Dispute Erupts Between Hailu Shawel and the Norwegian Embassy over Rental Agreement


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29 Responses

  1. sol, says:

    Engineer Hailu Showel is selfish like most woyanes. He is nothing but a certified idiot just like corrupted woyanes.

    • galaxy says:

      Hailu shawel and woyanes are diametrically opposite. You must be a pro-g7 (the terrorist)

      • bendo says:

        He should have come to diaspora to the people who cheered him PM Hailue in 2005 and start leaving with money collection in Hotel meeting as Birhanue Nega doing for leaving.
        Birhanue is taking over the 22 years experience lemagne beyene how to leave just with making talk once in a week in hotels around the world and beg money.

  2. galaxy says:

    Though i have to take stand in support of my country man Haile shawel; i also know that that man is greedy a chauvinist. may be his son aslo.
    I am eager to see what measure he is going to take? may be he would start an armed struggle in the small jungle near the embassy kkkkkkkkkkk……

  3. Gezaee says:

    They must leave from his property if their lease agreement is expired. Why dispute? The man owns the house whether you like him or not. It is his property. It is not a good sign that the country is controlled by foreign embassies. Imagine this happens to an elite Ethiopians? What can happen to those who work like slaves in the Arab farm when the people work in their own land? Get rid off woyane, stupid. This is a sign the country is administered by embassies. I remember last time ambassadors having a meeting proposing Arab spring in Ethiopia? What the hell is going in that country? Are the foreigners above the law in the country? Why do they want to own his house by force in his own country?

  4. ilula lemma says:

    Useless individual who has garbage issue all the time. He dismantle KINIGIT for his own fame, now he is crying for money. I WISH privatization agency sell his damn house.

    • Ermi says:

      Birihanu Nega dismantled kinijit. Hailu Shawel just didn’t help Kinjit stay alive. But all the credit must be given to Birhanu Nega for dismantling Kinijit cause he had a different vision when it comes to fighting Woyane. He just thinks old men are the thing of the past.

      Peace and love to all but Woyanes!


  5. Adera says:

    Soon or later Hailu shawel will
    win on the court. I respect and trust
    enginer Hailu who is fighting against ethnic cleansing and oppression and never espcaped to USA and hide himself like others.Long live enginer Hailu

    • Ermi says:

      He can’t win in court since as he stated, the embassy is immune from lawsuit. But guess what, he can go and occupy the house and wait for the embassy to cry. Then they can take him to court to lose as the home is clearly his and there is no contract as they have broken the original one.

      Peace and love to all but Woyanes!


      • Gezaee says:

        You mean the embassy can even kill people and can not face law? Does diplomatic immunity include embassies have to rob people? I am serious bro. Diplomatic immunity must have limit. Otherwise; If I was him I would move with my family into the house and remove their stuffs and put them outside and then they can do whatever they want. I am thinking there is no government in Ethiopia. Only thieves from outside and inside? we know Ethiopia lost 11 billion dollars? Ethiopia is now no man’s land, it is the country of the lebas.

        • Gezaee says:

          Ethiopia is now the country of charity organisation or NGOS and ambassadors and investors. No more Ethiopians in Ethiopia, Ethiopians are now modern day slaves; It is not only their land is taken away from them, but also now their houses ? What is left guys? People removed from their land and their land sold for 100 years. Now people confiscicated their property by foreign embassies? I have never heard embassies robbing their host country using and exploiting their diplomatic immunity? I suggest the Ethiopian ambassador in Norway does the same and we will what will happen.

        • Ermi says:

          Yes, the embassy and its diplomats have immunity even if they kill people. They are immune. In the case of Ethiopia, they have more right than the locals because they are the life support of the so called government.

          But Hailu can fight his way into his house if Woyanes don’t stop him on behalf of the embassy.

          Peace and love to all!


          • Mario says:

            ለኣይጥ ምስክሯ ማን? ድንቢጥ! ጥላቻ ወያኔን ያጠነክራል! በጥላቻ የሰከሩት ደግሞ መጨረሻቸው ውድቀት!

