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· November, 2005

Stories about Ethiopia from November, 2005

Ethiopia: VOA

Ethiopian Politics writes in support of the VOA Amharic Program which is described as “A voice to the voiceless”...We the undersigned Ethiopians, Ethio-Americans and friends of Ethiopia who are concerned...

Ethiopia: VOA

Meskel Square reports about an ongoing “war” between Ethiopia and the Voice of America. The battle surrounds VOA broadcast service in Amharic. The Ethiopian News Agency comments on VOA “In...

Africa: Western Media reports

Ethan Zuckerman, My Hearts in Accra comments on a New York Times article that has belatedly ‘discovered’ the state sponsored violence that took place in Ethiopia earliar this month. He...

Ethiopia: US

Ethiopundit writes on the recent state violence in Ethiopia and the complicity of the US as exporters of arms to the Ethiopian government. Arms which are then used on Ethiopian...

Ethiopia, Eritrea military build up

Friends of Ethiopia reports the UN is threatening acton against Ethiopia and Eritrea if they do not reverse their military build up. If either nation refuses they could face sanctions.

Meskel Square

Meskel Square posts that “”The report of my death has been grossly exaggerated”…………..So I go on an unannounced internet holiday and come back to find I've been killed off in...

Ethiopia: Crown Council

Ethiopia Pundit publishes a statement by the Crown Council of Ethiopia…..”Regrettably, we seem to remain oblivious to the tragic lessons learned from the terrible events of last June. Indeed, accusations...

Ethiopia: light relief

Meskel Square has some light relief from Addis Ababa after weeks of violence….some nice photos too of the hour. ………….The gloom that has settled over most people I know in...

Ethiopia:treason arrests

Friends of Ethiopia reports more on the arrest of opposition leaders who are now being held on charges of treasons. ………Dr Nega and his colleagues are being held on charges...

Ethiopia: Somaliland

Inside Somaliland reports on landlocked Ethiopia's first import of cargo through the Red Sea port of Berbera in Somaliland.

Preventing another African war – Blog reviews on the Ethiopian-Eritrean dispute

As seven African leaders met in the Nigerian capital of Abuja over the weekend to discuss ways of moving their continent forward, Ethiopia and Eritrea had troops amassed on their...

Ethiopia: Government by trikery

Ethiopundit reports on the BBC news item stating that the Ethiopian government had released 2,417 who had been detained during last weeks demonstrations. However, Ethiopundit points out that “We only...

EthiopiaL Geffrey Sachs

Ethiopian blogger Wonkette of Weichegud!Et Politics returns to her/his childhood days in Addis Ababa where his neighbours were expat Brits working for an NGO. s/he made friends with the daughter...

Ethiopian Jews

Ethiopian blog Admas reports that Israel has reached a deal with the Ethiopian government to speed up the ” immigration to the Jewish state of some 20,000 Falashmura, Jewish converts...

Horn of Africa: HR petition

Inside Somaliland reports on a petition against the worsening human rights violations in Ethiopia. The petition is being organised by a Horn of Africa coalition consisting of “Human Rights Defenders...

Ethiopian News reports that 24 opposition leaders have been brought to court in Addis Ababa. Althought they have not yet been charged they are “suspected of “trying to bring an...

Ethiopia: Meles

Ethiopundit provides an analysis of the government of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi of Ethiopia 14 years after liberation “MELES THE SUPERMAN SWALLOWS GOLD AND SPOUTS JUNK“

Ethiopia,Eritrea border crisis

Friends of Ethiopia looks at the border crisis between Ethiopia and it's neighbour Eritrea and notes that the crisis conicided with the continued political violence in Addis and Adaba.

Ethiopia: eyewitness reports

EthioIndex forum has eyewitness reports of brutality by the Ethiopian state forces

Ethiopia: violence continues

More sickening violence in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa – EthioExodus “A homeless pregnant woman was running for shelter from flying bullets…literally dragging her may be 3yrs old boy as the...

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