You Can Make a Diplomat Out of a Thug but You Can’t Unmake the Thug into a Diplomat

By Alemayehu G. Mariam, I HAVE often contended that the ruling regime in Ethiopia controlled by the Tigrean Liberation Front (TPLF) is a thugtatorship, the highest stage of African dictatorship .  If democracy is government of the people, by the people and for the people, a thugocracy is a government of thugs, for thugs, by […]

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Ethiopia Demands U.S. Embassy Intruders Charged

By Elias Meseret (AP), ETHIOPIA‘s government said it hopes U.S. authorities will prosecute protesters who tried to take down the national flag on the grounds of its embassy in Washington. A security attache at the embassy, who has since returned home, fired a gun during the Sept. 29 incident, which has renewed tensions between Ethiopia’s […]

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