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ዋቄዮ-አላህ-አቴቴ | የአንበጣው መንጋ ኬኒያ ገብቷል | ወደ ኦሮሚያና ሶማሊያ ይሻገራል

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 20, 2021

በሞትና ባርነት ማንነትና ምንነት የተሞላው የዋቄዮ-አላህ-አቴቴ (ሰ)አራዊት እርኩስ መንፈስና መጥፎ ዕድል ይዞ ወደ ትግራይ አመራ፣ ብዙ ግፍና ሰቆቃ አደረሰ፤ ሆኖም እግዚአብሔር ዝም አይልም። አባገዳይ የተባሉት የዋቄዮ-አላህ-አቴቴ አንበጦች እኮ ወደ ትግራይ ማምራታቸው የወረራ ፈኖተ ካርታቸውን ማሳየታቸው ነው። “ስድስት ሚሊየን ትግሬዎችን በረሃብና በጥይት ቆልተንና ወደ ሱዳን እንዲሰደዱ አድርገን እኛ በመልሶ ግንባታና እርዳታ ስም እዚያ ሄደን በመስፈር እንደ አዞ እያነባን አክሱምን እና ደብረ ዳሞን እንወርሳለን።” የሚል ነው የተለመደው ዲያብሎሳዊው የወረራ ዕቅዳቸው። በሞትና ባርነት ማንነትና ምንነት የተሞላው የዋቄዮ-አላህ-አቴቴ (ሰ)አራዊት እርኩስ መንፈስና መጥፎ ዕድል ይዞ ወደ ትግራይ አመራ፣ ብዙ ግፍና ሰቆቃ አደረሰ፤ ሆኖም እግዚአብሔር ዝም አይልም። አባገዳይ የተባሉት የዋቄዮ-አላህ-አቴቴ አንበጦች እኮ ወደ ትግራይ ማምራታቸው የወረራ ፍኖተ ካርታቸውን ማሳየታቸው ነው። “ስድስት ሚሊየን ትግሬዎችን በረሃብና በጥይት ቆልተንና ወደ ሱዳን እንዲሰደዱ አድርገን እኛ በመልሶ ግንባታና እርዳታ ስም እዚያ ሄደን በመስፈር እንደ አዞ እያነባን አክሱምን እና ደብረ ዳሞን እንወርሳለን።” የሚል ነው የተለመደው ዲያብሎሳዊው የወረራ ዕቅዳቸው። እስከ ራያ ድረስ መጥተው የሰፈሩትም ልክ በምኒሊክ ጊዜ ተከስቶ ከነበረው ታላቁ ረሃብ በኋላ ነበር። የሚሠሩት ሁሉ “አቤት ቅሌት! አቤት ቀንድ ያወጣው የፍየሎቹ ድፈረት!” ያሰኛል። ሆኖም ከኢትዮጵያ ምድር የመጠረጊያቸው ጊዜ መቃረቡን ይወቁት፤ ኢትዮጵያዊው ብዙ ታግሷል ፤ እግዚአብሔርም “በቃ!” እያለ ነው። አሁን አምላካችን ኢትዮጵያን የሚያድናት በተለይ ላለፉት መቶ ዓመታት ለኢትዮጵያ ውድቀት ተጠያቂ የሆነችውና የሰሜን ኢትዮጵያውያኑን ደም እየመጠጠች ስትስፋፋና ስትባዛ የቆየችውን ኦሮሚያ የተባለችውን ሲዖል ሲበቀላት ብቻ እንደሆነ ግልጽ እየሆነልን መጥቷል። እስከ ራያ ድረስ መጥተው የሰፈሩትም ልክ በምኒሊክ ጊዜ ተከስቶ ከነበረው ታላቁ ረሃብ በኋላ ነበር። የሚሠሩት ሁሉ፤ “አቤት ቅሌት! አቤት ቀንድ ያወጣው የፍየሎቹ ድፈረት!” ያሰኛል። ሆኖም ከኢትዮጵያ ምድር የመጠረጊያቸው ጊዜ መቃረቡን ይወቁት፤ ኢትዮጵያዊው ብዙ ታግሷል ፤ እግዚአብሔርም “በቃ!” እያለ ነው። አሁን አምላካችን ኢትዮጵያን የሚያድናት በተለይ ላለፉት መቶ ዓመታት ለኢትዮጵያ ውድቀት ተጠያቂ የሆነችውና የሰሜን ኢትዮጵያውያኑን ደም እየመጠጠች ስትስፋፋና ስትባዛ የቆየችውን ኦሮሚያ የተባለችውን ሲዖል ሲበቀላት ብቻ እንደሆነ ግልጽ እየሆነልን መጥቷል።

