Posts Tagged ‘ethiopian’

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Image Credit: EDUARDO SOTERAS/AFP/Getty Images With a population of 118 million (expected to top 200 million by the end of 2049) Ethiopia is the second most populous country in Africa. 70% (c.80 million) are under thirty, the median age being just 20. The majority of people live in rural areas where infrastructure is poor or […]

Study finds Ethiopian Israeli high schoolers falling behind

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Israel’s Chief Rabbi Ruling That Ethiopian Jews Are ‘Full-Fledged Jews’ Proves No Jews Are Real Israelites

When Israel announced this week that it intended to deport almost 100 “Black Israelites” who had emigrated to Israel from Chicago in the 1970s, it raised a persistent problem in Israel — how “Jews of color” are treated, especially the so-called “Beta Israel” Jews from Ethiopia who are still openly discriminated against: While racial tensions […]

Graphic video shows Ethiopian troops executing prisoners in Tigray – CNN

A gruesome video allegedly filmed by a whistleblower in the Ethiopian Army shows what appears to be Ethiopian troops executing an estimated 34 unarmed men in the Tigray region in January, the US-based Tigrai Media House reported. — CNN International (@cnni) April 2, 2021 “Why don’t you come close and film the execution of these?” […]

Nearly two years after protest over Ethiopian Israeli’s shooting, protester indicted for threatening police officers

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Last Ethiopian aliyah flight of Operation Rock of Israel arrives

The last flight of Operation Rock of Israel, the latest effort to bring the remainder of the Falash Mura community in Ethiopia to Israel landed this morning with some 300 new immigrants disembarking at Ben Gurion airport.  Aliyah and Absorption Minister Pnina Tamana Shata who led the government’s efforts to restart the immigration of the […]

300 Ethiopian Immigrants Arrive In Israel, Ending Four-month Airlift

Some 300 Ethiopian immigrants landed Thursday in Israel as part of a government initiative to bring members of the country’s Jewish community to the country. The new arrivals were greeted at Ben Gurion Airport by Immigration Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata and Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog. They were the last of 2,000 Ethiopian immigrants to arrive […]

Amnesty says Eritrean troops killed hundreds of Ethiopian civilians

Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of civilians in Ethiopia‘s ancient town of Axum between November 28 and 29, rights group Amnesty International said on Friday, one of several mass killings reported during a conflict that erupted nearly four months ago in the northern region of Tigray. “Over an approximately 24-hour period, on 28-29 November 2020, Eritrean […]

Genesis 123 conference to celebrate aliyah of Ethiopian Jews

The arrival of Ethiopian Jews to Israel, an event often described as a return of one of the alleged “Lost Tribes”, will be at the focus of a Wednesday webinar with former Miss Israel Yityish ‘Titi’ Ayanaw, Genesis 123 announced on Friday.  Ethiopian Jews’s arrival to Israel is still ongoing, with roughly 300 community members […]

Israeli Immigration Minister Urges Gov’t To Avoid Past Mistakes With Ethiopian Jewry

The Media Line — At the Knesset’s Immigration, Absorption and Diaspora Affairs Committee meeting on December 7, Immigration and Absorption Minister Pnina Tamano-Shata urged the committee to not repeat the same mistakes that the Israeli government made in the past with regard to Ethiopian Israelis. “To my sorrow, the State of Israel has not learned […]

Ethiopian prime minister: Military operation in Tigray is complete

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said on Saturday that military operations in the restive region of Tigray are complete and federal troops control the regional capital, a major development in a three-week-old war that has shaken the Horn of Africa. Abiy’s government has been trying to quell a rebellion by a powerful ethnic faction that […]

Ethiopian government begins offensive in Tigray capital city of Mekelle

The Ethiopian military on Saturday began an offensive in the Tigray regional capital in its quest to arrest the region’s defiant leaders. Tigray TV announced the shelling midday in Mekele, a city of a half-million people. A report from the city confirmed this information, according to AP. Communications remain largely severed to the Tigray region […]

Ethiopian forces will take Tigrayan capital in coming days, military says

Ethiopian forces will take control of the Tigray region’s capital Mekelle in coming days, the military said late on Friday, a day after the Prime Minister announced the “final phase” of an offensive in the region.Federal forces seized control of Wikro, a town 50 km (30 miles) north of Mekelle and “will control Mekelle in […]

