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Ethiopian oppositions

This is one excellent article about the situation in Ethiopia concerning the brief political history of the government, the opposition and Ethiopian populace and how they played by the parties. When I call my mother last time I asked her of the situation, she told me that the Meles Government is dragging people from their home to jail with no visible resistance. I felt somehow dumb founded; after all, my thinking was the Meles regime might have been better in terms of election and freedom of the press. Left Ethiopia almost nineteen years ago, I still have a bitter memory of my country that I have born and raised in. my life has never been the same since I have left; I am after all, not alone in the endeavor, as millions left from economic reasons to political situations. As simple as listening to VOA had to be troubling thing to do in Derg era; I have left my country never to return where my uncontrollable tear rolled over my face as I said good bye to my Mother and my uncle. I haven’…