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Why Facebook Should Facedown

This piece came in from one or our readers. It discusses the profoundly negative role social media, especially Facebook, is playing in Ethiopian politics, especially among the Ethiopian Diaspora. By Shilla Mereb 22 March 2018, Addis Ababa I chose to write this reflection because a friend of mine urged me to do so while discussing […]

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Facebook page vows to lift the lid on Eritrea’s secret reign of terror

From The Guardian Abraham T Zere In a bid to upend years of secrecy in the country dubbed “Africa’s North Korea”, a new Facebook page is publishing documents claiming to show how the Eritrean government abuses its citizens. In just two months, SACTISM – Classified Documents of the Dwindling PFDJ has garnered more than 16,000 […]

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