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The New York Times Pushes U.S. to Fund Abortions in Ethiopia, Which is Currently in a Genocidal War

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on October 21, 2022

👉 Courtesy: BreitbartNews

The New York Times opinion piece promoting abortion in Ethiopia fails to mention that the country has been at war for nearly two years, or that basic medical services in Tigray, and in much of the rest of the country, essentially do not exist. It instead shames America for not doing enough to ensure that more babies are aborted in the Christian-majority African nation.

💭 የኒው ዮርክ ታይምስ ጋዜጣ በአሁኑ ጊዜ በዘር ማጥፋት ጦርነት ውስጥ ላለችው ኢትዮጵያ ሴቶቿ ፅንስ ያስወርዱ ዘንድ አሜሪካ ድጋፍ እንድትሰጥ ይገፋፋል።

“የኒውዮርክ ታይምስ የጋዜጣ ፅንስ ማስወረድን የሚያስተዋውቅው አስተያየት ኢትዮጵያ ለሁለት አመታት ያህል በጦርነት ውስጥ እንዳለች ወይም በትግራይ መሰረታዊ የህክምና አገልግሎቶች እና በአብዛኛዎቹ የሀገሪቱ ክፍሎች እንደሌሉ ሳይጠቅስ ቀርቷል። ይልቁንስ በክርስቲያን አብላጫዋ አፍሪካዊት ሀገር ኢትዮጵያ ብዙ ሕፃናት በፅንስ ማስወረድ እየተወገዱ መሆናቸውን አሜሪካ ለማውሳት በቂ ጥረት አለማድረጓ ያሳፍራል።”

😠😠😠 ዋይ! ዋይ! ዋይ! 😢😢😢

ያው እንግዲህ፤ በሰሜን ኢትዮጵያውያን ኦርቶዶክስ ክርስቲያኖች ላይ የሚካሄደው ጦርነት እንዲሁም ጽንስ ማስወረድ ሉሲፈራውያኑ በጥንታውያኑ ክርስቲያን ሕዝቦች ላይ የዘረጉት ዲያብሎሳዊ ፕሮጀክት አካል መሆኑን በትናንትናው ዕለት እንዲህ በማለት ጽፌ ነበር፤

👉 “The plan is for accelerated depopulation. It is part of the extermination of the Tigrayan ethnicity, crime against humanity, war crimes,”

Depopulation is exactly what’s happening – depopulation of ancient Christians / original humans who have the identity and essence of the spirit. The Luciferians have planned their satanic project a long time ago – and executing it accordingly. For now! Africa is the continent with the youngest population worldwide. As of 2021, around 40 percent of the population is aged 15 years and younger.

In 2021, there were around 207 million children aged 0-4 years in Africa. The population aged 17 years and younger amounted to approximately 650 million. In contrast, only approximately 48 million individuals were aged 65 years and older as of the same year.”

A bizarre opinion column published by the New York Times on Monday lamented that the American government is currently not funding abortions in Ethiopia – a country ravaged by a genocidal civil war where basic health care is increasingly difficult to access, the World Health Organization (W.H.O) warned this week.

The column, written by abortion activist Anu Kumar, notably omits that Ethiopia is in the throes of a war between its government, backed by allied Eritrea, and the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), a Marxist political party that previously ruled Ethiopia for nearly 30 years. The war began in November 2020, when the TPLF reportedly attacked a government military base, prompting Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, the 2019 Nobel Peace Prize winner, to blockade the entire Tigray region. The government has since designated the TPLF a terrorist organization and surrounded Tigray with the aid of the Eritrean military.

The Tigray blockade is reportedly causing mass starvation, depriving civilians of critical medical aid, and making it impossible for Tigrayans outside the region to know the fate of their families. Multiple international actors, including the U.S. government, have accused Abiy of “ethnic cleansing.”

Members of other ethnic groups have accused TPLF fighters of atrocities, as well, including the mass murder and gang rape of Amharic and other civilians. Both the government and the TPLF deny the evidence against them.

The article also fails to note the years-long phenomenon of outsider pro-abortion activists complaining that the world has too many Africans, enthusiastically urging African mothers to reconsider having more children. The most prominent of these scandals occurred in 2017 when French President Emmanuel Macron, leading a nation with a dark history of oppression on the African continent, complained that Africa has a “civilizational” problem in its large families. A year later, he stated that girls in Africa were not “properly educated,” leading to too many children, and “more choice would mean fewer children in Africa.”

Advocating for abortion in Ethiopia joins support for terrorist-turned-dictator Fidel Castro in Cuba, denial of the Holodomor genocide of Ukrainians by Joseph Stalin, and the claim that women enjoyed better sex under totalitarian communist regimes among the dubious causes the New York Times has embraced throughout its existence.

The New York Times opinion piece promoting abortion in Ethiopia fails to mention that the country has been at war for nearly two years, or that basic medical services in Tigray, and in much of the rest of the country, essentially do not exist. It instead shames America for not doing enough to ensure that more babies are aborted in the Christian-majority African nation.

“Abortion has been legal in Ethiopia under a broad range of circumstances for the past 17 years. Nevertheless, at the Shekebedo Health Center, abortions cannot be performed at all,” the author, Kumar, laments. “The clinic, situated in a rural part of southwestern Ethiopia where quality health care is hard to access, is partially funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development. This funding has stopped the clinic from offering abortions to Ethiopian women.”

The column did not specify where the Shekebedo Health Center is exactly, though the southwest is far from the northern Tigray region. It also largely ceased to discuss Ethiopia following its opening. Instead, it lambasted the Helms amendment of the Foreign Assistance Act, which does not allow U.S. funding abroad to go to the killing of an unborn child “as a method of family planning” or towards the promotion of killing unborn children.

“In 2020, America sent more than $592 million in family planning funds overseas — about as much as the next three countries combined — and has contributed 40 percent to 50 percent of total direct funding over the past decade,” Kumar nonetheless noted while condemning Washington for its alleged lack of support for family planning.

The column concluded with a demand for legislation that would allow American taxpayers’ dollars to fund the killing of unborn children abroad, lamenting that “widespread Republican support for the Helms Amendment” would likely block any such legislation.

Two days after the New York Times published the pro-abortion opinion piece, the world’s most prominent Tigrayan, W.H.O. Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus warned that his home region was once again on the verge of “genocide.”

“Yes, I’m from Tigray, and yes, this affects me personally. I don’t pretend it doesn’t. Most of my relatives are in the most affected areas, more than 90 per cent of them,” Tedros told reporters at a regular W.H.O. press briefing. “This is a health crisis for six million people, and the world is not paying enough attention.”

Tedros reportedly said that a small “window” existed for the world to prevent a “genocide” of ethnic Tigrayans, most of them trapped behind the blockade with little food or medicine. The director-general noted that, in addition to the absence of outside communication and food, health care is practically nonexistent in Tigray.

“There are no services for tuberculosis, HIV, diabetes, hypertension and more – those diseases, which are treatable elsewhere, are now a death sentence in Tigray,” Tedros said.

