Archive for: June, 2015

In Pursuit of the Right to Self-Determination: UNPO Members’ Struggles Highlighted in The Economist

June 22, 2015 By UNPO An article published in this week’s [week of 22 June 2015] The Economist draws attention to the fundamental question facing many minorities across the world, including UNPO Members: why some peoples continue to be denied even their very basic human rights, whereas others eventually achieve statehood. UNPO, […]


Alarm Bells for Ethiopia’s 100% Election Victory

Alarm Bells for Ethiopia’s 100% Election Victory

Human Rights Watch Dispatches: Alarm Bells for Ethiopia’s 100% Election Victory JUNE 23, 2015 Felix Horne Elections where a ruling party wins 100 percent of the seats in parliament should always ring alarm bells. Results in Ethiopia from the May 24 general election, released yesterday, are no exception. According to […]


Justice, Freedom and Equality for Majenger and all Nilotic People of Ethiopia

 Gambella Nilotes United Movement/Army Press Release May 22nd 2015, Gambella  “JUSTICE, FREEDOM AND EQUALITY FOR MAJENGER AND ALL NILOTIC PEOPLE OF ETHIOPIA”  Gambella Nilotes United Movement (GNUM) strongly condemns the TPLF/EPRDF killings of the Mezenger people of Southwest Ethiopia. The massacre of Mezenger people has now escalated and spread to […]


Ethiopia’s election insult to the people and democracy

Ethiopia’s election insult to the people and democracy

Ethiopia’s election insult to the people and democracy By Graham Peebles 21st June 2015 Every five years the Ethiopian people are invited by the ruling party to take part in a democratic pantomime called “general elections”. Sunday 24 May saw the latest production take to the national stage. With most opposition […]


by AFP The EPRDF also won 99% of regional state councils seats. Opposition says ruling party used authoritarian tactics to guarantee victory. Prime Minister Desalegn: Relishing his party’s absolute “win”, taking even the one seat the opposition held going into the polls. (Photo/AFP). ETHIOPIA’S ruling party and its allies celebrated […]


An Exercise in Deceit: We won all seats! The Ethiopian regime New Ticket to Rule

By Saa’id Garasho June 22, 2015 The Ethiopian regime conducted its habitual election ritual which it conducts every five years in May 24, 2015. This election ritual is conducted for the benefit of external forces that need to justify their support for this decadent, corrupt and pariah regime. Usually an election […]


Two Ethiopian Opposition Members Killed After Candidate’s Murder

By William Davison Bloomberg News 2015-06-20 (Bloomberg) — Two members of the Ethiopian opposition were killed this week following the beating to death of a parliamentary candidate from the Blue Party on June 15, opposition leaders said. Tadesse Abraha, an organizer for the Arena party, which is part of the Medrek opposition coalition, […]


Ethiopia Opposition Candidate Dies After Attack in Northwest

by William Davidson June 16, 2015 — 3:11 PM BSTUpdated on June 16, 2015 — 9:31 PM BST An Ethiopian parliamentary candidate for the opposition Blue Party died after being assaulted in Debre Markos, a town in the country’s northwest, the group said. Two people attacked, 29, with a club and […]


Ethiopia’s Economy : Neither a Sprint nor a Marathon

Ethiopia’s Economy : Neither a Sprint nor a Marathon

Africa’s Most Impressive Economic Managers Suffer From Excessive Caution May 30th 2015  | ADDIS ABABA Roland Marchal NOWHERE in Africa is modern China more of a lodestar than in Ethiopia, which on May 24th held an uneventful election with a predetermined outcome: another term in office for the long-standing ruling party. The […]



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