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State Department to “take steps as appropriate” against former Ethiopian spy chief

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 27, 2018) In response to a letter by Congressman Mike Coffman to the Secretary of State calling for the imposition of the Global Magnitsky Act on a former Ethiopian spy chief, Getachew Assefa, the U.S. Department of State said it will “evaluate the information and take steps as appropriate.” Last month, Mike Coffman wrote ...

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Congressman hopeful administration imposes sanctions on former Ethiopian spy chief

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (October 23, 2018) A U.S. congressman who wrote a letter to the Secretary of State and the Secretary of the Treasury calling for the imposition of the Global Magnitsky Act on a former Ethiopian spy chief said he is hopeful the U.S. administration would find it necessary to do so. Representative Mike Coffman of Colorado’s ...

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Congress to vote on Ethiopia resolution

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (April 5, 2018) The U.S. House of Representative will hold a vote on Tuesday on House Resolution 128, a.k.a. H. Res. 128, a resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. #BreakingNews: I’m happy to announce the #Hres128 will be on the Floor of the House of Representatives this coming Tuesday. ...

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Congressman says regime that terrorizes its people cannot be U.S. ally

ESAT News (December 20, 2017) A U.S. congressman said the Ethiopian regime which terrorizes its people cannot and should not be an ally to the United States. Representative Mike Coffman of the 6th district of Colorado was speaking to a gathering of Ethiopians in Denver over the weekend that was met to deliberate on House Resolution -128, a resolution Supporting ...

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Ethiopia: Congressman urges House to vote on Ethiopian resolution

by Engidu Woldie ESAT News (November 1, 2017) Representative Mike Coffman of Colorado today urge the House of Representative to vote on H. Res. 128, a resolution supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia. The Representative from District 6 of Colorado who works closely with the Ethiopian community on promoting democracy and human rights in Ethiopia ...

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Ethiopia: Conference on building democratic institution kicks off in DC; H. Res. 128 to be presented before U.S. Congress for vote

    ESAT News (September 23, 2017) A two day conference on “building democratic institutions in Ethiopia” kicked off today in Washington, DC where scholars from a spectrum of professions will discuss on study papers on issues such as U.S. policy towards the Horn of Africa, the role of Diaspora in building democracy in Ethiopia as well as corruption, public ...

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