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Since the outbreak of the popular protest last November, the regime in Addis Abeba has let loose a campaign of terror against the people, killing thousands, declaring a state of emergency, rounding up more than 40,000 people (to add to the thousands others that it had incarcerated since 1991) and using its special terror forces against the people. In the last three weeks alone, many youngsters have been picked up in daily and nocturnal raids in Addi Abeba, Gondar, Bahr Dar, Dangla and other places. In Gondar and Bahr Dar, illings bu the regime's squads have been reported.
The brutal minority regime of Tigray People's Liberation Front's (TPLF) retaliations to the yearlong protests in the Oromia, Amhara and other parts of the country have been extra-judicial killings, throwing thousands of innocent civilians in jail, blocking access to social media.
Dr. Aklog Birara
I have known Dr. Merera for many decades; and have come to admire his commitment to academic excellence, peaceful resistance, Ethiopia's territorial integrity and sovereignty as well his unbridled commitment in defense of the rights and freedoms of all of the Ethiopian people.
Aklog Birara (DR)
By Ewnetu Sime
October 25, 2016
He later told the AP news agency that some of those had been released. ... Human rights groups have in the past criticised Ethiopia for suppressing ...
October 19, 2016
AHRE Press Release -August 10, 2016
Ethiopia: Stop using the state of emergency as a pretext to the escalating human rights violations in the country.
OPEN LETTER TO CHANCELLOR ANGELA MERKEL
The EPRP (founded in 1974) finds it imperative to address this open letter
to you as you prepare to go to Ethiopia. Your trip to Ethiopia inadvertently
legitimizes one of the most repressive regime in Africa specially a few daysafter it has declared a whole country state of emergency to last six months and after the regime has killed more than 2000 peaceful protesters over thepast month
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — The Ethiopian government has declared a state of emergency effective immediately following a week of anti-government violence that resulted in deaths and property damage across the country, especially in the restive Oromia region.
In a televised address on Sunday morning, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn said the state of emergency was declared because there has been “enormous” damage to property.
EPRP Press Release
The repressive regime in Addis Abeba has caused yet another mass killing at Lake Hora (Bishoftu) when it attacked peaceful protesters with tear gas, batons and bullets. The huge crowd was at the place to observe the traditional Irecha (end of winter) festivity observed by the Oromo people of Ethiopia
September 12, 2016
The Australian SBS radio Amharic service has over the years proved itself to be the voice of mass murderers from Ethiopia who have escaped justice and are living far from the reach of proper justice.
Using a fire that started at the notorious KILINTO prison (outside of Addis Abeba), it is reported that the guards opened fire on the prisoners and have killed close to a hundred of them including leaders of the Muslim community, journalists and dissidents. The victims have not yet been named.
By Obo Arada Aba Shawl alias Wolde Tewolde
September 3, 2016
Ethiopia anti-government protesters set flower farms ablaze
ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – A Dutch company says protesters in Ethiopia are torching flower farms as they target businesses with links to the ...
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Last week, Secretary John KerryJohn KerryDonald Trump, here's the 'extreme vetting' that's already happeningConfessions of an Ohioan 'Trumpian' poll watcherObama shows what not to do on climate policyMORE met with the foreign ministers of East African nations in Kenya to discuss the fighting in South Sudan and the U.S.-backed African Union battle against al shabaab militant group in Somalia. But absent from Kerry’s agenda were the human rights abuses and repression that are still plaguing in Ethiopia