  6. Gezaee says:

    My advise to Mr. Shawl, do not waste time. I see the no one uses the judicial system in Ethiopia. I suggest you take them the high court if there is any high court in Ethiopia. I see now the judicial system is not functional. If there is no law then take the law into your hand and make the place inhabitable for them. They do not deserve respect. If I was you, I would go in and throw away all their stuffs outside and take my house.

  7. Mizungi says:

    In the first place why even bother to make contracts if the other party has the right to be not bound by the law of the land?

    What do the Shawels mean by threatening to take their own actions to solve the problem?

    May be hire sure 100% effective debt collection agency from the HELL’S ANGELS or BANDIDOS Mc offices based in sicily? 🙂

  8. Mario says:

    ኢንጅኒር ሃይሉ ሻውል ከመጀመሪያውኑ ትልቅ ማንሽን ሰርቶ ክራይ ሰብሳቢ ከመሆን በመቶዎች የሚቆጠሩ ዜጎች መቅጠር የሚችል ኣንድ ፋብሪካ ቢገነባ ባማረበት ነበር። ይህ የሚያሳየው ለህዝብ ብሎ የሚያስበው ምንም ነገር እንደሌለው ነው።ፀሃፊው ደግሞ “ታዋቂው ፖለቲከኛ” ብሎ ሰይሟቿል? ታዋቂ ፖለቲከኛ ማለት እንዲህ ነው እንዴ? ያኔ በቃ የኢትዮጵያ የፖለቲካ ችግር ኣበቃ ብለን በተስፋ የተሞላንበት ጊዜ ነበረ ሆኖም ግን ተስፋች እንዲሁ እንደ ነፋስ በኖ ቀረ!የኢትዮጵያ ህዝብ የከፈለውን ትኩስ መስዋእት ረግጠው ሄዱ ለሁለተኛ ጊዜም ሁሉም ባንድ ጠረጴዛ መቀመጥ ተስኗቸው ወደየመጡበት ተበታተኑ!ደግሞ የኢትዮጵያ ህዝብ ተስፋ ሰንቆ የሰጣቸውን ድምፅ ኣንቀበልም ብለው የህዝብን ድምፅ ረግጠው መሸሽ ታዋቂ ፖለቲከኛ ያስብላል እንዴ?በኔ እምነት ታዋቂ ፓለቲከኛ ማለት በክፉም በደጉም ጊዜ ለህዝቡ የገባውን ቃል የሚጠብቅና በተከታታይ ህዝብን ያገለገለ ነው ።

  9. Aster says:

    Hi Sol,
    Please don’t disrespect engineer Hailu. He might have made some political mistake in the past, such as teaming up or trusting Birihanu, but he is not an egotistical person.

  10. Gezaee says:

    Actual Mr. Hailu has higher integrity than Dr. Berhanu because he did not run away and he did not lie by saying he did not sign forgiveness letter. As natural, Mr. Hailu will have his own weakness like every one of you; but he is a business man; he is not parasite like EPRDF leaders. He does support himself and he does not rely on selling other people’s land. He does not collect money from Eritrea, Egypt, …

    You are all leba; you only finger at others while you do not take the log in your own eyes. He can do whatever business. Property business is a known business done by civil engineers and mechanical engineers. Why the hell you telling me he is supposed to do something? Idiots, if he does not do what you like he him to do, it is not right? When work you give them name? when they do not work , you give them name? when they steal? it is okay, leba akatiri hula. Is not building proper housing and renting a good service to the public? Instead of commenting on the problem, you twist the topic to your garbage politics. Dedeb hula. He is a strong man who did not run to USA like the losers who licking the asses of Issayas and Egypt.

