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Ethiopia: Liberating a “Prison Nation”

Ethiopian: A country blessed with a succession of rulers but not leaders
Ethiopian: A country blessed with a succession of rulers but not leaders

By Alemayehu G Mariam,

Ethiopia today is a “prison of nations and nationalities with the Oromo being one of the prisonersproclaimed the recently issued Declaration of the Congress of the Oromo Democratic Front (ODF).

This open-air prison is administered through a system of “bogus federalism” in which “communities exercise neither self-rule nor shared-rule but have been enduring the TPLF/EPRDF’s tyrannical rule for more than two decades.” The jail keepers or the “ruling party directly and centrally micro-manage all communities by pre-selecting its surrogates that the people are then coerced to ‘elect’ at elections that are neither free nor fair”. Continue reading Ethiopia: Liberating a “Prison Nation”