The Horn of Africa has enough strife currently, with the conflict in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, as well as the impact of waves of locusts and intermittent attacks by al-Shabaab. The last thing the nations in north-eastern Africa need at this point is an active conflict over water resources, but Egypt seems determined to spark one.
To say that Ethiopia has had a troubled history with elections would be a gross understatement.The infamous 2005 elections resulted in government-sanctioned killings and years of human rights abuses by the Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) government. Fourteen years after the EPRDF overthrew the dictatorial.
San Jose, Calif., February 4th, 2021-There is increasing sentiment to address the ongoing fighting in Ethiopia’s Tigray area. House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Gregory Meeks said in a Center for Strategic and International Studies briefing recently that he and his colleagues at the committee and the House Subcommittee on Africa,
San Jose, Calif., November 27, 2020 – EAC is extremely concerned by TPLF’s (Tigray People’s Liberation Front) continued disregard for civilian impact, as demonstrated by their strategy of hiding among civilians in the city of Mekele and using schools, religious sites, and hotels as their hideouts. EAC is alarmed by TPLF’s use of innocent civilians of other ethnicities as well as the residents of Mekele as human shield, a war crime.
San José, Calif., Feb. 17, 2018 – The ineffectual head of the present Ethiopian government, Prime Minster Hailemariam Desalegn, has resigned. Due to his absence and ongoing unrest, the regime has invoked martial law. The Ethiopian parliament will probably choose his successor in the near future.
Stanford, Calif., November 27, 2016 – Ethiopia is reeling from extreme social and political turmoil unlike any that the Ethiopian people have experienced in decades. The nation is awash with tears, oppression, poverty, blood, and death under the heavy hand of a plutocratic and
San Jose, California, July 11, 2014 – Ethiopian opposition leader, Andargachew Tsege, was kidnapped during a stopover at Sana’a airport in Yemen on June 23 as he was traveling from the United Arab Emirates to Eritrea
Mr. Hucker, after examining your plan for early education and accessibility, transportation systems, restore our afterschool and recreation programs, and your t our young people with reliable local jobs the Ethiopian-American Council of North America is considering offering an endorsement for you in the upcoming election.
San Jose, California – To celebrate the Ethiopian New Year and to honor the Ethiopian flag, the leaders and members of the Ethiopian American Council (EAC) are encouraging all Ethiopians,
Washington, D.C. – Free Media for Ethiopia, an activist group fighting for freedom of the press in that nation on the Horn of Africa, is organizing a 72-hour hunger strike to be held in Lafayette Square starting at 12AM on Friday, August 17
The real prospect of HR 2003 (Ethiopia Democracy and Accountability Act of 2007) becoming a US law is making the Ethiopian ruling party very nervous.Consistent with the nature of an oligarchic regime, it perceives democracy as a threat to its very existence.