website. Fight Surveillance   __________________________________________________________________________

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Obang’s Letter to President of H & M

Open Letter to Mr. Karl Johan Persson, Winner of 2014 Fairness Award Faces Significant Challenges in Partnering with Autocratic and Corrupt Ethiopian Government-Controlled Businesses   Head Office Hennes & Mauritz (H & M) AB Mäster Samuelsgatan 46A SE-106 38 Stockholm SWEDEN November 20, 2014 Dear Mr. Karl Johan Persson, On behalf of the Solidarity Movement […]

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Susan Rice an Abysmal Failure at Her Job: The Atlantic

A Withering Critique of Obama’s National Security Council By Jeffrey Goldberg The Atlantic November 14, 2014   If George W. Bush’s foreign policy was a testament to the perils of overreaction, Barack Obama’s foreign policy is becoming, to many experts, a testament to the dangers of underreaction. On the matter of Syria, in particular, fear of […]

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November 15 DC onference to promote dialog among Ethiopians

                 

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Ethiopian unity buidling forum to take place in DC on Novmeber 15

Please click below to read the full annnouncement  Amharic BREAKING THE CYCLE OF DYSFUNCTION IN ETHIOPIAN INSTITUTIONS            

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Ethiopia: Obang Metho condemns ‘Life Grabs’ and the Second Scramble for Africa

Speaking at MRG’s London office as part of a nationwide tour, Executive Director of the Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia, Obang Metho, sheds light on the systematic violation of indigenous land rights by Ethiopia’s autocratic regime, resulting in the alleged torture and imprisonment of those who resist. And although this is happening in a […]

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ግልጽ ደብዳቤ ለህወሃት –– ኦባንግ ሜቶ

ግዜ መልኩን ሳይቀይር አሁን ባላችሁ ዕድል ተጠቀሙ! … ቀናነት ነጻ ያወጣችኋሌ!   አባይ ወሌደ የህወሃት ሉቀመንበር መቀሌ፤ ትግራይ አቶ አባይና መላው የህወሃት ማዕከላዊ ኮሚቴ አባላት፤ ይህንን ደብዲቤ የምጽፍላችሁ ከተለያዩ ኢትዮጵያውያን በተውጣጣው የማኅበራዊ ፍትሕ እንቅስቃሴ ከሚመራው በአዲሲቷ ኢትዮጵያ የጋራ ንቅናቄ (አኢጋን) ስም ቢሆንም በተለይ ግን ሁላችንም የኢትዮጵያ ልጆች እንደመሆናችን እኔም እንደ አንደ ኢትዮጵያዊ ቤተሰብ አባል የላኩላችሁ […]

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Stop Land Grab Concert: Washington, DC. Sunday September 21

  Those in Washington DC, Maryland, Virginia. Please don’t miss “STOP AFRICA LAND GRAB CONCERT” on September 21, 2014 at WARNER THEATER in Washington, D.C. from 6PM to 10PM. Major African Music Artists from 6 countries, including our sister Hanisha Solomon is to Perform [email protected] Theatre-DC – Washington, DC. Hanisha is a rising-star, an Ethiopian […]

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Imprisoning, Spying, Killing: What it takes to stay in power in Ethiopia

Suppression of the innocent inside Ethiopia by Graham Peebles | Dissidentvocie.com September 4th, 2014 Wrapped in dishonesty, arrogance and paranoia, Ethiopia’s ruling regime (as all such brutal brigades), are following a nationwide policy of violent suppression and constitutional vandalism. It was the 24th June – midsummer’s day – in the adopted homeland of Andargachew Tsige, […]

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Enough: By Hanisha Solomon

Hanisha’s New Song on Why Africans Must Stand Together for Freedom August 26, 2014 Click Here to Listen to Hanisha’s song    

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Why surveillance companies hate the iPhone: Wash Post

By Craig Timberg – Washington Post August 11, 2014     The secrets of one of the world’s most prominent surveillance companies, Gamma Group, spilled onto the Internet last week, courtesy of an anonymous leaker who appears to have gained access to sensitive corporate documents. And while they provide illuminating details about the capabilities of […]

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Black-on-black apartheid in Ethiopia

