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የሰሞኑ ሁለት ዕይታዎች፡                      ‘ሌላ ትኩሳት’፤ ‘እውነታው ይሄ ነው’ ‘የመንጋ ክፋቱ እረኛ ማጣቱ ነው’!

15 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)





Mass protests force Ethiopia to free opposition leader

14 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Reuters

Mass protests force Ethiopia to free opposition leader Bekele Gerba and seven other political figures suddenly cleared of charges and let out of jail after being arrested in 2015

Ethiopia has released a senior opposition leader from prison and dropped all charges against him after demonstrators blocked roads and staged protest rallies in several towns.

Bekele Gerba, secretary general of the Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), was arrested in December 2015 after mass protests broke out in the Oromiya region over accusations that farmers were being forced to sell land with scant compensation.
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The Release of Ethiopian Political Prisoners: Stifled Voices amidst False Promises

25 Jan

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Elizabeth Fraser & Frédéric Mousseau, Oakland Institute
For years, the Ethiopian government has denied that there are political prisoners in the country. This is despite its consistent use of the draconian Anti-Terrorism Proclamation to stifle dissent and detain thousands of politicians, journalists, religious and indigenous leaders, and students.
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አቶ በቀለ ገርባን ጨምሮ 22 የኦፌኮ አባላት ጉዳይ በዝግ ችሎት እንዲታይ ተጠየቀ

16 Nov

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

አቶ በቀለ ገርባን ጭምሮ በሽብር ወንጀል ክስ የተመሠረተባቸው ሃያ ሁለት የኦሮሞ ፌደራሊስት ኮንግረስ አመራር አባላትና ደጋፊዎች ጉዳይ በዝግ ችሎት እንዲታይ ፍርድቤቱ ጥየቀ።

የተከሳሽ ጠበቆች “ጥያቄው ኢሕገ መንግሥታዊ ነው” ሲሉ ተቃውመዋል።

ባለፈው ሣምንት ሳይቀርቡ የቀትሩት አምስቱ ተከሳሾች ዛሬ ቀርበዋል።

From TPLF prison, Bekele Gerba et.al write in support of Saturday’s Grand Oromo Demonstration

6 Aug

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
By Bekele Gerba et al

Over the past 20 years, the People of Oromia have been unable to exercise genuine self-rule, systematically robbed off their possessions, locked up en masse and doomed to a life of despair. In the past three years in particular there has been a thoroughly orchestrated plan to displace the Oromo from their indigenous land, destroy their language, wipe-out their culture and strip them off their identity with the pretext of the Addis Ababa Master Plan.
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በእስር የሚገኙ ታዋቂ የኦሮሞ አመራር አባላት የረሃብ አድማ ላይ ናቸው

22 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

አዲስ አበባ — አቶ በቀለ ገርባን ጨምሮ በእስር የሚገኙ አራት የኦሮሞ ፈደራሊስ ኮንግረስ አመራር አባላት በእስር ቤት ውስጥ በረሃብ አድማ ላይ መሆናቸውን ቤተሰቦቻቸው አስታውቀዋል።
አድማውን ለማድረግ የወሰኑት በማረምያ ቤቱ አስተዳደር ላይ ላቀረቡት የመብት ጥሰት አቤቱታ ጉዳያቸው የሚከታተለው ፍርድ ቤት የሰጠውን ውሳኔ በመቃወም መሆኑን አመልክተዋል።

የኤፌኮ አመራር አባላት አቶ ጉርሜሳ አያሌው፣አቶ አዲሱ ቡላላ፣ አቶ ደጀኔ ጣፋና አቶ በቀለ ገርባ ከትላንት በስትያ ከቀትር በኃላ ጀምሮ የረሃብ አድማ ላይ እንደሚገኙ የቤተሰቦቻቸው አባላት ለአሜሪካ ድምፅ ገልጸዋል።

Deny murderous & repressive TPLF regime seat at UN Security Council!

5 Jun

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin, The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

A little over twenty days from now, the United Nations General Assembly at its resumed 70th session is scheduled to elect five states members to serve on the Security Council a two year term as non-permanent members. Beginning January 1, 2017, the elected five states would join the other 10 in the Council to preside over the question of international peace and security and the dangers of war wherever, in accordance with the United Nations Charter.
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The height of TPLF cruelty:       Prison Police bring Bekele Gerba et.al to court barefeet, wearing only shorts and t-shirts

3 Jun

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Mahlet Fasil, Addis Standard

*   The police failed to bring Tesema Regasa and 15 others in the same file to the court

The Addis Abeba prison administration Qilinto prison police have this morning brought prominent opposition figure Bekele Gerba and the 21 others in the same file for a hearing at a court all barefoot. The detainees were also wearing mere shorts and t-shirts when they appeared at the Federal High Court 19th Criminal Bench here in the capital.
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