The W.H.O. did not list access to abortions among Tedros’ concerns for Ethiopia.

The Ethiopian government announced the capture of three towns in Tigray – Shire, Alamata, and Korem – from the TPLF on Tuesday, promising civilians there would receive humanitarian aid. At least one aid worker in Shire died in an Ethiopian government bombing this week, despite the government claiming it captured the towns “without fighting in urban areas.”

Advances against the TPLF – which, when it had managed to expand outside of Tigray, reportedly allowed fighters to engage in mass gang rapes in Amharic villages – have occurred as mounting reports elsewhere in Ethiopia have surfaced implicating the government in the recruitment of child soldiers.

“The children are being abducted,” one eyewitness in eastern Harar told the Addis Standard last week. “They [security forces] break into houses and abduct children. They pick them, throw them on trucks and drive them to police stations and concentration camps. The majority of the victims are daily laborer children aged between 13 to 15.”

🐷 Pro-Abortion Activists Take Bible And Play Soccer With It. They Then Put The Bible in a Toilet

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666 ALERT: 66 Clinics in 15 US States Have Stopped Doing Abortions

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on October 7, 2022

👉 ገብርኤል 👉 ማርያም 👉 ኡራኤል 👉 ጊዮርጊስ 👉 ተክለ ሐይማኖት 👉 ዮሴፍ 😇 መድኃኔ ዓለም

💭 666 ማንቂያ፤በ ፲፭/15 የአሜሪካ ግዛቶች ፷፮/66 ክሊኒኮች ፅንስ ማስወረድ አቁመዋል

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  • የጽዮን ቀለማት

💭 At least 66 clinics in 15 states have stopped providing abortions since the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, according to an analysis released Thursday.

The number of clinics providing abortions in the 15 states dropped from 79 before the June 24 decision to 13 as of Oct. 2, according to the Guttmacher Institute, a research group that supports abortion rights.

All 13 of the remaining clinics are in Georgia. The other states have no providers offering abortions, though some of their clinics are offering care other than abortions.

Nationally, there were more than 800 abortion clinics in 2020, the institute said.

The new report does not include data on hospitals and physician offices that provided abortion and stopped them after the court ruling, but Guttmacher researcher Rachel Jones noted that clinics provide most U.S. abortions, including procedures and dispensing abortion medication. Recent Guttmacher data show just over half of U.S. abortions are done with medication.

States without abortion providers are concentrated in the South.

Dr. Jeanne Corwin, who provides abortions in Indiana and Ohio, said clinic closures harm “women’s physical health, mental health and financial health.’’

In several states, access is under threat because bans were put on hold only temporarily by court injunctions. These include Indiana, Ohio and South Carolina, the analysis found.

“It is precarious from a medical standpoint and certainly from a business standpoint,’’ said Dr. Katie McHugh, an OB-GYN who provides abortions in Indiana. “It’s difficult to keep the doors open and the lights on when you don’t know if you’re going to be a felon tomorrow.”

💭 666 ALERT: India-Made Cough Syrups Linked to Deaths of 66 Children in Gambia: WHO

👹 666 አውሬው በዓለም ፍጻሜ በእጅ አዙር፤ በቀድሞ ቅኝ ግዛቶቻቸው በኩል፤ ሕንድ + ፓኪስታን + ኬኒያ + ናይጄሪያ + ደቡብ አፍሪቃ

💭 የዓለም ጤና ድርጅት ዛሬ እንዳሳወቀው፤ በህንድየተሠራ የሳል ሲሮፕ በጋምቢያ ውስጥ ከ66 ህጻናት ሞት ጋር ተያይዟል። 😠😠😠 ዋይ! ዋይ! ዋይ! 😢😢😢

💭 Pro-Abortion Activists Take Bible And Play Soccer With It. They Then Put The Bible In A Toilet


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Pro-Abortion Activists Take Bible And Play Soccer With It. They Then Put The Bible in a Toilet

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 1, 2022

👉 ገብርኤል 👉 ማርያም 👉 ኡራኤል 👉 ጊዮርጊስ 😇 ተክለ ሐይማኖት 👉 ዮሴፍ 👉 መድኃኔ ዓለም

💭 በአሜሪካዋ ሲያትል ከተማ ያሉ የፅንስ ማስወረድ አራማጆች ጸያፍ ድርጊቶችን ፈጸሙ፤ መጽሐፍ ቅዱስን ነጥቀው በሱ ኳስ ተጫወቱበ። ከዚያም መጽሐፍ ቅዱስን በተንቀሳቃሽ መጸዳጃ ቤት ውስጥ ጣሉት። የሚገርም ነው! 😛 ይህ “የመጸዳጃ ቤት” ምስል ልክ የመካን ጥቁር ድንጋይ / ካባን + zየሂንዱዎችን ሺቫቤተ መቅደስ ይመስላል። እርኩሱን ቁርአንን የማይደፍሩት ለዚህ ሳይሆን አይቀርም! ባቢሎን አሜሪካም አበቅቶላታል!

😛 Amazing! This „Toilette„ image looks exactly like the Islamic Black Stone of Mecca (The Kaaba) + The Hindu ‘Shiva’ temple.

💭 Pro-abortion activists play soccer with a Bible, commit acts of desecration. The activists threw the Seattle preacher’s Bible into a portable toilet outside.

Disturbing footage from Seattle shows pro-abortion activists playing soccer with a Bible before proceeding to completely desecrate and destroy the sacred book.

In the highly offensive footage posted to social media on Sunday, a group of pro-abortion activists can be seen kicking a Bible back and forth to each other as if it were a soccer ball.

Desecration of another persons Religious material is a HATE CRIME.
If this was a Quran people would be outraged. People must really hate the WORD of GOD right now.

When the man recording the footage – who goes by “The Seattle Preacher” on social media — explains to the anti-Christian protesters that it is a “hate crime” to destroy someone else’s religious texts, a voice in the background can be heard cackling with laughter.

The video proceeds to cut to the Seattle Preacher holding the now-damaged Bible, telling the protesters that they would not have treated the book with such disrespect if it were the Quran.

Immediately, one of the protesters snatches the Bible back from the man, and the next piece of footage shows the Bible sitting in human waste in the bottom of a portable toilet.

“That right there is a hate crime … That is ungodly and it is wrong,” the Seattle Preacher lamented, with his voice breaking.

The blasphemous footage sparked a large reaction on social media, with pro-lifers and Christians expressing their disgust with the anti-Christian actions of the pro-abortion activists.

“These people are truly the cancer of Earth. Everything they pretend to be against is *exactly* who they are,” reacted prominent songwriter “Five Times August.”

“One day, their souls will understand how foolish and blind they truly are,” added professional poker player turned Christian evangelist Anna Khait.

This display of sacrilege is only one incident of many similar events that have occurred in the United States since the overturning of Roe v. Wade by the U.S. Supreme Court last Friday.

As reported by LifeSiteNews, two Christian pregnancy centers were the target of vandalism over the weekend, with one of the centers being set ablaze after being spray-painted with pro-abortion messages and threats.

