Neamin Zeleke, Head of Foreign Affairs of Patriotic Ginbot 7 International Leadership and a member of Arbegnoch Ginbot 7 (AG7) Council, told ESAT that the formation of United Movement for the Salvation of Ethiopia through Democracy (ሃገር ኣድን ንቅናቄ) has elevated the struggle for freedom and democracy in Ethiopia to a higher level.
Mr. Neamin travelled to Eritrea and remained there for three months before returning at the end of last week. He said Ethiopian opposition forces unequivocally have full confidence in the government of Eritrea and highly appreciative of the support it has been proving for Ethiopian liberation forces. Mr. Neamin also affirmed that the Eritrean government does not make undue interference in the internal affairs of Ethiopian forces based in Eritrea. Continue reading Berhanu Nega Would be Based in Eritrea Until Freedom Achieved in Ethiopia: Neamin Zeleke→
The return of the Tigrayan rebels to TPLF camp might be shocking to those who have been counting on them to serve as reliable allies. However for those who has followed recent development carefully, this event could hardly be surprising. In the last few years, particularly since Meles’ death, we have been witnessing re(unification) of Tigrayan forces and Molla Asgedom’s decision to abandon opposition politics and rejoin the mothership is part of this trend. Continue reading The Molla Asgedom Phenomenon: A Surprise or a Trend?→
Mola Asghedom, Chairman of the Tigray People’s Democratic Movement (TPDM) and Deputy Chairman of the newlyformed coalition movement known as the United Front for the Salvation of Ethiopia through Democracy (ሃገር ኣድን ንቅናቄ) have reportedly escaped to Sudan through the border town of Hamdait with a handful of soldiers.
However, ESAT reports indicates that Mola Asghedom in fact defected to Ethiopia. The reason for his escape / defection is not yet known. According to ESAT sources, though, it could be resulted from major differences and disagreements that started to evolve in the process of forming the coalition with Arbegnoch Ginbot 7 for Unity and Democratic Movement (AGUDM), Afar People’s Liberation Movement (APLM), and the Amhara Democratic Force Movement (ADFM). Continue reading TPDM Chairman Mola Asegedom Defected to Sudan→
Four Ethiopian armed opposition forces fighting against the minority Ethiopian government have announced their unification to form one formidable united movement for the Salvation of Ethiopia.
In a press statement they released today, Tigray People’s Democratic Movement (TPDM), Arbegnoch Ginbot 7 for Unity and Democratic Movement (AGUDM) aka AG7, Afar People’s Liberation Movement (APLM), and the Amhara Democratic Force Movement (ADFM) are now officially merged into one movement under one command and leadership that is tasked to liberate the people of Ethiopia from the looming danger. Continue reading Four Ethiopian Armed Groups (TPDM, AG7, Amara, Afar) Merge→
FIVE opposition rebel groups fighting against the Ethiopian government have signed a cooperation agreement that they say would culminate in eventual unification.
In a press statement sent to ESAT on May 15, 2015, Tigray People’s Democratic Movement (TPDM), Gambella People’s Liberation Movement (GPLM), Benishangul Peoples Liberation Movement (BPLM), Amhara Democratic Force Movement (ADFM) and Arbegnoch Ginbot 7 for Unity and Democratic Movement (AGUDM) had signed an agreement to liberate the people of Ethiopia from suppression and to bring democracy and stability to the country. Continue reading Five Armed Ethiopian Opposition Forces Agreed to Unite→