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Ethiopia Oromo shout “Down! Down! the regime”, in the 1st anniversary of the last year stampede!

Dozens were killed during a stampede last year after police fired tear gas at protesters during a religious festival

Dozens were killed during a stampede last year after police fired tear gas at protesters during a religious festival

Hundreds of people chanting anti-government slogans marched in the central Ethiopian town of Bishoftu on Sunday at a religious festival where a stampede triggered by a police move to quell protests killed dozens of people last year.

Last year’s festival was held after months of demonstrations by Oromo communities. Police opened fire with tear gas after some people started shouting protest slogans and an ensuing stampede hundreds were killed thousands imprisoned, though activists say the toll was much higher.

“Down, down EPRDF!” dissidents chanted in small groups as they marched towards the town’s center, referring to Ethiopia’s ruling party.

In April, a government-sanctioned investigation said 669 people had been killed during one period in the violence and more than 29,000 people arrested.

The violence in Oromiya, the largest and most populous region which surrounds Addis Ababa, and to a lesser extent in the Amhara province north of the capital, cast a shadow over Ethiopia.

“The government is trying to control us and deny our rights, lives, and security,”

“We are remembering what happened last year and it makes us angry. We need freedom,”

Uniformed officers were absent from this year’s event held by a lake in a resort town southeast of the capital Addis Ababa.

Ethiopia is called to democratise and stop ethnic clashes!

US embassy in the capital Addis Ababa said it had received “troubling reports of ethnic violence and the large-scale displacement of people”. The United States on Tuesday urged Ethiopia to investigate deadly clashes between two of the country’s major ethnic groups that have caused tens of thousands to flee. “We believe Ethiopia’s future as a strong, prosperous, […] Continue reading →

Appointments On Ethnic And Tribal Line: A Subliminal Meta-Dehumanization “Case of Failed State Ethiopia”

 Political Appointments On Ethnic And Tribal Line: A Subliminal Meta-Dehumanization By Nana Yaw Osei Previous | Next  In their scholarly journal article published in the prestigious journal of personality and social psychology, Kteily, N., Hodson. G and Bruneau, E (2016), asserted that dehumanizing an out-group is a pervasive and potent intergroup process that spark-off discrimination and conflict. […] Continue reading →

Zenawi’s nightmare scenario :”Africa’s $700 Billion Problem Waiting to Happen in the Red Sea coasts of Africa”

The Horn of Africa region is central to the world’s maritime trade. It’s also beginning to fall apart. BY ALEX DE WAAL EthiopEthio Original Title  “Africa’s $700 Billion Problem Waiting to Happen Back in 2002, Meles Zenawi, then prime minister of Ethiopia, drafted a foreign policy and national security white paper for his country. Before finalizing it, he confided […] Continue reading →

Ethiopia student crackdown taints the so called “higher education success”

Western backers of the Ethiopian education system should not ignore reports of violent clashes on university campuses by Paul O’Keeffe -theguardian orignal title –Ethiopia crackdown on student protests taints higher education success   —-——- Oromia, Ethiopia, where at least three dozen people were reportedly shot dead by security forces during student protests Over the past 15 years, Ethiopia has become home to one […] Continue reading →

Ethiopian Ethnocracy sold out the country to China

It is a dramatic increase in China’s investment in Ethiopia as spring board for African recolonization . By some estimates, it’s more than doubled in the past five years to more than two billion dollars and bribing the leaders to control one of the ancient independent country. This fuel the country’s recent dramatic foreign pumped […] Continue reading →