Ethiopians held a 24-hour vigil at the U.S. Congress

July 11th, 2001

A 24-hour vigil was held by Ethiopians in front of the U.S. Congress. The vigil started on Wednesday, July 11 at 12 noon. The purpose of the vigil was to appeal to the international community to help free Taye, Lidetu and all political prisoners in Ethiopia. Dr Taye Woldesemayat, President of Ethiopian Teachers Association; Lidetu … Continue reading »

The July 2000 General Assembly of Tegbar

July 3rd, 2001

Prepared by Elias Kifle, Secretary July 3, 2000, Washington DC The annual General Assembly meeting of Ethiopian Democratic Action League (EDAL) was held on July 1 and 2, 2000, in Washington, DC. The meeting took place at the University of the District of Columbia. Members from London, UK; Michigan; New York; Atlanta, GA; Arkansas; Baltimore, … Continue reading »

Free Dr Taye, Lidetu Ayalew… all political prisoners

July 2nd, 2001

Ethiopians held another demonstration on July 2 in Washington DC in front of the U.S. Department of State to demand the release of Lidetu Ayalew, Secretary General of Ethiopian Democratic Party (EDP), and three other officials of the Party who were rounded up and taken to prison by armed security agents on Monday, June 25. … Continue reading »