In addition to the pregnancy centers, a historic Catholic church in West Virginia was burned to the ground last weekend in what authorities are describing as a “suspicious” fire.


💭 Legal Abortion in Ethiopia Has Led to The Deaths of Mothers as Well as Babies

💭 በኢትዮጵያ ህጋዊ ፅንስ ማስወረድ ለእናቶች እና ለህፃናት ሞት ምክንያት ሆኗል


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Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas Suggests That Gay Marriage Could Also Be Overturned

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 26, 2022

💭 የጠቅላይ ፍርድ ቤት ዳኛ ክላረንስ ቶማስ የግብረ ሰዶማውያን ጋብቻም ሊገለበጥ እንደሚችል ጠቁመዋል

❖❖❖[ወደ ኤፌሶን ሰዎች ምዕራፍ ፭፴፩]❖❖❖

ስለዚህ ሰው አባቱንና እናቱን ይተዋል ከሚስቱም ጋር ይተባበራል ሁለቱም አንድ ሥጋ ይሆናሉ።”

❖❖❖ [Ephesians 5:31]❖❖❖

Therefore a man shall leave his father and mother and hold fast to his wife, and the two shall become one flesh.”

💭 Justice Clarence Thomas, the Supreme Court’s longest standing justice, has suggested that the case that constitutionalized gay marriage (Obergefell v. Hodges) could be overturned in the future, as we read in Politico:

Justice Clarence Thomas argued in a concurring opinion released on Friday that the Supreme Court “should reconsider” its past rulings codifying rights to contraception access, same-sex relationships and same-sex marriage.

The sweeping suggestion from the current court’s longest-serving justice came in a concurring opinion he authored in response to the court’s ruling revoking the constitutional right to abortion, also released on Friday.

In his concurring opinion, Thomas, an appointee of President George H.W. Bush, wrote that the justices “should reconsider all of this Court’s substantive due process precedents, including Griswold, Lawrence, and Obergefell” — referring to three cases having to do with Americans’ fundamental privacy, due process and equal protection rights.

Now that Roe v. Wade has been overturned, the next step would be to overturn the law of Sodom.

💭 US Supreme Court Gives States Green Light to Ban Abortion

😈 Legal Abortion in Ethiopia Has Led to The Deaths of Mothers as Well as Babies

💭 በኢትዮጵያ ህጋዊ ፅንስ ማስወረድ ለእናቶች እና ለህፃናት ሞት ምክንያት ሆኗል

😈 ከሦስት ወራት በፊት ቆሻሻው አብዮት አህመድ አሊ ኦሮሞ ላልሆኑትና ለክርስቲያኖች፤

በኢትዮጵያ ሕዝብ በዝቷል፤ የህዝብ ቁጥር ያዝ ማድረግ አለብን! ወሊድ መቆጣጠር አለብን፣ ልጅ መውለድ አቁሙብላብላብላ!”

💭 Pro-Abortion Propaganda Aimed at Destroying Ethiopian Culture

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 20, 2012


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Legal Abortion in Ethiopia Has Led to The Deaths of Mothers as Well as Babies

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on May 31, 2022

👉 ገብርኤል 👉 ማርያም 👉 ኡራኤል 😇 ጊዮርጊስ 👉 ተክለ ሐይማኖት 👉 ዮሴፍ 👉 መድኃኔ ዓለም

💭 በኢትዮጵያ ህጋዊ ፅንስ ማስወረድ ለእናቶች እና ለህፃናት ሞት ምክንያት ሆኗል

😈 ከሦስት ወራት በፊት ቆሻሻው አብዮት አህመድ አሊ ኦሮሞ ላልሆኑትና ለክርስቲያኖች፤

“በኢትዮጵያ ሕዝብ በዝቷል፤ የህዝብ ቁጥር ያዝ ማድረግ አለብን! ወሊድ መቆጣጠር አለብን፣ ልጅ መውለድ አቁሙ…ብላብላብላ!”

💭 Pro-Abortion Propaganda Aimed at Destroying Ethiopian Culture

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on November 20, 2012

Ethiopian Medical Journal recently published a shocking analysis from Dr. Calum Miller pointing out that the legalizing of abortion in Ethiopia in 2005 did not result in a decrease, but rather an increase of maternal morbidity and mortality

Miller conducts extensive research in three African nations, with Ethiopia selected as a case study.

In a letter to the Ethiopian medical journal, Miller wrote, “Rather than being a silver bullet to reduce deaths from abortion, abortion legalization has resulted in a vast increase in the number of abortions, without any appreciable decrease in abortion mortality or maternal mortality. There is some evidence mortality, and certainly, morbidity, have even increased since legalization.

“Ethiopia’s progress in reducing maternal deaths has been considerably less than expected, especially with respect to abortion,” Miller continued.

“It is possible that, as in other countries, a disproportionate focus on family planning based on inflated claims of abortion mortality has diverted resources from emergency obstetric care and thereby failed to reduce maternal mortality more significantly.”

The Ethiopian Penal Law on Abortion, Art. 528, Section II, stipulates punishment for those who endanger the life of the unborn. However, revisions were undertaken in 20005 by the Ethiopian Ministry of Health to conform Ethiopia’s abortion legislation to the fifth Millennium Development Goals (MDG 5) of the World Health Organisation (WHO). This was out of step with dominant conservative public sentiment as well as the explicit anti-abortion position of the highly influential Orthodox Church in Ethiopia.

Cited in an essay published by St. Paul Hospital Millennium College in Addis Ababa, posted on 17 Jan 2022, a group of 12 leading Orthodox Christian and Muslims stated their support for the defense of the right to life. The Christians declared:

Man (person) is created in the image and likeness of God. Human life begins from conception biologically and spiritually. No one has the authority to take the life of an innocent (God’s creature). Killing God`s gift that is innocent is morally unacceptable. Therefore, abortion is wrong and condemned because it is a grave sin.

“The Orthodox Christian faith leaders follow a closed door policy on the matter of induced abortion,” wrote the essay’s author, Demelash Bezabih Ewnetu.



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The Fascist Oromo Regime of Ethiopia Detained, Abused Tigrayans Deported From Saudi | HRW

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 5, 2022

👉 ገብርኤል 👉 ማርያም 👉 ኡራኤል 👉 ጊዮርጊስ 👉 ተክለ ሐይማኖት 👉ዮሴፍ 😇 መድኃኔ ዓለም

💭 “ይህ በጣም አሰቃቂ ጉዳይ ነው፣ የትግራይ ተወላጆች በገዛ አገራቸው እየተሠወሩና እየታሰሩ ነው። በሳውዲ አረቢያ ለዓመታት የዘለቀው በደል ከደረሰባቸው በኋላ አሁን በራሳቸው ሃገርና መንግስት እየተሳደዱና እየተንገላቱ ነው፣ የመንቀሳቀስ ነጻነት እና ከዘመዶቻቸው ጋር ምንም አይነት ግንኙነት እንዳይኖራቸው ተደርገዋል።” የሂውማን ራይትስ ዋች ቃል ዓቀባይ ናዲያ ሃርድማን

💭 “It’s just horrifying, Tigrayan deportees are being disappeared and detained back home. After suffering sometimes years of awful abuse, (in Saudi Arabia) they are now being persecuted by their own government, denied freedom of movement and any contact with their loved ones.” Nadia Hardman of HRW.

