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ICJ: Ethiopian Leaders to Face Trial for Genocide

Finally, Justice to be served for the defenseless people of Ogaden
Finally, Justice to be served for the defenseless people of Ogaden

By Betre Yacob,

The International Commission of Jurists (ICJ) reported to have begun to work to bring Ethiopian authorities to justice for having committed a genocide in the Ogaden region.

The International Commission of Jurists is a known international human rights organization composed of jurists (including senior judges, attorneys, and lawyers). The commission is known for its dedication to ensuring respect for international human rights standards through the law.

The report came right after different Swedish TV channels showed Continue reading ICJ: Ethiopian Leaders to Face Trial for Genocide

Ethiopia and its Repressive Regime

Ethiopian leaders… kind of tyrannical wolfs in democratic sheep’s clothing

By Graham Peebles,

They speak of democracy, but act violently to suppress dissenting voices and control the people through the inculcation of fear: they ignore human rights and trample on the people, they are a tyrannical wolf in democratic sheep’s clothing, causing suffering and misery to thousands of people throughout Ethiopia.

The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) government repeatedly scoffs at international law and consistently acts in violation of their own Federal constitution – a liberal document written by the regime to please and deceive their foreign supporters. Continue reading Ethiopia and its Repressive Regime

TPLF’s Ethiopia: Basic Facts about the Political and Military Structure

“…By changing nothing, nothing changes…” – Tony Robbins

The hegemony of a minority regime of Meles Zenawi is not sustainable: Amb. Herman Cohen

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

Professor Mesfin Wolde Mariam, former Chairman of the Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRC), has in the past aptly described Meles Zenawi’ regime as being:

” … an ethnic-based federation… dominated by the minority ethnic Tigrayans… the federal structure in effect divides and rules larger ethnic groups such as the Oromos and Amharas and bars non-members of the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front…”

Professor Mesfin Wolde Mariam was not biased when he said that the Meles regime was dominated by the minority ethnic Tigrayans. Continue reading TPLF’s Ethiopia: Basic Facts about the Political and Military Structure

Meles Zenawi Dead at 57

1955 – 2012: Prime Minister Meles has finally gone for Good

By News Agencies,

Ethiopia’s long-time ruler Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, 57, has died from a sudden infection while recovering from an undisclosed illness at a hospital abroad, state-owned Ethiopian TV reported yesterday.

Mr. Meles had not been seen in public for two months because of the undisclosed illness. Meles died Monday just before midnight after contracting an infection, state TV announced Tuesday. [watch the ETV video below] Continue reading Meles Zenawi Dead at 57

Meles wants to avoid hunger riots; Djibouti intensifies anti-Eritrea propaganda ahead of election

Unrest ahead of election

The Indian Ocean Newsletter(ION)

The governing EPRDF party’s unopposed domination of the country’s institutions does not insure Prime Minister Meles Zenawi against the dangerous social tensions that are building up in Ethiopia.

Particularly as the price of staples went through the roof in January, coincidentally just at the time when the uprisings in Tunisia and Egypt were breaking out. Continue reading Meles wants to avoid hunger riots; Djibouti intensifies anti-Eritrea propaganda ahead of election