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MEISONE’S “NEW” TUNES FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE-1978

True enough Meisone never pretended to be a party at first. As its name implied, the “All Ethiopian Socialist Movement”, it posed as a movement and if it ended up being a movement confined to the imperial palace and some … Continue reading

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Oppose massive landgrabbing, human rights abuses by Ethiopian government-ILPS

14 February 2016 Commission #6 Agrarian reform and rights of peasants, farm workers and fisherfolk The International League of Peoples’ Struggle Commission No. 6 vehemently condemns the massive landgrabbing and human rights abuses being done by the government of Ethiopia … Continue reading

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Press Release of Gambella People’s Liberation Movement (GPLM) on Protests of Oromos in Oromia, Ethiopia

December 21st 2015 It is with great sadness that we have to witness the killings and massacres of unarmed civilians by the EPRDF forces once again in Ethiopia. The GPLM strongly condemns this heinous atrocity committed by the Ethiopian/EPRDF government … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 8/5/2014

Nepal: Both Maoists parties may unite if brazenly ignored, says Biplav Both the Maoist parties may have to reunite to declare a revolt if the parliamentary parities continue to ignore both the parties, so said Secretary Netra Bikram Chand Biplav. … Continue reading

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World Popular Resistance Clippings 8/10/2013

RMG workers stage violent demo in Gazipur GAZIPUR, Oct 7 (UNB): The workers of a garment factory staged violent demonstrations at Targachh in the city today to press home their several demands. Quoting locals, police said the workers of ‘Ehsan … Continue reading

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Ethiopia’s privatization push receives mixed feelings

ADDIS ABABA: The government is hailing the move to privatize some 20 companies as a means to boost Ethiopia’s economy. The International Monetary Fund (IMF) also praised the decision, saying it will create more opportunities for investment and growth in … Continue reading

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Ethiopian man burns himself to death in protest

Events in Ethiopia have taken a disturbing turn following reports that a teacher in his late 20s burnt himself alive last week in protest against the ongoing brutal clampdown on dissent in the country. According to reports Yenesew Gebre made … Continue reading

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Ethiopia food prices spike after govt intervention

Prices of staples like meat, cooking oil and bread have been on a roller coaster ride in Ethiopia. The government in January imposed price controls to combat rising prices, giving food sellers long lines of customers but barely any profit. … Continue reading

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Angry Adama University students have rejected the mediation by Minster of Civil Service, Junedin Sado

(Qeerroo News – Adama, Oromia – May 23, 2011) Students’ anger ignited by the food poisoning, as a result of which many have been admitted to hospital, is mounting to full-scale student resistance to the regime on power. A mediation … Continue reading

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Oromia/Ethiopia: Finfinnee – Taxi drivers go on strike

(Qeerroo News, Finfinnee, 16 May 2011) Taxi and mini-bus drivers in Finfinnee have begun an unofficial strike to protest against a new law aimed at trying to reduce traffic accidents. Oromia’s capital, Finfinnee, is hit with a strike by taxi … Continue reading

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