Tag Archives: Ethiopia Hearing

Congressman Urges U.S. to End Alliance with Brutal Ethiopian Regime

Time to stop allying with a brutal, corrupt and minority Ethiopian regime
At a special U.S. Subcommittee Hearing sponsored by Rep. Chris Smith, Congressman Dana Rohrabacher (R) calls for the U.S. to stop allying with a brutal, corrupt and minority regime of Ethiopia.

BY ESAT NEWS,

A U.S. congressman says it is high time for the U.S. stopped allying with a brutal regime under a pretext of war on terror.

Representative Dana Rohrabacher of California was speaking at a hearing on Thursday organized by the House Committee on Foreign Affairs under the theme “democracy under threat in Ethiopia.” Continue reading Congressman Urges U.S. to End Alliance with Brutal Ethiopian Regime

Ethiopian Opposition Briefs Members of EU Parliament

Chairman of Patriotic Ginbot 7, Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress, and Rio Olympic medalist hearing at the European Parliament.

European Parliament hearing on the human rights situation in Ethiopia

By ESAT News,

Ethiopian opposition party representatives and marathon star Feyissa Lelisa on Wednesday briefed members of the European Parliament on the crises in Ethiopia urging EU member states to stop financing a brutal regime in Ethiopia.

The delegation includes Prof. Berhnu Nega, Chairman of Patriotic Ginbot 7, Merara Gudina, Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress, as well as Feyisa Lilesa, Rio Olympic silver medalist known worldwide for showing a protest gesture at the Olympic. Continue reading Ethiopian Opposition Briefs Members of EU Parliament

An ill-Advised and Uninformed Hearing on Eritrea

Demonizing and victimizing Eritrea in an attempt to take world attention away from the mass killings and flagrant human rights violations now being committed against innocent Ethiopians by the minority regime doesn’t help maintain security in this troubled region.

By Organization of Eritrean Americans (OEA),

A hearing on Eritrea scheduled by the House subcommittee on Africa for Wednesday, September 14, 2016, titled “Eritrea: A Neglected Regional Threat,” is ill-advised and seems to reflect complete lack of knowledge of the reality in the Horn of Africa region.

The hearing does not augur well for the US Congress to dwell on Eritrea and a non-existent threat, while ignoring the real regional threat that is in Ethiopia. This diversion will only embolden the regime in Ethiopia and allow it to continue with its belligerent stance against Eritrea and its people. Continue reading An ill-Advised and Uninformed Hearing on Eritrea