Monthly Archives: February 2012


Hama Tuma   President Museveni of Uganda justified his clinging to power by illegally amending the Ugandan Constitution with the argument: I have stayed long in government and I am now an expert on governance and thus the better placed … Continue reading

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37 years of the TPLF and the footprints of Meles

By Tesfay Atsbeha and Kahsay Berhe February 2012 Part one On 19 February 2012, the official 37th birthday of the TPLF, many people in Tigray have to think of their loved ones as martyrs as every year; it is a … Continue reading

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Ethiopia and Syria revisited

By Yilma Bekele The Syrian regime is killing its own people to save the country from terrorists (Ashebari). The world is watching and keeping score. Thanks to social media such as Twitter and Facebook we are all witnessing this display … Continue reading

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The art of bullying Ethiopians.

By Yilma Bekele.   ‘Prime Minster Meles Zenawi said on Wednesday Ethiopia could pardon politicians and journalists arrested under a 2009 anti-terrorism law.’ That news was reported widely including inside Ethiopia. Normally what we hear outside and what the people are … Continue reading

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The Ethio-Norway Forced Repatriation Agreement in Retrospect

By Samson Seifu  – Oslo, 12 February 2012 Prelude On January 26, 2012 the state secretary in the Norwegian Ministry of Justice, Pål K. Lønseth appearing on TV channels announced with great sigh of relief the coming to an end … Continue reading

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