Monthly Archives: October 2006

Religious conflict: Woyanne’s deadliest political bomb

By Lammii Biyyaa I felt compelled to write this short article after listening to an eyewitness video clip posted on Ethiopian Media Forum regarding religious conflicts that reportedly took place in the Jimmaa and Ilu-Abbaa-Boora zones of Oromia. I will briefly summarize the major political patterns demonstrated by the Woyane regime in the last 15 […]

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The revival of Kinijit was in evidence at the town hall meeting in DC

The Washington DC Chapter of Coalition for Unity & Democracy Party (CUDP/Kinijit) held a highly successful town hall meeting at the Unification Church yesterday (Oct 29). Hundreds of Kinijit members and supporters (the two halls were filled to capacity) gathered to listen explanations from the Kinijit officials about the recent leadership crisis. At the start […]

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Judge Says Ethiopia Forces Killed 193

By ANTHONY MITCHELL, Associated Press NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct. 18, 2006 — (AP) Ethiopian security forces massacred 193 people _triple the official death toll _ during anti-government protests following elections last year, a senior judge appointed to investigate the violence said Wednesday. Unarmed protesters were shot, beaten and strangled to death, said Wolde-Michael Meshesha, who was […]

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Embarrassed again?

Further notes on the Trial By Donald Levine Almost duped once In 1992 I joined dozens of Ethiopia’s friends to monitor the “first democratic election” in the history of Ethiopia. Never mind that democratic elections for Parliament had been held in 1957; in 1963; and in 1967. (In 1967, incidentally, one Ato Zenawi of Adwa […]

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Tribute to All Departing Diplomats: Raising to the Challenge Ahead

By Workie Briye Over the last several weeks, the news on many Ethiopian Web sites has been dominated by the defection of Ethiopian diplomats and other professionals, including army generals. A significant number of diplomats, including several Ambassadors and high-level diplomats, left their jobs protesting against the appalling human rights abuse taking place in the […]

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