Ethiopia has been making remarkable and successful efforts to fight poverty; it deserves support not censure or vilification

 

Introduction

 

The Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights, and International organizations, Representative Christopher Smith held a hearing entitled “Ethiopia After Meles: The Future of Democracy and Human Rights”, on June 20, 2013. To this hearing, he invited, among others, individuals from a designated terrorist group as well as others committed to the armed overthrow of the Government. Moreover, Representative Smith announced that he planned to try to introduce in Congress a punitive bill against the Ethiopian Government. This, he says, is intended to try to force Ethiopia to follow a certain prescribed path in its political and economic development. It might be added that this is not the first time Mr. Smith has tried to do this, and it appears he made up his own mind about the future of Ethiopia a long time ago. 

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    • Sabrin Viodia BRAMPTON, CANADA
      • 4 months ago

      One country. One family. One love. Long Live Ethiopia.

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    • nigatu eligo ARBA MINCH, ETHIOPIA
      • 5 months ago

      to learn more

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    • Abraha Fessuh ALEXANDRIA, VA
      • 5 months ago

      Rep. Christopher smith hand off Ethiopia, it is a country that have led and leading its people to economic development and freedom. Ethiopia is a shining star and example for bright future of Africa. Ethiopia is a free country,it is going on the right path.

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      • 6 months ago

      It is very important. Please sign on the petition.

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    • million mekonnen HARAR, ETHIOPIA
      • 6 months ago

      b/c it is not the real face of Ethiopia. it does not deserve Ethiopia to be said like this.

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