On May 18, 2012 : Ethiopian Americans and Ethiopians from DC metro are turned out in mass 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 of the worst war brutal dictators in Africa, Meles Zenawi, to attend the G8 summit.
The protestor condemned the Obama administration for inviting a dictator who is well known for his government’s arbitrary arrests, torture, use of rape as a weapon of counterinsurgency, killings of innocent civilians as methods to undermine the movement for freedom and democracy, and who reigns with an iron fist for over 20 years and counting. The protestors added that promoting and allowing a tyrant of Zenawi’s proportions to attend a session on food security in Africa is incredibly inappropriate.
Protestors will be holding Day 2 of the protest tomorrow in Thurmont Maryland few miles away form the G8 Summit in Camp David.