Tag Archive | Ana Gomes

One Athlete + One Terrorist + One Narcissist + One Foolish European = Hypocrisy

by the Strathink Editorial Team Feyisa Lilesa, Berhanu Nega, Merera Gudina, and Ana Gomes are a mixed bag of political and ethical hypocrisy. Each occupies a uniquely singular place in contemporary Ethiopian politics. Separately they are short bursts of noise on the internet. Together they are a headline that outlives its usefulness in a few […]

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Democracy One: European Commission Zero

by the Strathink Editorial Team While Europe was closing its doors on refugees fleeing the violence and deprivation in places such as Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq—the Dutch Vice President of the European Commission denying that they are even legitimate refugees—Ethiopia is host to a staggering three-quarters of a million refugees. Ethiopia has opened its doors […]

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Ginbot 7’s Eritrean Adventure

By the Strathink Editorial Team The recent news that yet another Ginbot 7 leader, Neamin Zeleke, has imploded because of a disagreement with Eritrean President Isayas Afewerki does not portend well for the organization. Just last year, Andachargew Tsige, now in Ethiopian custody, blew the whistle on the massive dysfunction within the leadership, leading Berhanu […]

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EU Parliamentarian Ana Gomes: Is a self-described terrorist the only person who can talk about Ethiopia’s drought?

European Union Parliamentarian Ana Gomes has announced that she has invited Ginbot 7 leader Berhanu Nega to address the European Parliament on, “Drought and Famine in Ethiopia.” This attempt to legitimize the role of Berhanu Nega in current Ethiopian politics has compromised the dignity of the European Parliament and the already questionable credibility of Ms. […]

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