[ወደ ሮሜ ሰዎች ምዕራፍ ፲፪፥፲፱]

ተወዳጆች ሆይ፥ ራሳችሁ አትበቀሉ፥ ለቍጣው ፈንታ ስጡ እንጂ፤ በቀል የእኔ ነው፥ እኔ ብድራቱን እመልሳለሁ ይላል ጌታ…

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በባቢሎን ቍ. ፮ ብሪታኒያ አሽከር በኬኒያ ከፍተኛ እሳት |ከባቢሎን ቍ. ፭ ከሳውዲ የመጣ የነዳጅ ታንክ ፈነዳ

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on August 8, 2020

ከዚህ በተጨማሪ በናይሮቢ ገበያ ላይ ሌላ እሳት ተቀስቅሶ ገበያው ሙሉ በሙሉ ወድሟል

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የሶማሌ ሽብር በኬኒያ | ከመስከረም ፩ የኒው ዮርክ ጥቃት በሕይወት የተረፈው አሜሪካዊ ተገደለ

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 18, 2019

በትናንትናው ዕለት በአንድ የናይሮቢ ሆቴል ውስጥ በሙስሊም ሶማሌ አጥፍቶ ጠፊዎች ከተገደሉት 21 ሰዎች መካከል አሜሪካዊው ጄሰን ሽፒንድለር አንዱ ሆኖ ተገኝቷል። ሽፒንድለር በኢትዮጵያ አዲስ አመት መግቢያ ላይ፡..አ በ መስከረም 11/ 2001 .(Sept 11, 2001) በኒው ዮርኩ የዓለም ንግድ ማዕከል ከደረሰው አስከፊ ጥቃት የተረፈ ግለሰብ ነበር።

በጣም የሚያሳዝንና የሚገርም የሕይወት እጣ ነው።

የዚህ አሳዛኝ አጋጣሚ መከሰት ከኢትዮጵያ ጋር የሚያያዝበት ሁኔታ አለ። ይህን የሶማሌዎች ዘመቻ አስመልክቶ በሚቀጥሉት ቀናት ሌላ ቪድዮ ለማቅረብ እሞክራለሁ።

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Kenya | Chinese Govt Speaks on Seizing Mombasa Port Over Debt

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on December 27, 2018

The Chinese government has finally spoken on seizing Mombasa port over debt owed by the Kenya government.

The Asian nation dismissed allegation that Kenyan government used Mombasa port as collateral for a loan to construction the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR).

We have checked with the relevant Chinese financial institution and found that the allegation that the Kenyan government used the Mombasa port as a collateral in its payment agreement for Nairobi-Mombasa railway is not true,” a statement issued by Foreign ministry spokeswoman Hua Chunying stated.

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በጎረቤት አገር ኬኒያ ሙስሊሞች ሦስት ክርስቲያኖችን በድንጋይ ወግረው ገደሏቸው

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on October 13, 2018

ጂሃድ በምስራቅ አፍሪቃ

በሶማሊያና ኬኒያ ጠረፍ አቅራቢያ በምትገኘዋ በ ማንዴራ ከተማ ነው ይህ አሰቃቂ ድርጊት የተፈጸመው። በሌላ በኩል፤ በዚህችው ከተማ ሁለት ክርስቲያን መምህራን ክርስቲያን በመሆናቸው ብቻ በሙስሊሞች እጅ ጭካኔ በተሞላበት መልክ ባለፈው ረቡዕ ተገድለዋል።

