Alemayehu G. Mariam: Putting Lipstick on a Pig, Ethiopian Style

https://i0.wp.com/1.bp.blogspot.com/_296NQg-haeg/R8OQNH1_sYI/AAAAAAAAAJ8/V-FuQxZFAfs/s320/AlMariamBlogPixColor45.jpgLast week, there was a great deal of teeth-gnashing, knuckle-cracking and gut-wrenching by Ethiopia’s dictators over Human Rights Watch’s (HRW) 2010 report. The dictators belched out much sound and fury that signified nothing. Their fury had to do with HRW’s conclusion that “Ethiopia is on a deteriorating human rights trajectory as parliamentary elections approach in 2010.” In blunt and unequivocal language, HRW whipsawed the dictators with the facts:

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