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TPLF Ethnicities: ሕወሃት ለምን ይሆን ገና ከንጋቱ የእያንዳንዱ ዜጋ ዘር በመታወቂያ ካርዱ/ዷ ላይ እንዲጻፍ በሕግ ያስገደደው? ከሶማሌ ክልል ጋር ሕወሃት ያለው ግንኙነት መሠረቱ ምንም ምሥጢር ስላልሆነ ከሕወሃት ካድሬዎችና መኮንኖች ተገንዘቡ!

16 Sep

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

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The beginning of TPLF/EPRDF’s unmaking & perseverance of Oromo protests

5 Jul

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Mikael Wossen (PhD)

    Keep going, don’t ever stop. Keep going, don’t ever stop. Keep going. If you want a taste of freedom, keep going.
    – Harriet Tubman
    A regime that does not account for its atrocious and violent crimes against its own people(s) is one that has lost its ethical compass and right to rule.


The quotation above is worth keeping in mind, when trying to make sense of the following interdisciplinary examination of the so called Addis Ababa Master Plan and its main effects i.e. the protracted and simmering mass protests that it ignited across Oromia, Ethiopia. Our inquiry primarily asks, what are the defining social and economic forces and relations that ignited the confrontations that led to this protracted conflict? Moreover, in our pedagogical practice we strive for a national self-consciousness. The focus is on how we can all struggle in unity, as individuals and compatriots, against supremacist domination, injustice and neo-colonial exploitation in all their varieties. An attack on any Ethiopian, regardless of ethnicity, is thus considered as an attack on all of us and the fundamental rights and dignity that define us as Ethiopians.
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