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A Year of Ruptures and Hope: Reckless Elites and the Addis Ababa Question

How does the Ethiopian social and political fabric ruptured within one year
How does the Ethiopian social and political fabric ruptured within one turbulent year and left the country in the middle of an ethnic and societal crisis? Who are the responsible culprits?

BY MIKE MAMO | BORKENA

It is just over a year since the Oromo uprising of 2014 – 2018 help topple TPLF’s predatory state. The eventual transition of the uprising into a nationwide resistance and its ability to inspire a team of internal dissenters within the ruling EPRDF were the pivotal moments. The dissenters skillfully and decisively demolished the brutal state and neutralized its security and military apparatus. Continue reading A Year of Ruptures and Hope: Reckless Elites and the Addis Ababa Question

Eskinder Nega Refuses to Sign False Confession in Exchange for Prison Release

“I call the government to immediately release him without conditions” – Senator Marco Rubio

When the price for freedom is signing a false confession. The regime’s foolish attempt to compel journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega to sign a false confession in exchange for his release draw worldwide condemnation.

BY CPJ

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Ethiopian government’s attempts today to compel Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega to sign a false confession before releasing him under a presidential pardon. Continue reading Eskinder Nega Refuses to Sign False Confession in Exchange for Prison Release

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