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Is Ethiopian strongman Meles Zenawi shooting in the dark?

Is Ethiopian strongman Meles Zenawi shooting in the dark?

 By ARGAW ASHINE- Since the Arab uprisings the OLF, ONLF and Ginbot-7 have reportedly been exploring ways of working together. “The negotiations are underway and […]

 
 

Is the Swedish oil companies oxygen to the conflict?

Is the Swedish oil companies oxygen to the conflict?

It can be difficult and dangerous to try to find out how Swedish mining oil companies are operating in conflict zones. The Swedish journalist Martin […]

 
 

The Ethiopia Army is conducting massive detention campaign and dislocation of civilians from their habitation Around PetroTrans Exploration Areas

The Ethiopia Army is conducting massive detention campaign and dislocation of civilians from their habitation Around PetroTrans Exploration Areas

October 26, 2011 From Mid-October, the Ethiopian Army has started forcefully relocating thousands of families in the rural areas around Obole where the Chinese Company, […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Kangaroo Justice for Two Swedish Journalists

Ethiopia: Kangaroo Justice for Two Swedish Journalists

  Johan Persson and Martin Schibbye in Kangaroo Court  The old adage is that “ignorance of the law is no excuse.” Could it be said […]

 
 

Fria Tidnigan – Ogaden – a giant prison

Fria Tidnigan – Ogaden – a giant prison

  – Ogaden is one big prison, said Abdirahman Mahdi from seperatiströrelsen ONLF. The trial of the Swedish journalist Martin Shibby and Johan Persson has […]

 
 

Swedish Journalists’ Terror Trial Opens in Ethiopia

Swedish Journalists’ Terror Trial Opens in Ethiopia

It was standing room only Tuesday as a three-judge federal panel began hearing the case of Swedish journalists charged with terrorism by Ethiopian authorities after […]

 
 

ONLF – Clarifying Ethiopian False claims against The Swedish Journalists illegally detained

ONLF – Clarifying Ethiopian False claims against The Swedish Journalists illegally detained

Satatement : October 17 2011 The Ethiopian regime of Meles Zenawei is going to charge Matin Schibbye and Johan Perrson tomorrow in A Kangaroo Court […]

 
 

Two Swedish journalists on trial for terrorism

Two Swedish journalists on trial for terrorism

Frence 2 – Johan Persson and Martin Schibbye will be judged on Tuesday inAddis Ababa, accused of terrorist activities inEthiopia. Defenders of Human Rights criticized […]

 
 

Increased Violation of Human Rights in Ogaden by the Government of Males Zenawi

Increased Violation of Human Rights in Ogaden by the Government of Males Zenawi

President of the French Republic Elysee Palace 55, rue du Faubourg Saint-Honore 75008 Paris Secretary-General Mr. Lawrence STEFANINI Secretariat of the French Presidency of the […]

 
 

Zenawi calls jailed Swedish journalists terror accomplices

Zenawi calls jailed Swedish journalists terror accomplices

New York, October 11, 2011–Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi’s public accusations on Monday against two imprisoned Swedish journalists compromise the presumption of their innocence and […]

 
 

Norway PM faces Ethiopia flak

Norway PM faces Ethiopia flak

Norway’s prime minister has defended the country’s collaboration with Ethiopia on climate-related energy initiatives in the face of protests over alleged human rights abuses by […]

 
 

Use of Aid for suppression and starve the Opposition in to submission”

Use of Aid for suppression and starve the Opposition in to submission”

                      To know The Truth and nothing but the TRUTH  Date and time: 15 October […]

 
 

Norway warns against meddling

Norway warns against meddling

  Aftenposten – While opposition politicians and critical journalists imprisoned in the hundreds inEthiopia, the Norwegian authorities yesterday received the country’s prime minister with open […]

 
 

Concerned EU Citizens / United Kingdom

Concerned EU Citizens / United Kingdom

The Rt Hon. Jens Stoltenberg, Prime Minister of Norway Dear Prime Minister: Re: The high level conference on financing access to energy for the poor […]

 
 

Petition to: Prime Minister of Norway

Petition to: Prime Minister of Norway

        To:  Mr. Jens Stolte Prime Minister of Norway P.O. Box 8001 dep. (NO-) 0030 Oslo, Norway Geneva, October 1 2011 Dear Mr. […]

 
 

Understanding Ethiopia’s Culture War in Ogaden: a Meditation with Ngugi wa Thiong’o

Understanding Ethiopia’s Culture War in Ogaden: a Meditation with Ngugi wa Thiong’o

By: Nuradin Jilani. In March 2009 the former bureau head of Information, Culture & Tourism of the Somali Regional State of Ethiopia (SRS) Mr. Guled […]

 
 

P2 – Understanding Ethiopia’s Culture War in Ogaden: a Meditation with Ngugi wa Thiong’o

P2 – Understanding Ethiopia’s Culture War in Ogaden: a Meditation with Ngugi wa Thiong’o

By: Nuradin Jilani. If the Sayid was deceased historical figure who cannot speak for himself now to set the record straight, though his legacy does […]

 
 

Arrests of journalists show Ethiopia’s sterner side

Arrests of journalists show Ethiopia’s sterner side

From the arrest of more than 100 Ethiopian opposition activists, journalists, and columnists, to the arrest of two Swedish journalists, Ethiopia’s government is showing its […]

 
 

Somali refugee’s leadership skills impress

Somali refugee’s leadership skills impress

One morning this week, Hamse Warfa was introduced to a San Diego State class as a recent SDSU graduate — class of ’04 — and […]

 
 

Cholera outbreak in Ogaden

Cholera outbreak in Ogaden

Press Release October 2, 2011 For the last few weeks, there had been an outbreak of cholera in Korahe region (qabri-daharre) of Ogaden. The Ogaden […]