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Ethiopia Elections

Speaking Truth to the Powerless

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alemayehu G. Mariam

Note: In my last commentary[1] on the theme, "Where do we go from here?" I suggested that the ruling dictatorship in Ethiopia following its 99.6 perc...

Speaking Truth to Power

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alemayehu G. Mariam

Note: Over the past week, I have received numerous requests from those who read my last commentary "Ethiopia at the Crossroads of History[1], to share...

Interview With Birtukan Midekssa

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alemayehu G. Mariam

Note: Except for elements inserted in the nature of narrative license, syntax and independently established facts, this "interview" is based on Englis...

Western Diplomatic Omerta in Ethiopia

Alemayehu G. Mariam | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Alemayehu G. Mariam

Last week, in a piece reporting on the eerie silence of Western diplomats in Addis Abeba on Birtukan Midekssa, the first woman political party leader ...

Ethiopia Convicts 13 In Absentia, Including An American Professor, Over Coup Plot

Reuters | Barry Malone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

A U.S.-based university professor is among 13 men convicted in absentia by Ethiopia for plotting to overthrow the government, the state news agency sa...