Monthly Archives: November 2014

Ethiopia: Remember the 24th of November 1974

Last week, many Ethiopian families in the United States gathered in houses of worship with their relatives and friends to hold memorial services in remembrance of the victims of the massacre of the 24th of November 1974, a date that shall live in infamy in Ethiopian history. On that fateful day, a military junta gathered and […]

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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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ENTC Weekly Radio – November 27

Listen to ENTC radio program – November 27 News, Interviews, entertainment, etc Listen here (mp3) To listen by phone – 213-992-4363

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The de-Ethiopianization of Ethiopia

For over four decades, the self-styled Tigrean People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which clings to power by force in Ethiopia today, has been planning and waging a sustained and relentless political, social and cultural war to “de-Ethiopianize” Ethiopia. The TPLF’s de-Ethiopianization program and ideology are built around a set of specific strategies, policies, actions and practices intended to […]

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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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ENTC Weekly Radio – Nov 19

Listen to ENTC radio program – November 19 News, Interviews, entertainment, etc Listen here (mp3) To listen by phone – 213-992-4363

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The Twilight of Non-Violent Change in Ethiopia and the Slippery Ground of TPLF’s Power Strategy Messay Kebede

The rationale for the TPLF’s current stepping up of repression, obviously triggered by the coming elections, is hard to comprehend. Ranging from constant harassments and severe beatings to torture and long-term imprisonments, the repression particularly targets journalists and young leaders of opposition parties. The fear of losing the elections is usually advanced as the main […]

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“Hagere, Hizbe, Kibre” (My Country, My People, My Honor)

 The poet-artist with an “unconquerable soul”? Last week, Meron Getnet, the extraordinary young Ethiopian actress, put out on Youtube a powerful Amharic poem entitled,  “Hagere, Hizbe, Kibre” (My Country, My People, My Honor). The last time I “saw” Meron was this past September in a video clip intended to be a promotional for the film DIFRET (COURAGE),  a film […]

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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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ENTC Weekly Radio – Nov 13

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Ethiopia 2014: I Always Remember in November and in…

Oh, Cruel November 2005!  In 2005, Ethiopians faced unspeakable horrors. Following the parliamentary elections in May of that year, hundreds of Ethiopian citizens who protested the daylight theft of that election were massacred or seriously shot and wounded by police and security personnel under the exclusive command and control of the late regime leader Meles […]

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ENTC Weekly Radio – Nov 5

Listen to ENTC radio program – November 5 News, Interviews, entertainment, etc Listen here (mp3) To listen by phone – 213-992-4363

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November 15 DC onference to promote dialog among Ethiopians

                 

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1984 Great Ethiopian Famine: TPLF Still Licensed to Steal

Gebremedhin Araya (L), Max Perbedy (C), Tekleweyne Assefa (R) Remembering the Great Ethiopia Famine of 1984 (Part II) In my commentary last week, (Remembering the Great Ethiopia Famine of 1984, Part I), I reviewed various commentaries I had written over the years challenging the fabricated and false claims of the Tigrean Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) and its […]

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