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London: Protest Outside The Eritrean Embassy, Condemning Eritrea’s Occupation of Tigray, Ethiopia

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on September 6, 2022

💭 ለንደን፡ ኤርትራ በትግራይ የምታደርገውን ወረራን በማውገዝ ከኤርትራ ኤምባሲ ውጭ የተደረገ ተቃውሞ

Isaias to ICC!„

ሞት ጉጅለ ጭፍራ ህግደፍ

የብሪታኒያ ፖሊሶች የእርጉሙን ኢሳያስን ክብር ለመጠበቅ ነው ይህን ሁሉ ግብግብ የፈጠሩት። ያው፤ እንግዲህ! የሻዕቢያንም፣ የሕወሓትንም፣ የኦነግብልግናንም ስልጣን ላይ ያወጧቸው ኤዶማውያኑ ም ዕራባውያን መሆናቸውን ሰሞኑን በግልጽ እያየን ነው። ከመንግስት መግለጫ እስከ ፖሊስ እርምጃ።

ሰሜን ኢትዮጵያውያን አረመኔዎቹን ኢሳያስ አፈቆርኪንና ግራኝ አብዮት አህመድ አሊን ካስወገዱ በሕይወታቸው ያላዩትን ደስታን፣ ነፃነትንና ሰላምን ነው የሚጎናጸፉት። ይህ የአዲሱ ዓመት ተቀዳሚ ተግባር መሆን አለበት። እነዚህ ሁለት አውሬዎችና ጭፍሮቻቸው ባፋጣኝ በእሳት መጠረግ ይኖርባቸዋል!

💭 የሳጥናኤል ጎል + G7 + የለንደኑ ጉባኤ | የሉሲፈር ባንዲራ የተሰጣቸው የትግራይ እና አማራ ክልሎች ብቻ ናቸው

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 16, 2021

Moment mob armed with makeshift weapons brawl on street after protest was held near Eritrean Embassy in north London – with police making a ‘number’ of arrests

  • Footage shows a riot which broke out on streets of north London this afternoon
  • The disorder happened near the Eritrean Embassy in Islington, with flags waved
  • A large crowd was spotted, with several men fighting with makeshift weapons
  • African specialist Martin Plaut earlier advertised a protest outside the embassy

Several members of the group are shown fighting — while carrying poles and other makeshift weapons.

Crowds could be heard shouting, as buses were halted in the street by their presence.

The Met Police said that the incident began as a peaceful protest, before a separate ‘large group’ approached.

This then escalated into a ‘confrontation’, with people shouting at officers in the street, before numerous people were arrested.

Some people in the crowd held their hands in the air, crossing them at the wrist, shouting ‘stop’.

Other protesters sat in the street, blocking traffic from moving past.

In video footage from the scene, a line of police officers could be seen standing together close to the crowd.

Later on, the protesters stood close to the police line, shouting and raising their hands in the air again, with the group pushing against officers.

As the pushing continued and became stronger, the police line broke, with officers moving the protesters back.

As officers attempted to clear the street so that traffic could pass through safely, the group continued to chant and shout.

The disorder is close to the Eritrean Embassy, with at least one person in the crowd spotted waving an Eritrean flag.

Officers were then seen trying to disperse the group, shouting ‘get back’, with some pushing protesters back along the street.

Former BBC journalist and African specialist Martin Plaut earlier advertised a protest outside the Eritrean Embassy, condemning Eritrea’s occupation of the Tigray region in the north of the country.

The Metropolitan Police said in a statement: ‘Police were called at around 13:35hrs on Sunday, 4, September to reports of a disturbance in the vicinity of the Eritrean embassy in White Lion Street, Islington.

‘A peaceful demonstration had been taking place at the location when a large group approached those demonstrating.

‘A number of people then became involved in a confrontation. Officers attended and separated those involved. A police presence remains on scene and officers continue to monitor the situation.

‘A number of arrests have been made for wilful obstruction of the highway and public order offences. There have been no reports of any serious injuries.

