Woyanne’s new excuses to disqualify more opposition candidates

January 19th, 2001

For immediate release January 19, 2001 The regime of Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) in Ethiopia led by Prime Minister Meles Zenawi is coming up with more excuses to attack and disqualify opposition candidates. Last week, the regime disqualified 700 of the 1,400 candidates representing the All Amara People Organization (AAPO) and accused Ethiopian Democratic … Continue reading »

Fair Trial for Yeshi!

January 14th, 2001

ETHIOPIAN DEMOCRATIC ACTION LEAGUE Spokesperson: Gashu Habte, Ph.D. Jan. 2, 2001 Demonstration at the Embassy of Bahrain We held another demonstration at the embassy of Bahrain today to demand fair trial for Yeshiworq Desta Zewdu, and fair treatment for Ethiopian migrant workers in Bahrain. A representative of the demonstrators also went inside the embassy to … Continue reading »

Woyanne disqualifies hundreds of opposition candidates

January 8th, 2001

ETHIOPIAN DEMOCRATIC ACTION LEAGUE Spokesperson: Gashu Habte, Ph.D. For Immediate Release January 8, 2001 One day after Walta Information Center, a news agency associated with the ruling Tirgray People Liberation Front (TPLF) accused the All Amhara People Organization (AAPO) and Ethiopian Democratic Party (EDP) of deceiving ten individuals into representing them as candidates, AAPO announced … Continue reading »

TPLF’s blatant anti-democratic practices must stop

January 6th, 2001

ETHIOPIAN DEMOCRATIC ACTION LEAGUE Spokesperson: Gashu Habte, Ph.D. For Immediate Release January 6, 2001 A news agency owned and operated by the ruling Tigray People Liberation Front (TPLF) reported yesterday that the All Amhara People Organization (AAPO) and Ethiopian Democratic Party (EDP) have deceived ten individuals into registering as candidates for woreda and kebele election … Continue reading »

Tegbar slams trade mission to U.S. – IRIN

January 4th, 2001

NAIROBI, 4 January (IRIN) – The opposition Ethiopian Democratic Action League (EDAL, also called Tegbar) has described an upcoming Ethiopian trade mission to the US as a “mission of disinformation and deceit”. A high level trade delegation of the ruling Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) will be in Washington later this month. According to the … Continue reading »

Notes from the January 2 United Action Team Teleconference

January 2nd, 2001

Prepared by Cheru Terefe, Ethiopian Medhin Democratic Party Jan. 2, 2001 Conference Chairman: Dr Desta Damtew Conference Secretary: Ato Cheru Terefe The teleconference started at 2:10 PM and ended at 3:16 PM Eastern U.S. Time. Discussions and Decisions 1. The agenda presented was: Organizing worldwide demonstrations to express our solidarity with the opposition parties inside … Continue reading »