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Wikileaks Exposes How Ethiopia Bombs Itself and Blames Eritrea and Oromos

Such revelation raises serious questions on the credibility of the UN Monitoring Group report which identically blames Eritrea and OLF for the January bombing attempt at the African Union summit in Addis Ababa

By Thomas C. Mountain,

Recently released Wikileaks Ethiopia files expose how Ethiopian security forces planted 3 bombs that went off in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on September 16, 2006 and then blamed Eritrea and the Oromo resistance for the blasts in a case that raises serious questions about the claims made about the bombing attempt against the African Union summit earlier this year in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

In a report from 2006 marked “Secret ; Subject: Ethiopia: Recent Bombings Blamed on Oromos Possibly the Work of GOE [Government of Ethiopia]…by: Charge [d’Affairs] Vicki Huddleston”, “An embassy source, as well as clandestine reporting, suggests that the bombing may have in fact been the work of the GoE security forces.” Cable reference id: #06ADDISABABA2708 Continue reading Wikileaks Exposes How Ethiopia Bombs Itself and Blames Eritrea and Oromos