👉 Courtesy: Daily Mail

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A Large Fire in London | ትልቅ እሳት በለንደን

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on August 17, 2022

London Bridge station is CLOSED and trains re-directed as 70 firefighters tackle massive blaze

  • The station is closed and all train services through it are severely disrupted
  • The fire began under a bridge next to the station and has spread to a car park
  • Around 70 firefighters are currently at the scene tackling the blaze in Southwark

A large fire has broken out next to London Bridge station forcing it to close as 70 firefighters tackled the massive blaze.

The station is closed and will remain so until further notice, with severe disruption to all journeys.

The London Fire Brigade received its first call to the incident at 9.29am this morning.

It sent around 40 firefighters, but 10 engines and an extra 30 personnel were later also called to the scene. Fire crews from Dowgate, Whitechapel, Shoreditch, Shadwell and surrounding fire stations are in attendance.

Local residents are being advised to keep their windows and doors closed to protect against the smoke, which has also spread into railway tunnels close to London Bridge station.

Several buildings in the vicinity of the fire have also been evacuated after it emerged a railway arch was completely alight.

London Fire Brigade reported that the fire was brought under control at 11.20am, but Southwark Street is closed between Southwark Bridge Road and Lavington Street whilst crews continue to work to make the scene safe.

The station has completely closed while the Jubilee line has been part suspended between Wembley Park and Stanmore, with severe delays on the rest of the line.

Both London Bridge station and Southwark Underground station remain closed, and no injuries have been reported.

Major disruption between London Bridge and Waterloo East is expected until at least 3pm this afternoon.

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Drought Declared on Parts of England | በእንግሊዝ አንዳንድ አካባቢዎች ድርቅ ታወጀ

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on August 12, 2022

💭 A drought has officially been declared in parts of southern, south-west, central and eastern England.

The announcement means water companies can begin announcing stricter measures to conserve supplies.

The Met Office has also warned of an “exceptional” risk of fires, while much of the country is experiencing sweltering temperatures and little rainfall.

💭 They are all systematically and strategically starving my people to death – and they ain’t seen nothing yet! ሕዝቤን በረሃብ እየቀጡ ነውና፤ ገና ምን ዓይተው፤

👉 GMO + Wheat from war-torn Ukraine?! Dear Lord, please have mercy on us.

💭 I’ve just read the following stories:

👉 Food Fears Are Quickening GMO Crop Approvals, Bioceres Says

  • Consumers more comfortable with drought-resistant crops: CEO
  • Firm expects US wheat planting approval as soon as year-end

👉 U.N. Ship To Begin Moving Wheat to Food Starved People in Ethiopia From Ukraine.

A ship approached Ukraine on Friday to pick up wheat for hungry people in Ethiopia, in the first food delivery to Africa under a U.N.-brokered plan to unblock grain trapped by Russia’s war and bring relief to some of the millions worldwide on the brink of starvation.

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እነዚህን ውሾች የቀሰቀሰው ያለተለመደ የመሬት መንቀጥቀጥ በብሪታኒያ

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on September 8, 2020

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RT ክርክር | ኢትዮጵያ ከ 150 ዓመታት በፊት የተሠረቁትን ንብረቷን እንድትመልስ እንግሊዝን ጠየቀች

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 29, 2018

የማርያም መቀነቱን ምልክት ላለማየት፣ የነጎድጓዱን ድምጽ መልዕክት ላለመስማት አሻፈረኝ እያሉ ነው፤ የእንግሊዙ ጋዜጠኛ ትዕቢትና ግትርነት “የ ሌባ ዓይን ደረቅ መልሶ ብ ያደርቅ!” ያሰብላል

ኤግዚቢሽ የተዘጋጀው በለንደን ከሚገኘው የኢትዮጵያ ማኅበረሰብ ጋር በመመካከር ነው….መብታችን ነው፡ ኢትዮጵያ እንደ ኢራቅና ሶርያ ህግ አልባ ልትሆን ስለምትችል እዚህ መቆየት አለበት….ቅብርጥሴ.”

ምን እያዘጋጁልን እንደሆነ ልብ በሉ!

