Aug 8th, 2014
By Yilma Bekele Ato Andualem Aragie Andenet Party (2011) Ato Bekele Giriba – (OFDM) Oromo Federalist Democratic Movement (August 2011) Ato Olbana Lelissa – (OPC) Oromo People Congress Party (August 2011) Ato Yeshiwas Assefa – National council Blue Party (2014) Ato Daniel Shibeshi – Organi...
Dec 13th, 2012
By William Davison Ethiopia’s Federal High Court sentenced two senior Oromo politicians to as much as 13 years in prison after their convictions on charges of inciting a secessionist rebellion. Bekele Gerba, deputy chairman of the opposition Oromo Federalist Democratic Movement was sentenced to 8 yea...
In Alemayehu G. Mariam
Sep 3rd, 2012
By Professor Alemayehu G. Mariam It is time to bury the hatchet and move forward in Ethiopia! Nelson Mandela taught that “If you want to make peace with your enemy, you have to work with your enemy. Then he becomes your partner.” I would add that your enemy also becomes your friend and your ally. [.....
In East Africa
Apr 6th, 2011
The Government of Ethiopia should immediately release members of the ethnic Oromo political opposition detained without charge after mass arrests, Human Rights Watch said today. In March 2011, Ethiopian authorities carried out several waves of apparently politically motivated mass arrests of more tha...