Evidence shows how a tiny minority of Tigrians lords it over 90 million Ethiopians. Research by Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) names names; shows clear domination by the Tigrai People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) August 10, 2014   Institutions are to be independent of political control in a healthy, just and inclusive society; however, […]

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Meeting in Washington of African Leaders Opens to Protests: NY Times

By ANDREW SIDDONSAUG. August 4, 2014 WASHINGTON — Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the State Department on Monday, the start of a summit meeting here of more than 40 African heads of state, to denounce some of the leaders as “torturers” and “killers.” The protesters, who were mostly from Ethiopia and the Democratic Republic of Congo, […]

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Are African Strongmen Being Chosen Over African Civil Society?

US Africa Summit 2014:   Where is the Voice of Africans?     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2014, Washington, DC–. Mr. Obang Metho, the Executive Director of the Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE), a non-violent, non-political, grassroots social justice movement of diverse Ethiopians; committed to bringing truth, justice, freedom, equality, reconciliation, accountability and respect […]

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Obang Metho’s Letter to the Chairman of the TPLF

Open letter to Ethiopia’s ruling Tigrai People’s  Liberation Front (TPLF) August 2, 2014 Abay Woldu, The Chairman of the TPLF Addis Ababa, Ethiopia   Dear Abay Woldu and Members of the TPLF Central Committee, I am writing this to you on behalf of the Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE), a social justice movement […]

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What Will Ethiopians of Tomorrow Inherit from Us?

Mr. Obang Metho’s Keynote Speech at the 4th Annual Ethiopian Heritage Society of North America (EHSNA), Washington, D.C.     July 26, 2014 “…..  This is my main point today: when we make decisions based on God-given moral values and principles, we will pass on a legacy that will bless those who come after us. If […]

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ነጻነትነታችን እንደ ዕርዳታ እህል ከምዕራባውያን የሚለገሰን አይደለም — አቶ ኦባንግ ሜቶ

ለአዲሲቷ ኢትዮጵያ የጋራ ንቅናቄ በኢትዮጵያ ለሚገኙ የፖለቲካ መሪዎች ያስተላለፈው ግልጽ መልዕክት የተወደዳችሁ በኢትዮጵያ የምትገኙ የፖለቲካ ፓርቲ መሪዎች፤ በቅድሚያ ለአዲሲቷ ኢትዮጵያ የጋራ ንቅናቄ (አኢጋን) የአክብሮት ሰላምታ በማቅረብ በትግሉ መስክ የምትከፍሉትን መስዋዕትነት የሚያደንቅ መሆኑን ይገልጻል፡፡ በተለይ በአሁኑ ጊዜ የፖለቲካ ምህዳሩ እጅግ ጠብቦ የለም የሚባልበት ደረጃ በደረሰበት ወቅት በምታገኙት ስንጥቅ ሁሉ እየተጠቀማችሁ ለህዝባችሁ የብርሃን ጭላንጭል ስለምትፈነጥቁ አኢጋን ሥራችሁን […]

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Obang Metho Honored by Ehiopian Diaspora Group

The Journey to a New Vision Obang Metho was among the honorees recognized at the annual gala of the Society of Ethiopians Established in the Diaspora (SEED) held on May 24, 2014 in Washington, DC. Below is Obang’s acceptance speech.   …. I was told that this award was in appreciation for the work done […]

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Ethiopia PM at odds with TPLF on Oromo protests

Somalilandpress.com May 14, 2014 Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn is once again at odds with the powerful TPLF branch of EPRDF ruling party, according to sources connected to his adminstration. This time the dispute is on government response to Oromo protests in Oromia region, according to a journalist of an English weekly paper who asked […]

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Ethiopian regime quietly disintegrating: ION

By Indian Ocean Newsletter May 9, 2014 The general election looming ahead in 2015 is already casting a shadow over the Ethiopian government, whose sole uniting bond would seem to be its praise for the memory of its late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi. His portraits are on all the walls in Addis Ababa, which was […]

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Double-digit “growth” Ethiopia still begging to feed its people

UN expecting to feed 6.5 million Ethiopians this year May 13, 2014 GENEVA (Reuters) – The World Food Programme will help to feed nearly 6.5 million Ethiopians this year, the U.N. agency said on Tuesday, with the country hit by locusts, neighboring war and sparse rainfall. “We are concerned because there is the beginning of […]

