Demonstration – Lobbying at the U.S. Congress

December 21st, 1999

PRESS RELEASE December 21, 1999, Washington DC Today, Ethiopians held another demonstration in front of the U.S. Congress in Washington DC, from 3:00 – 4:00 pm. Braving the rain and cold wind, the demonstrators stood at the corner of Independence and New Jersey Ave. carrying umbrellas and placards, some of which read: U.S. Government:- Stop … Continue reading »

Letter to Senator Jesse Helms

December 20th, 1999

December 20, 1999 The Honorable Jesse Helms United States Senate Washington DC Dear Senator Helms; We address this appeal to you to solicit your kind intervention regarding the thousands of prisoners of conscience in Ethiopia, and in particular that of Dr. Taye Woldesemayat and Fitawrari Mekonnen Dori. Dr Taye Woldesemayat is the president of Ethiopian … Continue reading »