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Editorial – As political repression intensifies, peace and stability become more elusive in Ethiopia

19/01/2017 The year 2016 was one of the most climactic in recent history of Ethiopia. After two decades of political repression and economic exclusion, millions of citizens across the four corners of the country decided to engage in a peaceful rebellion demanding fundamental change in the country. Tragically, but not unexpectedly, the TPLF/EPRDF-led regime decided […]

Partnership with a Dictatorship guarantees neither security nor stability in Ethiopia

April 21, 2015 Patriotic Ginbot 7 Movement Press Release Patriotic Ginbot 7 Movement for Unity and Democracy is deeply saddened by the completely reckless remarks made by Wendy Sherman, US Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs. The recent remark made by Wendy Sherman in Addis Ababa is uncharacteristic of the US State Department, and it […]

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Statement of Patriotic Ginbot 7 on Fellow Ethiopians who were Victims of barbarians

(Statement of Patriotic Ginbot 7, pdf) It is with deep distress that the people of Ethiopia have heard the barbaric killing of twenty eight fellow Ethiopians in Libya on April 19, 2015 by the barbaric and medieval cowards of ISIS. This group, who belong to the darkest of dark ages, and takes pleasure of its […]

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Ethiopia expands surveillance capacity with German tech via Lebanon

Authors: Claire Lauterbach Date: 23 March 2015   German surveillance technology company Trovicor played a central role in expanding the Ethiopian government’s communications surveillance capacities, according to a joint investigation by Privacy International and netzpolitik.org. The company, formerly part of Nokia Siemens Networks (NSN), provided equipment to Ethiopia’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) in […]

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UK diplomats clash over Briton on death row in Ethiopia: Officials’ fury after Foreign Secretary claims he couldn’t ‘find time’ to help father-of-three facing execution

Andargachew Tsege was snatched by officials at Yemen airport last June The 59-year-old was transferred to Ethiopia where he is thought to remain Father-of-three moved to London in 1979 from native African country He was dubbed ‘Ethiopian Mandela’ after exposing government corruption Leaked emails revealed British officials’ frustration at political inaction Philip Hammond said he […]

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Andargachew Tsige and the struggle for freedom

(By Yilma Bekele) Andargachew Tsige was taken prisoner by the TPLF Woyane regime on June 24/’13 while on transit at Sana, Yemen International Airport. He was removed from the airplane and flown to Ethiopia. What was done was against all international conventions and is considered illegal. Ever since then he has been held in secret […]

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Amnesty: Sweeping repression in the Oromia region of Ethiopia

Amnesty International Press releases 28 October 2014 Ethiopia: Ethnic Oromos arrested, tortured and killed by the state in relentless repression of dissent Thousands of members of Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, the Oromo, are being ruthlessly targeted by the state based solely on their perceived opposition to the government, said Amnesty International in a new report […]

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UK government blasted for ‘dodging obligations’ and not pressing for release of Brit on death row in Ethiopia

THE INDEPENDENT The partner of a British father-of-three being held on death row after he was spirited into Ethiopia has accused the Government of “dodging its obligations” by insisting it has no grounds for demanding his release. Andargachew “Andy” Tsege, 59, was arrested at an airport in Yemen in June, and vanished for a fortnight […]

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TPLF’s Minority Ethnic Monopoly of the Armed forces in Ethiopia ( A revisit after four years)

TPLF’s Minority  Ethnic Monopoly of the Armed forces in Ethiopia ( A revisit after four years) October 6, 2014   The monopoly of key government decision making positions in Ethiopia by individuals of one ethnic group, the TPLF led Tigrean elite, over the past twenty three years has never had precedence in Ethiopian history.  This […]

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Statement from Ginbot 7 Regarding the Horrific Video of Murdered Civilians in the Ogaden Region

September 28, 2014 Ginbot 7, Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy is deeply saddened and outraged by the recent leaked video of barbaric killings of civilians suspected of supporting the Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF). Anyone with a conscience should be disturbed by the brutal scenes and sounds of hundreds of civilians whom the regime’s […]

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