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World Cup 2018 | Why You Didn’t See Black Africans Playing for Egypt, Tunisia & Morocco

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 10, 2018

Three out of five nations that represented the African continent at the current FIFA World Cup were North African ‘Arab Nations’. African nations that do have the potential to become world champions have failed to progress because they play in the same continental cup with the very North African nations that betrayed Africans & Christians repeatedly.

In Russia, while all five African nations couldn’t even make it to the 1/8, there are now four European nations in Semifinals – while Egypt, Tunisia & Morocco refuse to allow Black and Christian Africans play in their respective national teams – many Black African Christians play for England, Belgium & France. Isn’t it ironic?! May be not so!

History can teach us why:

The Arabs stripped Africans totally of everything, their history, religions, cultures, names, languages and traditions. Muslim religion overwhelmed African cultures and traditions wherever they conquered Africa, to the extent that Africans in Arab governed states today, no longer bear their original African names, nor do they remember their history. They cannot even recall that they were Black, independent and thriving communities, before the Arabs colonized them. They cannot imagine that they were the original settlers and masters of the entire Arab world. All African natives in Arab governed countries, think that Allah ordained their inferior status to the Arabs.

Egypt is still so intimidated by its glorious Black African past that its Arab government would not allow thorough research into Egypt’s past. President Gamal Abdel Nasser falsified Egyptian history when he declared Egypt an Arab Republic. Anwar Sadat was forced to divorce his Black wife, denounce his Black children and marry a light-skin cousin before becoming Egypt’s President. Egyptian authorities refused to allow American film makers to make a film on the life of Anwar Sadat in Egypt on the ground that the actor chosen for Sadat’s role was Black.

When Morocco left the OAU in 1984, it aspired to become a member of the European Union. In Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria, Libya, Sudan, Somalia, Mauritania and the rest of the Arab world, Africans are treated as the scum of the earth. They are second-class citizens at the very best in their own countries. Blacks in these countries cannot aspire to positions of respect or authority. There are hardly Africans in high government positions in Arab governed African countries. Like Brazil, which is just as racially cruel against their Black natives, there is no legislation favoring slavery (except in Mauritania.) It is simply a way of life that’s all. Blacks do not really exist or at best are not humans.

Arabs themselves divide Africa into North Africa and sub-Saharan Africa to instigate a division and as long as the invaders continue to occupy our land and treat us as slaves in North Africa, the two segments of the continent cannot cohabit.

The Arab war against Africans and the Arabization of African lands that started in the 7th century CE. Arabs have since settled on one-third of Africa, pushing continuously southwards towards the Atlantic Ocean. Arabs’ racial war against Black Africa started with their occupation and colonization of Egypt between 637 and 642 CE, decimating the Coptic or Black population. Between 642 and 670 CE, more Arab invaders poured into Africa and occupied areas known today as Tunisa, Libya, Algeria and Morocco, where they physically eliminated most of the native (Berber) inhabitants. The Berbers that escaped death ran westwards and southwards towards the Sahara.

A traveller in Sudan observed in 1930 that “In the eyes of the Arab rulers of Sudan, the Blackslaves were simply animals given by Allah to make life of Arabs comfortable.” In 1962, the Arab Sudanese General, Hassan Beshir Nasr, while flagging off his troops to the war front against Black Africans in South Sudan, declared: “We don’t want these Blackslaves…….what we want is their land.”

The Arabs that invaded Africa and called Africans slaves in their own God-given land are worse than European colonizers. How ironic, if the Europeans stayed away from Africa, the destructive and cancerous nature of Arabness/Islam would have destroyed African nations by now.


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No Sane Christian African Should Support Egypt, Tunisia & Morocco at The World Cup

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 23, 2018

May all these three cruel and rude nations leave Christian Russia soon!

Here is why:

Many Egyptian Christians Feel Left Out of World Cup

Egypt’s first World Cup in 28 years has captivated the soccer-crazy nation, with intense focus on the squad and the broader game.

The Egyptians played the first match of the tournament June 15 and held two-time World Cup winner Uruguay scoreless for 89 minutes, until conceding a late goal and losing 1-0.

Still, the performance – with star striker Mohamed Salah injured on the sidelines – attracted international praise and gripped the millions of people gathering in groups across Egypt to watch their team together.

It was a welcome distraction for Egyptians who are struggling under harsh economic conditions. The 3-1 loss in the next match to host Russia, even with Salah back in the lineup, ended Egypt’s chances of advancing beyond the group stage. Despite the loss, the love and respect enjoyed by the team and the players remained intact.

Yet it wasn’t an entirely unifying experience.

For the country’s Christians, about 10 percent of the population, the composition of the team and the way the squad was perceived highlighted what they believe is a problem with the sport in Egypt.

No Christian has been on the national soccer squad for more than a decade, and just one played for any of the 18 top-flight clubs last season.

Egyptian coaches and officials dismiss any suggestion of discrimination, but Christians disagree. Egypt’s Christian spiritual leader has broken the church’s silence on the issue by publicly complaining about their disproportionate representation in the sport.

Egypt’s all-Muslim World Cup squad is known for being pious. The team even chose make its World Cup base in Muslim Chechnya.

The national squad has been nicknamed the prostrators because the players offer a Muslim prayer when they score. They regularly pray together when in camp and read the opening verse of the Quran before kickoff. Some perform the Muslim ritual wash before games. Generally, they frame competition, wins and defeats in religious terms.

Hassan Shehatah, one of Egypt’s most successful coaches, said nearly a decade ago that, to him, a player’s religious piety was as important as his skills. Hassan led an all-Muslim squad to win three of Egypt’s seven African titles between 2006 and 2010.