የቀማኞቹ የዔሳውና እስማኤል ዘሮች እኛን ከማታለል፣ እርስበርስ ከማዳቆስና ከማባላት አያርፉም

ትንቢተ ሚክያስ ምዕራፍ ፪:

በመኝታቸው ላይ በደልን ለሚያስቡ ክፋትንም ለሚያደርጉ ወዮላቸው! ኃይል በእጃቸው ነውና ሲነጋ ይፈጽሙታል።

በእርሻው ላይ ይመኛሉ፥ በግዴታም ይይዙታል፤ በቤቶችም ላይ ይመኛሉ፥ ይወስዱአቸውማል፤ ሰውንና ቤቱን፥ ሰውንና ርስቱንም ይነጥቃሉ።

ስለዚህ እግዚአብሔር እንዲህ ይላል። እነሆ፥ በዚህ ወገን ላይ በክፉ አስባለሁ፥ ከዚያም አንገታችሁን አታነሡም፤ ዘመኑም ክፉ ነውና ቀጥ ብላችሁ አትሄዱም።

በዚያ ቀን በምሳሌ ይመስሉባችኋል፥ በጽኑ ልቅሶም ያለቅሱላችኋል፤ እነርሱም። ፈጽመን ጠፍተናል፤ የሕዝቤን እድል ፈንታ ይሰፍራል፥ እርሱንም የሚከለክል የለም፤ እርሻችንን ለዓመፀኞች ይከፍላል ይላሉ።

ስለዚህ በእግዚአብሔር ጉባኤ መካከል በዕጣ ገመድ የሚጥል አይኖርህም።

ትንቢት አትናገሩ ብለው ይናገራሉ፤ በእነዚህ ላይ ትንቢት አይናገሩም፥ ስድብም አይርቅም።

የያዕቆብ ቤት የተባልህ ሆይ፥ በውኑ የእግዚአብሔር መንፈስ የማይታገሥ ነውን? ወይስ ሥራው እንደዚች ናትን? ቃሌስ በቅን ለሚሄድ በጎነት አያደርግምን?

ነገር ግን ከቅርብ ጊዜ ጀምሮ ሕዝቤ እንደ ጠላት ሆኖ ተነሥቶአል፤ ቀሚስንና መጐናጸፊያን ገፈፋችሁ፤ ሳይፈሩም፤ የሚያልፉትን ከሰልፍ እንደሚመለሱ አደረጋችኋቸው።

የሕዝቤንም ሴቶች ከተሸለሙ ቤቶቻቸው አሳደዳችኋቸው፤ ከሕፃናቶቻቸውም ክብሬን ለዘላለም ወሰዳችሁ።

በዚህ ዕረፍት የላችሁምና ተነሥታችሁ ሂዱ፤ በርኵሰት ምክንያት ክፉ ጥፋት ታጠፋችኋለች።


Ethiopia Demands UK Return Pillaged Treasure Taken 150 Years Ago (DEBATE)


Ethiopia is calling for the return of valuable artefacts plundered by British forces 150 years ago. The East African treasures are currently on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

The country has demanded that all of the looted antiquities be sent back to Ethiopia on a permanent basis, refusing an offer of a long-term loan by the V&A Museum.

Among the treasures are a gold crown and chalice seized by British forces during the Battle of Maqdala in 1868 after troops ransacked the fortress of Emperor Tewodros II. The items were sold to raise money for the British military and were first exhibited in 1872.

Crown, probably made in Gondar, Ethiopia, around 1740 © Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The V&A announced in February it was staging an exhibition with the looted treasure, reigniting the diplomatic row. Addis Ababa first requested the artefacts back in 2007, according to Ethiopian Minister of Culture and Tourism Hirut Woldemariam.

Tristram Hunt, director of the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A), says the exhibition was organized in consultation with the Ethiopian community in London and remains “committed to continuing the important and wide-ranging dialogue with colleagues at the Ethiopian Embassy in London.”

The issue remains a bone of contention between the two nations, as commentators from both sides outlined to RT.

British broadcaster Jon Gaunt pointed to Iraq and Syria where antiquities have been looted by ISIS, suggesting unstable nations like Ethiopia can not be tasked with looking after their own treasures.

This argument was refuted by Ethiopian political commentator Awol Allo, blasting it as “condescending” and a “colonial narrative.” Allo said people should be able to visit Ethiopia and see the national treasures there.

Selected Comments:

I would punch that brit right between its beard and his eyes. These are thief eyes, on what ground is UK entitled to keep stolen goods. Oh, it was 200 years ago, but as everybody know stolen goods are still stolen, even after 2000 years, so they should be returned with apologies.

