My Special Personal Message to the People of Addis Ababa for June 23, 2018

Prof. Alemayehu GebreMariam (Al Mariam) Special Personal Message

By Prof. Al Mariam

To all of my readers, friends, supporters and young people in Addis Ababa and to all of my Ethiopian brothers and sisters:

For the first time ever, I write to all of you directly to ask a special favor.

I need someone to stand in and stand up for me at Mesqel Square on June 23, 2018 and represent me in showing my full and unqualified support for Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.

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Open letter to The Prime Minister of Ethiopia from Prof. Al Mariam

Dr. Abiy Ahmed

Memorandum No. 8: PM Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia: Please, Please Be Our Guest in the U.S.!

By Prof. Al Mariam

(Open Letter Version)

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed
C/o Embassy of Ethiopia
3506 International Dr., NW
Washington, D.C. 20008

Dear Prime Minister Abiy:


I am informed and believe that you will not be visiting the U.S. in early July as part of scheduled events.

I am writing to respectfully request and strongly urge you to maintain your scheduled visit dates in July, if at all possible, to directly engage your legion of supporters and well-wishers in the United States.

Gandhi once said, “You must not lose faith in humanity. Humanity is an ocean, if a few drops of the ocean are dirty not everything in it is dirty.”

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My Personal Letter to Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed of Ethiopia

Dr. Abiy Amhem, cheetah

By Prof. Al Mariam

Our daily deeds as ordinary South Africans must produce an actual South African reality that will reinforce humanity’s belief in justice, strengthen its confidence in the nobility of the human soul and sustain all our hopes for a glorious life for all – never, never and never again shall it be that this beautiful land will again experience the oppression of one by another, and suffer the indignity of being the skunk of the world. President Nelson Mandela, Inaugural Address, 1994

April 8, 2018
Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed
Office of the Prime Minister
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Dear Prime Minister Abiy:

Please accept my heartfelt congratulations on your inauguration as prime minister. I am supremely pleased to see an illustrious member of Ethiopia’s New Generation take leadership of the highest office in Ethiopia.

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Ethiopia: Political prisoners and their accounts of Torture

Tesfaye Liben

Part One

Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE) is deeply concerned about the ongoing and consistent allegations concerning the use of torture, ill-treatments, and harsh prison condition in Ethiopia against opposition party members, journalists, human rights activist, other political dissidents, and terrorism suspects by security forces. AHRE has received numerous reports of torture during the pre-trial police interrogation and the trial period.

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My Letter to President Trump Requesting Targeted Sanctions Against the TPLF Regime in Ethiopia

Targeted Sanctions Against the TPLF Regime

By Prof. Al Mariam

October 2, 2017

Donald Trump
President of the United States
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500


Dear Mr. President:

I am writing this letter for two purposes. First, I wish to thank you for imposing sanctions[1] on certain senior current and former South Sudan government officials and South Sudanese companies responsible for undermining peace, security and stability in that violence-wracked country.

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For The Sake Of Our Children!

SMNE, Obang Metho

Ethiopia Needs Its Elders and Trusted Leaders to Help Stop the Cycles of Violence and Revenge in Our Communities and to Bring Us Together!

Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (Press Release)

Washington, D.C, September 14, 2017 -- We in the Solidarity Movement for a New Ethiopia (SMNE) strongly condemn the horrific and inhumane murder of 32 or more Ethiopian civilians in the Somali and Oromo regions of Ethiopia. Shocking reports of unbelievable brutality and cruelty to the victims on both sides accompany these reports. We deeply grieve with the families and communities who have lost their loved ones.

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