Tag Archives: South Africa

Victory for Int’ Justice: South African Court invalidates Zuma gov’t decision on ICC withdrawal

22 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Lizeka Tandwa, News24
Pretoria – The High Court in Pretoria has ruled that government’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) was unconstitutional and invalid.

Deputy Judge President Phineas Mojapelo said President Jacob Zuma and the ministers of justice and international relations are ordered to withdraw the notice of withdrawal.
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US Impunity Erodes World Justice

26 Oct

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by Nicolas J S Davies*, October 25, 2016
Consortium News

The International Criminal Court charges only Africans with human rights crimes while granting impunity to U.S. officials and their allies, undermining what had been a noble idea of universal justice, writes Nicolas J S Davies.

In the past week, Burundi and South Africa have joined Namibia in declaring their intention to withdraw from the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court (ICC). They are likely to be followed by a parade of other African countries, jeopardizing the future of an international court that has prosecuted 39 officials from eight African countries but has failed to indict a single person who is not African.
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Six Ethiopian refugees killed in xenophobic attacks in Durban

8 Nov

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

Witnesses in Durban, South Africa, say six people of Ethiopian origin have been killed in alleged xenophobic attacks over the past week.
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የሽፍታ/ወንበዴ መንግሥት በኢትዮጵያ

6 May

በከፍያለው ገብረመድኅን – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

በሃገራችን ታሪክ አንድ ግለሰብ በኢትዮጵያ ንጉሠ ነገሥት መንግሥት ላይ ወይንም በትውልድ አካባቢው ንጉሣዊ አስተዳደር ላይ አምጾ መነሳትና በረሃ መግባት አዲስ ነገር አልነበረም፡፡ ፊታውራሪ እገሌ፡ ወይንም ደጃዝማች እገሌ ወይንም ማዕረገ አልባው አቶ እገሌ ሸፈተ ሲባል መስማት ወይንም ማንበብ ኢትዮጵያ ታሪክ ውስጥ እስከ 1960ዎቹ መጀመሪያ ድረስ ይሰማ ነበር – ዕድሜ ለቢቢሲና ሌሎችም አውሮፓ ውስጥ የሚታተሙ ሣምንታዊ መጽሔቶች፥ ጎጃም፣ ባሌ፣ ሸዋ፥ ትግራይ፣ ኤርትራ፥ ወዘተ እንዲህ ሆነ የሚለውን ዜና ላስታወስ!
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ETHIOPIA’S WORRYING FUTURE: Note transcribed from grief-stricken heart!

27 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

See what is left of one of our citizens in South Africans' xenophobic attack (Credit:https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=832270596845551&set=p.832270596845551&type=1&permPage=1)

See what is left of one of our citizens in South Africans’ xenophobic attack (Credit:https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=832270596845551&set=p.832270596845551&type=1&permPage=1)

At 40 as TPLF accelerates its & Tigrean dominance over Ethiopia, Ethiopians have been suffering in prisons at home and as refugees across the globe.
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የእያንዳንዱ ዜጋችን ሥቃይና ግድያ – በየትኛውም ሥፍራና ሥርዓት – የሁሉም ኢትዮጵያውያን ሥቃይና ሞት ነው!

26 Apr

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

ከዚህ በታች የሠፈረውን ግጥም ያቀረቡት፡ ዶ/ር ስብስቤ ለሜታ* አርብ ሚያዝያ 16 ቀኑን ሥራ ውለው በሊቢያ በወገኖቻችን ላይ የደረሰው ሥቃይና አደጋ ዕንቅልፍ ሲነሳቸው፤ ከአልጋቸው ወርደው በዚያንው ሌሊት ደርስው ያደሩት ነው። ሚያዝያ 17 2007፡ የኢትዮጵያ ማኅበር በፊንላንድ እነዚያን በሊቢያ የወደቁትን ወገኖቻችንን፡ በሕይወትም ሆነው እዚያ የሚሠቃይትን ዜጎች፡ እንዲሁም በየአካባቢው በችግር ላይ ያሉትን ወገኖቻችንን ለማሰብና በሃሳብ ከእነርሱ ጋር ለመሆን ባዘጋጀው ሥነ ሥርዓት ላይ ይህንኑ ግጥም የስሜታቸው መገለጫ አድርገው አቅርበውታል።
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South Africa has moral, legal obligation to compensate Ethiopians for losses in lives, properties & wellbeing

25 Apr


By Keffyalew Gebremedhin – The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

We read from news reports that South African leaders have been ashamed of the latest ‘xenophobic’ actions in that country. These relate to the barbaric actions of some of their irresponsible citizens against African immigrants that have been living in that country, most of them as refugees under the protection the state has offered them.
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Spy cables reveal African Union (AU) assassination threat

25 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)</em>
by Will Jordan, Al Jazeera

Secret intelligence documents leaked to Al Jazeera’s Investigative Unit reveal that spies in Addis Ababa were alerted to a plot by “an unnamed state” to kill a top African Union diplomat.
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