The British looted & stolen many things from Poor countries around the world & now they must return to the real owners.

The British museums would be empty if they decide to gave back artefacts. What about all the Great British Countryside Mansions paid for by African Slaves blood.

So, would Britain feel the same way if Ethiopia had important looted British historical artifacts on display in an Ethiopian museum? I think not. Looted history should be returned to the owners when at all possible. Theft is theft..time does not turn a theft into a legal transfer by virtue of the thief managing to hold onto it for a few generations.

Shame on the British Empire! An ancient Christian Empire looted of its Royal regalia by a professed Christian State. They even stripped the crowns from the bodies of the Emperors in their burial vault. How would the British have felt if a group of marauding Ethiopians exhumed the body of Queen Victoria and stripped the rings from her fingers? Send the loot back now!

Unless the British create ISIS in Ethiopia in the near future, there is no terrorist in Ethiopia. Ethiopian is a peaceful country. Just give the item back without any excuse …

I have a theory the U.K. wants to put Zera Yacob, Crown Prince and heir to Haile Selassie on the Ethiopian throne. He was educated at Eton. Presumably they will then return the regalia. All part of the U.K. elite’s plan to reassert control over the Horn of Africa. Al Shabaab will fulfill a similar role in Somalia. British Empire Mk ll.

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የእህተ ማርያም ቃል ተከሰተ | በመብረቅ የታጀበቸው የማርያም መቀነት ያልታወቀ ነገር በእንግሊዝ ሰማይ ላይ ወረወረች

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 28, 2018

ከአራት ቀናት በፊት የእንግሊዝ ሰማይ ላይ አንድ የብዙዎችን ቀልብ የገፈፈ ይህ ተዓምር ታይቶ ነበር።

መለኮታዊ ምልክት? መለኮታዊ ጣልቃ ገብነት?

ከጥቂት ዓመታት በፊት፡ በሮም ከተማ ተተክሎ የነበረው የአክሱም ኃውልትም በመብረቅ ሲመታ ነበር ጣሊያን ሳትወድ ለኢትዮጵያ እንድትመልስ የተገደደችው።

አሁንም፡ ይህ ለእንግሊዝና አባሪዎቿ የተሰጠ ማስጠንቀቂያ ነው፤ “ የሠረቅሺውን ንብረቷን ሁሉ መልሺ፣ ኢትዮጵያን መተናኮሉን አቁሚ፣ በቃሽ!” እየተባለች ነው።

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Red Sun Phenomenon ‘Caused by Hurricane Ophelia’

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on October 16, 2017

An “unusual” reddish sky and red-looking sun have been reported across many parts of England.

The phenomenon was initially seen in the west of England and Wales before spreading to other areas.

BBC weather presenter Simon King said it was due to the remnants of Hurricane Ophelia dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara.

He added that debris from forest fires in Portugal and Spain was also playing a part.

The dust has caused shorter wavelength blue light to be scattered, making it appear red.

Meanwhile, hundreds took to Twitter to share their theories and snaps of the unusual red sun and yellow skies.

Using the hashtags #redsun and #ophelia, pictures were posted with earnest tags insisting that: “There is NO colour correction on this image”.

As the skies turned beige over London, Hugh Bennett‏ wondered if: “This is what it must have been like living in the olden days when everything was sepia”, while James McNicholas‏ blamed “the hipsters” for putting “an Instagram filter” on the city.

‘Freaking us out’

But trending alongside #redsun, #yellowsky and #orangesky was the hashtag #apocalypse.

Like many Ben Shephard posted that: “Not messing around this light is really freaking us out!”, while Henry Tudor, said: “This weird light is very disturbing. I keep expecting four blokes on horses to home galloping out of the sky.”

Elliot Wagland said: “I just looked out of the window and it appears the world is about to end”, and Archer Hampson‏ said: “Somebody said we should head outside because the world was ending. We thought we’d take our cameras.”

Louise Lucas, meanwhile, wanted to know if she had missed the memo “about going home early due to #apocalypse?!” and Anthony Court posted that‏: “If the world does end -please could it be before 10pm tonight when I start my nightshift.”