ኢትዮጵያ አገራችን፡ ሶማሌዎችን በሙሉ ወደ ሶማሊያ አሁኑኑ መጠረፍ ይኖርባታል። እነርሱስ “ክርስቲያን በሙስሊም አገራት (52 አገራት) መኖር የለበትም” አይደለም የሚሉት፤ ስለዚህ፡ የራሳቸውን ህግ በሥራ ላይ በማዋል እኛም “በክርስቶስ ስም ያልተጠመቀ ኢትዮጵያ ውስጥ መኖር የለበትም” የምንልበት ዘመን ላይ ደርሰናል፤ በአንድዬና ብቸኛ አገራችን እግዚአብሔር የሰጠን መብታችን ነው። አለዚያ በአገራችን መቅሰፍቱ አያቆምም፣ ስቃዩም ይቀጥላል። አፄ ዮሐንስ ትክክል ነበሩ፤ ክርስቲያን እና እስላም፣ ብርሃን እና ጨለማ በአንድ ላይ መኖር የለባቸውም፤ አረመኔው መሀመድም ይህን ነው ለተከታዮቹ ያስተማረው።


Muslim Mob Stones Three Christians to Death in Kenya


An eyewitness said that the killing happened at a construction site where one of the Christian victims, Fredrick Mukanda Bahati, was building a house along with two assistants. The men were mixing mortar in Elwak, Mandera, a town close to the Kenya-Somalia border, when they saw the mob arriving.

From a distance, I saw the men hurling construction stones towards Fredrick and his coworkers,” the unnamed witness said.

The three managed to flee into a nearby hotel for safety, although they had been badly injured. The Muslims relentlessly followed them up and stoned them to death,” he said.

The witness said that the mob was chanting “takbir, takbir, takbir,” the title for the Arabic phrase “Allahu Akbar” (Allah is greatest).

The brutal killing has left the local community stunned and angry.

We are not safe at all and this incident shows how Muslims hate believers in Christ,” said a local Christian pastor, who said he was “shocked” at the attack.

We have known it is the armed militants belonging to the al-Shabaab that kill people, but now we have discovered that even our close Muslim friends can commit atrocities against us.”

Wycliffe Mukanda, Fredrick’s brother, expressed his sorrow over the incident, as well as distress over the inability of law enforcement to protect local citizens.

This is a sad day in our family,” Mukanda said. “We have lost a man who was skilled in construction and loved all of us. He always reminded us to pray and trust God even in difficult times. That is what is keeping us going after losing him.”

We were expecting to see him before the end of the year but now what we have is the memories, a widow, and two children to take care of,” he said.

Where were the police to protect [them]?” he asked.

Christians have often been the targets of Islamist violence in Kenya, despite the nation’s Christian majority.

Earlier this month, jihadists of the Al-Shabaab terror group hijacked a bus heading to Garissa and ordered all the passengers to exit the vehicle. The assailants asked for identification cards, then proceeded to separate the Muslims from the Christians.

When two Christians refused to recite the Islamic statement of faith, or Shahada, they were executed.

International Christian Concern (ICC) said it has been following up with the families of these two murdered Christians.

This group’s intense hatred and violence has caused massive pain for many families and friends of Christians like these two,” the group said.

The Kenyan and Somali governments must continue to work to end the horrible atrocities that this evil organization commits and protect the lives of Christians in Kenya,” they said.

Selected Comments:

barack HusseinObama’s place of birth!!

The true God says to “Love your neighbor as yourself”.

The enemy of the true God says: “Fight until all is for Allah”.

That they hate followers of Christ, is all that is needed to be said about islam.

Meanwhile, down in Angola, the government outlawed islam and tore down all the mosques.

And… over in Myanmar, the Burmese people are doing their best to expel the ‘Rohingya’. Now you know why.

The world cannot much longer permit this homicidal religion to dwell among us

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Oct 11, 2018

In another incident, 2 Christian Teachers were Murdered as Islamic Radicals Ambush Kenyan School in ‘Heinous Act of Cowardice’

Two Christian teachers in Kenya were murdered on Wednesday when Islamic militants ambushed a school, severely injuring three others.

International Christian Concern reported that the attack occurred at Arabia Boys School in Mandera East in the early morning of Oct. 10, with the militants bombing the teachers’ house. The two victims were identified as Johnstone Okumu and Simon Wekesa.

“We have lost two teachers to a terrorist attack early this morning at Arabia Boys School. We are already pursuing the attackers in collaboration with our forces in Somalia in case they have crossed the border,” a senior police commander in Mandera told ICC.

