LAST week, the United Nations Commission of Inquiry (COI), created to investigate alleged human rights abuses in Eritrea, produced its final report. The COI report was widely covered by the mainstream press, and has led to a substantial amount of discussion regarding Eritrea. The report has also come in for considerable criticism, with several detailed articles rebutting different parts of the report (see I , II, and III). Continue reading Doubts Emerge Over UN Eritrea Human Rights Report→
INTERNATIONAL politics at the United Nations is a dirty rotten game played by the big powers that has been blatantly discriminatory to Eritrea over the last 65 years. These annual fabricated and bogus accusations against Eritrea at the kangaroo court known as the United Nations are meant to deny the right of Eritrea to exist as a sovereign state. Continue reading The UN’s Double Standards Against Eritrea→
WILLIAM EASTERLY is a renowned economist and best-selling author of the book ” The Tyranny of Experts: Economists, Dictators and the Forgotten rights of the poor“.
In his latest interview with PBS talk show presenter Tavis Smiley, he makes his case for a radical rethinking of approaches to global development. He brought the case of Ethiopia and its late Prime Minister Meles Zenawi as an example of an absolute dictator and calling him a serial human right abuser. Continue reading Stop Financing Tyranny Like in Ethiopia: William Easterly→
IN OUR19 December 2013 article entitled ‘Explaining the Ethiopian outmigration: incentives or constrains’ we alerted readers and policy makers in Ethiopia about the push, pull and mediating factors of outmigration in general and outlined the factors as they relate to Ethiopia. In this short article we aim to discuss further the incompatibility between macroeconomic growth and outmigration and close the piece by outlining potential mitigation strategies. Continue reading Some Policy Considerations Regarding the Ethiopian Outmigration→