💭 “There are Tigrayans in Saudi Arabia who now fear deportation more than they do imprisonment in Saudi Arabia,”

“Many of our friends who were returned stop answering their phones after a few weeks in Ethiopia. We have no idea where they are, and we fear the worst.”

💭 “በሳውዲ አረቢያ እስር ቤት ከሚደርስባቸው እስር በላይ አሁን ወደ ኢትዮጵያ መባረርን የሚፈሩ የትግራይ ተወላጆች አሉ”

“የተመለሱት ብዙ ጓደኞቻችን ኢትዮጵያ ከቆዩ ከጥቂት ሳምንታት በኋላ ስልኮቻቸውን ማንሳት አቁመዋል። የት እንዳሉ አናውቅም፤ እና በጣም የከፋውን እንፈራለን።”

😠😠😠 😢😢😢

💭 የፋሽስቱ ኦሮሞ አገዛዝ ከሳዑዲ የተባረሩ የትግራይ ተወላጆችን በጣም አስከፊ በሆነ ሁኔታ በማጎሪያ ካምፖች አጉሯቸዋል፤ በድሏቸዋል። ሳውዲ አረቢያ የትግራይ ተወላጆችን ወደ ኢትዮጵያ ማባረሯን ማቆም አለባት”፤ ይላል የሰብዓዊ መብት ተሟጋቹ ሂውማን ራይትስ ዋች።

አይ ኦሮሞ! አይ አማራ! ኢትዮጵያን ለአረቦች እንዲህ አሳልፋችሁ ትሰጧት!? ምንያህል ብትጠሏት ነው!? 😠😠😠 😢😢😢

💭 Saudi Arabia Should Stop Deporting Tigrayan Migrants to Ethiopia

Thousands of ethnic Tigrayans deported from Saudi Arabia have been detained, abused or forcibly disappeared after arriving back home in Ethiopia, Human Rights Watch said in a new report Wednesday.

The ethnic profiling and mistreatment of returnees detailed by HRW took place as the federal government fought Tigrayan rebels in a grinding year-long war that has cost thousands of lives and pushed many more people into famine.

Tigrayans repatriated from Saudi Arabia, where hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians have migrated to seek work over the years, were singled out and held in Addis Ababa and elsewhere against their will upon returning, HRW said.

Others were prevented from returning to Tigray, the northernmost region of Ethiopia, after being identified at roadside checkpoints or airports and transferred to detention facilities, the report said.

“Ethiopian authorities are persecuting Tigrayans deported from Saudi Arabia by wrongfully detaining and forcibly disappearing them,” said Nadia Hardman, refugee and migrants rights researcher at HRW.

The rights watchdog interviewed Tigrayans deported from Saudi Arabia to Ethiopia between December 2020 and September 2021, during which tens of thousands were repatriated under an agreement between the two countries.

Some of the Tigrayan deportees detained after arriving in Ethiopia reported suffering physical abuse, including beatings with rubber or wooden rods.

Others were accused of colluding with the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF), which ran Tigray before the start of the war, and is now considered a terrorist group by Addis Ababa.

Two deportees told HRW they were taken with other men from migrants centres by police and bused to coffee farms, where they were put to work in terrible conditions for no pay and little food.

Many were denied contact with family, and feared their relatives thought they were still in Saudi Arabia.

“The Ethiopian authorities’ detention of thousands of Tigrayan deportees from Saudi Arabia without informing their families of their arrest or whereabouts amounts to enforced disappearance, which also violates international law,” the report said.

In late 2021 the United States and its allies called on Ethiopia to stop unlawfully detaining its citizens on ethnic grounds under a wartime state of emergency declared in November.

Ethiopia’s own state-affiliated rights watchdog estimated that thousands had been caught up in sweeps that appears to target Tigrayans on their ethnicity alone.



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The Fascist Oromo Regime’s Genocidal Campaign against Tigrayan Mothers & Children

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 16, 2021


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New Wave of Abuses in Ethiopia’s Western Tigray | በምዕራባዊ ትግራይ አዲስ የግፍ ማዕበል ተፈጠረ

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 16, 2021

‘I cannot escape’ /’ማምለጥ አልችልም’

አይ ኦሮሞ! አይ አማራ! ለ፩ ዓመት ያህል ይህ ሁሉ ግፍ! ሥላሴ ይፍረድባችሁ! 😠😠😠 😢😢😢

“The global paralysis on Ethiopia’s armed conflict has emboldened human rights abusers to act with impunity,” Human Rights Watch’s Laetitia Bader said.

By The Associated Press

New witness accounts allege that thousands of ethnic Tigrayans have been forcibly expelled, detained or killed in one of the most inaccessible areas of Ethiopia’s yearlong war in the latest wave of abuses carried out with machetes, guns and knives.

Thursday’s joint statement by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International is based on interviews with more than 30 witnesses and relatives.

It comes ahead of a U.N. Human Rights Council session Friday on Ethiopia, whose government objects to what it considers meddling by the West over the war that has killed tens of thousands of people.

Ethnic Tigrayans have been targeted throughout the conflict as Ethiopian and allied forces battle the Tigray fighters who long dominated the national government before Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed took office three years ago. Some of the worst abuses have been reported in the western Tigray region, which has been occupied by authorities and fighters from the neighboring Amhara region and soldiers from neighboring Eritrea.

The latest alleged abuses appear to be linked to the Tigray forces’ recent momentum, which Ethiopia’s government asserts has been blunted after the prime minister, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and former soldier, went to the battlefront himself. Witnesses told the AP that authorities in western Tigray warned in public meetings against supporting the Tigray fighters, who themselves have been accused of a growing number of abuses in the war.

The new joint statement by Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International says Amhara security forces are responsible for the latest wave of expulsions, detentions and killings, and it warns that Tigrayans in detention are “at grave risk.” It says security forces systematically rounded up Tigrayans in the communities of Humera, Adebay and Rawyan, separating families and expelling women and children.

“They separated the old from the young, took their money and other possessions. … Older people, parents were loaded on big trucks (going) east. They let them go with nothing, while the young remained behind,” one witness in Rawyan told the human rights groups. In Humera, witnesses described seeing as many as 20 trucks carrying people away. It’s not often clear where they are taken.

A spokesman for the Amhara region, Gizachew Mulluneh, and Abiy spokeswoman Bellene Seyoum did not immediately comment.

The United Nations has estimated that 20,000 people were recently evicted from western Tigray, most of them women, children and the elderly. The U.N. has said more than 1 million have been displaced from there since the war began in November 2020.

But not all can leave. Witnesses have alleged that hundreds, if not thousands, of Tigrayans are held in makeshift, overcrowded detention centers in western Tigray, part of thousands being held elsewhere across Ethiopia amid suspicions fueled by hate speech by some senior government officials. The government has said it is targeting only the Tigray forces.