When goalkeeper Ahmed Elshenawy was named man of the match against Uruguay, he refused the Budweiser-sponsored award on religious grounds.

The perceived exclusion of Christians from top flight soccer and the national team is at odds with the outreach to the ancient community by Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, Egypt’s general-turned-president who led the military’s 2013 ouster of an Islamist president. El-Sissi has emphatically and repeatedly spoken about inclusion and sectarian harmony. However, his government, critics and some Christians say, has failed to shield the community from the day-to-day discrimination, particularly in rural areas with less state authority and religious tolerance.

Pope Tawadros II, head of the Orthodox Coptic Christians and a close el-Sissi ally, rarely speaks publicly of discrimination, but has recently waded into the issue with uncustomary bluntness. “It’s extraordinary that all of Egypt’s football teams don’t have a single Copt who has good legs and who kicked a ball on the streets when he was little,” he said.

Ahmed Hossam, a retired striker – and a Muslim who played for some of Europe’s biggest clubs – was more blunt.

He claimed in a recent television interview that youth team coaches were driving Christians away.

Regrettably, there’s a lot of people in Egypt who are bigoted over color, religion and ethnicity,” Hossam, better known as Mido, said. “We must confront them and not bury our heads in the sand. Can you believe it that in the history of football in Egypt, only five Christians played at the top level?”

As the only Christian on his soccer youth team, Ramon Zhery says he tried everything he could to blend in with his teammates. At the end, it was not enough. Zhery, now 28, plays for a third division club in southern Egypt. He says discrimination against his faith kept him from rising further.

Speaking to The Associated Press, Zhery recounted how he tried to establish harmony with his teammates and reassure them that, though a Christian, he was just another player like them.

When they huddled before kickoff to recite the Quran’s opening verse – a ritual meant to serve as a plea for divine help – he whispered a Christian prayer to himself. When at camp, he woke up before everyone and went about rousing them to perform the dawn prayers, one of five that Muslims offer daily.

Mohammed Salah is a world star and he prostrates every time he scores and everyone knows he is a Muslim,” said Zhery.

The Christians’ response to their perceived exclusion from domestic soccer has been “church football” – a nationwide league of five-a-side teams that is played mostly on church grounds or rented pitches.

Andrew Raafat, a physical education teacher who tried his luck in club soccer before he settled for a coaching job at a Cairo Church, says some of the better young players he works with want to play at the top level.

I cannot tell them that they will never be selected,” Raafat said. “They get selected sometimes, but they are later let go.”

Selected Comments:

Christians better wake up. The rest of the world is not interested in living in harmony with you or treating you fairly.

Crux: when selection is not based mostly on merit, Egypt is sending a soccer team that is not as good as it coulf be. Prayers aren’t gonna solve their insufficiency. They reap what they sowed…

Well, the Egyptian soccer player PRAYERS must not have been effective…. They still lost miserably. Now we know why – they are not right with god, but seek god’s favor….

Render unto soccer that which is soccers.

Christians in the ME should be given their own country….sort of like Israel.

That was called Lebanon….but Muslims got a foothold….and you know the rest.



This report has been sent to the FIFA officials directly, and submitted online via the new FIFA complaint mechanism.

Copts have been struggling with widespread, comprehensive and systematic religious, governmental and societal discrimination, which extends to all aspects of life in Egypt, including sports and soccer. During the past half-century, an infinitely small number of Coptic footballers – no more than 6 – have managed to join top flight soccer clubs. Some of those have spoken out about the rampant religious intolerance and the difficulties they have encountered. For instance, former Coptic footballer Ashraf Youssef told a newspaper that his teammates refused to eat with him simply because he is Christian (1). There are currently 540 players in the top-flight soccer clubs in Egypt, and that number includes only one Coptic footballer. The Egyptian Olympic Mission to Brazil in 2016 was completely devoid of Copts, and the same applies to the Egyptian National Team at the 2018 World Cup in Russia. Not a single Copt can be found in either the main team or the reserve, and it follows that there are no Coptic sports commentators anywhere in official Egyptian media outlets or in private Muslim-owned media.

Coptic Solidarity has filed a formal complaint with FIFA in 2016 to investigate the widespread sports and soccer discrimination against Christians in Egypt. This Complaint prompted many Christians to speak up about the significant religious discrimination in soccer, which amounts to sports racism. A number of moderate brave Muslims have also addressed the same issue.

In Egypt, we have a large number of racists who do not try to hide [their racism],” said renowned international player Ahmed Hossam – known as Mido – in a TV interview. He frankly wondered, “Does it make sense that throughout the entire history of soccer in Egypt, there have only been five Christian footballers at the top level? There are many Christian children who are not allowed to continue to play because of the racist attitude of certain coaches. I have proposed that Christians should make up at least 10% of all junior teams in order to resolve this problem”(2).

In another TV interview, footballer and sports commentator Khalid Al Ghandour mentioned a racist incident against a Coptic person at Minya Sports Club. The caller, Shenouda Wahba, reported that one of his relatives had signed up for soccer tryouts at Minya Sports Club. The club’s technical director rejected him and stipulated that he should convert to Islam in order to be selected. Mr. Al Ghandour concluded by saying, “No one knows more than I do that there are Christian soccer talents treated unfairly in Egypt, it is absurd that there are 18 major soccer teams, and not a single Coptic player in any of them” (3).

Strangely, instead of investigating this racist incident, the Sports Media Committee rebuked Khalid Al Ghandour, claiming that his statements provoke sedition and fanaticism!!!!(4).

