Tag Archives: Ethiopia

Is violent change inevitable in Ethiopia?

Ethiopia non-violent resistance Graham Peebles argues that unity, organisation and peaceful resistance, not violent rebellion, is the way to get rid of Ethiopia’s repressive and discredited regime, which now emulates the military dictatorship it ousted.

From Libya to Italy in search of freedom

Refugee boat deaths Graham Peebles decries the intolerance, paranoia and hate that greet people from Africa and the Middle East who risk life and limb to flee the hell that has become their wracked countries.

Gagging the media in Ethiopia 

Ethiopia media repression Graham Peebles describes the Ethiopian regime’s suffocation of the media, and says donor countries such as UK and USA have a moral responsibility to hold the regime accountable for its repressive actions.

State terrorism in Ethiopia’s Ogaden region

Ogaden Graham Peebles describes the extreme repression and violations of human rights perpetrated by the Ethiopian regime against the people of the Somali-inhabited Ogaden region, while Western donors look the other way.

Suppression of the innocent inside Ethiopia

Free Andargachew Tsige Graham Peebles argues that donor-country indifference to the Ethiopian regime’s human rights violations begs the question what price is too high for the illusion of stability in the Horn of Africa.

Ethiopia slides deeper into repression

Andargachew Tsige Graham Peebles argues that the arrest of Ethiopian opposition leader Andargachew Tsige should be the catalyst to unite the people in collective, non-violent action to end repression and dictatorship in Ethiopia.

The great Ethiopian land giveaway

Ethiopian land giveaway Graham Peebles argues that the Ethiopian government’s policy of leasing vast tracts of fertile land to foreign agribusiness corporations and forcibly relocating farmers is impoverishing the countryside and degrading its people.