Local teachers noted that Islamic radicals continue to target non-locals, often times Christians who live and work in northeastern Kenya.

“It is painful to lose our colleagues through such a heinous act of cowardice. Our hearts bleed because even after dedicating our time and professionalism in serving this community, they still hate Christians,” said Martin Kamutu.

A church leader, identified only as Rev. John, said that terrorists are killing Christians because of their faith.

“This is another bad example of what religion can do. We are losing Christians at a very high rate in Mandera. Last month we lost five to terrorism and now again we have lost two teachers. We ask the international community and human rights groups to get involved in northern Kenya,” he said.

While it has not yet been revealed which Islamic group Wednesday’s assailants belong to, the Somali-based Al-Shabaab has been active in the country for years, specifically hunting down and killing Christians.

The militants executed two followers of Christ in September after they stopped a bus and separated the Muslim and Christian passengers.

The radicals reportedly forced the passengers with non-Muslim names to recite the Shahada, the Islamic statement of faith, and shot dead the two passengers who failed.

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Malik Obama Shares Photo Of Brother Barack’s Kenya ‘Certificate Of Birth’

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on March 10, 2017

An Obama has joined the birther movement.

Malik Obama, Barack Obama’s half-brother, tweeted image of what appears to be Barack’s birth certificate.

Except it’s not from Hawaii, but rather Kenya.

What’s this?” he tweeted.

The document is from the “Coast Province General Hospital” in Mombasa, British Protectorate of Kenya, and is for Barack Hussein Obama II, who was born on the “4th day of August, 1961.”

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Disgraceful Farce: Kenyans ‘Winning’ For The Turkish Beast at The European Athletics Championships

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 11, 2016

How troubling and disgusting it must be for some African athletes to sell their nationality, religion and change names!

Jasmine Can, (formerly Vivian Jemutai) who was born in Kenya and represented the country up until last year has never set foot in turkey – yet, she won two gold medals for her adopted nation.

Ali Kaya, Ali Kaya who Won men’s 10000m was born Stanley Kiprotich

How depressing, in the year 2016 individuals are still forced to change their names, religion – practically sell their soul and receive riches fame and eventual damnation… are these folks serious!?

As one Irish athlete rightly noted, “People shouldn’t be allowed hop countries whenever they feel like it. It’s a dangerous country to be living in (Turkey), why would you just decide to represent them? I have no idea and I don’t think it should be allowed.

In 80 years Turkey won only 12 European medals, which is equal to the numbers it won this year.

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Seven Kenyans, two Jamaicans and a Cuban competing for Turkey – this is a disgraceful farce

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Smart Move: Israel to Help Kenya Build 440-Mile Border Wall to Prevent Infiltration of Somali Terrorists

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on July 11, 2016

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Israel will lend its counter-terrorism expertise to Kenya by helping the African country build a security wall along its border with Somalia, the UK’s The Times reported on Thursday.

Nairobi is seeking assistance from the Jewish state to construct a 440-mile barricade to prevent Somali terrorists from infiltrating the country. Israel itself is in the process of building a security fence along its southern border with Jordan — expanding the fence located alongside the Sinai peninsula — and has plans to build a massive concrete wall that extends underground, to prevent terrorists from the Gaza Strip from infiltrating the country through tunnels.

The news comes amid Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s diplomatic flurry in Africa this week, which included a stop in Kenya on Tuesday.

Following a meeting with Netanyahu, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta stated, “Kenya and Israel, just like other nations in the world, are facing the challenges of terrorism and today was a great opportunity to discuss ways of dealing with the issues.”

Both leaders agreed to strengthen their intelligence cooperation, with Israel offering to share tactics it has developed to detect terror attacks in the early stages of their planning.

If you know in advance that an attack is going to happen and can preempt it, it saves lives,” Netanyahu said. “Israel is doing this and we will share intelligence with Kenya and Africa.”

The Israeli prime minister warned that terror groups across Africa — such as ISIS and its Nigerian affiliate, Boko Haram — are gaining strength and pose a major threat not only to Africa, but to the entire world. “There is a raging crisis of terrorism,” he said. “Where Israel can help, we will.”