An altercation, seen on TV, between Al Ahli club technical director, Mr. Ikrami, and a young Copt named Pierre Zouhair Shafiq, took place when the young Christian man expressed his desire to join Al Ahli. When Ikrami found out that Shafiq and his colleague were Christians, he pointed to the main door of the club and told them to get out (5). Shafiq’s colleague recalled the incident in another TV interview and confirmed that Ikrami threw them out after realizing they were Christians (6).

In an interview with Al Youm Al Sabee newspaper on March 22, 2018, Pope Tawadros II, who usually steers clear of the issue of Coptic rights, said in answer to a question about the lack of Coptic soccer players, “Do not ask Copts about this, rather address the question to clubs and playgrounds, how likely it is that there is not a single Coptic footballer to be found in all Egyptian soccer teams?!!”(7).

At the well-known club Al Ahli, a Christian child named Tony Atef was rejected because he had a cross tattooed on his wrist. The media picked up on the incident, which forced the club to reconsider and accept him to avoid a possible scandal (8).

Dr. Yasser Ayoub, the most renowned sports reporter in Egypt, wrote several articles explicitly stating that there is widespread sports discrimination against Copts. In one of them, he observed, “It is neither logical nor natural that we do not have a single Coptic soccer player in all of the Official Egyptian league teams … One of the real reasons for this situation is the implicit oppression of Copts, which is not acknowledged due to ignorance and intolerance, or out of fear of offending sensibilities and causing tension” (9, 10, 11).

Mr. Ayoub reiterated in another interview, “Anyone who tries to prove that Christians are discriminated against in soccer is considered an agitator who is sowing sedition, so the issue is only raised in secret, while everyone denies it publicly” (12).

Egyptian intellectual Dr. Khalid Montaser put it in a nutshell in an article in Al-Watan Egyptian newspaper, “There is a chronic red line set against admitting Christians to soccer teams in Egypt  … We are a racist state par excellence, and a nation adept at discriminating between its children by means of religion, and this is the reason we did not even have 10 Christian footballers over the past 100 years … If a Christian excels and tries to join a team, the coach may sing his praises, but then turns him down because ‘he is unfortunately a Christian’”(13).

Author Sami al-Behairy told one such story: his Christian friend Maged Nabih Mikhail had passed the tryouts in Al Ahli club, performing well in front of the foreign coach. However, an official at the club asked about his name to issue a player I.D., and once he realized he is Christian, he simply told him: “Sorry, we cannot admit you into the team” (14).

Famous Art critic Tariq al-Shennawi raised a question in his column at Al-Masry Al-Youm newspaper about the reasons for Coptic absence in soccer, stating, “The undeniable fact is that there is a distinct Coptic absence in soccer. Are Muslim families no longer willing to let their children play soccer with the children of their Coptic neighbors?”(15).

Writer Osama Ghareib responded to this question in the same newspaper, “Copts are being excluded from soccer because they are being increasingly accused and labeled as infidels,” he explained, adding that “Exclusion from soccer is not the only repercussion, as the infidel label may make them targets for murder and rape…. Since the majority of sports officials in major clubs are newly religious, you will not find one among them who would welcome a Christian child even if his talent exceeded that of famous international footballer Messi “(16).

Mada Masr online Newspaper published an Arabic/English report on the marked exclusion of Copts from professional soccer in Egypt, highlighting a number of cases that were excluded for religious reasons (17, 18).

Writer Tawfiq Humaid called on international player Mohammed Salah to lend his support to the efforts to end religious bias in sports against Christian Egyptians. He reminded him that were he a Christian, he would not have had the opportunity to play professional soccer in Egypt; and on the other hand, if the Western World did not consider competence to be the sole criterion, Salah would not have achieved international status (19).

Islamization of Sports

The problem of Coptic absence from soccer teams reflects a wider phenomenon, namely the Islamization of Egyptian society, including sports. In Egypt, the national soccer team is known as “the kneeling team” i.e., those who kneel down to worship in the Islamic way. Former technical director of the Egyptian national team, Hassan Shehata, used to have a Muslim cleric accompany the team on international trips to recite the Quran. He once said in an interview that “a player’s relationship with God and his proper behavior are important factors when he selects players who represent Egypt internationally”(20).

In an article published in Al-Ahram newspaper, researcher Wahid Abdel-Majid criticized Shehata because of the way he mixed religion and sports (21).

This general push for Islamization is reflected in the pressure put on foreign non-Muslim coaches and players to convert to Islam. Some of them have already converted to Islam so as not to lose their jobs, while others refused to, including Ivorian footballer Coulibaly who left the Egyptian team, later stating that they wanted him to convert to Islam (22).

Islamization of sports was also manifested in such statements made by Al-Azhar Institution, “Every goal scored by Mohammad Salah promotes Islam in Europe, makes English people sing the praises of Islam, and changes the way Europeans view the [Islamic] beard” (23, 24).

Coptic Reaction to Discrimination in Sports

As frustrated Copts struggle to find a way around the prevalent discrimination in sports, their options remain limited. In fact, filing complaints is about the only thing they can do, given that all sports clubs are under the supervision of the Egyptian State, and consequently their exclusion from soccer is a State policy.

A book entitled “A Goal in the Playground of Fanaticism”, published in 2010, explored in detail the exclusion of Copts from Egyptian playgrounds. Nour Qaldis, the book’s author and a Christian journalist at Coptic newspaper Watani, highlighted a large number of cases where talents were rejected on religious grounds. The book reached the conclusion that discrimination against Copts in sports is a far-reaching phenomenon, and that preventing young Copts from joining youth teams is a strategy designed to ensure that no Copts will be able to qualify for official soccer teams (25).

