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የአገዛዙን ዕድሜ ለማርዘም፥የሕወሃት አፈና አዋጅ ለተጨማሪ አራት ወራት ተራዘመ

30 Mar

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

የሕወሃት ፕሮፓጋንዳ ምንጭ የሆነው ፋና በዛሬው ዕለት እንደዘገበው ከሆነ፡ የሕወሃት የአፈና መሣሪያ የሆነው የአስቸኳይ ጊዜ አዋጅ ለቀጣዮቹ አራት ወራት ተራዝሟል።
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Amhara teachers’ rebellion slowly gaining impulse. Seyoum Teshome’s ordeals mirror in myopic TPLF-led nation what to be a teacher means!

9 Mar

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 

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2017: Dictators take charge of the UN Human Rights Council, repressive Ethiopia as one of them!

1 Mar

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
 
Today, the prevailing wisdom amongst Ethiopians is that Western support is guilty of rendering the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) – Ethiopia’s ruling party – arrogant. It has emboldened it to determinedly pursue its trademark violent anti-democratic and anti-human rights policies, seen during this past quarter century.

As a not thoroughly-vetted carte blanche political gift, it has strongly and harmfully influenced the course of political history in Ethiopia.
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Political unrest simmering in Ethiopia

12 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
DW report
 
Four months after declaring a state of emergency in a crackdown on protests, Ethiopia’s government claims the country has returned to normal. Critics says the emergency decree remains an instrument of repression.
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PM Hailemariam Desalegn’s Finnish alma mater to confer honorary doctorate on its former student

12 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)

The Tampere University of Technology (TUT) in Finland has decided to award an honorary doctorate degree to Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn in May 2017, according to information on TUT webpage.

The university extended its invitation to possible candidates from both Finland and foreign countries, with emphasis on the degree to be conferred in “recognition of excellence in fields represented at the University and other exceptional scientific, artistic or social merits.”
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How long can Ethiopia’s state of emergency keep the lid on anger?

12 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by William Davison, The Guardian
 
A state crackdown has silenced ethnic Oromo people in Ethiopia, but grievances over land and rights, and a lack of political options, could reignite protests

 Oromo people stage a protest against the government near the Hora Lake at Debre Zeyit. Photograph: Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

Oromo people stage a protest against the government near the Hora Lake at Debre Zeyit. Photograph: Minasse Wondimu Hailu/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

In a muted show of defiance near Ethiopia’s capital city, a tall farmer glanced around before furtively crossing his arms below his waist to make the Oromo people’s resistance symbol.
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Ethiopia’s economic gains tainted by violent repression – Financial Times

5 Feb

 
RECALL THAT DEPUTY CHIEF OF TPLF DEBRETSION GEBREMICHAEL WARNED PUBLICLY IN HIS FACEBOOK [he suppressed shortly after] HIS ORGANIZATION IS “CAPABLE OF DESTROYING THE WHOLE OF AFRICA, MUCH LESS 30 MILLION POPULATION [AMHARA].”

Debretsion GM
 

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
by John Aglionby in Gondar

Emergency fails to protect regime from biggest threat to 26-year grip on power

Six soldiers burst into Beckham’s dormitory at Gondar university in northern Ethiopia one evening without pausing to question the student.
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በእስር ላይ የሚገኙት ሁለቱ ጋዜጠኞች አናኒያ ሶሪና ኤሊያስ ገብሩ ለተመድ ዋና ጸሃፊ፣ለአፍሪካ ኅብረትና የአሜሪካ አምባሳደር ግልጽ ደብዳቤ ጻፉ

1 Feb

Posted by The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO)
በጋዜጠኞች ኤልያስ ገብሩና አናንያ ሶሪ
 
ለተባበሩት መንግሥታት ድርጅት ዋና ፀሐፊ፡- አንቶኒዮ ጉተሬስ
በአፍሪካ ህብረት የአሜሪካ አምባሳደር ፡- ሜሪ በት ሊዮናርድ
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በአንድ ሉዓላዊ ሀገር ውስጥ፣ ሕዝብና መንግሥት የሚግባቡበት ጤናማ ግንኙነት እንዲኖራቸው የሕግ እና ሕገ-መንግሥታዊ ሥርዓት መኖሩ ቀዳሚው መሠረት መሆኑ ይታመናል፡፡ በሕግ አግባብ ሥርዓትን ተከትላ የምትተዳደር ሀገርም ወደ እድገትና ብልፅግና በሂደት መሸጋገሯ አይቀርም፡፡ ከእዚህ በተቃራኒው የሚጓዙ ሀገራት ደግሞ ችግርና መከራዎቻቸው ተዘርዝረው አያልቁም፡፡

መስከረም 28 ቀን 2009ዓ.ም በሀገራችን ኢትዮጵያ የአስቸኳይ ጊዜ አዋጅ ለስድስት ወራት “እንደ አስፈላጊነቱ ተፈፃሚ ይሆናል” በሚል “በኢፌድሪ መንግሥት” መውጣቱ ይታወቃል፡፡ የአዋጁ መውጣትም የሀገሪቱ ሰላምና ደህንነት ተናግቶ አደገኛ ደረጃ ላይ መድረሱን እንደሚያሳይ መንግሥት በወቅቱ ገልፆ ነበር፡፡ ነገር ግን አዋጁ ከመሠረታዊ የሰብዓዊ መብቶችና ከሕገ-መንግሥታዊ ድንጋጌዎች ጋር ይጋጫል፡፡ በተለይም የመረጃ ልውውጥን ፣ በነጻነት የማሰብ ተፈጥሮአዊ እና ህገ-መንግሥታዊ መብቶችንና የመረጃ ምንጮችን የመከታተል መብቶችን ሙሉ በሙሉ ይጨፈልቃል፡፡ ከሰብዓዊና ዲሞክራሲያዊ መብቶችም ጋር በግልፅ ይጻረራል፡፡
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