Under Secretary under illusion, but not alone
Editorial

Under Secretary under illusion, but not alone

When former US Secretary of State Warren Christopher visited Addis Ababa in 1996, Ethiopian officials invited him to address a joint-press conference, to which he declined. He did so in protest against the harassment and imprisonment of independent journalists, and their exclusion from his official press conference. It was just in the prior year the State Department he oversees reported Ethiopia’s human rights violations in its annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices.

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How the diaspora can chip in to end the plight of Ethiopian migrants
Editorial / The Diaspora / The Homeland

How the diaspora can chip in to end the plight of Ethiopian migrants

Miserable is the term that comes close to describing how most Ethiopians across the world felt these past weeks, following the gruesome killings of their countrymen by ISIS militants in Libya. To their dismay, the tragedy befell as many were resenting the xenophobic attacks in South Africa, besides having to cope with the news of more Ethiopian migrants dying in a Mediterranean shipwreck.

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