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SudanTribune article : Sudan vows response to AU countries supporting ICC

SudanTribune article : Sudan vows response to AU countries supporting ICC: "August 7, 2009 (KHARTOUM) — The Sudanese government today slammed African nations that have recently announced that they will not stand by the African Union (AU) decision halting cooperation with the International Criminal Court (ICC) on arresting president Omer Hassan Al-Bashir."

MeretMeshetu-Qetluwalaug2009.pdf (application/pdf Object)

MeretMeshetu-Qetluwalaug2009.pdf (application/pdf Object)
The traitorous regime of Meles Zenawi has ceded Ethiopian land to the Sudan and it is now giving more than 1.6 million hectares of fertile land to foreigners coming from the Middle East and East Asia. The effect of this appropriation of land by foreigners is negative and not to be underestimated. Presently, 10 million Ethiopians need food aid and lack of food has been a recurrent and persistent problem. Dictatorial rule and bankrupt economic policies have ruined Ethiopian agriculture and reduced the peasantry to starvation and benumbing poverty.
The ruling EPRDF is interested only in selling Ethiopian land and gaining financial and political benefits. As Ethiopians starve, foreign investors become owners of the fertile land and Saudi Arabia has already exported wheat produced in Ethiopia. A total number pf 8,420 mostly foreign investors (Indian, Saudi, Chinese, etc) have received licenses for commercial farms. It is not by accide…

No More War on Terror, White House Claims

No More War on Terror, White House Claims: "The Obama administration has declared an end to the “war on terror,” which undoubtedly scares the neocons as much it warms the hearts of those opposed to the war from the beginning. But opponents of the war shouldn’t light up the peace pipes just yet. The declaration doesn't mean much of anything.

The announcement, the Washington Times reported, came in a speech by the head of the White House homeland security office, John Brennan, at Georgetown University’s Center for Strategic And International Studies. In March, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced that the term “war on terror” was no longer in use, the newspaper observed, but the official “end” of the war had not been decided."