Month: November 2013

MLDI launches fundraising bid for case of Ethiopian journalists

Media Legal Defence Initiative Your support is needed to free two Ethiopian journalists wrongly convicted as terrorists and set a precedent that will help stop the abuse of anti-terror laws across Africa. The Media Legal Defence Initiative has launched a fundraising campaign to support its bid to free Ethiopian journalists, […]

'NSA spied on internet porn habits to discredit Muslims spreading radical ideology'

‘Huffington Post’ quotes document obtained from whistleblower Snowden as detailing plan to expose radicalizers’ hypocrisy. The US National Security Agency monitored and documented the online pornography viewing habits of six Muslims accused of spreading radical ideology as part of a plan to potentially discredit them, The Huffington Post reported on Wednesday, citing […]

Kanye West: Obama isn't as well connected as Jews

Black people don’t have the connections to oil and big money that Jews do, says famous rapper. By haaretz [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=840jVQ0Q03E#t=18[/youtube]Rapper Kanye West blamed U.S. President Barack Obama‘s failures on the fact that “Black people don’t have the same level of connections as Jewish people,” he said on New York City’s 105.1 […]

France commits over €500,000 for Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia

By Tesfa-Alem Tekle November 27, 2013 (ADDIS ABABA) – The French government and the UN Refugee agency(UNHCR) on Tuesday signed an agreement in which the French committed €550,000 to aid tens of thousands of Eritrean refugees in Ethiopia. UNHCR’s representative in Addis Ababa, J.O. Moses Okello signed on behalf of […]

SaharaTV’s Adeola Interviews Abebe Gellaw on deportation of Ethiopians in Saudi Arabia

Ethiopian Journalist, Abebe Gellaw joined SaharaTV’s Adeola Fayehun to explain the ongoing deportation of Ethiopians in Saudi Arabia. Gellaw, an exiled journalist and founder of Addis Voice stated that “There are over 30,000 Ethiopians held in concentration camps [in Saudi Arabia],” said Gellaw. He also noted that those in concentration […]