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‘We Are Everywhere’, says TPLF:       How Ethiopia became a land of prying eyes—New York Times

6 Nov

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

“Unlike all previous governments our writ runs in every village. That has never happened in the history of Ethiopia. The state was distant, irrelevant. You paid tribute from time to time and if you didn’t like it you rebelled. That’s the history of Ethiopia. Now we have a formally structured state, there is a school in every village and clinics in every village, roads, infrastructure.”

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The Year 2015: Ugliness of the TPLF-run Ethiopian state in world human rights annals

2 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

In Ethiopia in 2015 there were continuing government crackdowns on opposition political party members, journalists, and peaceful protesters, many of whom experienced harassment, arbitrary arrest, and politically motivated prosecutions.
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