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Obama Disgusts Human Rights Advocates by Calling Ethiopian Government “Democratically Elected”

Obama Disgusts Human Rights Advocates by Calling Ethiopian Government “Democratically Elected”

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President Barack Obama turned more than a few heads in the human rights community on Monday when he called the government of Ethiopia “democratically elected” during his visit to Africa’s second largest country.…

Did President Obama tell the truth about Democracy in Ethiopia?

Did President Obama tell the truth about Democracy in Ethiopia?

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Obama in Ethiopia: What a legacy for a man who won the Nobel Peace Prize to endorse one of the most rotten and corrupt regime in the world.…

438 Days Imprisoned in Ethiopia

438 Days Imprisoned in Ethiopia

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We look at the remarkable story of two Swedish journalists who traveled to Ethiopia in 2011 to report on the actions of the Swedish oil company Lundin Oil in the Ogaden region.…

Obama Called Ethiopia a Democracy. It Is Not.

Obama Called Ethiopia a Democracy. It Is Not.

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Obama’s own State Department cited these problems as well as “alleged arbitrary killings, alleged torture, beating, abuse, and mistreatment of detainees” in its recent human rights report.…

Ethiopian Human Rights Legend Prof. Mesfin Woldemariam Criticized Obama’s Addis Ababa Remarks

Ethiopian Human Rights Legend Prof. Mesfin Woldemariam Criticized Obama’s Addis Ababa Remarks

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Obama, the High Priest of Democracy, declared from his lofty office that the Ethiopian regime is "democratically elected". …

Obama Draws Criticism for Saying Ethiopia Is Democratic

Obama Draws Criticism for Saying Ethiopia Is Democratic

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Some African activists have greeted President Barack Obama's remarks that Ethiopia has a democratically elected government with scorn and concern.…

Reeyot Speaks: Press freedom in the spotlight on Obama’s Ethiopia visit

Reeyot Speaks: Press freedom in the spotlight on Obama’s Ethiopia visit

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Reeyot Alemu, 35, is one of three journalists and two bloggers freed just three weeks before Obama’s arrival in the Ethiopian capital of Addis Ababa.…

Obama is criticized for saying Ethiopian government is ‘democratically elected’

Obama is criticized for saying Ethiopian government is ‘democratically elected’

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Yonathan Tesfaye, a spokesman for Ethiopia's Blue party, said Obama behaved like a "tricky and mischievous politician".…

Obama warns African dictators in Ethiopia speech

Obama warns African dictators in Ethiopia speech

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US President Barack Obama has warned that Africa will not advance if its leaders refuse to step down when their terms end.…

Human rights in Ethiopia

Human rights in Ethiopia

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I doubt that any of the former government officials quoted in the article would argue that lasting security can be achieved in Ethiopia, Kenya or any other country without enduring respect for human rights. …

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