A Nobel Prize That Will Live in Infamy
A cunning politician who went on to win a Nobel Peace Prize is causing unprecedented pain and suffering to his people. His latest victims are the Tigrayan people in northern Ethiopia. By inviting foreign forces, including the Eritrean army, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed unleashed one of the most barbaric attacks on a population of some … A Nobel Prize That...Read More
Cut Off From Everything — The Plight of Six Million People
After imposing a total blockade on a region of some six million people, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed unleashed terror on a scale never imagined before. In the darkness that followed, Abiy and his foreign partners, including the Eritreans, inflicted so much pain on millions of innocent men, women, and children. Thousands were killed randomly, women … Cut Off From Everything...Read More
Has Abiy Ahmed Destroyed Ethiopia Already?
June 20, 2021 Nowadays, many Ethiopians are asking whether Ethiopia is a failed state. For some, the answer is yes. For others, it is business as usual. If we must choose between the two, we side with the former rather than the latter. Barring an extraordinary reversal of fortune, we believe, Ethiopia will likely fail … Has Abiy Ahmed Destroyed...Read More
How did the Amhara own a war they did not start?
July 11, 2021 The origins of the current instability in Ethiopia can be traced to the secession of Eritrea and the ethnic divisions that followed. Of course, one can argue the inequities during previous Ethiopian rules led to that division. That may be true. However, Ethiopia did not have to go to that extreme to … How did the Amhara...Read More
Will Rwanda Repeat?
July 23, 2021 The Tutsis made up just 15 percent of Rwanda’s population in 1994. They ruled Rwanda for the most part until 1959 when the Tutsi monarchy was overthrown. On April 6, 1994, a plane carrying the then-President Juvenal Habyarimana, a Hutu, was shot down, killing everyone on board. The Hutus blamed the Tutsi … Will Rwanda Repeat? Read...Read More