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US Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Ethiopian Embassy Gunman

TO HIS CAVE: Trigger-happy embassy gunman Solomon Tadesse "Wedi Weyni" can be arrested should he return to the US or should he dared to travel to a country that signs extradition agreement with the US.
SAFE INSIDE HIS CAVE? Trigger-happy embassy gunman Solomon Tadesse “Wedi Weyni” can be arrested should he return to the US or should he dare to travel to a country that signs extradition agreement with the US.

By Abebe Gellaw,

THE United States Attorney’s Office has obtained an arrest warrant in the Superior Court of the District of Columbia for the Ethiopian embassy gunman, Solomon Tadess Gebre Silasse. The security attache, who dramatically shot at peaceful protesters at the Ethiopian embassy, fled to Ethiopia to escape prosecution.

Bill Miller, Public Information Officer at U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia, told this reporter that the office obtained the arrest warrant after it filed criminal charges of assault with intent to kill while armed in connection with a shooting incident on September 29 at the Embassy of Ethiopia. “The charge carries a statutory maximum of 30 years,” he said. Continue reading US Court Issues Arrest Warrant for Ethiopian Embassy Gunman

I Signed Peace Deal to Avoid Arrest Threat by Ethiopian PM: President Salva Kiir

“I was threatened by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn that if I do not sign the peace deal right then he will arrest me” – President Salva Kiir

Ethiopia’s continued disregard of the Kiir government is open for all to see. From holding peace agreements inside the basement of a dark night club to a threat to arrest the President. Get this Ethiopia: President Salva Kiir is an elected leader of an independent state called Republic of South Sudan not a president of one of its ‘Kilils’ for God’s sake.

By Mabior Mach,

SOUTH Sudan President Salva Kiir has claimed that he and former vice president turned rebel leader Dr Riek Machar signed a peace deal Friday in Addis Ababa to avoid threats of arrest by Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn.

The truce, which has so far been violated, was intended to end five months of deadly violence in which both sides have been accused of widespread human rights abuse.  Continue reading I Signed Peace Deal to Avoid Arrest Threat by Ethiopian PM: President Salva Kiir

Somalia and Kenya in Diplomatic Row

Somalia has condemned the arrest of one of its diplomats in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, during a security operation to flush out illegal immigrants and militant Islamists.

“Somalia and Kenya share the same security concerns, but the continued detention of innocent law-abiding Somalis only serves to create an atmosphere of fear and mistrust that will result in dividing our communities,” – Prime Minister Abdiweli Sheikh Ahmed

By Mohamoud Godah,

SOMALI Federal Parliament in their Saturday session discussed the mass arrests and the brutal crackdown on Somalis in Kenya in general by Kenyan police and in particularly the detention of Consular of Somali Embassy in Nairobi Mr. Siyad Mohamud Shire who have been held in custody for more than 5 hours.

Kenyan security forces especially anti-terrorism police unit have entered to Shire’s house in Nairobi without permission and then took the chief Protocol and unknown number of people who have been in the house of the diplomat to the police station where the consular has been held for more than 5 hours before he was released by the Somali Ambassador in Kenya Mohamed Ali Amerika.  Continue reading Somalia and Kenya in Diplomatic Row