fabricated Lies of ESAT must be challenged.
takes only a casual observer to note that the vast spectrum of lies and
deception that has been deliberately infused to the public by fanatic
groups in diaspora who are deeply resentful against Tegaru. The anti-Tegaru
movement is supported and financed by opposition forces in the Diaspora.
For reasons that were never clear, the opposition chose to attack the
people of Tigrai to further its political objectives. It is time for all
Tegaru in diaspora, with the rest of our people at home, to set a clear
agenda and roadmap on how to combat the lies that are being fabricated day
in day out to avoid such heinous and satanic plots that can only escalate
ethnic tensions. We need radical changes how we should work together it
has both personal and nationalistic underpinnings.
sacrifices and struggle against tyrannies and dictators was
meant to the establishment of democracy, equal rights and opportunities to
individuals and nations and nationalities of Ethiopia. Ethiopia is belongs
to all its citizens, belongs only to them and its fate is their fate.
Opposition is a blessing to any country but should be guided by utter
responsibility with respect to law and order, the “views of the other
side” or contending side, individuals and groups and not by demolition
of the constitution, providence, intimidation and smear campaigns.
Therefore, any opposition party should primarily do way with the morass of
hateful and undignified chauvinistic propaganda. A threat to our values is
a threat to our survival. If any peaceful struggle results through
provocations by the opposition into violence, then the gist to bring
change will lose its vision.
and stability in Ethiopia are the basis for development and especially for
the vast majority of people, who lack a loaf of bread and live in the
extreme weathers far way from the hubs of abundance. The opposition bears
a large share of the blame for the current affairs in Ethiopia. We do hope
the opposition parties with their die-hard supporters refrain from an
aggressive, out of touch and disproportionate hate campaign and, instead,
dwell on issues of paramount significance to Ethiopians and become a
constructive and effective opposition to reckoned with and for the
betterment of the life conditions of our compatriots.
anger should not squander our energy undermining the conflict. Instead, we
must take the struggle to the gates of ESAT to dislodge the hate and
rancor to a father of all lies. These are the rustic speeches and worst
collections of an extremist group, who dishonor themselves and the
country, are bending on to play havoc with the Sovereignty of Ethiopia.
The so-called opposition has superciliously now and then come up with
wrangles, irrelevant issues and shameless proposals (transitional
government) as not to take part in any constructive and important duty as
propaganda machine has doggedly worked to suppress the truth and is waging
an ill-fated assault on Ethiopia (particularly Tegaru) with its bogus and
pathological lies. Their footprints of lies in the cyber world must be
challenged. If we fail to thwart it, then we run the risk of allowing the
idea of freedom to be hijacked by cowards like them. Shall we allow such
hate-mongers to ravage the bright future and hope of our people?
is the duty of all of us to shoulder responsibility and unmask ESAT and
the disgruntled individual like Al-Mariam who instigate and stir violence
armed with such spiteful and cold bloodthirsty rhetoric. In the age of
spin, ESAT and Mohammed Saeed al–Sahaf (Baghdad-Bob), former Iraqi
Minister of Information under Saddam, have this in common: no matter how
much evidence is produced they stand superior to the truth and detach
themselves from reality by creating their own version of stories to the
ridicule of all. ESAT’s lack of ethical standards in reporting balanced
news and their contempt for Tegaru is nothing more than a gambit to cover
their main intentions to submit to chauvinistic and power hungry maniacs.
Their half-baked truths might only impress the morbid diaspora dogs.
is a struggle between the past and the future and there is no option other
than to continue marching for the dawn of justice and freedom. In order to
avert this catastrophic event, all Ethiopian people must realize that
these bankrupt mercenaries have no future. They must be challenged at all
levels today, rather than tomorrow. The longer they stay, the messier the
country becomes, and the harder it will be to rebuild the social fabric.
National unity and reconciliation in a spirit of understanding must be the
priorities of the EPRDF.
revolt or violence, defying the warnings of the law enforcing bodies,
should be regarded as an act of total destabilization of the country and
those behind such move should be held responsible. The Ethiopian
government has a major obligation to assure to its citizens that peace;
stability and security are upheld throughout. We will champion the ideals
of democracy, peace and ethnic equality. No Ethiopian shall ever be
persecuted because of ethnicity, gender or religion. This should be more
obvious to our fellow Ethio-Americans. It is a supreme irony that those
who had fled oppression and persecution are fueling a campaign of hate and
ethnic cleansing from the comforts and privilege of democracy.
main sources of disinformation and hate propaganda with dire consequences
by the so-called free press journalists, remnants of the fascist Derg, who
have made a rode for their own comeback, has to be dealt with according to
the laws of the country. No more prevarication from the side of the old
guard and their roisterers from abroad or more appeasements from the
Ethiopian government should be given to the split personalities of these
black-shirted and retrogressive forces. The Ethiopian people should no
more be held hostages, be in a quandary or cornered by the blackmails of
these old guards. Law and order should be respected at all levels. And
lastly, ESAT should know what it means by democracy, while hiding behind
such a phony and hypocritical media outlet.
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