Again and Again

McGill, Doug
July 2004
New Republic;7/19/2004, Vol. 231 Issue 3, p17
Offers a look at human rights violations in Ethiopia as of July 2004. Refugees of the Anuak tribe of Ethiopia who fled attacks on their villages led by the Ethiopian army; Reports of human rights abuses in Ethiopia; Attention given to Ethiopia in foreign media regarding its "modernization" and "democratization" efforts; Praise given for the economic development policies of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi; Possibility that the campaign of the Ethiopian government against the Anuak tribe could amount to genocide; Evidence of a campaign of slaughter and rape by Ethiopian troops; Claim that the Meles government has singled out the Anuak tribe as a way to send a warning to other, more powerful separatist forces in Ethiopia.


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