The only option left to Coptic churches was to organize church tournaments in small playfields within these churches, which at least gave Copts the chance to practice. However, this option is still flawed, since these are small Playgrounds, lacking professional capabilities and the ability to nominate Coptic players for official clubs (26).

Last year, a young Christian man founded the “Je Suis” Academy as a way to bring together talented Copts who were rejected by major clubs. He rented soccer fields in remote areas, thus allowing them to develop their skills. However, limited resources remain a problem, as well as the unchanging attitude of professional clubs which continue to reject those talented players



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ሜርከል እና ኤርዶጋን ኢትዮጵያን ከጎበኙ በኋላ፡ ባገሮቻቸው ላይ መዘዝ አመጡ | በኢትዮጵያ ላይ ተንኮል የሚሠራ ይወድቃል

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 19, 2018

አሁን ምን እየተካሄደ እንደሆነ ሰዎች የነቁበት ዘመን ነው።

ጀርመን በሚሊዬን የሚቆጠሩ ሙስሊሞችን ወደ አገሯ ስታስገባ አንድ ትልቅ ዕቅድ መኖሩን አሁን እያየነው ነው። የሙስሊሞች ወደ ጀርመን እና አውሮፓ መጉረፍ በመስከረም 2015 .ም አልጀመረም። የጀመረው ከ 50 እና 100 ዓመታት በፊት ነው።

1ኛው የዓለም ጦርነት ከመጀመሩ በፊት ኢትዮጵያ የጀርመን ተባባሪ እንድትሆንና ወደ ዓለም ጦርነት እንድትገባም ጀርመናውያን መሪዎች ብዙ ሙከራ አድርገው ነበር። ጀርመን ልጅ ኢያሱን በቱርክ አማክኝነት በመልመል እስላማዊ ሠራዊትን ለማደራጀት ሞክራ ነበር፤ አልተሳካላትም።

አፄ ኃይለ ሥላሴም ቢሆኑ በአውሮፓውያኑ ተመርጠው ነበር የንጉሣዊው ዙፋን ላይ ለመቀመጥ የበቁት። የሁለተኛው ዓለም ጦርነት ከእፈጸመ በኋላ የሰው ኃይል የጎደላትና ብዙ ሠራተኞችን የምትፈልገዋ ጀርመን በቅድሚያ አፄ ኃይለ ሥላሴን ነበር የጠየቀችው ኢትዮጵያውያን ሠራተኞችን እንዲልኩላት። ግን አልተሳካም፤ አፄ ኃይለ ሥላሴ፡ “እኛ አንልክም፤ ሥራ አጦች የሉንም!” በማለታቸው።

ከዚህ በኋላ ነበር ፀረክርስቶስ ቱርኮችን በብዛት ወደ አገሯ ያመጣቻቸው። በተለይ የሰይጣንን ዙፋን “ፐርጋሞንን” ከቱርክ ካመጣችበት ጊዜ አንስቶ ጀርመን የምትሰራውን አታውቅም። ታታሪ የሆነው ሕዝቧ በመሪዎቹ እንደ አሻንጉሊት ይጠመዘዛል።

ከሦስት ዓመታት በፊት የ2016 .ም አዲስ ዓመት ዋዜማ ላይ በሺህ የሚቆጠሩ ጀርመናውያን ሴቶች በሙስሊሞች ሲደፈሩ በሜርከል መንግስት በደንብ የተቀነባበረ “የሞራል መስበሪያ” ሴራ መጠነስሱን ጤናማ ጀርመናውያን አሁን እየተገነዘቡት ነው።

የጀርመን እግር ኳስ ብሔራዊ ቡድን

የእግር ኳስ ጨዋታ ብሔራዊ ስፖርት በሆነባት ጀርመን የአሁኑ ጀርመን ቡድን “ብሔራዊ” የሚለውን የቅጽል ስም በመፋቅ፡ “ቡድኑ” የሚል መጠሪያ ብቻ እንዲይዝ ተደርጓል። ሉላዊ ሴራ!

ከአራት ዓመታት በፊት፡ ብራዚል በተካሄደው የዓለም ዋንጫ ወቅት፡ “ህ የዓለም ዋንጫ የመጀመሪያው የሰዶማውያን የዓለም ዋንጫ ነው” በማለት በጊዜው ጽፌ ነበር። አዎ! የዛሬውም የጀርመን ቡድን ካለፈው የተለየ አይደለም፤ እደሜያቸው የገፋባቸው የተነቀሱ ጢማም ስዶማውያንና ሙስሊም ተጫዋቾች አሁንም ቡድኑን ወክለዋል። ልክ እንደ አንጌላ ሜርከል የጀርመንን ቡድን ለ12 ዓመታት ያህል በአምባገነንነት የሚመራው ሰዶማዊ “ብሔራዊ” አሰልጣኝ፡ ዮአሒም ሎቭ፡ የማንቸስተር ሲቲውን ኮከብ ተጫዋች ሳኔን አባርሮ፤ አጉርሳ እና ተንከባክባ ያሳደገቻቸውን ጀርመንን የከቱድትን ሁለ ቱርኮች፤ መሱት ኡዚልን እና ጉንዶጋንን ለዚህ ዓለም ዋንጫ አሰልፏቸዋል። እነዚህ ሁለት ተጫዋቾች ምንም እንኳን ጀርመን አገር ተወልደው ቢያድጉም፡ ባለፈው ወር ላይ ከቱርኩ ፕሬዚደንት ኤርዶጋን ጋር “የኔ ፕሬዚደንት” እያሉ የፎቶ ቅስቀሳዎችን አካሂደው ነበር። ይህ ድርጊታቸው ብዙ ጀርመኖችን በጣም አስቆጥቷል። ታዲያ አብዛኛው ጀርመን እነዚህ ሁለት ከሃዲዎች ከብሔራዊ ቡድን እንዲገለሉ ድምጹን ቢያሰማም፡ አሰልጣኝ ዮአሒም ሎቭ ግን በግትርነት ወደ ሩሲያ እንዲጓዙ መርጠዋቸዋል። በነገራችን ላይ ዩአሒም ሎቭ ብሔራዊ አስልጣኝ ከመሆኑ በፊት የቱርኩን ቡድን ፌነባርቺ ኢስታንቡልን ያሰለጥን ነበር። በአሁኑ ጊዜም የእርሱ እና የመሱት ኡዚል (የዲያብሎስ ገጽታ አለው) ወኪል አንድ ግለሰብ ነው።

