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TPLF’s Ethiopia: Basic Facts about the Political and Military Structure

“…By changing nothing, nothing changes…” – Tony Robbins

The hegemony of a minority regime of Meles Zenawi is not sustainable: Amb. Herman Cohen

By Sophia Tesfamariam,

Professor Mesfin Wolde Mariam, former Chairman of the Ethiopian Human Rights Council (EHRC), has in the past aptly described Meles Zenawi’ regime as being:

” … an ethnic-based federation… dominated by the minority ethnic Tigrayans… the federal structure in effect divides and rules larger ethnic groups such as the Oromos and Amharas and bars non-members of the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front…”

Professor Mesfin Wolde Mariam was not biased when he said that the Meles regime was dominated by the minority ethnic Tigrayans. Continue reading TPLF’s Ethiopia: Basic Facts about the Political and Military Structure

Meles Zenawi Dead at 57

1955 – 2012: Prime Minister Meles has finally gone for Good

By News Agencies,

Ethiopia’s long-time ruler Prime Minister Meles Zenawi, 57, has died from a sudden infection while recovering from an undisclosed illness at a hospital abroad, state-owned Ethiopian TV reported yesterday.

Mr. Meles had not been seen in public for two months because of the undisclosed illness. Meles died Monday just before midnight after contracting an infection, state TV announced Tuesday. [watch the ETV video below] Continue reading Meles Zenawi Dead at 57

Is He Dead or Something?

Ethiopia may Announce Zenawi’s Successor – Today!

Who is going to be the next Prime Minister of Ethiopia? Tewodros, Azeb or Hailemariam?

By VOA,

Speculation about the health of Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi may be coming to an end soon. After days of rumors and unconfirmed reports that Meles was gravely ill, or even deceased, the Ethiopian government says it will clarify the situation at a news conference today (18).

The rumors and unconfirmed reports began last week and gained momentum when Meles did not attend a meeting of the African Union Continue reading Is He Dead or Something?

Somalia Monitoring Group Accused of ‘Legitimizing Torture’

Chairman of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), Mr. Daawud Ibsaa

Jimmatimes.com,

The Chairman of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), Daawud Ibsaa, accused the United Nations (UN) Monitoring Group on Somalia and Eritrea (MGSE) for its “flawed” methodology in its report associating OLF with a plot to bomb the African Union summit in Ethiopia.

The Chairman said the Ethiopian government of Meles Zenawi has always tried to falsely link the OLF with alleged terrorist plots. He accused the UN group of interviewing Ethiopian government sources while denying the OLF the right to respond. Continue reading Somalia Monitoring Group Accused of ‘Legitimizing Torture’