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U.S. Orders Expulsion of Ethiopian Embassy Gunman

The TPLF gunman who tried to take the law into his own hands
The TPLF gunman who tried to take the law into his own hands

By TesfaNews,

THE fate of the Ethiopian Embassy gunman that was captured on video while dramatically brandishing a gun and shooting at peaceful and unarmed protesters has been decided today.

The U.S. State Department, therefore, ordered Solomon Tadesse Gebresslassie aka ‘Wedi Weyni‘, a member of the ruling Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), to pack his bags and leave the country in 48 hours.

Several sources indicate that although investigations into the criminal nature of the incident would have resulted in prosecution, his diplomatic immunity, however, left State Department officials with the only option of slapping “Wedi Weyni” with deportation.  Continue reading U.S. Orders Expulsion of Ethiopian Embassy Gunman

Ethiopian Embassy Gunman in Custody After Shooting at Protesters

A TPLF security thug at the Ethiopian Embassy brandishing and firing live bullets towards peaceful protesters

By Abebe Gellaw,

DOZENS of peaceful protesters who descended on the Ethiopian Embassy, located in North West Washington D.C., to protest recent massacres in Ogaden and Gambela regions were met with gunshots in the embassy compound. U.S. Secret Service announced earlier today that it had detained a man in connection with the shooting incident.

Embassy insiders named the shooter as Solomon “Wodi Weyni”, who is said to be a security chief at the Ethiopian embassy with diplomatic status. The man is said to be a member of the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), the core of the ruling ethnic junta. Continue reading Ethiopian Embassy Gunman in Custody After Shooting at Protesters