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Eritrea: Mass Demonstration Against All Conspiracies

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ህጹጽ ጻውዒት ንዘየላቡ መኸተ! ንዕለት 22 ሰነ ኣብ ከተማ ጄኔቭ ፡ ሰፊሕ ሰላማዊ ሰልፊ ተመዲቡ ኣሎ። ሓየ ሃገራዊ ዝኾንካ ተለዓል። ኩሉ ኣተኮሮኻን ኣቓልቦኻን ናብ ጄኔቭ ዓቕናዓዮ ። በብዘለኻዮ ከባቢ ተወዲብካ ተበገስ፡ ዝገደፍና ገዲፍና፡ ሃገር ንምድሓን ክንሳተፍ ዘገደደና ሃገራዊ ጻውዒት ድማ እዩ። ሎሚ ዘይከተተ፡ ብደዉ ከም ዝሞተ!

A COALITION of Eritrean communities from all over Europe are sponsoring a mass demonstration against the UN Commission of Inquiry.

The Commission of Inquiry has presented yet another distorted version of events in Eritrea, based on hearsay and innuendos. The terminology and language used by the Commission belittles the very essence of independent Eritrea, and undermines Eritrea’s sovereign rights. Continue reading Eritrea: Mass Demonstration Against All Conspiracies

Grief-Stricken Ethiopians Take Their Anger to the Streets Over ISIS Killings (VIDEO)

By TesfaNews,

THE women are wailing and crying, the youth chanting. Thousands of angry Ethiopians filled the streets of Addis Ababa to vent their rage and grief over the gruesome killing of dozens of Ethiopian Christian asylum seekers in Libya by the savage Islamic extremist group ISIS.

The protesters depart from the homes of the two victims located in Kirkos neighborhood and continued all the way to Meskel Square. Attempts to extend the demonstration up to the Parliament was resisted by the presence of Federal Police.  Continue reading Grief-Stricken Ethiopians Take Their Anger to the Streets Over ISIS Killings (VIDEO)

Eritreans in the Bay Area Hold Rally for Truth, Peace and Justice

By Abdella Sifaf,

OVER 500 Eritreans and their friends held a “Rally for Truth, Peace, Justice and Eritrea” demanding an end to the ongoing occupation of Eritrean territories; immediate full implementation of the 13-year old Eritrea Ethiopia Boundary Commission’s (EEBC) ruling, whose verdict was rendered on 13 April 2002; and the lifting of the illegal and unjust US-imposed UN sanctions on Eritrea.  Continue reading Eritreans in the Bay Area Hold Rally for Truth, Peace and Justice

3 Killed, Scores Wounded in Protest Across Bahir Dar

By Abraha Belai,

AT LEAST three people were confirmed killed and seven others wounded on Friday (19) after police opened fire to disperse protesters who were heading into the city center to defend a sacred site against government-sponsored demolition.

The protest in the restive capital of Amhara region erupted after the government moved to take over a church-owned holy site where annual ceremonies like Epiphany and Maskal (the founding of the True Cross) are held. Continue reading 3 Killed, Scores Wounded in Protest Across Bahir Dar

Ethiopia’s 24hr Blue Revolution Starts, Police Use Brute Force, Detain Opposition

A 24 hour protest rally that was organized by nine opposition coalition groups demanding for a free and fair election next year met police resistance

By TesfaNews,

THE 24-hour peaceful protest that was called by a coalition of 9 Ethiopian opposition groups is currently taking place in the capital Addis Ababa.

However, protesters have been blocked by a huge Police presence along the main roads that led to the main avenue – Meskel Square (aka Meskel Adebabay).  Continue reading Ethiopia’s 24hr Blue Revolution Starts, Police Use Brute Force, Detain Opposition

U.S. Orders Expulsion of Ethiopian Embassy Gunman

The TPLF gunman who tried to take the law into his own hands

By TesfaNews,

THE fate of the Ethiopian Embassy gunman that was captured on video while dramatically brandishing a gun and shooting at peaceful and unarmed protesters has been decided today.

The U.S. State Department, therefore, ordered Solomon Tadesse Gebresslassie aka ‘Wedi Weyni‘, a member of the ruling Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), to pack his bags and leave the country in 48 hours.

Several sources indicate that although investigations into the criminal nature of the incident would have resulted in prosecution, his diplomatic immunity, however, left State Department officials with the only option of slapping “Wedi Weyni” with deportation.  Continue reading U.S. Orders Expulsion of Ethiopian Embassy Gunman