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Ethiopian FM Run for his Life After Scuffle with Angry Protesters in South Africa

FM Tedros Adhanom forced to leave his wallet, eyeglass and a note book behind when approached by angry Ethiopian protesters in South Africa
FM Tedros was forced to drop his wallet, eyeglass and note book behind to save his life from angry Ethiopian protesters living in South Africa

By Getahune Bekele,

Ethiopian Foreign Minister, Tedros Adhanom’s 30 meters sprint to a waiting car after being separated from his body guards during scuffle with refugees must have been the most embarrassing moment of his life.

He lost his wallet, a note book and his glasses while sprinting like a cheetah.

The warlord was in South Africa to meet TPLF cadres and supporters at Hyatt hotel in Rose bank near Johannesburg when angry refugees and members of the Ethiopian community association gate crashed the gathering which was being attended by less than 50 TPLF cadres out of an estimated 3,000 belived to be living in South Africa.  Continue reading Ethiopian FM Run for his Life After Scuffle with Angry Protesters in South Africa

Ethiopia’s ‘Jihadi’ Film and its Boomerang Effects

“The film is designed to portray the Muslim community’s struggle for religious freedom as a terrorist ploy to ‘establish an Islamic state’.”

The film seeks to transform the “demands for freedom of religion” into a joint criminal enterprise with terror groups.

By Awol K Allo,

On February 5, 2013, Ethiopia’s only and publicly funded Television Station, ETV, aired a controversial documentary during prime time in violation of an outstanding court injunction. Oddly subtitled “Boko Haram in Ethiopia“, Jihadawi Harekat – Arabic for “jihadi movement” – ­denounces leaders of Ethiopia’s year-long protest movement for alleged links to foreign terrorists.

Muslims in Ethiopia have been protesting the government’s control of the Supreme Islamic Council and its imposition of al-Ahbash, an unknown Islamic sect across mosques in Ethiopia. Continue reading Ethiopia’s ‘Jihadi’ Film and its Boomerang Effects

Muslim Protests in Ethiopia Reach Point of no Return (VIDEO)

With the spate of illnesses that afflicted the TPLF’s senior leadership and the resulting succession crises, uncertainty combined with the mounting protests, the question is no longer if we are in a post-Zenawi era but rather if we are on the very gates of a post-TPLF rule.

Ethiopian Muslim Protesters will lead to the very gates of a post-TPLF rule.

By OPride,

After eight months of staging sporadic protests in the capital, Addis Ababa, on Sunday (19), the Ethiopian Muslim protesters stepped the ante, hitting a crescendo. As hundreds of thousands flocked to Addis Ababa Stadium to celebrate the end of Ramadan, massive protests were reported across the country.

The Eid day protests catapulted the movement into a new and uncharted territory. “Sunday’s Eid prayer proved to be a day of reckoning,” Continue reading Muslim Protests in Ethiopia Reach Point of no Return (VIDEO)