ESAT English News

Stay at home protest enters third day in Bahir Dar as other towns follow suit

By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (August 24, 2016) The bougainvillea palm city of Bahir Dar was turned into a ghost city for the third day on Tuesday as residents held a stay at home protest. Government offices, businesses and transportation was shut down in this new wave of protest in the Amhara region where at least 150 people were killed ...

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    77,000 dollars raised in a crowd funding in less than 24 hours for hero marathoner Feyisa Lilesa

    Athlete calls for the removal of a ruthless regime in Ethiopia By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (August 23, 2016) A crowd funding has raised over 77,000 dollars in a little over 24 hours after Olympic silver medalist Feyisa Lilesa crossed his wrists at the finish line in Rio on Sunday to bring the repression of his people to the attention ...

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      Ethiopian marathon star cross his wrists in Rio to show solidarity with his people protesting a brutal regime

      By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (August 21, 2016) Feyisa Lilesa crossed the finish line in the Olympic marathon on Sunday in Rio winning silver for his country and crossing his wrist above his head showing solidarity with his people protesting a brutal regime. Feyisa later told journalists that he was showing the crossed wrist in solidarity with his fellow countrymen ...

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        BREAKING: Ethiopian regime puts its Air Force on high alert

          By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (August 21, 2016) The Ethiopian regime puts its air force base in Debre Zeit and Mekele on high alert ahead of the planned protest rally in the capital Addis Ababa on Sunday morning, according to ESAT’s intelligence sources. Reliable intelligence sources told ESAT that the regime has put the air force transportation wing in ...

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          The Oromo and Amhara protest movements could change the course of Ethiopia’s future, a geopolitical think-tank says

            By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (August 20, 2016 The Oromo and Amhara protest movements could change the course of Ethiopia’s future, said Stratfor, a leading think-tank on geopolitical intelligence and analysis that reveals the underlying significance and future implications of emerging world events. “Together, the Oromo and Amhara are a more serious threat to Ethiopia’s leadership than the Oromo ...

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            Ethiopian regime officially rejects UN call for investigation into killings of protesters

            By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (August 19, 2016) The Ethiopian regime on Friday rejected a call by the UN Human Rights Commission that called for the regime to allow international observers to investigate the killing of hundreds of protesters in the ongoing uprising against the government. The permanent representative of the regime in Geneva submitted a written reply to the ...

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              Addis Prepares for a protest rally joining nationwide uprising that calls for an end to tyranny

                By Engidu Woldie ESAT News (August 19, 2016) Residents of Addis Ababa will take to the streets on Sunday calling for the end of the tyrannical regime joining the nationwide uprising in all directions of the country despite brutal and deadly crackdown by TPLF regime forces. Organizers and activists who spoke to ESAT said residents of the capital Addis ...

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                TPLF may stage-manage “terrorist” attack, intelligence sources warn

                ESAT News (August 18, 2016) By Engidu Woldie Sources close to ESAT disclosed that the TPLF regime in Ethiopia is planning to carry out deadly attacks that mimics the work of terrorists in cities across the nation and use that as an excuse to squash the growing popular resistance against the regime in the name of fighting Al Shabaab terrorists. ...

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                  Debremarkos goes on strike, Gondar shuts down for the third day

                  ESAT News (August 16, 2016) Residents of the town of Debremarkos in Gijam went on strike on Tuesday after a meeting between their representatives and local authorities went sour. The residents demanded at the meeting for the release of their compatriots detained on Saturday’s protests, to which the officials responded in the negative. The representatives, having been told by the ...

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                    Stay-away protest in Gondar enters second day, protesters free political prisoners

                      ESAT News (August 16, 2016) As Ethiopians in all corners of the country continued their demand for the removal of a dictatorial rule, a stay-away protest in Gondar entered its second day on Monday with government offices and businesses remained closed and transportation services put on a halt. Residents of Gondar stayed in for the second day turning this ...

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