Archive | December 5, 2016

European Parliament (DROI) Chair Shocked at Arrest of Opposition figure

The Chair of the European Parliament Subcommittee on Human Rights (DROI) was shocked at arrest of leading Ethiopian opposition figure Prof. Merera Gudina after his recent meeting with MEPs Press release – Human rights − 05-12-2016 – 17:52 (EP) DROI, Elena Valenciano (S&D, ES), made the following statement: “On 30 November Ethiopian security forces detained the chairman […]

How Trump won the media war and lessons for Ethiopia

How Trump won the media war and lessons for Ethiopia? By Teshome M. Borago   On the historic November 8, 2016 morning, those of us Ethiopian-Americans living in New York City were waking up to a city in a festive mood, ready to celebrate the first woman president in American history. Many NYC newspapers already prepared […]

IOLA Press Release Regarding the Arrest of Prof. Merera Gudina

International Oromo Lawyers Association (IOLA) Press Release  on the Arrest of Professor Merera Gudina The International Oromo Lawyers Association (IOLA) expresses its deepest concern over the detention of prominent Oromo/Ethiopian opposition leader professor Merera Gudina, a Chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC) and Vice-Chairman of the Coalition of Ethiopian Federal Democratic Unity Forum (MEDREK)). The […]

The Political Crisis in Ethiopia – ASA Panel Discussion

The Political Crisis in Ethiopia African Studies Association Panel Discussion Washington, D.C. 3 December 2016 David H. Shinn Adjunct Professor, Elliott School of International Affairs George Washington University (Davidshinn) — The Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) is experiencing its most serious governance and security challenge since it took power in 1991.  It dealt successfully […]

Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn of Africa (Somalia and its Neighbors)

Hybrid Wars 8. In The Horn of Africa (IIB) The content below is a piece of the analysis on Ethiopia. For full anaysis click Listen also to the author’s August 2016 prediction why Trump should win the election By Andrew Korybko (USA) The first part of the research on the Horn of Africa described the regional […]

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