Witnesses told the AP, and the human rights groups, that some people trying to flee the roundups in Adebay were attacked and killed, with some Amhara fighters searching house-to-house with axes. “The whole town smelled” with dead bodies, one man said.

The human rights groups are calling on Ethiopian authorities to end the attacks on civilians and immediately grant access to western Tigray for aid groups. They also call on the U.N. Human Rights Council to establish an independent mechanism to investigate the war’s abuses, including by Tigray forces, and urge the U.N. Security Council to put Ethiopia on its formal agenda.

“The global paralysis on Ethiopia’s armed conflict has emboldened human rights abusers to act with impunity and left communities at risk of feeling abandoned,” Human Rights Watch’s Laetitia Bader said.


👉 „Failure on Ethiopia Sanctions ‘My Biggest Frustration’ This Year, Says EU’s Top Diplomat”

💭 My Note: In other words, Mr. Borrell is telling us: “As long as war criminals Abiy Ahmed Ali, Isaias Afewerki, the Oromo & Amhara special forces continue blocking Tigrayans (potential migrants to Europe heading for EU) from crossing the Ethio-Sudanese border in whatever possible form: By rounding them up, mutilating & dismembering — at the border within Africa – and throwing their dead bodies to the Tekeze river across the border, EU won’t issue sanctions against Abiy Ahmed, Isaias Afewerki and their partners in crime. The are doing a good job in preventing undesired ancient Christian Ethiopian migrants (We saw that when the UN The US and EU all blocked ancient Christians of Syria. Read this: No Christians Allowed: Muslim UN Officials Block Syrian Christian Refugees from Getting Help.

Mr. Borrell said it clearly, albeit concerning Belarus and Ukraine: “We cut the flowing of migrants to Europe…for me this is a source of satisfaction”

May be now The EU is giving money to the dictators of Ethiopia and Eritrea as a reward, instead of sanctioning them?!

After all, EU countries have awarded and honored to those evil monsters with the Nobel Peace Prize in 2019, and just two months ago, one of the enablers of the #TigrayGenocide, Daniel Bekele with the German Africa Prize. Just unbelievably cruel – the world upside down, isn’t it?!


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The Nobel Peace Prize That Paved the Way for War | NYTimes

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 15, 2021

This is the story behind how Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, won a Nobel Prize for making peace with his country’s longtime enemy — and then used the alliance to plan a war.

Secret meetings with a dictator. Clandestine troop movements. Months of quiet preparation for a war that was supposed to be swift and bloodless.

New evidence shows that Ethiopia’s prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, had been planning a military campaign in the northern Tigray region for months before war erupted one year ago, setting off a cascade of destruction and ethnic violence that has engulfed Ethiopia, Africa’s second most populous country.

Mr. Abiy, a Nobel Peace Prize laureate seen recently in fatigues commanding troops on the battlefront, insists that war was foisted upon him — that ethnic Tigrayan fighters fired the first shots in November 2020 when they attacked a federal military base in Tigray, slaughtering soldiers in their beds. That account has become an article of faith for Mr. Abiy and his supporters.

In fact, it was a war of choice for Mr. Abiy — one with wheels set in motion even before the Nobel Peace Prize win in 2019 that turned him, for a time, into a global icon of nonviolence.

The Nobel win stemmed largely from the unlikely peace deal Mr. Abiy struck with Isaias Afwerki, the authoritarian leader of Eritrea, within months of coming to power in 2018. That pact ended two decades of hostility and war between the neighboring rivals, and inspired lofty hopes for a transformed region.

Instead, the Nobel emboldened Mr. Abiy and Mr. Isaias to secretly plot a course for war against their mutual foes in Tigray, according to current and former Ethiopian officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity to avoid reprisals or protect family members inside Ethiopia.

In the months before fighting erupted in November 2020, Mr. Abiy moved troops toward Tigray and sent military cargo planes into Eritrea. Behind closed doors, his advisers and military generals debated the merits of a conflict. Those who disagreed were fired, interrogated at gunpoint or forced to leave.

Still dazzled by Mr. Abiy’s Nobel win, the West ignored those warning signs, the officials said. But ultimately it helped to pave the way to war. “From that day, Abiy felt he was one of the most influential personalities in the world,” Gebremeskel Kassa, a former senior Abiy administration official now in exile in Europe, said in an interview.

“He felt he had a lot of international support, and that if he went to war in Tigray, nothing would happen. And he was right,” he added.

Mr. Abiy’s spokeswoman, the information minister of Eritrea and the Norwegian Nobel Committee did not respond to questions for this article.

The quick and easy military victory that Mr. Abiy promised has not come to pass. The Tigrayans routed the Ethiopian troops and their Eritrean allies over the summer and last month came within 160 miles of the capital, Addis Ababa — prompting Mr. Abiy to declare a state of emergency.

Recently, the pendulum has swung back, with government forces retaking two strategic towns that had been captured by the Tigrayans — the latest twist in a conflict that has already cost tens of thousands of lives and pushed hundreds of thousands into famine-like conditions.

A Country at War With Itself

Here’s a look at why the war in Ethiopia started and how Tigray became a flash point.

Analysts say that Mr. Abiy’s journey from peacemaker to battlefield commander is a cautionary tale of how the West, desperate to find a new hero in Africa, got this leader spectacularly wrong.

“The West needs to make up for its mistakes in Ethiopia,” said Alex Rondos, formerly the European Union’s top diplomat in the Horn of Africa. “It misjudged Abiy. It empowered Isaias. Now the issue is whether a country of 110 million people can be prevented from unraveling.”

The Nobel Committee Takes a Chance

Accepting the Nobel Peace Prize in December 2019, Mr. Abiy, a former soldier, drew on his own experience to eloquently capture the horror of conflict.

“War is the epitome of hell,” he told a distinguished audience at Oslo City Hall. “I know because I have been there and back.”

To his foreign admirers, the soaring rhetoric was further proof of an exceptional leader. In his first months in power, Mr. Abiy, then 41, freed political prisoners, unshackled the press and promised free elections in Ethiopia. His peace deal with Eritrea, a pariah state, was a political moonshot for the strife-torn Horn of Africa region.

Even so, the five-member Norwegian Nobel Committee knew it was taking on a chance on Mr. Abiy, said Henrik Urdal of Peace Research Institute Oslo, which analyzes the committee’s decisions.

Mr. Abiy’s sweeping reforms were fragile and easily reversible, Mr. Urdal said, and the peace with Eritrea centered on his relationship with Mr. Isaias, a ruthless and battle-hardened autocrat.

“My partner and comrade-in-peace,” Mr. Abiy called him in Oslo.

Many Ethiopians also wanted to believe in Mr. Abiy’s promise. At a gala dinner for the new prime minister in Washington in July 2018, Dr. Kontie Moussa, an Ethiopian living in Sweden, announced to applause that he was nominating Mr. Abiy for a Nobel Peace Prize.

Back in Sweden, Dr. Kontie persuaded Anders Österberg, a parliamentarian from a low-income Stockholm district with a large immigrant population, to join his cause. Mr. Österberg traveled to Ethiopia, met with Mr. Abiy and was impressed.