በእነዚህ ሁለት ቱርኮችና በቱኒዚያዊው ከዲራ ሳቢያ ብዙ ጀርመናውያን ቡድናቸው እንዲሸነፍ እና እንዲዋረድ ይሻሉ። የሚገርም ነው፡ አይደል? ተሰምቶ አይታወቅም! ግን ሃቁ ይህ ነው።

ከኮሎኙ ሴቶች ወሲብ ደፈራ በኋላ፤ በተወዳጁ እገርኳስም በኩል የጀርመናውያንን ሞራል ለመስበር እየተሞከረ ነው። ጀርመን በሜክሲኮ መሸነፏ ይህን የሚያሳየን ነው። ሁልጊዜ ኃያል የነበረው የጀርመን ብሔራዊ ቡድን በታሪክ ለመጀመሪያ ጊዜ ምናልባት የመጀመሪያውን ዙር ማለፍ አይቻለው ይሆናል። ቱርክና አረብ ተጫዋቾችን ማስገባት አልነበረባቸውም።

ይህ ሁሉ በአንጌላ ሜርከል እና በሬሴፕ ኤርዶጋን የተቀነባበረ ነው። ሁለቱም ኢትዮጵያን ጎብኝተው ከተመለሱ በኋላ ነው ባገሮቻቸው ላይ መቅሰፍቱ እየወረደባቸው ያለው። ሜርከል እና ኤርዶጋን ኢትዮጵያን ለመተናኮል ነበር ወደ ኢትዮጵያ የሄዱት፤ ሁለቱም የኦሮሞ ሙስሊሙን እና የሶማሌውን እንቅስቃሴ የሚደግፉ ናቸው።

ኢትዮጵያን የሚተናኮል መሪ ወይም ባለሥልጣን ኢትዮጵያን ከጎበኘ በኋላ፣ ወይ ወዲያው ከስልጣኑ መውረድ ይኖርበታል፡ ወይም ደግሞ በአገሩ ላይ መዘዝ ያመጣል። የዓለም መሪዎች፣ የሮማው ጳጳስ፣ የአሜሪካ፣ ሩሲያና ፈረንሳይ ፕሬዚደንቶች ኢትዮጵያን የማይጎበኙት ከዚህ የተነሳ ነው።

+ ባራክ ሁሴን ኦባማ ኢትዮጵያን የጎበኘው፣ አንደኛ ሙስሊም በመሆኑ፣ ሁለተኛ ሥልጣኑን ሊያስረክብ ጥቂት ቀናት ስለቅሩት ነበር።

+ የእንግሊዙ ቶኒ ብሌር ኢትዮጵያን ከጎበኘ በኋላ ነበር ለሌላ ምርጫ እንደማይቀርብ እና ከስልጣን እንደሚወርድ ኢትዮጵያ ሆኖ የተናገረው።

+ የስፔኑ ጠ/ ሚንስትር ሳፓቴሮም እንዲሁ ኢትዮጵያን ከጎበኘ በኋላ ነበር ከስልጣን የተወገደው።

+ የደቡብ ኮሪያ ሴት ፕሬዚደንት፡ ፓርክ ግዌን ሄ ኢትዮጵያን በጎበኙ ማግስት ነበር፡ ከገንዘብ ጋር በተያያዘ ቅሌት፡ ከሥልጣናቸው የተወገዱት።

+ የግብጽና ሌሎች አረብ መሪዎች ኢትዮጵያን ጎብኝተው ከተመለሱ በኋላ ነው በአገሮቻቸው እና በራሳቸውም ላይ መቅሰፍቱን የሚያመጡት። ለዚህም ፕሬዚደንት ሙባረክን፣ ሙርሲን፣ ጋዳፊን፣ አልሲሲን፣ ኳታርን፣ ሳዑዲን ወዘተ መጥቀስ ይቻላል። ነብያቸውም “ኢትዮጵያን አንኩ!ብሎ አስጠንቅቋቸዋል (መሀመድ እኛን አክብሮ ሳይሆን ይህን ያለው፣ ስለሚመጣበት መዘዝ ዲያብሎስ አማካሪው በጆሮው ሹክ ስላለው ነው።)

+ በቅርቡም፡ የአሜሪካው የውጭ ጉዳይ ሚኒስትር ሬክስ ቴለርሰን ተንኮለኛ ተልዕኮ ይዘው ወደ ኢትዮጵያ በተጓዙ ማግስት ነበር ከሥልጣናቸው የተወገዱት። ሌላ ጊዜ እመለስበታለሁ።

በርሊን የፀረክርስቶሱ መቀመጫ ከሆኑት ከተሞች መካከል አንዷ ናት። ራዕይ ዮሐንስ ላይ ከተጠቀሱት ሰባት ዓብያተ ክርስቲያናት (ሁሉም ያሁኗ ቱርክ ውስጥ ነው የሚገኙት) መካከል አንዷ፤ ፐርጋሞን ናት፤ ይህችም የሰይጣን ዙፋን የሚገኝባት ቦታ እንደሆነች ቅዱስ ዮሐንስ ጠቁሞናል።

