Ethiopian athlet Feyisa Lilesa shows sign of protest as he crosses marathon finish line – USA Today

22 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

RIO DE JANEIRO — As Feyisa Lilesa crossed the finish line of the men’s marathon Sunday, he crossed his arms above his head.

The gesture was a sign of protest the Ethiopian runner, who won silver behind Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge, said at a news conference.
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With crossed arms on the forehead toward the finish line, Rio Marathon Silver Medalist Feyissa Lelisa demands freedom for Ethiopians from TPLF barbaric repression!

21 Aug

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin, The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

Rio Marathon Silver Medalist Lelisa Feyisa showing popular Oromo Protest sign, after his victory

Rio Marathon Silver Medalist Feyisa Lelisa showing popular Oromo Protest sing, after his victory


 
Renowned Ethiopian athlete Feyisa Lelisa has won the silver medal in men’s Marathon in Rio Olympic Games at this very trying time of tears and blood in his country, clocking 2:09:54.
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LSE Fellow Dr. Awol Kassim Allo speaks on the current political crisis in Ethiopia to ARISE NEWS

20 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 


 

የእሁዱን የአዲስ አበባ ሠልፍ ለሚመክቱና መሥዋዕትነት ለሚከፍሉ የፀጥታ ሠራተኞች ሕወሃት ማካካሻ እንደሚሰጥ አስታወቀ – ዋዜማ ራዲዮ!

20 Aug

የአዘጋጁ አስተያየት፡

    በሕግ ሕዝቡን የማያስተዳድረው፣ ራሱን ለሕግ ተገዥ አድርጎ የማያውቀው የሕወሃት አስተዳደር፡ ነፍስ ውጭ ነፍስ ግቢ ሲሆንበት፡ የፀጥታ ኃይሉንም ሠልፉን እስከመከትክልኝ፡ ጠላቶቼን እስከ ጨፈጨፍክልኝ ድረስ (የሲቪልና ጦር ወንጀሎችን በመፈጸም ማለት ነው) ብርና ማዕርግ አርከፈክባችኋለሁ ማለቱ ልብ ሊባል ይገባል!

 

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

በአዲስ አበባ የተቃውሞ ሠልፍ እንደሚደረግ መነገሩን ተከትሎ ሕወሃት ሠልፉን በማናቸውም መንገድ ለማምከን እየተዘጋጀ ነው። ነገ እሁድ በአዲስ አበባ በስሥልጣን ላይ ያለውን ሥርዓት ለመቃወም የተጠራው ሠልፍ በተለያየ የሀገሪቱ አካባቢ ሲካሄድ የሰነበተው ተቃውሞ አካል ነው።
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Gondar under deafening barrage of Agazi gunfire; a citizen’s life snuffed out!

20 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 


 

TPLF notifies UN intent to undertake ‘independent’ investigation into its crimes against humanity in Ethiopia

20 Aug

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Ethiopians learned Friday August 19, 2016 from the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights (OHCHR) four things:

Firstly, the High Commissioner has received a letter from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) regime, offering to undertake ‘independent investigations’ into the several hundred Ethiopians it has massacred and over ten thousand it has imprisoned for demanding their rights since November 2015.
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ከሕወሃት ባርነት፡ ዘረፋ፥ ብልግናና ውንብድና ለመገላገል ዜጎች በእሁዱ ሰላማዊ ሠልፍ መሳተፍ ይኖርባቸዋል!

20 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

ከአዲስ አበባ የሕዝባዊ እምቢተኝነት አስተባባሪ ኮሚቴ የተሰጠ መግለጫ
 


 

*   የኢሣት ዜና፡ ለምን የአዲስ አበባ ሕዝብ ሠልፍ?

*   ጎንደር ኮራንብሽ!
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A Muffled Insurrection in Ethiopia, STRATFOR Analysis

19 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

“The Oromo and Amhara protest movements could change the course of Ethiopia’s future…”

 

Summary

Ethiopia’s government, led by Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn, has contended with protests for nearly a year. The government’s efforts to quell the unrest have made headlines and drawn international criticism of late, but its problems go well beyond humanitarian concerns. Since the mid-1970s, Ethiopia underwent several periods of upheaval that changed not just the leaders of the country but also the political system and institutions that govern it. Now, with ethnic discontent reaching a new high and the tendrils of insurgency starting to re-emerge, Desalegn’s administration faces the greatest challenge to its rule yet.
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