Over the past several years, Kenya has been victim to a spate of attacks by Somali terrorists, particularly jihadists from the Islamist Al-Shabaab group.

In 2013, Al-Shabaab killed sixty-seven people at a Westgate shopping center in Nairobi. In 2015, the jihadist group carried out another grisly attack in northeast Kenya, targeting Christians at Garissa University. Seven hundred students were taken hostage, with 148 killed and some 79 injured. The attack was the deadliest terror incident in Kenya since the 1998 US Embassy bombing.

Kenyan officials are not the only world leaders looking to the Jewish state as an example. In February, when presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump declared that he would build a wall along the US-Mexico border, he told reporters, “You could ask Israel about walls that work.”

World of walls: How 65 countries have erected fences on their borders

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Holy Week MASSACRE: ‘If You Were a Christian, You Were Shot on The Spot’

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on April 4, 2015

Kenya Garissa University Attack: Christian Victims Beheaded For Not Knowing the Koran

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Al-Shabaab militants beheaded victims who could not recite passages from the Koran.

Witnesses said the masked killers laughed as they beheaded those who could not quote from the Muslim holy book.

Auma Geoffrey hid from the Somali attackers and heard Christians at Garissa University College crying for mercy.

“I came out and saw three of my colleagues beheaded bodies,” he said in a Sun report.

“I’d heard the terrorist arguing with them because they tried to cheat the gunmen.

“But they got caught out as they were unable to recite Islamic verses.”

Reuben Mwavita said that he witnessed three female students kneeling before the gunmen praying for help.

“The mistake they made was to say ‘Jesus, please save us,’ because that is when they were immediately shot,” he told the Times.

Another survivor, Maureen Manyago said she heard one of the Al-Shabaab attackers say: “As long as Kenya’s military is in Somalia, it will pay with its citizens’ blood.”

A father told of a final phone call from his daughter Salome Wainaina, an economics student. “Al-Shabaab is killing us,” she said. “Goodbye. If we don’t make it, I loved you all.”

Kenya has announced a £175,000 reward for Mohammed Mohamud, who is believed to be the mastermind behind the attack at the Garissa University College campus, some 200km (120 miles) from the Somali border, in a pre-dawn rampage on Thursday.

On Saturday, Kenyan medical staff said they have found another survivor of the massacre.

Cynthia Charotich told Sky News from her hospital bed that she hid in a large cupboard, covering herself under a mound of clothes. She saved herself by refusing to come out when some of her classmates came out of hiding when shouted at by the gunmen.

Garissa University College is primarily Christian, reflecting Kenya’s population which is 70% Christian and 6% are Muslim.

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Megyn Kelly – Holy Week MASSACRE: ‘If you were a Christian, you were shot on the spot’

ROSS CLARK: We must stand up to Islamic violence against Christians

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Because It’s Not The Time For Africa

Posted by addisethiopia / አዲስ ኢትዮጵያ on January 15, 2015

StoPAfroChristianGenocideI was almost about to sing, “It’s time for Africa”, no, no chance, another francophone colonial power, Belgium is next in seizing the media attention.

In a normal world this would seem to be the message the world’s media is trumpeting in the wake of the silence over 2,000 slaughtered by the Boko Haram in Nigeria. The Guardian questions in the article below, why the massacre in Baga, Nigeria has been ignored.

The first reason; the “we & the rest” elite masters of this world have created a primitive and unjust hierarchical system based on status, skin color and belief system that drives them to get busy identifying themselves as the better ones, preferring, networking and associating with their own tribe. According to this system, on top of the pyramid sit White European Atheists, then Brown Arab Muslims and Black Voodoo Africans. These Atheists, Muslims and Voodoo maniacs seem to behave and act in opposition to one another or discriminate each other, but they come together and work hand in glove to fight against children of the God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob – as Atheists, Muslims and Voodoo-maniacs worship the pagan god of Cain, Ishmael and the Pharaohs.