He signed the Nobel papers — one of at least two nominations for Mr. Abiy that year.

In selecting Mr. Abiy, the Nobel Committee hoped to encourage him further down the path of democratic reforms, Mr. Urdal said.

Even then, though, there were signs that Mr. Abiy’s peace deal wasn’t all it seemed.

Its initial fruits, like daily commercial flights between the two countries and reopened borders, were rolled back or reversed in a matter of months. Promised trade pacts failed to materialize, and there was little concrete cooperation, the Ethiopian officials said.

Eritrea’s spies, however, gained an edge. Ethiopian intelligence detected an influx of Eritrean agents, some posing as refugees, who gathered information about Ethiopia’s military capabilities, a senior Ethiopian security official said.

The Eritreans were particularly interested in Tigray, he said.

Mr. Isaias had a long and bitter grudge against the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, which dominated Ethiopia for nearly three decades until Mr. Abiy came to power in 2018. He blamed Tigrayan leaders for the fierce border war of 1998 to 2000 between Ethiopia and Eritrea, a former province of Ethiopia, in which as many as 100,000 people were killed. He also blamed them for Eritrea’s painful international isolation, including United Nations sanctions.

For Mr. Abiy, it was more complicated.

He served in the T.P.L.F.-dominated governing coalition for eight years and was made a minister in 2015. But as an ethnic Oromo, Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group, he never felt fully accepted by Tigrayans and suffered numerous humiliations, former officials and friends said.

Tigrayans fired Mr. Abiy from his leadership position at a powerful intelligence agency in 2010. In power, he came to see the Tigrayans, still smarting from their ouster, as the biggest threat to his burgeoning ambitions.

A Spy Chief Among the Singers and Dancers

Mr. Abiy and Mr. Isaias met at least 14 times from the time they signed the peace deal until war broke out, public records and news reports show.

Unusually, the meetings were mostly one-on-one, without aides or note-takers, two former Ethiopian officials said.

They also met in secret: On at least three other occasions in 2019 and 2020, Mr. Isaias flew into Addis Ababa unannounced, one former official said. Aviation authorities were instructed to keep quiet, and an unmarked car was sent to take him to Mr. Abiy’s compound.

Around that time, Eritrean officials also regularly visited the Amhara region, which has a long history of rivalry with Tigray. Crowds thronged the streets when Mr. Isaias visited the ancient Amhara city of Gondar in November 2018, chanting, “Isaias, Isaias, Isaias!”

Later, a troupe of Eritrean singers and dancers visited Amhara. But the delegation included Eritrea’s spy chief, Abraha Kassa, who used the trip to meet with Amhara security leaders, the senior Ethiopian official said. Eritrea later agreed to train 60,000 troops from the Amhara Special Forces, a paramilitary unit that later deployed to Tigray.

Speaking at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, in February 2019, Mr. Abiy advocated an effective merger of Ethiopia, Eritrea and Djibouti — a suggestion that dismayed Ethiopian officials who saw it as straight from the playbook of Mr. Isaias.

Aides also saw the remarks as further proof of Mr. Abiy’s impulsive tendencies, leading them to cancel his news conference during the Nobel ceremonies in Oslo 10 months later.

Irreconcilable Visions Lead to War

Mr. Abiy viewed the Tigrayans as a threat to his authority — perhaps even his life — from his first days in power.

The Tigrayans had preferred another candidate as prime minister, and Mr. Abiy told friends he feared Tigrayan security officials were trying to assassinate him, an acquaintance said.

At the prime minister’s residence, soldiers were ordered to stand guard on every floor. Mr. Abiy purged ethnic Tigrayans from his security detail and created the Republican Guard, a handpicked unit under his direct control, whose troops were sent for training to the United Arab Emirates — a powerful new ally also close to Mr. Isaias, a former Ethiopian official said.

The unexplained killing of the Ethiopian military chief, Gen. Seare Mekonnen, an ethnic Tigrayan who was shot dead by a bodyguard in June 2019, heightened tensions.

The rift with the Tigrayans was also driven by profound political differences. Within weeks of the Nobel Prize decision, Mr. Abiy created the Prosperity Party, which incarnated his vision of a strong, centralized Ethiopian government.

But that vision was anathema to the millions of Ethiopians who yearned for greater regional autonomy — in particular the Tigrayans and members of his own ethnic group, the Oromo.

Accounting for about one-third of the country’s 110 million people, the Oromo have long felt excluded from power. Many hoped Mr. Abiy’s rise would change that.

But the Prosperity Party catered to Mr. Abiy’s ambitions, not theirs, and in late 2019 violent clashes between police officers and protesters erupted across the Oromia region, culminating in the death in June 2020 of a popular singer.

Against this tumultuous backdrop, the slide toward war accelerated.

Ethiopian military cargo planes began to make clandestine flights at night to bases in Eritrea, said a senior Ethiopian official.

Mr. Abiy’s top aides and military officials privately debated the merits of a war in Tigray, the former official said. Dissenters included Ethiopia’s army chief, Gen. Adem Mohammed.

By then the Tigrayans were also gearing up for war, searching for allies in the Northern Command, Ethiopia’s most powerful military unit, which was based in Tigray.

In September the Tigrayans went ahead with a regional election, in open defiance of an order from Mr. Abiy. Mr. Abiy moved troops from the Somali and Oromia regions toward Tigray.

In a video conference call in mid-October, Mr. Abiy told governing party officials that he would intervene militarily in Tigray, and that it would take only three to five days to oust the region’s leaders, said Mr. Gebremeskel, the former senior official now in exile.

On Nov. 2 the European Union foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell Fontelles, publicly appealed to both sides to halt “provocative military deployments.” The next evening, Tigrayan forces attacked an Ethiopian military base, calling it a pre-emptive strike.

Eritrean soldiers flooded into Tigray from the north. Amhara Special Forces arrived from the south. Mr. Abiy fired General Adem and announced a “law enforcement operation” in Tigray. Ethiopia’s ruinous civil war was underway.



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ተጋሩ ኢትዮጵያውያን ለምን በዓለም ታይቶ የማይታወቀውና ጭካኔ የተሞላበት ጭፍጨፋ ሰለባ ሆኑ?

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💭 ፋሺስቱ የኦሮማራው አገዛዝ የጀነሳይዱን ማስተርፕላን በየትኛውም የዓለማችን ክፍል ታይቶ በማይታወቅና ፍጹምነት በተሞላበት መልክ እየፈጸመው ነው!

