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“Dear Secretary Kerry: U.S. Wrong to Endorse Ethiopia’s Elections”

19 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
April 17, 2015

“The Honorable John F. Kerry
Secretary of State
2201 C Street, NW
Washington, DC 20520

Dear Mr. Secretary:

We are deeply troubled over the comments made by Under Secretary Wendy Sherman yesterday in Addis Ababa. The Under Secretary’s unfortunate statement calling Ethiopia a democracy puts the United States government on record as endorsing a government that systematically suppresses the fundamental rights of its citizens. Political pluralism and the ability of Ethiopians to freely express themselves, associate, and participate in peaceful assembly is far more restricted today than ten years ago under the same government, reflecting a dramatic deterioration in the government’s respect for fundamental civil and political rights.
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IR’s rejected insight becomes the truth, with TPLF focusing on power exports as Ethiopia gropes in darkness

18 Sep

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

When certain claim or argument is rejected as baseless, but in time turns out to become fact and actuality, doubters and rejectors of its underlying truths find themselves on the wrong side of reality. I penned this short piece this morning, after I read on ERTA the news story why the TPLF regime loves to export electricity; read it imagining what it means to be source of power.
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Ethiopia rejects leaked IPoE report on GERD & claims by International Rivers

13 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory

On Sunday the Grand Ethiopian Dam Project (GERD) Panel of Experts slammed a 31 March report issued by the International Rivers Network (IRN), titled “GERD Panel of Experts Report: Big Questions Remain”.
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