Archive | December 30, 2016

Violence Against Media and Knowledge Dissemination in Ethiopia

Violence Against Free Media and Knowledge Dissemination in Ethiopia: An Analysis of the Mechanisms of Restrictions on Information Flow By Habtamu Dugo hab.dugo@gmail.com Visiting Professor of Communications, University of the District of Columbia Abstract This article examines multiple mechanisms the Ethiopian state has been using to implement information blackout throughout the country in order to […]

Famine, Genocide and Media Control in Ethiopia – By Dugo and Eisen

Famine, Genocide and Media Control in Ethiopia  Habtamu Dugo hab.dugo@gmail.com Visiting Professor of Communications, University of the District of Columbia Joanne Eisen, DDS joannedeisen@cs.com Senior Fellow, Criminology and Genocide, Independence Institute, Denver Source: Africology: The Journal of Pan African Studies, vol.9, no.10, December 2016 Abstract In Ethiopia, we show how the ruling elites have long understood […]

Resolutions of the Oromoo Liberation Front National Council

Resolutions of the Oromoo Liberation Front National Council (OLF-NC)

Resolutions of the Oromoo Liberation Front National Council (OLF-NC) (December 27, 2016) The Oromo Liberation Front National Council (OLF-NC) held its regular meeting from December 16th to 25th, 2016 and passed pertinent resolutions after careful evaluations of the organization’s performances and analysis of issues that affect the Oromo national liberation struggle. The Oromo liberation struggle […]

Memoirs of My Detention at Awash 7: Tales of Indoctrination, of Laughter

Memoirs of My Detention at Awash 7: Tales of Indoctrination, of Laughter and the Unknown By BefeQadu Z. Hailu for Addis Standard (Addis Standard) — Wakoma Tafa was planning to get married on Sunday, Oct.10, 2016. But just three days before his wedding he was arbitrarily detained around Alem Gena, 25k west of Addis Abeba, […]

Dr. Merera Gudina of Opposition OFC Facing Charges of Terrorism

Dr. Merera Gudina of the Opposition OFC Facing Potential Charges of Terrorism Addis Abeba (Addis Standard) – The federal high court Arada branch has today granted the police additional 28 days to remand and investigate prominent opposition leader, Dr. Merera Gudina, chairman of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC). The police have told the court that they […]

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