Monthly Archives: September 2003

The Untimely Death of Surafel Assaminew

Office of the Mayor of Atlanta To the Honorable Shirley Franklin We the members and friends of the Ethiopian-American community express our deepest concern over the fatal shooting of Surafel Assaminew, a final year Electrical Engineering student of Stone Mountain, GA. Surafel was shot and killed by police in Cobb County at noon on Tuesday, […]

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EC to help ensure free and fair elections

ADDIS ABABA (IRIN) – The European Commission (EC) has pledged over € 500,000 to help ensure democratic and fair elections in Ethiopia in 2005. The funding is part of a worldwide initiative for developing countries worth around € 31 million aimed at ensuring global “peace and stability”. Opposition parties are gearing up for the elections […]

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