ታዲያ ከ ፐርጋሞን የተወሰደው የሰይጣን ኃውልት አሁን የሚገኘው በበርሊን ከተማ ነው። እነ ሂትለር፣ ቡሽ፣ ኦባማና ሂላሪ ክሊንተን ሁሉም ይህን ኃውልት ለመሳለም ወደ በርሊን ጎራ ብለው ነበር። ለሂላሪ ብቻ ነው ሥልጣኑ ያልተሳካው፣ በዚህም ያው እስካሁን ጋኔናዊ ለቅሶዋን ምርር ብላ ታለቅሳለች፤ ጋኔን መሸነፍ አይወድምና። ወይዘሮ አንጌላ ሜርከልም ከዚሁ ኃውልት ፊት ለፊት ነው የምትኖረው፤ ለዚህም ይመስላል ይህ ሁሉ ጉድ ተከላካይ በሌላቸው ጀርመናውያን ህፃናትና ሴቶች ላይ የሚፈጸመው። በየዕለቱ አሰቃቂ ድርጊቶች ይከሰታሉ፣ ሁሉም ውረጅ ይላታል፡ ሆኖም ሴትየዋ ልክ እንደ ብሔራዊ ቡድኑ አሰልጣኝ ከሥልጣን ለመውረድ አሻፈረኝ ብላለች።


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The Saudi Football Team Refused To Take Part In A Minute’s Silence For London Victims

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 9, 2017

The Team Said The Minute’s Silence Was Not In Keeping With Saudi Culture.

The Saudi Arabia national football team has been labeled “disgraceful” after it refused to take part in a minute’s silence for the victims of the recent terror attacks in England.

Shortly before the team’s World Cup qualifier match against Australia on Thursday evening at the Adelaide Oval, the stadium announcer called for a minute’s silence. The Australian national team linked arms at the halfway line, only for the Saudis to walk around separately in their own half.

A statement released by Football Federation Australia after the game said Saudi officials had agreed to let the minute’s silence go ahead, but also said that the tradition was “not in keeping with Saudi culture”.

Both the AFC and the Saudi team agreed that the minute of silence could be held. The FFA was further advised by Saudi team officials that this tradition was not in keeping with Saudi culture and they would move to their side of the field and respect our custom whilst taking their own positions on the field,” said the statement.

Labor senator Anthony Albonese called the scenes a “disgraceful lack of respect” on the Today show on Friday morning.

“That was a disgraceful lack of respect not just for the two Australians killed, one of whom was a young South Australians, all of those victims of that terror attack in London,” he said.

“There is no excuse here. This isn’t about culture, this is about a lack of respect. I thought it was disgraceful.”

The incident caused a huge reaction on social media.

Islamic Sheikh: ‘In Their Eyes The Attackers Are Martyrs’

An Islamic imam has suggested the Saudi Arabian team refused to take part in a minute’s silence for the London terror victims because they believe ‘it is not a sin for a Muslim to kill a non-believer’.

Sheikh Mohammad Tawhidi says it is a ‘lie’ to say the Muslim culture does not remember the dead with a moment of silence, and instead argues the football team did not partake in the mourning because they stand with the jihadist men.

‘They did not stop for a moment of silence because according to Wahhabi Islam – which governs Saudi Arabia – it is not wrong or a sin for a Muslim to kill a non-Muslim,’ he told Daily Mail Australia.

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Pakistani Christians in Sindh province are demanding justice after a 35-year-old sanitation worker died, having been exposed to toxic sewage and refused medical care by Muslim doctors who refused to touch his “unclean” body during Ramadan.


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UEFA Euro 2016: Another Reflection of A Dying Decadent Society

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 11, 2016

Congratulation to Portugal – They deserve it after many years of sacrifice

Generally speaking, the quality of the matches was very low. The final was between Africa N°1 & Africa N°2. Even the presence of “African” players couldn’t help to spice up the lame championships.

It looks as though, these rich dudes who’re paid millions do not seem to have the motivation and the hunger for success. The players all look like lame duck squawkers; spoiled, emasculated, de-spiritualised, impotent, selfish, ungrateful, and spiteful – just the exact reflection of Western societies.


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Appeasing Gulf Arab Sponsors, Soccer Giants Real Madrid Remove Cross From Club Logo

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 3, 2014

Satan’s design is to buy your Soul – at the very foundation of every scheme of Satan is the hidden effort to buy your soul.

SellSoulDevilIf spreading religious intolerance is the goal, a Middle Eastern bank has scored by prompting Real Madrid to alter its world-famous logo so that a small cross does not appear on an officially-licensed credit card.

The Spanish soccer giant unveiled the adjusted logo that will adorn a new credit card issued by the National Bank of Abu Dhabi, reported The Algemeiner. The new logo looks exactly like the club’s 83-year-old trademark, except for the absence of a tiny Christian cross that normally sits at the top.

The logo change was agreed to by the world’s wealthiest sports team, valued at nearly $3.5 billion, in order to avoid offending Muslim sensibilities as the team and the bank enter a three-year “strategic alliance,” according to Real Madrid President Florentino Pérez.

“I know that the local people experience every match in a special way and that our links with the UAE are constantly growing stronger,” Perez said recently. “This agreement will help the club to keep conquering the hearts of followers in the United Arab Emirates.”

Noted Spanish soccer website Marca: “from the looks of things, the club is willing to compromise on aspects of its identity in pursuit of these new fans.”