As Satan is the ruler of this world, there is a deadly power struggle among its worshipers, among the Atheists, Muslims and Voodoo-maniacs. These three groups are existentialists, live predominantly for themselves, for now, for their flesh, exercise satanic rituals, kill themselves and murder others, specially Jews and Christians in order to propitiate their satanic deity. They control most of the visible physical world, are often attention seekers, and help each other in desperate times. They often suggest that moral authority is derived from solidarity. Everywhere we look liberal atheist fascism is on the rise. Political correctness is their Delusion. They despise and hate anyone who disagrees with them. All who are not atheists are evil. They lie, hate, denigrate, tear down, murder, and destroy anyone who disagrees with what they say and do. No wonder that liberal Atheists, Muslims, and Voodoo-maniacs get along so well. Their methods are indistinguishable. When the Ottoman Turk, Bosnian, Albanian, Chechnyan and Afghan Muslims were in trouble, it’s the atheists powers who came to their rescue. When Christians in the Central African Republic were raped, murdered and driven from their homeland by Arab Muslim invaders, the atheist West was silent for about a year. But, when the persecuted Christians organized themselves to drive our the Arab barbarians, French soldiers were sent to CAR to protect the Muslims. We had little known Christian genocides in Sierra Leon, Ivory Coast, Rwanda, Uganda (Idi Saudi Amin), and, of course, in Iraq and Syria.

Another reason why Charlie Hebdo killings gets more attention is because they struck at a foundational belief of atheism. The world’s liberal, secularist and selective media responded so hugely to the seventeen deaths in Paris, because their own tribe / atheists were killed. Nigerian Christians? They don’t seem to be qualified as real people, after all, their country has to depopulate itself one way or the other. Not a single attention-seeker European, American, Asian or Arab truly cares about the fate of Christian Africans. The painful truth! 

Honestly, it’s even more depressing to learn that the NWO installed agents and politicians in Nigeria ignore the problem because they ‘have to do’ their jobs or it reflects badly on them. A day after gunmen killed 12 people at the French satirical weekly, Charlie Hebdo, Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan issued a statement condemning the “dastardly terrorist attack”, while ignoring the massacre of his own people. How irresponsible! I remember back in 2012, when millions of Nigerians stopped work, took to the streets across the country back to protest against the removal of a fuel subsidy, I asked my self, they went to the streets when price of rice went up, but, they remain silent, silent and silent when their brothers and sisters are slaughtered on a daily basis?! The 2012 protests were also held in other countries to show solidarity with money-minded Nigerians back home, but not with the persecuted Christians.

We witness countless attacks and daily acts of atrocious cruelty against Christians in Kenya, Sudan, Nigeria, Libya, Tanzania, Egypt, Somalia, Central African Republic etc – I wish Ethiopian Christians would organize a million-man-march to the headquarters of the African Union for the persecuted Christians of Africa under the umbrella of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church. What a historical gesture it would have been!The coming 24th African Union Summit – 23 to 31 January 2015 — in Addis Ababa could be a perfect time to march to Meskel Square and say:

#የአፍሪቃ ክርስቲያን ነኝ #JeSuisUnChrétienAfricain

So Why Did The Paris Attacks Receive More Coverage Than the Boko Haram Killings?

France spent the weekend coming to terms with last week’s terror attacks in Paris that left 17 dead. The country mourned, and global leaders joined an estimated 3.7 million people on its streets to march in a show of unity.

In Nigeria, another crisis was unfolding, as reports came through of an estimated 2,000 casualties after an attack by Boko Haram militants on the town of Baga in the north-eastern state of Borno. Amnesty International described as the terror group’s “deadliest massacre” to date, and local defense groups said they had given up counting the bodies left lying on the streets.

Reporting in northern Nigeria is notoriously difficult; journalists have been targeted by Boko Haram, and, unlike in Paris, people on the ground are isolated and struggle with access to the internet and other communications. Attacks by Boko Haram have disrupted connections further, meaning that there is an absence of an online community able to share news, photos and video reports of news as it unfolds.

But reports of the massacre were coming through and as the world’s media focused its attention on Paris, some questioned why events in Nigeria were almost ignored.

On Twitter, Max Abrahms, a terrorism analyst, tweeted: “It’s shameful how the 2K people killed in Boko Haram’s biggest massacre gets almost no media coverage.”

Musician Nitin Sawhney said: “Very moving watching events in Paris – wish the world media felt equally outraged by this recent news too.”

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