Monthly Archive: June 2013


Burning an Ethiopian flag for the sake of asylum

Ethiopian refugees face dam backlash in Egypt By Leyland Cecco Al Jazeera (Cairo, Egypt) – For months, Gutama Gallatobati, a proud farmer and mechanic of Oromo descent languished in an Ethiopian prison over accusations...


The Nile belongs to Ethiopia too (Maaza Mengiste)

The increasing tensions with Egypt over the proposed dam reveal how fundamental the river is to both nations’ identity By Maaza Mengiste (The Guardian) – Tensions between Egypt and Ethiopia have grown at an...