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Britain’s Martian sky:

Hurricane Ophelia creates ghostly red phenomenon as Saharan dust and debris from Spanish forest fires are carried on 80mph winds across the Atlantic

Britain was cast in an eerie Martian gloom as Saharan dust whipped across the Atlantic by Hurricane Ophelia shrouded the sun turning skies over the nation red. The storm is believed to have picked up dust from North Africa and debris from forest fires in Spain and Portugal as it travelled towards the UK. Skies over London have been covered in a murky orange haze as the desert dust mixes with clouds, offering residents in the capital a stark contrast to the grey that usually greets them at this time of year.

Jesus. Said. Luke 21:10-11 Then said he unto them, Nation shall rise against nation, and kingdom against kingdom: 11 And great earthquakes shall be in divers places, and famines, and pestilences; and fearful sights and great signs shall there be from heaven.

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No Light This Christmas in Luton, England

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 18, 2015

WELCOME TO ENGLAND’S MUSLIM EXTREMISM CAPITAL: BURY PARK, LUTON

The Islamization of England: Bury Park. “The location is England, the buildings are English, but the culture is all very alien, hostile and unwilling to assimilate.”

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I first visited Luton nearly 25 years ago when Luton Town Football Club were in Division One, the top flight of English football. Luton were an established first division team back then and had won their first and only major honour, the League Cup in 1988. In the quarter of a century since then, Luton have had a few ups but mainly downs, and nowadays they play in League Two – the fourth tier of the English game.

Luton Town FC’s downturn in fortunes in some ways echoes the fall of grace of the surrounding Bury Park area, that their Kenilworth Road ground is situated.

Bury Park is a five minute walk from Luton town centre and within, it certainly feels as though this is a parallel community. Decades of uncontrolled and needless Muslim immigration from the Indian subcontinent has transformed a once modest, proud tight knit community, beyond all recognition.

After several visits to Bury Park over the years I have noticed the area becoming gradually more and more Muslim dominated and self-segregated from the mainstream community found elsewhere in Luton. Indeed “Multiculturalism in Bury Park now seems to mean a Muslim from Pakistan living side-by-side with a Muslim from Bangladesh, not white living next to black and brown.

About one-fifth of Luton’s population is now Muslim and in Bury Park, ethnic cleansing of non-Muslims has occurred due to intimidation. For example, in an 18-month period “30 non-Muslim homes in the area have also been attacked. One white couple in their 80s had bricks – and, on one occasion, a lump of concrete – hurled through their front window. A West Indian woman in her 70s was watching television when a metal beer keg crashed through her bay window.

Bury Park and Luton in general has gone beyond a place where Muslims hold conservative values and has become synonymous with Islamic radicalisation and terrorism. Even Luton Central Mosque’s president admits Luton has become a ‘Hotbed of Extremism’ and in the eye-opening ‘My hometown fanatics’ documentary, reporter Stacey Dooley did an excellent job investigating why her hometown of Luton is known as ‘the extremist capital of Britain’.

Protests by Muslim groups have included pelting the unelected female Muslim politician Baroness Warsi with eggs while she was walking around Bury Park for ‘not being Muslim enough’ and ‘not representing Islam’ (see here). Or when thousands of grateful locals turned out in Luton town centre for a homecoming parade by British soldiers and were left shocked and dismayed when Muslims became abusive.

Beyond the childish tantrums however, there are numerous hate preachers, terrorism and suicide bombing links to Luton. The 7/7 London bombers met up in the town before their suicide missions and caught the train from Luton to London.

Things have gotten so bad for the non-Muslim population that the ‘United People of Luton’ (see video of their first demo here) movement was formed and that would quickly evolve into the nationwide ‘English Defence League’.

Therefore I was a little apprehensive about entering Bury Park for the purpose of taking photos and notes. I had initially decided to take some photos of just the buildings; however I did throw some caution to the wind and managed to get a few people in some of the pictures.

The first Islamic building I saw was the ‘Bury Park Jamie Masjid’ on Bury Park Road (pictured at the top), with elderly men dressed as though they were in downtown Islamabad entering the mosque.

However the Bury Park URC Church which was a stone’s throw away aptly had plastic protecting its windows, to prevent any damage if real stones got thrown.