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ጥጋብና የወያኔ ዘረኝነት

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Human Rights Watch Condemns Govt. Brutality Against Oromo Students

Security Forces Fire On, Beat Students Protesting Plan to Expand Capital Boundaries “Ethiopia’s heavy handed reaction to the Oromo protests is the latest example of the government’s ruthless response to any criticism of its policies. UN member countries should tell Ethiopia that responding with excessive force against protesters is unacceptable and needs to stop.” Leslie […]

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SMNE condemns the massacre of Oromo students

Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia Group also speaks up against the brutality directed at Afar pastoralists and  the crackdown on journalists: A Call to Action for All Ethiopians to Stand Strong for a Better Future! April 3, 2014 We in the Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) strongly condemn the horrific killing of […]

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Obang’s open letter to political leaders in Ethiopia

Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) April 1, 2014 Dear political leaders in Ethiopia, Warmest greetings to you from the (SMNE) http://www.solidaritymovement.org. We are writing to you because we believe you are among those who have shown courage and perseverance in pursuing the struggle for freedom and justice in the face of many obstacles. […]

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Speak Up for Writers in Ethiopia: PEN to Secretary of State Kerry

PEN America April 30, 2014 PEN sent the following letter to Secretary of State John Kerry on the eve of his visit to Ethiopia to urge him to raise the case of imprisoned journalist Eskinder Nega, winner of the 2012 PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award, when he meets with Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn in Addis Ababa. PEN is extremely […]

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Celebrity Musicians Can’t Feed the World: William Easterly

The trouble with Live Aid, Live 8, and pop star condescension   By William Easterly | Slate.com April 29, 2014 p {line-height: 150%;}   I was browsing in a used record store in the small town of Bowling Green, Ohio, about a year ago when I found what to a foreign aid wonk is comparable to […]

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Robbery disguised as progress: TPLF evicting residents of landmark Addis neighborhoods

Residents of  Kazanchis, American Gibi, Teklehaimanot, Kirkos, Dejach Wube Sefer, given just 3 weeks to evacuate; land sold to developers. By Wudeneh Zenebe | Ethiopian Reporter April 26, 2014     The Addis Ababa City Administration urged city residents in some of the oldest neighborhoods in city, such as Kazanchis, American Gibi and Teklehaimanot, to relocate […]

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Mother of California stowaway living in refugee camp in Ethiopia

Associated Press April 25, 2014 SAN JOSE, Calif. –  A United Nations official says the mother of a California teenager who stowed away on a flight to Hawaii is living in a refugee camp in Ethiopia. Ubah Mohammed Abdule, 33, is living at the Sheder Refugee Camp in Ethiopia, said the official from the UN […]

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Ethiopia’s villagisation scheme fails to bear fruit

By William Davison | The Guardian April 22, 2014   The orderly village of Agulodiek in Ethiopia‘s western Gambella region stands in stark contrast to Elay, a settlement 5km west of Gambella town, where collapsed straw huts strewn with cracked clay pots lie among a tangle of bushes.     Agulodiek is a patch of land where […]

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Ethiopia: Trapped By a Crippled Telecom

By Kalkidan Yibeltal | addisstandard.com April 21, 2014 A soaring number of option-deprived customers and eye-watering packages continue to swell the earnings of the state monopoly Ethio telecom. In return the inglorious institution kept on crippling everything this country has achieved in the past with banks being the hardest hit          In February […]

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Land campaigners criticise World Bank doing business and benchmarking of the business of Agriculture in Africa

By Ishmael Kindama | Standard Times Press April 22, 2014   As a promoter and financer of large-scale land investments in agriculture, the World Bank Group has been accused by campaigners on land rights issues as key driver of land grabbing in the developing world. A joint statement from up to eight campaigners says the […]

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የአፍሪካ ሰብዓዊ መብት ኮሚሽን የታሰሩ ሙስሊሞችን ክስ ተቀበለ