  11. Benyam says:

    Did Hilu shawl went to Ethiopan court?kkkkkkk frist of all he doesn’t know there is Ethiopian Gov.how could he ask now Ethiopian court help or solution ? Let me give you idea for a solution ask your boss the terrorist group Genbot7 and The Muslim Mefthe Afelalage terrorist group .your vision have on place in Ethiopa . Ethiopian gov doesn’t know you such kind of man who wish to distraction of Ethiopia if EPRDF in the power .shame on Reporter Gazeta interview this man we don’t have time for this .Now the majority Ethiopian want to do vision of Meles for the better Ethiopia . GOD Bless the Good visionary Ethiopian!.

    • Gezaee says:

      Binyam, please keep your hatred for yourself. This is not about personal Vendetta. By being hateful you are showing irresponsible and an unaccountablility. The country does belong to you only. It belongs to every Ethiopians. Why are you feeling you super citizen? This article does not show Mr. Hailu’s weaknesses, this shows lawlessness in Ethiopia. If you have any comment, comment on the topic, but we do not want your hate politics here. This website is clean from hate. You better go to Tigraionline if you want to insult people.

      • Mario says:


        You hate as well , therefore you keep your hate at your home too! What are you talking about? You are one of the most hater in this forum, therefore leave others alone! Just do your own hate propaganda! Once you are messed up, & so it is your own fault! You chose to be Eritrean thinking Eritrea will be better than Ethiopia! When things went against your wish , then you are crying foul here 24/7! You just do your own shit like everybody else! We here to chat , no matter whether we are right or wrong!

        Stop ranting against people!

  12. helen freedom says:

    የኖርዌ ኤምባሲ ቤቱን አለቅም ያለው ምክንያት በኔ አስተያየት፦
    1) ለEngineer Hailu Shawel ከወያኔ ባለስልጣናትም ይሁን ከተቃዋሚ ፓርቲዎች ጋር እቤታቸው ሆነው በስልክ ወይም እንግድነት ወደ ቤታቸው ከሚመጡ የፖለቲካ ሰዎች ጋር ስለ ኢትዮጵያ ወቅታዊ ፖለቲካ ለማዳመጥና ሪኮርድ አድርገው ለወደፊቱ የፖለቲካ ጥቅማቸው ሊጠቀሙበት ስለሚችሉ ነው።
    2)የኖርዌ ኤምባሲ ለሶስተኛ ወገን እንደ ስለላ ድርጅት ሊያገለግል ይችላል።
    3)የኖርዌ ኤምባሲ መሬት ለመሬት ወደ Engineer Hailu Shawel ቤት የሚያደርስ መንገድና ምንአልባትም እስከ ሳሎን ቤታቸው ድረስ የስለላ መሳሪያዎች ተገጥመው ሊሆን ይችላል።ስለዚህ የበለጠ አማራጭ የሚሆነው የራሳቸውን ቤት ሸጦ ሌላ ቦታ መግዛት ወይም ማሰራት ነው። ከዚያ በኋላ ራሱ የኖርዌ ኤምባሲ Interest ያጣል ቤቱንም ሊለቅ ይችላል።

  13. Tatek says:

    Colonel Gezaee,
    As despicable and reckless as they are, I don’t see anything the TPLF could do to help Mr. Hailu Shawel repossess his property from the Norwegian Embassy. The fact that the Embassy enjoys Diplomatic Immunity from prosecution pursuant to the Vienna Convention to which your TPLF are a signatory ties TPLF’s hands and I don’t see if there is anything the regime could do to help this man. If I were him, I would try to take my case to the Norwegian Foreign Ministry in a civilized manner and see what happens. But I am afraid approaching the TPLF Foreign Ministry would do any good as the Embassy in question doesn’t receive instructions from Addis Ababa but from Oslo. I sympathize with the man as this is just bizarre that he couldn’t repossess his own property in his own country from Foreign renters, and am puzzled to see that some of the comments are directed at him from the angle of his political convictions – for me all that matters here is that he is an Ethiopian struggling to regain his property rights and if he belonged to Kinijit or EPRDF or Ginbot 7 is frankly irrelevant to the issue in question.