On the junction of Bury Park Road and Cromwell Road was the scene below. A burqa-clad woman (presumably a female is in there?), a ‘Mo Ansar doppelgänger’ with his children, school kids on the way to a madrasa for Islamic doctrination and a halal delivery lorry. The location is England, the buildings are English, but the culture is all very alien, hostile and unwilling to assimilate.

I cannot recall seeing any Muslim women or indeed Muslim schoolgirls in Bury Park that were not wearing a hijab. I did not see any hijabs when I first visited Luton but like many other English towns and cities it has become the norm, like an act of defiance.

Pictured below is a woman wearing a niqab, a garment that was a common sight in Bury Park. Maybe an advert for niqabs could have the slogan; ‘Get the Bury Park look’? She may have been born and raised in England but it is clear what culture she favours and she doesn’t want to integrate with other cultures.

It is somewhat of a surprise that Christian places of worship still exist in Bury Park. Pictured below is a small church with the intimidating dome and minaret of Luton Central Mosque looming in the background.

On the exterior of the Luton Central Mosque pictured below is the Muslim ‘Shahada’; “There is no God but Allah, and Muhammad is his messenger.” A chilling message of conquest and superiority on a building that looks intimidating.

Bury Park really is a parallel community in every sense that has shops not just for ‘Asian’ culture but specifically for anything and everything relating to Islamic culture. Everything is halal here, all shops and businesses cater for this market.

An unexpected surprise was this public weapons disposal bin on Dunstable Road, Bury Park. Is this is Islamic culture or not? Well to be honest this is the first time I have ever seen one and its presence speaks volumes for the area.

I had finished my brief tour of Bury Park and continued my walk further up Dunstable Road where a woman with a baby in a pushchair stopped me and asked with an African accent: “I have just moved here from London. What number do I ring if I have to contact the police?” I was taken aback that of all the people she could have asked it was me, bearing in mind the purpose of me being there! I informed her to dial 999 for an emergency and 101 for a non-emergency – just like anywhere in the country. After visiting nearby Dunstable and returned through Bury Park in the dark, I thought of that lady again, and whether she was showing common sense or considerable foresight? Either way she was certainly braver than me living there.

I live in an area that has a large Pakistani Muslim population but Bury Park definitely felt as though it was a ‘Muslim area’, so far removed from the mainstream that it now could not return even if it wanted to. All this has happened in less than 50 years. It didn’t take long, did it?

There are many areas of English towns and cities that are on the way to becoming like Bury Park and there is seemingly not much we can do about it. A lost battle thanks to failed multiculturalism policies, political correctness and sheer demographics due to massimmigration and sky high birth rates.

Like Luton Town Football Club’s periods of relative success, its Bury Park neighbourhood would have once been a safe, peaceful haven for its residents. Now it is an unwelcoming, self-segregated Pakistani/Bangladeshi ghetto where Islamic extremism is rampant. Who wins? Not the people who welcomed them into their community, that’s for sure.

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Did Michelle Obama Not See The Irony in Delivering a Speech on Female Emancipation to a School Full of Girls in Headscarves?

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 19, 2015

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“This stunt was just another self-serving gimmick, right up there with Michelle’s flippant, doomed-to-failure hashtag internet campaign to free the 200 girls kidnapped in Nigeria by the Islamist barbarians, Boko Haram

and her husband talks about “Gun Control” while “his black brothers” are gunned down everywhere, every other day, because of their skin color. What a disgraceful place this world has become!

— Michelle Obama paid visit to the Mulberry School for Girls, Tower Hamlets

— More than 90% of pupils are Muslim from mainly Bangladeshi background

— And majority have no option but to wear headscarves and long robes

— But still it was chosen as the site for the First Lady’s speech on equality 

Of all the schools in all the towns in all the world, why did Michelle Obama visit a girls’ school in the Islamic Republic of Tower Hamlets this week?

She says it was her own choice to make a speech on education at the Mulberry School for Girls. But was it?

I doubt the First Lady had ever heard of the school before this trip, and probably couldn’t point to Tower Hamlets on a map. My guess is that the venue was chosen deliberately by the Department for Education to showcase our new, rigorously enforced State religion: ‘Celebrating Diversity’.

