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TPLF: To Be or Not to Be

In 1976, the TPLF declared Tigray had nothing to do with Ethiopia and its people and vowed to establish their own nation, the Republic of Greater Tigray
The two undesirable options for the TPLF right now are choosing between an Independent Tigray and to remain part of Ethiopia.

BY SENNAY ZEMEN

When the TPLF launched an armed struggle in Tigray in February 1975, a narrow left-wing nationalistic tendency was bubbling to the surface. Exactly one year after they took up arms, that is, February 1976, the TPLF leaders had their heads in the clouds and unveiled a new document, the Tigray Manifesto. Continue reading TPLF: To Be or Not to Be