Press Release: Candlelight Vigil on Sunday, December 30, 2012


Washington, DC — A candlelight vigil will take place Sunday, December 30, 2012 at 5 p.m. to remember all prisoners of conscience in Ethiopia and urge President Obama urge demand their release. The vigil will be held outside the white

March 4 Freedom Endorses MEDREK (The Ethiopian Federal Democratic Unity Forum)


March 4 Freedom endorses MEDREK’s delegation to North America and encourages its supporters to actively participate in the upcoming town hall meetings and to support the party’s current efforts to strengthen its organizational capacity so that it can pursue the

August 5, 2012 : Washington Candlelight Vigil To Free Ethiopia


Despite the rainy weatheryesterday, Washingtonians gathered outside the White House for a candlelight vigil to demand the unconditional release of political prisoners and free Ethiopia. The monthly vigil organized by March 4 Freedom  urges that President Obama’s government stands with

Ethiopian Muslims Urge The US to Support Relgious Freedom in Ethiopia

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Alexandria, VA – Ethiopian and Ethiopian American Muslims joined Christian and non Christian brothers and sisters in front of the Department of the State on Thursday, August 2, 2012 morning demanding the U.S. government to urge Ethiopia’s rulers for immediate

July 1, 2012: Candlelight Vigil for Freedom


Sunday, July 01, 2012: Ethiopian Americans and friends of Ethiopia held a candlelight vigil outside the White House today to urge the US administration demand the unconditional release of Ethiopian political prisoners and express their solidarity to  prisoners of conscience.

Escalating human rights violations in Ethiopia


By The Ethiopian Community in Norway (ECN): It is well known that Norway is among the western countries playing important roles in the fight against poverty, advancement of democracy, the rule of law and protection of human rights in the

Statement of Senator Leahy on The Assault on Freedom of The Press in Ethiopia


As Submitted To The Congressional Record: June 14, 2012 Mr. Leahy.   Mr. President, later this month, I and other Members of Congress will be watching what happens in a courtroom 7,000 miles from Washington, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. That is

Ethiopian Community Dinner with Amnesty International USA


Ethiopian Americans from Washington DC metro area attended a meeting hosted by the Amnesty International USA today. At the Dinner, activists discussed the deteriorating human rights conditions in Ethiopia and efforts that should be taken to address the growing violations

Thank you for joining the candlelight vigil to demand President Obama stops the financial support to Ethiopia’s rulers

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Thank you for joining us at the monthly Candlelight Vigil today June 3 , 2012 at 6:30 to urge the Obama administration demand the release of political prisoners in Ethiopia and to demand the US stops its financial and diplomatic

Reminder to the Monthly Candlelight Vigil For Freedom: Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 6:30p.m


We will be holding the monthly Candlelight Vigil on June 3 , 2012 at 6:30 to urge the Obama administration demand the release of political prisoners in Ethiopia. We also demand the US to stop financial and diplomatic support to

Ethiopian Americans Protest for Religious Freedom and Human Rights


The Ethio/American Muslim communities in the Washington Metropolitan Area are gravely concerned about the Ethiopian regime’s interference in Ethiopian Muslims’ religious affairs by forcefully imposing a religious sect of its choice. According to different media outlets the Ethiopian regime officials

Ethiopian activists protest Obama’s invitation of war criminal Zenawi to the G-8 food security summit near Camp David

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Ethiopian Americans from DC metro area jammed a Thrmont’s square today to protest Obam’s invitation of war criminal Meles Zenawi on food security G-8 summit at nearby Camp David. Ethiopian Americans forced a shut down to the intersection of two

Day 1: Arrest Zenawi Protest Outside Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center

March 4 Freedom: May 18, 2012 Protest Outside Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center

Ethiopian Americans and Ethiopians turned out in mass today to denounce the brutal dictator Meles Zenawi who in the US to attend the G8 meeting on food insecurity in Africa . The protestors condemned the Obama administration for inviting one

Register to Reserve Your Freedom Trip to Camp David


Get Out & Denounce War Criminal Melese Zenawi at G8 Summit at Camp David Maryland.   Saturday May 19, 2012 is just around the corner, and we need your help to join us at Camp David and expose war criminal

May 6, 2012 : Washington Candlelight Vigil for Freedom

Washington: A monthly candlelight vigil is held to demand the unconditional release of political prisoners and stop assisting the genocidal regime led by Meles Zenawi in Ethiopia. The vigil organized by March 4 Freedom,  urged the Obama government to disinvite

A Call for protest to demand the release of Ethiopians detained by Saudi Arabia

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Sunday, March 18, 2012 The suffering of our Ethiopians who travel to Arab countries for domestic employment is beyond description. Many have been killed, beaten, burnt, flogged, raped and put into prison. A large number of Ethiopians are being forced

March 4 Candlelight Vigil Pictorial


Today’s Candle Light Vigil to End Torture in Ethiopia was held outside the White House in Washington on Sunday March  4, 2012, beginning at 5 p.m. This month’s  vigil was intended to demand President Obama stops assisting a regime in

We mourn Muteyeb Jemal

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Join The Protest in Geneva


Protest: Stop Violence Against Ethiopians in Saudi Arabians


Ethiopia: Obama “Moonwalking” Human Rights in Africa? – (blog)

Obama “Moonwalking” Human Rights in Africa? By Alemayehu G. Mariam The great American poet Walt Whitman said, “Either define the moment or the moment will define you.” Will the election of Uhuru Kenyatta as president of Kenya define President Barack

Obama “Moonwalking” Human Rights in Africa? – Cyber Ethiopia

by Alemayehu G. Mariam The great American poet Walt Whitman said, “Either define the moment or the moment will define you.” Will the election of Uhuru Kenyatta as president of Kenya define President Barack Obama in Africa or will President Barack

World Bank: Investigate ‘Development’ Project Abuses – Human Rights Watch

(Washington, DC) – The World Bank’s board should support an internal investigation into allegations of abuse linked to a World Bank project in Ethiopia, Human Rights Watch said today. The Inspection Panel, the World Bank’s independent accountability mechanism, has recommended

Ethiopia’s Human Rights Crisis Worsened – Indepth Africa

By Betre Yacob. The human rights situation in Ethiopia, the most important strategic and security ally of the Western powers, has worsened drastically, according to the 2013 Human Rights Watch’s World Report, which summarizes the human rights situation of more