  14. Gezaee says:

    Does the Viena convention allow embassies to rob people their property? If I was him, I would not go anywhere, the day the lease expired, I will immediately remove their stuffs from the house and throw outside. Diplomatic immunity does not make sense here. Diplomatic immunity has nothing to do with refusing to leave a house you rented. I would not care about their immunity, I would just kick them out from my house. that is what he must do now. I hope the TPLF will not stand against him if he take an action. This is infuriating.

    • Ermi says:

      Woyane will stand against him for two reasons: 1- they hate him and want to avenge their defeat during the kinijit election. And 2- they like to please the Norwegian embassy for the firfary they get. Remember these are woyane beggars we are talking about.

      Peace and love to all but Woyanes!


  15. Land Lord says:


    “…I would not care about their immunity, I would just kick them out from my house. that is what he must do now.” kkkkkkkkk

    Don’t you know that it is the responsibility of the Ethiopian government to STRONGLY ENFORCE the diplomatic imunity under the law of the land as well as well as under international law by capturing Engineer Hailu and fast depositing him in jail for the second time if ever he dares to raise his small finger and points towards the diplomats enjoying their life under the terms of the contract entered in to on mutual agreement. Please don’t agitate him to take steps and face the worst case.

    He better wait peacefully like a Dove for the expiration of the contract while laying in the tropical sun and enjoying Johnny Walker Black label Whisky born in 1820 and still walking strong using his BIG Land Lord income privillage.

  16. Ash says:

    When a foreign diplomat walks into your office seeking to rent a house or apartment from you, several thoughts might cross your mind: What do I do if this person defaults on the lease? Will I ever be able to get them out of the property? Do I have to rent to them? What should I do? When faced with this situation, you have three options available: 1) enter into a lease with the individual, 2) enter into a lease with the embassy or diplomatic mission directly, or 3) do not rent to the individual. Each option has different benefits and drawbacks, and you should carefully weigh all factors discussed below before making a decision.

    Key Concepts Defined

    Many of the terms that are used regarding diplomats are not fully understood by the public. Below are a few key issues to know when dealing with representatives of foreign governments:

    Immunity – Most people think that immunity refers to a pardon or release from responsibility for one’s actions. It actually means that the U.S. court system may not hear any case against a person who has diplomatic immunity. This means that a person with immunity cannot be sued in a court of law unless the person’s country of origin waives immunity.

    Waiver of Immunity – The individual who has immunity does not have the authority to waive it. Only the foreign government that is sponsoring the individual in the U.S. may waive the immunity, and this is a rare occurrence.

    People with Immunity – Ambassadors are traditionally the representatives of one government to another and are entitled to immunity.

    Consuls are people who help individuals of a particular country while they are traveling or are living abroad, and they are also entitled to immunity. For example, if you lose your passport while traveling in a foreign country, you would speak to someone at the consulate for assistance, rather than someone with the ambassador’s office.

    Personnel at international organizations, such as the United Nations, International Monetary Fund and World Bank, are also frequently given some level of immunity.

    Inviolability – This concept generally forbids U.S. authorities from entering the residences, automobiles or other property of a protected person. This means that even if a landlord was able to appear before a judge in court and get an eviction order, there is no police officer or individual in the United States who would be allowed to enter the property to remove the person.

    Option 1:- don’t rent to individual who have immunity , without their embassy wavering their immunity

    Option 2: Lease between the Landlord and the Foreign Government

    One way to take advantage of all of the benefits of renting to a diplomat without having to worry about a tenant you cannot evict is to designate the embassy as the tenant. By renting the property to the embassy or consulate directly, and not the individual who is going to reside there, a different set of laws applies.

    It may still be difficult to get a court ordered eviction, or any back rent owed to the landlord if the lease is directly with the embassy, but you will at least be able to have your day in court. Unlike individuals with diplomatic immunity, embassies that enter into lease agreements with landlords can be sued for non-payment of rent if the individual living in the home won’t move out.

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