Dr. Beyene Petros Interviewed by ETV About Government’s Promise to Develop Multi-party Democracy In Ethiopia 13-Apr-18

የመድብለ ፓርቲ ዴሞክራሲን ለማጎልበት መንግስት ያደረገውን ጥሪና ዝግጅትን በተመለከተ ከድረክ ፕሮፌሰር በየነ ጴጥሮስን አነጋግረናል ተከታትለን እንመለስ፡፡ የመድብለ ፓርቲ የመድብለ ፓርቲ ዴሞክራሲን ለማጎልበት መንግስት ያደረገውን ጥሪና ዝግጅትን በተመለከተ ከድረክ ፕሮፌሰር በየነ ጴጥሮስን አነጋግረናል ተከታትለን እንመለስ፡፡ Posted by Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation on Friday, April 13, 2018

Open Letter to US Embassy Addis Ababa 19-Mar-18

The Ethiopian Federal Democratic Unity Forum (Medrek) 19 March,2018                                                          OPEN LETTER USA Embassy Addis Ababa Ethiopia   Dear Sir/Madam,   Medrek has been witnessing incredulous official statements made by high-ranking US political leadership about EPRDF government in Ethiopia. When President Obama visited Ethiopia, he graced EPRDF by his unfortunate statement that “the government […]

Prof. Beyene Petros Interview 2

Ethiopia plans to release some imprisoned politicians in bid for national dialogue

The Washington Post quotes Prof. Beyene Petros in a piece about the government’s initial prisoners release. Previously, government policy seemed aimed at tightening control rather than allowing more political voices, said Beyene Petros, chairman of the Medrek coalition of opposition parties. “We have been pushing for this as a confidence-building measure that they should release […]

Prof. Beyene Petros Interview 3

Dispute over Ethiopia emergency rule vote after footage posted online

Routers quotes Prof. Beyene Petros about controversial vote by the parliamentary session to impose state of emergency on the country for the second time. The discrepancies sparked claims of vote fraud from the opposition. “It is nothing less than rigging – another example of the workings of the ruling party,” Beyene Petros, an opposition party […]

Prof. Beyene Petros Speech 2

Ethiopia Authorities Order Security Forces to Quell Protests

Bloomberg quotes Prof. Beyene Petros’ comment on the issue of his fellow leader of the Medrek, Prof. Merera Gudina, being prevented from entering city of Nekemte in the state of Oromia. Government forces blocked leaders of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress, including Chairman Merera Gudina and Secretary-General Bekele Gerba from entering Nekemte on Sunday, said […]