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AIB Condemns Satellite Jamming by Ethiopia

Earlier this month, Liliane Landor, acting Director of the BBC World Service Group, has joined directors from Deutsche Welle, France 24, and the US Broadcasting Board of Directors which oversees the Voice of America, in condemning Ethiopia for intentional jamming of the satellite broadcasts

The Ethiopian government has been condemned internationally for the flagrant violation of the clearly established international procedures on operating satellite equipment
The Ethiopian government has been condemned internationally for the flagrant violation of the clearly established international procedures on operating satellite equipment

By RadioWorld,

THE Association for International Broadcasting (AIB) has condemned the authorities in Ethiopia who are carrying out jamming of satellites operated by Arabsat and Eutelsat.

Programming from a range of regional and international broadcasters has been affected by jamming that technical research shows emanates from the territory of Ethiopia.

The jamming has affected AIB Members including the BBC, Deutsche Welle (DW), France 24 and Voice of America (VOA), as well as a number of other channels from the Middle East and North America.  Continue reading AIB Condemns Satellite Jamming by Ethiopia

Ethiopia: People of Sidama Globally Marks the 12th Anniversary of Looqqe Massacre

on May 24, 2002, 69 Sidama civilians killed and around 250 wounded when they met with the regimes killing machine at a peaceful and non-violent demonstration in Hawassa protesting the regimes decision to remove the administrative right of the capital Hawassa from Sidama to the federal government

USPFJ urges the Sidama people to forge unity with like-minded peoples, nations and nationalities to fight the current regime and bring those responsible for masterminding the massacre of the Sidamas, the Oromos, the Ogadenia, Gambela and other civilians to justice

By United Sidama Parties for Freedom and Justice (USPFJ),

SINCE 1890s, the Sidama nation has endured various massacres of unimaginable scales most of which had genocidal intents. Time and again, the civilians of the Sidama people as a nation were deliberately targeted and slaughtered by the successive northern led regimes for no apparent reasons, but for demanding their fundamental rights.

The most worst and abhorring crime against humanity in recent memory among the others is the May 24, 2002 massacre of Sidama civilians at Looqqe village.

This particular massacre is entirely peculiar and inhumane crime ever committed against the Sidama nation by the successive rulers for the fact that for the first time in Ethiopian Empire’s history the empire had a legal document known as Constitution which guarantees nations and nationalities of the country to peacefully and non-violently demand their rights without being criminalised and punished for their peaceful actions; regardless of which the Sidama civilians were slaughtered in broad day light.  Continue reading Ethiopia: People of Sidama Globally Marks the 12th Anniversary of Looqqe Massacre

ONLF and OLF Foreign Secretaries Converse Amid Growing Tension in Ethiopia

ONLF and OLF vowed to work together aginst the brutal regime in Ethiopia

By Ahmed Abdi,

AS POLITICAL crisis rise in Ethiopia only few months before the general election, the main powerful opposition groups discussed about the recently peaceful protests that left at least 40 students killed, during demonstrations against Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF), the ruling party’s endeavor to annex the capital city of Addis Ababa in part of the Oromia state.

Violence erupted in several university campuses across Oromia state as ethnic Oromo students protested against Addis Ababa’s annexation.  Continue reading ONLF and OLF Foreign Secretaries Converse Amid Growing Tension in Ethiopia

The World Cheers as the West Plunges Libya Into Chaos

Taken out of proportion?

David Rothscum

How was Libya doing under the rule of Gadaffi? How bad did the people have it? Were they oppressed as we now commonly accept as fact? Let us look at the facts for a moment.

Before the chaos erupted, Libya had a lower incarceration rate than the Czech republic. Continue reading The World Cheers as the West Plunges Libya Into Chaos