In a move that appears designed to extort Western money and support in the name of fighting extremism, the regime of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is inflaming the Muslim population that has largely been moderate and peaceful.
Police on Friday killed five protesters, including an elderly scholar, in Assasa town in central Ethiopia in the ongoing Ethiopian Muslim “anti-Ahbashism” protests that have spanned 13 weeks. In the Ethiopian capital on Friday, the major mosques of Addis Ababa and the streets were taken by a wave of protesters that chanted: “We want our rights! Stop Ahbashism campaign! Allahu Akbar!!”
The protestors strongly denounced the continued government interference in the religious affairs and said, “We must elect our religious leaders by ourselves. Continue reading Zenawi’s Parliament Speech Angered Muslims; Five Killed During Protest