Thursday, June 17, 2010

Ethiopian main opposition party is to call a public demonstration

According to Negasso, vice president of UDJ, a leading member of the Medrek coalition, the leadership is contemplating calling a public demonstration. “There are some who are raising the idea of holding a rally, but there hasn’t been a definitive decision so far. I too think that we have to voice our stand already expressed by the party leadership and also to thank the electorate who voted and sacrificed a lot to support us,” he explained. The ruling party’s supporters already celebrated the EPRDF victory and peaceful 4th national elections in Meskal Square. Blasting the Human Rights Watch report that rejected the poll was also a theme of the rally held the morning after results were announced. Read more…


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