Who Speaks for Ethiopia? Voices from the Opposition
As we traveled through Ethiopia, BT News met with Minister of Education Dr. Berhanu Nega, of the Ethiopian Citizens for Social Justice party and a former political prisoner of the TPLF and Minister of Culture and Sport Kejela Merdasa of the Oromo Liberation Front, to get their views on Ethiopia’s current political moment, the nation’s political future, and why the US has offered such strong support for the regime change attempts by the Tigrayan People’s Liberation Front or TPLF.
Rania Khalek is a Middle East-based journalist for Breakthrough News. . Her journalism has appeared at The Grayzone, Jacobin, The Nation, The Intercept, FAIR, Vice, The Electronic Intifada, Al Jazeera and more. .