However, it was not the first time the soccer juggernaut tweaked its crest to avoid offending Islamic sensibilities.In the oil-rich Emirates in 2012, Real Madrid made the same change to smooth the way for a partnership with a UAE resort.

Real Madrid’s most recent decision to cave into Muslim religious intolerance comes at a time of growing concern for Christians in the Middle East, where Islamic State terrorists have massacred and ethnically cleansed ancient Christian communities in Iraq and Syria, noted The Algemeiner, citing a recent State Department report highlighting several violations of international standards on religious freedom in the United Arab Emirates, of which Abu Dhabi is a part.

The government prohibits proselytizing and the distribution of non-Islamic religious literature under penalty of criminal prosecution, imprisonment and deportation,” the report observed. “The law prohibits churches from erecting bell towers or displaying crosses on the outside of their premises; however, the government does not always enforce this law, and some churches display crosses on their buildings.”

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Selected readers’ comments:

“El Cid Campeador is turning over in his grave. The collapse of western civilization, brick by brick. Talk about selling your soul !!!!“

“Real Madrid’s most recent decision to cave into Muslim religious intolerance comes at a time of growing concern for Christians in the Middle East, where Islamic State terrorists have massacred and ethnically cleansed ancient Christian communities in Iraq and Syria„

“If this is not the worst kind of “prostitution” and an example if greed before principles, than I don’t know what it is! The Real Madrid is no longer part of the Western civilization! „

“Just one more indication of how the West is on a path to commit cultural suicide. Islam hardly ever misses an opportunity to exercise its “Islam ueber alles” supremacist ideology.„

“Looks to me like the Middle Eastern bank, rather than scoring a victory for ‘religious tolerance’, is lacking in ‘religious tolerance’. If a Western bank had asked an Islamic organization to remove an Islamic symbol, that would certainly be called religious intolerance. Tolerance would be allowing it.„

“I would have told the UAE to stick it in their ear. They expect everyone to respect and obey ALL their religious mores, symbols and laws so why can’t they reciprocate

“Since money is now their god, they should have replaced the cross with a dollar sign.“

“It is not yet clear whether the UAE will require Ronaldo, Real Madrid’s top striker, to change his Christian name – which is, appropriately, “Cristiano.” „

Real Madrid and The Offense of The Cross

It was a really tiny cross. Honestly, it was barely noticeable in all that pearly pizzazz and gaudy gold. The Crown of Alfonso XII has been a sacred symbol of the Spanish Monarchy for more than 300 years, and that symbolism is reified by the Christian cross which sits at the crest of majesty. God has appointed; Christ is the source of wisdom; the Church proclaims its earthly sovereign. Europe still resonates with the echoes of Christendom: our history is undeniable; the fons et origo of our law, morality, freedom and fraternity are irrefutable.

But not for Spain’s supreme football team Real Madrid, who, despite proudly bearing the ‘Royal’ epithet, have excised the cross of Christ’s regency from their iconic crest after securing a sponsorship deal with the National Bank of Abu Dhabi. Apparently it’s only the sponsored credit card which carries the theologically-emasculated emblem. But that credit card doubles as the Real Madrid club membership card, so escaping sharia sensitivities censorship would appear to be impossible.

This brand variation is to accommodate the club’s Muslim fans in the United Arab Emirates, where the cross might be considered something of a stumbling block. But the new new design is therefore likely to apply to the crest’s reproduction throughout the entire Middle East, for the crucifixion of Jesus is a scandal of faith to all Muslims: their Jesus is no “suffering servant” but the prophet of miracles: He did not suffer the shame and degradation of death on a cross. Those who hang on a tree are cursed by God.

It is ironic – is it not – as the Islamic State is rampaging throughout the region, desecrating churches, destroying ancient tombs and tearing down all icons and crosses in a systematic programme of ‘religious cleansing’, that Europe is becoming complicit in this cultural conversion. While ISIS is busy crucifying Christians and cutting off their heads, Real Madrid is denying Christ by cutting off the symbol of salvation, justification and saving grace. They might as well replace it with the black Islamic flag (they haven’t, of course: the apex of the modified crown is left bare. The revision above is simply symbolic of our political acquiescence, economic deference and religious passivity which only bolster the Islamist zeal for the Caliphate and world domination).

The National Bank of Abu Dhabi may be politically prestigious, mighty powerful and filthy rich, but quite why Real Madrid’s historic monarchism and the Spanish King’s unashamed Christian profession should bow in worship of sharia fascism is the €90 million (“strategic alliance”) question (over three years). It isn’t as though Spain isn’t sensitive to the evils of autocracy and the injustices of totalitarianism. Perhaps in the globalisation of sport the market transcends morality: the cross of Christ must be subject to Sharia Mammon where it is expedient to do so. If Real Madrid seeks to conquer the hearts of potential new followers in the UAE, the National Bank of Abu Dhabi is more than happy to sponsor their conversion.

But it is curious that the cross should be excised to avoid giving offence to Real Madrid’s Muslim fans without, it appears, much consideration at all of the offence this might give to its Christian fans. How many Spanish Roman Catholic followers of ‘Los Blancos’ are disquieted if not aggrieved at the eradication of the club’s historic Christian identity in order to appease Islam? What is the point of winning hearts in the UAE if you’re losing them in the EU?

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Could This 11-Year-old Soccer Player Be The Next Leo Messi?

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 31, 2012

His name is Cassiano Bouzon Jesus, he’s from Brazil, and he has already been Signed by FC Barcelona, as Messi had been when he was 13 years old

It is known that Spanish giants pick up the best talents across the planet and nurture them in their club academy La Masia. This time the scouting mission went online as FC Barcelona found a video of a 11 year old boy from Brazil, Cassiano Bouzon, showing off his skills.