Israel’s Ethiopian-Born Aliyah Minister to Travel to Country of Birth to Bring 500 Jews to Israel

Jewish Agency chairman Isaac Herzog (center) and Minister of Aliyah and Integration Pnina Tamano-Shata welcome 119 Ethiopian immigrants to Israel, May 21, 2020. Photo: Shlomi Amsalem. Israel’s Ethiopian-born Minister of Immigrant Absorption will be traveling to the country of her birth on Saturday to bring hundreds of the few remaining Jews in the African nation […]

Ethiopian PM orders army to attack Tigray region’s capital

Ethiopia’s prime minister ordered the army to attack the capital of the Tigray region after a 72-hour ultimatum for the region’s ruling party to surrender expired. Abiy Ahmed, last year’s Nobel Peace Prize winner, ordered the federal troops to move on Mekelle after weeks of fighting in the semi-autonomous region. In a statement, Ahmed said […]

Abyssinia and the Ethiopian Empire: The Ancient History of a Struggling Nation

The Horn of Africa is a region with a unique identity and vibrant history. Close to the Arabian Peninsula, it always stood out from the rest of the African continent. Today, the Horn of Africa is home to the modern nations of Ethiopia, Djibouti, Eritrea, and Somalia, comprising some 115 million people. Throughout centuries of […]

VOCI – The Ethiopian Eunuch: Adamite or Black?

VOCI – The Ethiopian Eunuch: Adamite or Black?VOICE OF CHRISTIAN ISRAEL Pastor Eli explains that the Ethiopian Eunuch baptised by St. Philip in Acts 8 was an Adamite, not a Negro. Queen Candace of Ethiopia

At Least 500 Ethiopian Christians Reported Slaughtered in Relentless Attacks Since June

(Barnabas Fund) — An Ethiopian Christian leader called for an international inquiry into the slaying of hundreds of Christians, including pregnant women, children and whole families, in ongoing Oromo Muslim extremist attacks in the parts of the Oromia regional state, extending south, south-east and east of Addis Ababa, since the end of June. According to […]

The Ethiopian Israeli ‘Wall of Moms’ won’t let police brutality go unnoticed

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Ethiopian Airlines preparing for Mozambican domestic market

nsnbc : Daniel Tsige, Ethiopian Airlines in Mozambique, said Ethiopian Airlines says is preparing to enter the Mozambican domestic market, and that the airline […]

U.S. Congressman Proposes $12 Million to Support Israel’s Ethiopian Community

Amendment proposed by Rep. Alcee Hastings, a Democratic lawmaker and a member of the House Rules Committee: ‘The community faces a number of major challenges, including enduring shortfalls in education’ A U.S. Congressman from Florida has proposed a legislative amendment that would devote $12 million to support Israel’s Ethiopian community. The amendment was proposed on […]

Battling to save the Ethiopian wolf – Africa’s rarest carnivore

Claudio Sillero (TC) : Most members of the Canidae family, such as wolves, dogs and foxes, are versatile and opportunistic animals, thriving in many […]

Israel Caught Vaccinating Ethiopian Jewish Immigrants Without Consent

Israel has been caught vaccinating Ethiopian Jewish immigrants with longterm birth control drugs without their knowledge or consent. The Israeli government had previously denied claims they were forcibly vaccinating immigrants against their will, but after being confronted with evidence of widespread involuntary vaccinations the Health Ministry’s director-general has told gynaecologists to stop administering the drugs. The Independent […]

Corporate Media Slammed for Downplaying yet Another Colossal Protest

Michaela Whitton (AM) : Britain’s corporate media has been slammed for downplaying a monumental anti-austerity protest in London on Saturday. A huge demonstration in the capital brought tens of thousands of protesters to the streets to demonstrate not only against austerity measures, but to demand the resignation of Prime Minister David Cameron. The corporate media’s […]

Ali Abunimah and the Zionist Narrative

Ali Abunimah and the Zionist Narrative Ali Abunimah has been speaking to pro-Palestine groups in Australasia and last week was in Wellington, New Zealand, as a guest of the Wellington Palestine Group. Abunimah has a profile as a pro-Palestinian activist and as a founder and editor of the blog Electronic Intifada. He is also known […]

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