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Ethiopia: British Aid in the Wrong Hands

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The helping hand that feeds Ethiopians is the same hand that helps bleed Ethiopia. How a British aid end up propping a repressive dictatorship in Ethiopia. Is the Ethiopian regime a worthy recipient of £329 million of British taxpayers’ money?

By The Telegraph,

Is Ethiopia’s government, whose security forces are guilty of rape and torture, a worthy recipient of £329 million of British taxpayers’ money?

Almost 30 years ago, Band Aid mobilised a generation of British teenagers behind the campaign to help Ethiopia recover from famine. Today, Ethiopia is the second-biggest beneficiary of British aid, receiving no less than £329 million last year. And yet the same government that is favoured by this largesse has also carried out appalling atrocities. Continue reading Ethiopia: British Aid in the Wrong Hands

Ethiopia’s Dangerous Gas Deal Exposes Ogaden Population to Greater Risk

A new 700km, China funded, natural gas pipeline project signed between Ethiopia, Djibouti and China, with out involving the people of Ogaden – a recipe for conflict, suppression and human rights violations against Ogadenians.

By UNPO,

Bearing the European Parliament resolution of 21 January 2016 on the situation in Ethiopia in mind, the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO), following consultation with its sources, would like to update you on the possible impacts of the natural gas exploitation and export deal between Ethiopia, Djibouti and China on the peoples of Ethiopia. Continue reading Ethiopia’s Dangerous Gas Deal Exposes Ogaden Population to Greater Risk

OYSU Holds Mourning Ceremony for Civilians Massacred in Ogaden

By Ahmed Abdi,

A MOURNING for the massacred Civilians in Ogaden region were held in Johannesburg, South Africa on Wednesday, which highlighted the atrocities that continue to affect the people in the Ogaden region.

February is Ogaden National Day of mourning, following killing of innocent civilians mainly women, children and elderly by the hands of the Ethiopian occupying forces in Kebri Dahar and Werder towns in September 1994.  Continue reading OYSU Holds Mourning Ceremony for Civilians Massacred in Ogaden

Ethiopia: TPLF Worried About Tigray

As the 2015 general election started to cast its gloomy shadow over Ethiopia, the TPLF led government in Addis scrambled to secure support  from its base, Tigray region

By African Intelligence,

A DELEGATION of former leaders of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF, dominant faction of the EPRDF coalition ruling in Addis Ababa) went on a brief visit to the Tigray Regional State two weeks ago, to feel the pulse of their party’s partisans in this region where criticism of federal government is on the rise.

This delegation consisted of the former foreign affairs minister and Seyoum Mesfin, the TPLF ideologue Abay Tsehaye and the former head of EFFORT (organisation of companies linked to the TPLF) Sebhat Nega, who were accompanied with the President of the Tigray Regional State, Abay WolduContinue reading Ethiopia: TPLF Worried About Tigray

Accomplice in Genocide; UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay

Expressing “Deep Concern” for the Ogaden genocide after the death of the accused is immoral and an accomplice at its best.

By Thomas C Mountain,

The UN’s Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay has spent her entire time in office as an active accomplice in the genocide being conducted by the western funded Ethiopian regime against the people of the Ogaden.

A report on the genocide in the Ogaden remains under lock and key in Navi Pillay’s office under her direct order. The investigations this report was based on were conducted by at least two teams sent to the Ogaden in 2007 after the independence war and counterinsurgency being waged there first hit the worlds stage with the killing of a dozen or so Chinese oil workers exploring for oil despite being warned off by fighters from the Ogaden National Liberation FrontContinue reading Accomplice in Genocide; UN Human Rights Commissioner Navi Pillay