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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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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Open Letter of Appeal to the Saudi Arabian King

His Majesty Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

4002 Blacksmith Drive

Garland, TX 75044


June 21, 2017.


His Majesty Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

The King of Saudi Arabia

Re: Urgent Relief Needed from Saudi Arabia by Ethiopians whose Nation had Welcomed Prophet Mohamed’s Family

Your Majesty,

Please permit me, first of all, to express my compliments and respectful greetings to Your Majesty and to appeal for your kind consideration of the urgent action needed regarding the desperate predicament being encountered by Ethiopians residing in Saudi Arabia.

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UN-HRC35: Addressing the pervasive human rights crisis in Ethiopia


To Permanent Representatives of
Members and Observer States of the
UN Human Rights Council
Geneva, 25 May 2017

RE: Addressing the pervasive human rights crisis in Ethiopia

Your Excellency,

The undersigned civil society organisations write to draw your attention to persistent and grave violations of human rights in Ethiopia and the pressing need to support the establishment of an independent, impartial and international investigation into atrocities committed by security forces to suppress peaceful protests and independent dissent.

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