Tag Archives: Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s election insult to the people and democracy

Ethiopian repression Graham Peebles argues that behind the facade of “democracy” and “elections” in Ethiopia lies a brutal regime that talks the democratic talk but is guilty of state terrorism and crimes against humanity.

Ethiopian migrants: suppressed at home, neglected abroad

Ethiopian repression and neglect Graham Peebles argues that the Ethiopian government, contrary to the praise from Washington, is in violation of a plethora of international covenants, its own constitution and its primary responsibility to protect its citizens.

Israeli police violence against Ethiopian anti-violence march

Israeli police arrest Ethiopian protester Marianne Azizi gives an eyewitness account of the violence and tear gas used by Israel’s police against Ethiopian Jews peacefully protesting in Tel Aviv on 3 May against police violence and racism.

Andergachew Tsige: Ethiopian brutality, UK apathy

Andergachew Tsige - UK complicity Graham Peebles says the UK government – a major donor to Ethiopia – is complicit through its inaction in the illegal detention and probable mistreatment of Ethiopian opposition leader and British citizen Andergachew Tsige.

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.