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Last night, President Obama delivered a national address from the East Room of the White House to discuss the situation in Syria. He explained why he has called for military strikes in response to the Assad regime's use of chemical weapons, laid out his reasons for asking Congress to authorize the use of force, and described how the threat of U.S. action has created the potential for a diplomatic breakthrough.

Click here to watch the President's remarks on Syria.

President Obama Addresses the Nation on Syria


 May the new year bring warmth of love and comfort to all of us, 

strength to narrow our differences and courage to seek and

speak the truth even if it means standing alone.


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Landmark treaty for domestic workers comes into force Print E-mail





This historic ILO Convention gives domestic workers the same rights as other workers.



Press release | 05 September 2013

GENEVA - The International Labour Organization’s Domestic Workers Convention, 2011 (No. 189) comes into force on 5 September 2013, extending basic labour rights to domestic workers around the globe.
Behind the European Paliament Report Print E-mail


Kidus Dawit 09/05/13


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Recently the European Union Parliament has put out a report which further backs-up the claims made by the FDRE government that the ‘Wahabbi/Salafi’ movement under the payroll of foreign forces is disrupting the majority Muslims’ Right to worship. The report stated the same facts the Ethiopian government’s was making, which goes like that the leaders behind the wahabbi sect are not religious personalities, but in fact politicians and merchant. It also parted information that justified the actions taken by the FDRE government to combat (punish) these ‘political merchants’.

European Parliament identifies Wahabi and Salafi roots of Global Terrorism Print E-mail



It is not merely the faith or oil that flows out of Saudi Arabia. The oil-rich Arab state and its neighbours are busy financing Wahabi and Salafi militants across the globe.


A recent reportby the European Parliament reveals how Wahabi and Salafi groups based out of the Middle East are involved in the "support and supply of arms to rebel groups around the world." The report, released in June 2013, was commissioned by European Parliament's Directorate General for External Policies. The report warns about the Wahabi/Salafi organisations and claims that "no country in the Muslim world is safe from their operations ... as they always aim to terrorise their opponents and arouse the admiration of their supporters."

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