እንቁላሉ ቀስ በቀስ ነው በእግሩ መሄድ የጀመረው። ዲያብሎስ አባታቸው ለአምስት ሺህ ዓመታት ያህል የሰው ልጅን የማጥናት ዕድል ነበረው፤ ኦሮሞዎቹ ደግሞ ያለፉትን አምስት መቶ ዓመታት “ሐበሻን” በደንብ ሲመረምሩ እና ሲያጠኑ ኖረዋል። ዛሬ የቀሰሙትን ትምህርት በሥራ ላይ በማዋል ላይ ናቸው። ዶ/ር ደብረጽዮን ግራኝን “በጣም ተንኮለኛ ሰው ነው” ሲሉት፤ የታየኝ ይህ እባባዊ ተንኮላቸው ነበር።

በኦሮሞዎቹ የምኒልክ፣ ጣይቱ፣ ኃይለ ሥላሴ እና መንግስቱ ኃይለ ማርያም አገዛዞች ዘመን ያለነበረ አጋጣሚ ዛሬ ተፈጥሯልና። ተጋሩን አስመልክቶ ምኒልክ፣ ጣይቱ፣ ኃይለ ሥላሴ፣ መንግስቱ ኃይለ ማርያም “በሞኝነት ሰርተዋቸዋል” ከሚላቸው “ስህተቶች ዛሬ አንደግመውም፣ በረሃብ እንጨርሳቸዋለን!” የሚል “ብልጠት” እና ጽኑ እምነት የዛሬዎቹ ኦሮሞዎች ፈላጭ ቆራጮች አላቸውና ነው።

አዎ! በትግራይ/ኤርትራ ተጋሩ ላይ ዛሬ ፈንድቶ የሚታየው ጥላቻ ከ፻፴/130 ዓመታት በፊት በዲቃላው ምኒልክ የተጠመደ የጊዜ ፈንጅ ነው! ይህን ሁሉ ዘመን ተጋሩዎች አቅፈው መኖራቸውና መታገሳቸው የሚያስገርም ነው!

አክሱማውያን ቤተሰቦቻችን በዘመነ ምኒልክ እና ኃይለ ሥላሴ ሳይቀር ንብረት የማፍራት፣ መሬትና ቤት የመግዛት መብት ወይ ይነፈጋቸው አልያ ደግሞ ከሌላው በእጥፍ ድርብ እንዲገዙ ፣ በየመስሪያ ቤቱ ደግሞ እድገት እንዳይኖራቸው ይደረጉ እንደነበሩ ነግረውናል። በደርግ ጊዜ ደግሞ አድሎው እየተጠናከረ መጥቶ ቤቶቻቸውን፣ ንብረቶቻቸውንና መሬቶቻቸውን ተነጥቀዋል፣ በየቀበሌው የአዲስ አበባ ተወላጆች ሳይቀሩ የትግራዋይ ስም የነበራቸው ሕፃናት እና ወጣቶች በየቀበሌው እየታጎሩ ሲገረፉና ሲሰቃዩ እንደነበሩ እኔ እራሴ ምስክር ነኝ።

💭 ሰሞኑን “ታሪኬ ባጭሩ” የምልበት ሰሞን ነው።

በጊዜው “ችለን እንለፈው፤ እግዚአብሔር ያውቃል” እያልን የግፉን እና ጭካኔውን ጭነት ተሸክመን እናልፈው ነበር። ዛሬ ግን ያ ዘመን አብቅቶለታል። ይህ የእያንዳንዱ ጎሣ ወይንም ብሔር ወንጀል ግልጥልጥ ተደርጎ የሚነገርበት ዘመን ነው። በቅርብ ዘመዶቼ፣ በአጎቶቼ እና አክስቶቼ ላይ ኦሮሞዎችና ኦሮማራዎች የሠሯቸውን ግፎች ዘርዝሬ አልጨርሰውም። ግራኝ ስልጣን ላይ ከወጣበት ጊዜ አንስቶማ አያቶቼ በፍቅር ያኖሯቸው፣ ቤት የሠሩላቸውና በሁሉም ረገድ የረዷቸው ኦሮሞዎች በኋላ ላይ ስላደረሱባቸው ግፍ ሳስበው ዛሬ ደሜ ይፈላል። ኦሮሞዎች እንደ ቱርኮች፣ አፍጋኖችና አረቦች፤ ፍትህ፣ ፍቅርና እኩልነት የማያውቁ፣ “ሁሌ አምጡ አምጡ!” የሚሉ ምስጋና ቢሶች መሆናቸውን 100% እርግጠኛ ሆኜ መናገር እችላለሁ። ማንነታቸውና ምንነታቸው ነውና!

ከእለታት አንድ ቀን ገና የስምንት ዓመት ልጅ እያለሁ ካዛንችስ መናኸሪያ ሆቴል አካባቢ ልክ በእነዚህ የክረምት ቀናት ከጎረቤት ልጆች ጋር የ ብይ ጨዋታ በምንጫወትበት ወቅት፤ የእነ ደበላ ዲንሳ እርጉም “አብዮት ጠባቂዎች” ከእኛ ትንሽ ተለቅ ያለውን አብሮን ሲጫወት የነብረውን ልጅ “አንቴ ና!” ብለው ጠሩት፤ ልጁም ተንስቶ ወደ እነርሱ ሄደ። ልጁ ከጎጃም ለእረፍት የመጣ ስለነበር አማርኛው ለየት ያለ ሆኖ ስላገኙት፤ በአነጋገሩ እያሽሟጠጡና እየተሳለቁ ሲጎትቱና በካልቾ ሲመቱት አየሁና፤ ራቅ ብዬ በያዝኳቸው ብዮች ወርውሬባቸው ማምለጥ ጀመርኩ። በዚህ ጊዜ፤ “አንቴ፣ አንቴ፣ ያዘው!” እያሉ አሳደው ያዙኝ። “ምናባክ!” እያሉ ያጮሉኝና በቀበቷቸው ይገርፉኝ ጀመር። ቆም ሲያደርጉት፤ የዘመዴ ቀልድ ትዝ አለኝና በእልህና በበለጠ ድፍረት፤ “እንግዲያውስ አንድ ቀልድ ልንገራችሁ፤ አማራው፤ ጋላው በትግሬው ላይ ሲያሾፍ፤ ቀበቶውን ትግሬው “ቃባቶ” እላለሁ ብሎ “ቆቦቶ” አለ…“። ስላቸው ከት ብለው እየሳቁ ማጅራቴን ይዘው በመገፍተር ወደ ቀበሌው ጽሕፈት ቤት እየገፈተሩ ሲወስዱኝ፤ የጎረቤት ሰዎች “ተወው!” የሚል ድምጽ አሰሙ። ሆኖም ጽህፈት ቤቱ እንደደረሰን፤ ቤተሰቦቼን ያውቋቸው የነበሩት ሰራተኞች “ይሄም ጩጬ የአብዮታች ጠላት ትግሬ ነው እንዴ?” በማለት በመሳለቅ የሆነ ጨለማማ ክፍል ውስጥ አጎሩኝ። በጊዜው ብዙም ትኩረት አልሰጠነውም ነበር የዛሬው ሁኔታ ግን “ሁሉም ኦሮሞዎች ወይንም ኦርማራዎች ነበሩ” እንድል ያስገድደኛል። ደበላ ዲንሳ የተባለው አውሬ ጭፍሮች።