Impressed with the youngster, Barҫa offered a 20 day trial at their feeder club Cornella. And rumours suggest that the boy will be a future Barcelona youth player.

“I play with the ball glued to my feet. I dribble a lot. I’m fast,” Bouzon told reporters as he touched down in Brazil after impressing Barcelona.

Watch the video of Cassiano Bouzon, showing off his talents from the left hand side of the field



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Money Rankings: Soccer Vs. Football

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 17, 2012

እስፖርት ጥሩ ነገር ነው፡ ግን ገንዘብና ዝና ላሰከራቸው ታዋቂ ቡድኖች ወገኖቻችን ቴሊቪዥንና ሪዲዮ ጋር ተጣብቀው ልባቸው እስኪወጣ ሲጋደሉ ሳይ ግርም ይለኛል፤ አዝናለሁ፤ ያውም ለሚያንቋሽሹንና ለማይወዱን እንግሊዞች! የአዲስ አበባ ወጣት የሳምንቱን መጨረሻ የሚያሳልፈው ከነ ማንቸስተር ጋር ሆኗል፤ አንዳንዴ ምናለ ለነ ኃይሌ ገብረስላሤ፤ ለነጥሩነሽ ዲባባ የልባቸው ትርታ ያን ያህል ከፍ ቢል እላለሁ።

Manchester United lost the Premier League title on the last day of the season in heartbreaking fashion, when rival Manchester City scored a last-minute goal to defeat Queens Park Rangers and clinch its first title ever in May. Man City’s win prevented Manchester United from winning a second straight Premier League title–and record 20th overall–disappointing the team’s 659 million fans around the world.

The Red Devils still lay claim to another title, though: The world’s most valuable sports team. Forbes estimates Manchester United is now worth 2.23 , 19% more than No. 2 Real Madrid, which is worth 1.88 .

Soccer clubs hold the top two spots among the world’s most valuable franchises, but it is American football teams that dominate the rest of the top 50.

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Value in Billion $

Manchester United




Real Madrid




New York Yankees




Dallas Cowboys

American Football



Washington Redskins

American Football



Los Angeles Dodgers




New England Patriots

American Football



FC Barcelona

American Football



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I Am Not Haile – Haile Gebreselassie

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 28, 2012

My note: Gebre Selassie is a common Christian name across Ethiopia. According to the German phone book registration, there are about 24 Gebre Selassies in Germany.

Like the vast majority of Ethiopian names, the origin of the name, Gebreselassie / Gebre Selassie has an Ethiopian Christian origin.

  • Gebreselassie is a composition of two words; Gebre and Selassie.
  • Gebre means Servant; Criado / Siervo (Spanish)
  • Selassie means Trinity; Trinidad (Spanish)

In the Spanish speaking world “Trinidad Criado” or “Siervo de Díos” are also widely used names.

  • Gebre Egziabher = Servant of God / Siervo de Díos (Spanish)
  • Gebre Mariam = Servant of Mary / Siervo de Maria (Spanish)
  • Haile Selassie = Power of The Trinity / Poder de la Trinidad (Spanish)
  • Haile Mariam = Power of Mary
  • Selassie = Trinity (as in the Holy Trinity)
    Haile = My Power
  • Haile Gebreselassie = My power, Servant of The Trinity

Now, back to Theodor Gebre Selassie:

Gebre Selassie out to establish himself

“I want to assert myself as soon as possible in the Bundesliga, which is one of the best leagues in the world,” said the 25-year-old at his official presentation on Tuesday.

Selassie: “I immediately accepted”

Selassie was a key player in his country’s participation at EURO 2012, nullifying the threat of Cristiano Ronaldo for large periods of their quarter-final tie last Thursday, before the Portuguese struck the winner late on. For Selassie, the chance to play in Germany’s top-flight was too good to resist: “I immediately and happily accepted Bremen’s offer,” said the defender, who will now take a two-week holiday before returning for pre-season training in mid-July.

The son of a Czech teacher and an Ethiopian doctor, Selassie insists his father did not name him after his compatriot and world renowned distance runner Haile Gebrselassie, as was widely reported during the European Championship. “That sounds nice, but it’s not true. Gebre Selassie is the name I was born with.”


Source: Bundesliga Germany




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Euro 2012: New Racism Row As Czech Republic Star Theodor Gebre Selassie Is Targeted by Russia Fan

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on June 10, 2012

My note: It is a riddle to me why the skin color is still so important to many ‘white’ folks out there. Theodor Gebre Selassie was born to an Ethiopian father and a Czech mother, the Czech federation didn’t have any problem nominating him for the national side from the Czech champions, FC Slovan Liberec. Theodor was one of the few Czech players who sang the Czech National Anthem properly the other night, and he was one of the best Czech players on the opening match against Russia. Russia, of all the nations — as an Orthodox Christian country, and as the birthplace of her greatest poet of Ethiopian descent, Alexander Pushkin –  is supposed to use a culturally sensitive approach in dealing with Ethiopians and people of African origin.

The European Championship was hit by fresh allegations of racism on Saturday, as it was claimed Czech Republic defender Theodor Gebre Selassie was abused by Russian supporters.

Officials from campaign group Football Against Racism in Europe claimed Gebre Selassie was subjected to racist insults as he went to take a corner during his side’s 4-1 defeat by Russia in the Polish city of Wroclaw on Friday.

Our observer reported descriptions of that nature and it was directed at the Czech Republic’s only black player,” Fare executive director Piara Powar said. “We are trying to get evidence, but it’s not always possible to capture it on film.”

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