Ginbot 7

By IndepthAfrica
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Feb 19th, 2014
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A Washington area man with ties to Ethiopia’s political opposition sued that country’s government in federal court Tuesday, alleging that agents had used powerful spyware to hack into his computer and snoop on his private communications for more than four months. The suit says that forensics experts ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 31st, 2013
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By Dr Biri Yaya My idea of this topic reflects the current on-going discussion about Ethiopian opposition groups’ alleged support from the Eritrean regime, aka the EPLF/Shabiya. There was a time that the EPLF was mainly about alliance with the TPLF under Tigre-Tigryne access on the basis that t...
By IndepthAfrica
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Oct 1st, 2013
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By Shiferaw Abebe “The Enemy of My Enemy Is My Friend” “The enemy of my enemy is my friend” is an old saying which actually has been applied in practice in politics and international military alignments from time to time to achieve short term goals. A striking example would be the allianc...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Aug 6th, 2013
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August 5, 2013 Ginbot 7 press release Ginbot 7 Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy The TPLF dictatorial regime that indiscriminately killed more than 200 demonstrators in the aftermath of the infamous 2005 election has struck again killing more than 25 innocent demonstrators and wounding, ass...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
May 2nd, 2013
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(AFP) – ADDIS ABABA — An Ethiopian court on Thursday dismissed the appeal of blogger Eskinder Nega and opposition leader Andualem Arage who were jailed last year for terror-related offences. “The sentencing is still correct so there is no reduction,” said Supreme Court judge Dagne Melaku,...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Apr 8th, 2013
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(AFP) ADDIS ABABA — An Ethiopian court on Monday delayed again the appeal of blogger Eskinder Nega and opposition leader Andualem Arage, who were jailed last year for terror-related offences. Eskinder and Andualem were among 24 people jailed in July 2012 on terror-related charges. “The judges have re...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Mar 27th, 2013
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ADDIS ABABA — An Ethiopian court on Wednesday delayed again the appeal of blogger Eskinder Nega and opposition leader Andualem Arage, who were jailed last year for terror-related offences. Eskinder and Andualem were among 24 people jailed in July 2012 on terror-related charges. Both men are accused o...
By IndepthAfrica
In Djibouti
Jan 8th, 2013
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An Ethiopian journalist lost an appeal on Tuesday against a five-year prison sentence for her role in promoting subversive plots by a rebel group. Reyot Alemu, a columnist at the now-defunct Feteh newspaper, and fellow journalist Woubishet Taye were found guilty a year ago of conspiring to participat...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 27th, 2012
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Ethiopia: the Trouble with the Political Oppositions “The Situation and Direction of Ethiopia after Formation of Ginbot 7 Popular Force, and Will Ginbot 7 Popular Force become TPLF or ONLF of Amhara?”   1.      Overview Ethiopia is one of the poorest countries in the world, and large percentage ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Dec 23rd, 2012
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By Yilma Bekele The press release was short and to the point. It was only six paragraphs long and was written in a matter of fact way. There were no trumpets blaring, no press conference with TV lights and no lavish dinner to commemorate the event. The announcement reminded me of the proverb ‘best th...