  April 19, 2014   ጋምቢያ የሚገኘው የአፍሪካ ሰብዓዊ መብት ኮሚሽን በሽብር ተከሰው በእስር ላይ የሚገኙ “የሙስሊሙ መፍትሔ አፈላላጊ ኮሚቴ” አባላት ያቀረቡትን የክስ አቤቱታ እንደተቀበለ ምንጮች ገለፁ፡፡ የኮሚቴው አባላት የክስ አቤቱታውን ያቀረቡት ከወራት በፊት ሲሆን በእነ አቡበከር አህመድ መዝገብ በሽብር የተከሰሱት 28 ግለሰቦች፤ ሙስሊሙ ማህበረሰብ ከአወሊያ ት/ቤት እና ሌሎች ሃይማኖታዊ ጉዳዮች ጋር በተያያዘ ለተፈጠረው አለመግባባት […]

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ወያኔ የጋበዛቸዉ የኮሪያ ኤክሰፐርቶች ያለ ባህር በር ማደግ አስቸጋሪ ነዉ አሉ

ከግብርና ወደ ኢንዱስትሪ የሚደረግ ሽግግርና የባህር በር አለመኖር ፈተና   በ ብርሃኑ ፈቃደ  |  ሪፖርተር ጋዜጣ April 16, 2014 ደቡብ ኮሪያ ከ30 ዓመታት በፊት ኢትዮጵያ አሁን በምትኝበት የኢኮኖሚ ደረጃ ላይ ትገኝ እንደነበር ይነገራል፡፡ ሆኖም የአምስት ዓመት የኢኮኖሚ ልማት ፕሮግራም በመንደፍ በፍጥነት ከድሆች ተርታ በመውጣት በዓለም ላይ ግዙፍ ከሚባሉ ኢኮኖሚዎች አንዷ ለመሆን በቃች፡፡  የጀቡቲ ወደብ።  ወደብ አያስፍልግም […]

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Wro. Assegedech Assefa: Ethiopia’s First Solo Woman Pilot

Click here to watch interview with Woizero Assegedech Asefa The first African woman pilot By Negest Abate Fifty four years ago, Weizero (MS) Asegedech Assefa, born from a privileged Ethiopian family, became the first female pilot; by breaking barriers in a totally male dominated field. When she was asked what motivated her to became a […]

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Ethiopia’s anti-terror law suppresses press freedom: Press TV

http://www.presstv.ir/ Wed Apr 16, 2014 The African Freedom of Expression Exchange (AFEX), a continental body of African free expression organizations, condemned the 27-year sentence imposed by Ethiopia on veteran Somali journalist, Mohamed Aweys Mudey. Ethiopian prosecutors accused Mudey of having information about Al-Shabab operations in Ethiopia and charged him with participating in terror activities. Mudey, […]

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ከአገር መውጣት የማይችሉ ባለሥልጣናት በጭንቀት ውስጥ ናቸው

አሁን ያለው ኢህአዴግ ላዩ በቀለም ቀቢ የተዋበ ይመስላል Source:  Goolgule.com April 10, 2014     ኢህአዴግ በሙስና ስም የ”ማጥራት ዘመቻ” ማካሄዱን ተከትሎ የተከሰተው አለመተማመንና እርስ በርስ በጥርጥር የመተያየት ችግር ካድሬውን ማስጨነቁ ተጠቆመ። ኢህአዴግን ለመሰናበት የሚፈልጉ በርካታ ካድሬዎች “ለምን” በሚል የሚቀርብላቸውን ጥያቄ በመፍራት የግድ ፓርቲውን መስለው እንደሚኖሩ ተገለጸ። የጎልጉል የአዲስ አበባ ዘጋቢ ቀደም ሲል ኢህአዴግን ተሰናብተው […]

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ቤተ-መንግስት ስር የሚኖሩ ቤት አልባዎች በጅብ መንጋ ልንበላ ነው አሉ

