Tag Archives: Ethiopian Rebels

Ethiopia’s Peaceful Uprising is Evolving into an Armed Resistance

By making peaceful and democratic changes impossible, the regime in Ethiopia makes violent revolution almost inevitable.

Peaceful uprising or armed resistance? The choice is the regimes’.

By Alem Mamo,

As the world ushers in the new year, Ethiopia’s political, economic and security situation is entering a new and dangerous phase. The peaceful and popular uprising that swept the country in 2016 is gradually transforming itself into a well-organized armed resistance in various parts of the country.

The government belligerence and refusal to respond to the popular demand of citizens and engage in a genuine, inclusive and meaningful dialogue with opposition political forces and find a workable solution to the political stalemate is forcing many groups, concerned citizens and peaceful activists to re-evaluate their non-violence strategy. Continue reading Ethiopia’s Peaceful Uprising is Evolving into an Armed Resistance

Sudan and Ethiopia Sign Security Cooperation Agreement

MOU between Sudan and Ethiopia signed to enhance joint security and military cooperation to fight “anti-peace” elements.

By Sudan Tribune,

Sudan and Ethiopia Saturday have signed in Addis Ababa a memorandum of understanding providing to enhance joint security and military cooperation between the two neighbouring countries to fight terrorism.

The signing ceremony took place on the sidelines of the meetings of the Joint Ethiopian Sudanese Higher Military Committee chaired by Sudan Defence Awad bin Auf and his Ethiopian counterpart Siraj Fegessa.

The agreement was signed by the head of the General Staff of the Sudanese army Lt. Gen. Imad al-Din Adawi and his Ethiopian counterpart, General Samora Mohamed Younis. Continue reading Sudan and Ethiopia Sign Security Cooperation Agreement

Ethiopian Opposition Group Threatens Armed Resistance

Freedom First. Armed struggle as the only viable option to bring democratic change in Ethiopia

By Douglas Mpuga | VOA News,

Ethiopia’s opposition Ginbot 7 Movement for Unity and Democracy has decided to use armed resistance in addition to peaceful resistance against the government in Addis Ababa. This follows the move of the group’s leader from the United States to Eritrea.

Berhanu Nega travelled to Ethiopia’s northern neighbor following the merger of his Ginbot 7 with the Ethiopian People’s Patriotic Front. “It’s true he travelled to Eritrea, he went on July 17, 2015,” said the spokesman for the group, Dr. Tadesse Biru. Continue reading Ethiopian Opposition Group Threatens Armed Resistance

From University Professor to a Freedom Fighter

Berhanu Nega, a Bucknell University professor gives up life in America to lead the Ethiopian struggle for freedom and democracy

By EthioMedia,

PROF. Berhanu Nega, leader of Patriotic Arbegnoch Ginbot 7 (AGUDM), on Saturday bid farewell to his career as an economics professor here in America to lead a struggle in Africa against the despotic regime in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Continue reading From University Professor to a Freedom Fighter

Dr. Berhanu Nega Joins His Comrades in Eritrea

Welcoming ceremony for Dr. Berhanu Nega (Chairman), Ato Neamin Zeleqe (former CEO of ESAT) and the rest of the leaderships at the Arbegnoch Ginbot 7 (AGUDM) headquarters in Asmara. This is a turning point to the struggle for freedom. The countdown has now officially started.

By Patriotic Ginbot7,

AS YOU have already learnt, our struggle against the minority TPLF-led regime in Ethiopia has reached a crucial milestone at which our comrades have begun paying the ultimate sacrifice.

Armed struggle has never been our primary choice of the struggle. However, after closing all avenues of peaceful resistance, the regime has left us with the only options of either to remain enslaved losing all our civil liberties and freedom on our home land or to fight back and regain our democratic rights. Continue reading Dr. Berhanu Nega Joins His Comrades in Eritrea

Three Ethiopian Rebel Groups Heading for a Merger

Change is finally coming to Ethiopia. The minority regime of TPLF will soon to be crushed by the combined weight of the United Ethiopian Liberation Forces.

By Abraha Belai,

THREE Ethiopian rebel groups said on Monday they were heading for a merger in a bid to expedite the end of the dictatorial regime which has been in power since 1991.

Those who signed an agreement for a merger are the Ethiopian People Patriotic Front (EPPF), Ginbot 7 Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy (G7), as well as the Amhara Democratic Forces Movement (ADFM).  Continue reading Three Ethiopian Rebel Groups Heading for a Merger