Written by Judge Woldemichael Meshesha
Nobody is above the law. This is the principle that governs democracy. The law is a means that the people have invented to live in peace together and governed by it. Such rules are issued either by the government that is in power as result of historic events through its parliamentary lawmakers. Before implementing the law it has to be brought before the people for discussions. Right immediately after coming to power, the TPLF/EPRDF (the Woyyane), although did not head to the people’s opinion, did indeed come up with a constitution and other laws that could have paved the way for democratic development. However, from the beginning the Woyyane has been kept on eroding and finally buried it for good. Read more →
Written by Dr. Shakespear Feyissa
“Under a government which imprison any unjustly, the true place for a just man is also prison”
Henry David Thoreau.
In her last article prior to her arrest for rendering a legally and factually accurate statement regarding the so called amnesty or pardon, Judge Birtukan Midekssa stated: “I don’t believe I have been subjected to all theseunjustifiable threats and intimidations for word interpretation, or deceitfulness, or violation of the law…the intended message is clear. It is to warn me and others who are engaged in peaceful non-violent struggle not to obey the Constitution, but rather to take direction and command from individuals, or the ruling party only. cannot agree or accept this notion.” Read more →
Meles Zenawi has outlasted three US presidents, and is working hard to outlast a fourth one.As America readies itself for the historic presidency of Barack Obama, Meles Zenawi is preparing a lavish party to celebrate Obama’s inauguration.
Ethiopia Can`t Afford a Lavish Dinner Read more →