Addisadmassnews.com Apri 7, 2014 ቦታው ለልማት ይፈለጋል ተብሎ ቤት ሲፈርስ፣መጠለያ አጥተው ቤተ-መንግስት ስር መኖር የጀመሩት  48 ቤት አልባዎች፤ሰሞኑን “በጅብ መንጋ ልንበላ ነው” ሲሉ ምሬትና አቤቱታቸውን ገለፁ፡፡ ከጅቦቹ ይከላከሉናል ብለን የሰበሰብናቸው ውሾችም በወረዳው ባለስልጣናት በመርዝ ስለተገደሉብን ከፍተኛ ስጋት ላይ ነን ብለዋል – ቅሬታ አቅራቢዎቹ። የወረዳ ስምንት ዋና ሥራ አስፈፃሚ አቶ ደሳለኝ ደበሌ ስለጉዳዩ ጠይቀናቸው ሲመልሱ፤በወረዳው ሸራተንና […]

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Obang Addresses Women’s National Democratic Club

Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) April 2, 2014 The reason I am with you today began on December 13, 2003[i] when Ethiopian National Defense Forces, accompanied by militia groups they had armed, began a massacre of leaders of my own ethnicity, the Anuak, in the resource-rich Gambella region of southwestern Ethiopia. Within three […]

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Ethiopia Habtemariam is named president of Motown

(ALLACCESS.COM) – UNIVERSAL MUSIC GROUP has reorganized its EAST COAST recorded music operations that re-establishes DEF JAM RECORDINGS, ISLAND RECORDS and MOTOWN RECORDS as stand-alone labels within the UMG family. In making the announcement, UMG Chairman/CEO LUCIAN GRAINGE said, “UMG is a collection of some of the greatest record labels the industry has ever seen.  […]

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Ethiopian sues UK for funding repression in his country

By Ian Birrell | Dailymail.co.uk March 29, 2014 The farmer claims aid is funding a despotic one-party state in his country Alleges regime is forcing thousands from their land using murder and rape Prime Minister David Cameron says donations are a mark of compassion If farmer is successful, Ministers might have to review overseas donations […]

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How Ethiopia Spies on Its Diaspora Abroad

European companies sell surveillance technologies to abusive foreign regimes By Felix Horne | The Wall Street Journal March 31, 2014 Many Europeans are upset over revelations that the United States government spies on them. But European companies are selling surveillance tools and know-how to other governments, allowing them to spy abroad. Their customers include some of […]

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ኢህአዴግና አሜሪካ — የፍቅረኞች ኩርፍያ?

ኢህአዴግ የአፍሪካ ቀንድ ስጋት? By Goolgule.com ለአፍሪካ ቀንድ ሰላም ብቸኛ ተዋናይና ፊት አውራሪ አድርጎ ራሱን የሾመው ኢህአዴግ ለቀጠናው ስጋት እንደሚሆን ተጠቆመ። አልሸባብንና አልቃይዳን ከምንጩ እናጠፋለን በሚል ስትራቴጂ መለስ ከቆፈሩት ጉድጓድ ውስጥ ሰምጣ የነበረችው አሜሪካ ከጉድጓዱ ለመውጣት ወስናለች። ኢትዮጵያዊያን የሚያምኑትና የሚቀበሉትን መሪ በድፍረት አደባባይ የማውጣት ሃላፊነቱ “አገር ወዳድ” በሚሉ ዜጎችና የተቃዋሚ ፓርቲ አመራሮች ጫንቃ ላይ ነው። […]

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ኢህአዴግ የእምነት ተቋማትን በጥብቅ የሚቆጣጠርበት ህግ ሊያጸድቅ ነው

ህጉ ጣጣ እንዳያመጣ የሰጉ ኢህአዴግን እየመከሩ ነው ከጎልጉል ድረገድ ኢትዮጵያን ከሁለት አስርተ ዓመታት በላይ እየገዛ ያለው ኢህአዴግ የሃይማኖት ተቋማትንና ምዕመናኑን በጥብቅ የሚቆጣጠርበትን ህግ ለማጽደቅ በዝግጅት ላይ መሆኑ ተሰማ። የህጉ ረቂቅ የደረሳቸው ከፍተኛ ዲፕሎማቶች ኢህአዴግን አበክረው እየመከሩና በሚያመጣው አጠቃላይ መዘዝ ዙሪያ እያስጠነቀቁ ነው። ጎልጉል ከዲፕሎማት ምንጮቹ ባገኘው መረጃ መሰረት ኢህአዴግ በእምነት ተቋማት ላይ ቁጥጥሩን የሚያጠብቅበትንና ከሃይማኖት […]

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