Actually, if that was what they intended, they couldn’t have chosen a worse example. The Mulberry School is probably one of the least diverse schools in Britain. And that includes Eton.

More than 90 per cent of the pupils are Muslim, from a predominantly Bangladeshi background. That make-up pretty much reflects the demography of the surrounding area.

Tower Hamlets, in East London, isn’t so much multicultural, it’s virtually a monoculture. The local council, under its recently deposed Muslim mayor, Lutfur Rahman, has been a by-word for Third World-style corruption and vote-rigging.

There are more burkas on the streets of Limehouse than there are in Lahore. So it wasn’t surprising to see the vast majority of the girls photographed with Mrs Obama wearing the now familiar headscarfs and long robes insisted upon by the more devout adherents of Islam.

Did the First Lady not appreciate the contradictions inherent in delivering a speech on female emancipation and education in front of an audience which could have been transported direct from Saudi Arabia?

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The pupils have no option other than to wear the restrictive clothes imposed upon them by their parents and their religious leaders.

It was bizarre, to say the least, to watch the wife of the President of the United States preaching equality to a single-sex audience dressed from head to toe in what most of us would consider to be a symbol of separatism, female oppression and a rejection of Western democratic values.

While we’re at it, what was she doing there in the first place? Surely her remarks would have been more appropriate in Riyadh or some other outpost of fundamentalist Islam. And it’s not as if America has an exemplary record of educational equality, especially in the inner cities.

Perhaps Mrs Obama should have taken her message not to the Mulberry School but to the male elders at the nearest mosque. That’s if they’d let her in.

If ‘celebrating diversity’ was the point of this visit, the DfE could have found dozens of other, more suitable schools. There are 270 different nationalities living in London and most playgrounds look like a United Colors of Benetton advert. So why choose one where the pupils are all wearing identical, ultra-religious uniforms?

One of the most disturbing reports I’ve read recently came from a Government quango which said that decades of successful integration in Britain has now gone into reverse.

Perhaps Mrs Obama should have taken her message not to the Mulberry School but to the male elders at the nearest mosque. That’s if they’d let her in.

If ‘celebrating diversity’ was the point of this visit, the DfE could have found dozens of other, more suitable schools. There are 270 different nationalities living in London and most playgrounds look like a United Colors of Benetton advert. So why choose one where the pupils are all wearing identical, ultra-religious uniforms?

One of the most disturbing reports I’ve read recently came from a Government quango which said that decades of successful integration in Britain has now gone into reverse.

Enthusiasm for faith schools was one reason singled out. But the creeping Islamification of some areas, complete with de facto Sharia law, certainly hasn’t helped, either.

This is leading to segregation and separate development, and helps create the conditions under which isolated young Muslim men and women are susceptible to extremist interpretations of Islam, and can be attracted to become cannon fodder for terrorist groups.

I believe there is always an agenda and it normally is not an agenda that everyday Americans support. It’s a rogue office doing its own things while most Americans watch ashamed and shaking their heads.

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Act of God? Crucifixion Cross for Jesus Christ Blown Down on Exeter Cathedral Green

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 2, 2015

Crucifixion crossIt may have been a divine act, or perhaps the result of soft ground.

A wooden cross installed on Exeter’s Cathedral Green for a re-enactment of Jesus Christ’s crucifixion has been blown over.

The central cross of three erected on the grass for the Good Friday Passion play came down in gale-force conditions on Monday night.

The concrete footing of the structure also cracked as it tumbled to the ground.

Adrian Jackson, 40, who is directing the Walk of Witness, said the cast and crew were looking forward to “sharing the Easter story” – despite having a few problems to solve beforehand.

It’s been quite intense this year, but also fun,” he said.

Hundreds of people are expected to watch the annual dramatisation of Christ’s death and resurrection.

Mr Jackson said: “It’s a good opportunity to tell the complete story in a public place. Many people don’t fully understand that story, so it’s a good chance for them to realise why we celebrate Easter.”

A ‘service of unity’ will take place in Exeter Cathedral at 10am – enabling people to worship and hear a Christian message – before the Biblical scenes unfold outside.

The main action will take place on the green and a procession will go down the High Street.

Hot cross buns will be handed-out after the play.

Members of various interdenominational churches in the city are working together to stage the play.

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