መሸት ሲል ብዙ ወጣቶች ታስረውበት ወደነበረው ወደ ከፍተኛው እስር ቤት ወሰዱኝ። እዚያም ወጣት ወንዶችና ሴቶች ታጉረው አየሁ። ሌላ ሕጻን አላየሁም። ስሜን ጠርተው ወደመመርመሪያ ክፍል ወሰዱኝ፤ ሦስት መሳሪያ የታጠቁ ሰዎችና ሁለት ሴቶች ነበሩ። “አንተ ለኢህአፓ እና ወያኔ በየመንገዱ ወረቀት ታሰራጭ እንደነበር ታውቋል፤ እስኪ ሃቁን ንገረን!” አሉን በመጮኽ። እኔም፤ “ምንም የማወቀው ነገር የለም፤ ጓደኛችንን በመምታታቸው ተናድጄ ብይ ስለወረወርኩባቸው ነው ወደዚህ ያመጡኝ” እንዳልኳቸው፤ አሁንም “ያንኑ በመድገም ሃቁን ንገረን” እያሉ ካመናጨቁኝ በኋላ፤ “በሉ ውሰዱት!” አሉኝ እና ወደ አንድ ክፍል ወሰዱኝ። እዚያም ሱሪዬን እንዳወልቅ አዘዙኝ እና ወደ አግድም ወደተዘጋጀው የመግረፊያው ምሰሰሶ ነገር ወስደው ገለበጠው አሰሩኝ እና የውስጥ እግሮቼን ለአስር ደቂቃ ያህል እየቀበጣጠሩ ይገርፉኝ ጀመር። መንፈስ ቅዱስ የደረሰልኝ መሰለኝ እኔ ምንም ህመም እንዳልተሰማው ጭጭ አልኩ። በመጨረሻም፤ “ኧረ ሞቷል መሰል!” ሲሉ ሰማኋቸው። ከመግረፊያውም አውርደው እንድቆም አደረጉኝ፤ በዚህ ጊዜ የለበስኩትን ሹራብ አስወልቀውኝ ጀርባዬን ገረፉኝ እና ”ዝለል!” አሉኝ። በዚህ ጌዜ ብዙ ውሃ የቋጠሩት የውስጥ እግሮቼ መቆም አቃታቸው፤ ሕመሙም ተሰማኝ። ሴቶቹን ጠርተው፤ “ደግፋችሁ ውሰዱት!” አሏቸው። ሴቶቹም እያለቀሱ ወደምተኛበት ቦታ ወሰዱኝ።

ቤተሰቦቼን እንኳን ሳላይ ለአንድ ሳምንት ያህል በእስር ቤቱ የቆየሁባቸው ቀናት እንደ አንድ ሺህ ዓመት ሆነው ነበር ሲታዩኝ የነበሩት። ከተኛሁበት ጨለማማ ክፍል ታጉረው ከነበሩት ወጣቶች መካከል በየምሽቱ አንድ በአንድ እየተወሰዱ በስተጓሮው ሲረሸኗቸው እሰማ ነበር። የሴቶቹማ አሰቃቂ ነበር፤ በጆሮዎቻቸው፣ በጡቶቻቸውና በኅፍረት ስጋቸው ላይ የፈላ ዘይት እያፈሰሱ በኋላ መኻን እንዲሆኑ ያደረጓቸው ብዙ ነበሩ። ይቅርታ ይህን በማለቴ ግን ዛሬ በትግራይ ሴቶች ላይ የፈጽሟቸውን ጭካኔዎች እያስታወስን የጭካኔውን ምንጭ እና ምንነት እናውቅ ዘንድ ነው። ምንጩም ዋቄዮአላህ ነው፤ ይህ የጋላዎች መንፈስ ነው ኢትዮጵያን ላለፉት መቶ ሰላሳ ዓመታት አፍኖና አስሮ ዛሬ ለምናየው ጉድ ያበቃት። ዛሬ፤ ጋሽ ዮሴፍና ቴዲ የዚህ ሁሉ ጥላቻ መንስኤ ምን ሊሆን እንደሚችል የስነልቦናዊ ገጽታውን በከፊል ለማሳየት ሞክረዋል። ሰፋ እና ጠለቅ ማለት አለበት፤ ከመንፈሳዊው ዓለም በኩል በሚኖሩት ምክኒያቶች ዙሪያ ከመንፈሳውያን ጋር ወደፊት ይወያያሉ የሚል ተስፋ አለኝ።

የኦሮሞዎቹና አህዛብ አጋሮቻቸው ጉዳይ ግልጽ ነው፤ ብዙም አንጠብቅም፤ ግን ሁላችንም የምንጠይቀው ነገር ተዋሕዶ እና ኢትዮጵያውያን ነን የሚሉት “አማራዎች” እንዴት ከአህዛብ ኦሮሞዎች፣ ሶማሌዎች፣ ሱዳኖች፣ አረቦች፣ ቱርኮች ጋር አብረው የኢትዮጵያ ሥር የሆነችውን ትግራይን ለመንቀል አብረው ይሠራሉ? የሚለው ጥያቄ ነው። ለእኔ መልሱ፤ ይህ ከሃዲ ትውልድ፣ ተዋሕዶ ክርስቲያንም ኢትዮጵያዊም አይደለም፤ ከክርስቶስ ፍቅር ይልቅ የዋቄዮአላህዲያብሎስ ጥላቻ በልጦበታል፤ ከብርሃን ይልቅ ጨለማን፣ ከሕይወት ይልቅ ሞትን መርጧልና ነው። ስለዚህ ከአህዛብ ወገን ነው የሚቆጠረው። ተግባሩ ይህን ያሳያልና!

✞✞✞[፪ኛ ወደ ቆሮንቶስ ሰዎች ምዕራፍ ፬፥፬]✞✞✞

ለእነርሱም የእግዚአብሔር ምሳሌ የሆነ የክርስቶስ የክብሩ ወንጌል ብርሃን እንዳያበራላቸው፥ የዚህ ዓለም አምላክ የማያምኑትን አሳብ አሳወረ።”

✞✞✞[ትንቢተ ኢሳይያስ ምዕራፍ ፲፬፥፲፪፡፲፬]✞✞✞

አንተ የንጋት ልጅ አጥቢያ ኮከብ ሆይ፥ እንዴት ከሰማይ ወደቅህ! አሕዛብንም ያዋረድህ አንተ ሆይ፥ እንዴት እስከ ምድር ድረስ ተቈረጥህ! አንተን በልብህ። ወደ ሰምይ ዐርጋለሁ፥ ዙፋኔንም ከእግዚአብሔር ከዋክብት በላይ ከፍ ከፍ አደርጋለሁ፥ በሰሜንም ዳርቻ በመሰብሰቢያ ተራራ ላይ እቀመጣለሁ፤ ከዳመናዎች ከፍታ በላይ ዐርጋለሁ፥ በልዑልም እመሰላለሁ አልህ።”

✞✞✞[የያዕቆብ መልእክት ምዕራፍ ፫፥፲፮]✞✞✞

ቅንዓትና አድመኛነት ባሉበት ስፍራ በዚያ ሁከትና ክፉ ስራ ሁሉ አሉና።”


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