Middle East

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Nov 28th, 2013
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by Tedla Asfaw I followed roundtable discussion among Adissu, Tizita and Henok regarding the Saudi humanitarian crisis Ethiopians facedonVOA’s this past Sunday program.The Western Media’s absence is not because of lack of the organizers reach to them. It is because of the “Saudi Arabia factor “. The ...
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Nov 26th, 2013
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I grew up in a crowded home in a non-typical town in rural Ethiopia. Non-typical because my town had two schools—one public the other private; it had a hospital and a clinic; it had a regularly scheduled bus transportation system that ferried people back and forth to the provincial capital as well as...
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Nov 25th, 2013
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By Alemayehu G Mariam Over the past decade, hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians have voted with their feet to escape one of the most ruthless and brutal dictatorships in Africa. According to Ethiopia’s “Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs”, approximately 200,000 women sought employment abroad...
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Nov 24th, 2013
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By Yshrun Kassa [This article has come after I attended a paltalk room program (QALE discussion forum) a couple of days ago as one of the admins explained to us what he found out about the long human trafficking supply chain in Ethiopia over the years . I have taken some ideas from that presentation ...
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Nov 24th, 2013
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By Zekre Lebona Eritrea, according to a recent report published is among the least friendly places for children to grow [1]; the regime is not the sole responsible party for it, however. In order to verify this assertion, note the epidemic of the state of zombification [2] (that is,sharing the same h...
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Nov 18th, 2013
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By Yilma Bekele Today it is said that there are over a quarter of a million Ethiopians in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The vast majority are young economic refugees working as maids, chauffeurs, and house servants. Women outnumber men and judging by the conditions in Ethiopian it is safe to say most ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Nov 18th, 2013
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  For Ethiopians, November is a month which shall live in infamy In November 2013, Ethiopians in Saudi Arabia are facing unspeakable horrors.    For the past few years, there has been systematic persecution of Ethiopians living, working and seeking refuge in Saudi Arabia. Even Ethiopians pr...
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Nov 14th, 2013
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By Seyoum Workneh The past few days immigrant Ethiopians residing in Saudi Arabia were inhumanily killed, tortured, humilated, murdered, massacarced, and raped by Saudi citizens and security forces publicly more than ever. Ethiopian mens were chased and stabbed, while womens were raped to death by 6 ...
By IndepthAfrica
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Aug 28th, 2013
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Seeking to prevent Eritrean migrants from staying in Israel, the Israeli Interior Ministry argues that many of them are in fact Ethiopians, and thus eligible for deportation, Ha’aretz daily reported Monday. In order to deport them out of Israel, Israeli Population and Migration Authority has re...
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Aug 8th, 2013
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The announcement by Olusegun Obasanjo, the head of the African Union’s election-­monitoring mission, that in its opinion, Zimbabwe’s recent polls were “free, fair and ­credible” represents an enormous blow to democracy in Zimbabwe and sends a signal to African leaders and to t...