Ethiopians in Ottawa speaks loud – By Eshete Mesganaw

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Ethiopians in Ottawa speaks loud – By Eshete Mesganaw

Today in a massive turnout Ethiopians in Canada have showed to the government of Canada their anger and frustrations over the ongoing Human Rights Abuses and political crisis in Ethiopia. The demonstrators, enchanted slogans and mottos which sent a strong message to the government and the public in Canada. They insisted, Canada must not be silent about the ongoing atrocities in Ethiopia. It must speak loud against who abuses Canadian assistance to commit crimes against humanity and genocide. They requested the Government to put pressures on the Ethiopian government to to unconditionally release political prisoners, allow an independent investigation by the United Nations and open up the political space.

The demonstration is organized by the cooperation of Ethiopians living in Ottawa, the nation’s Capital and Toronto, Canada’s largest city through their coordinating committee. They marched towards the national parliament, the Prime Minister’s office and US embassy in Ottawa. Among other things demonstrators; have condemned in strongest terms the brutal crackdown of dissents, torture, killings and mass arrest in the Oromiya, Amhara Regions and the people of Konso in Southern Ethiopia. They decried the burning of prisoners of conscience, who are supposed to be under Government’s protection, is a heinous crimes committed against prisoners by the regime. It is learned that the massive turnout is an unusual and attended by many peoples from all walks of life. One of the organizer of the demonstration, an activist and coordinator of the Toronto Task Force, Sahelu Bekele has commented that such massive rally is a reflection of the worsening political crisis and brutal crackdowns in Ethiopia. He further urged, since the regime is intensifying its repression, all political parties and social forces in the opposition camp should muster energies and pool their resources to expedite the democratic transformations that all Ethiopian are demanding and anxiously waiting for. The demonstration have the audience with Honorable Gordon John, member of Parliament, on behalf of the Canadian government. He expressed to the demonstrators that everyone has freedom of expression and free speech. He appreciated the demonstrators for coming to express their concern and informing what is going on in Ethiopia. The leaders of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church, Ethiopian evangelical Church and the Ethiopian Muslims’ representative have urged the people and various groups to work together in unity. A letter addressed to the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau and to the Parliament were delivered by the company of the organizers and Community leaders.

Ethiopians concluded their rally in a very fruitful, orderly and peaceful manner. The Task force have also thanked Ethiopians for showing up at such time of critical need to show solidarity to the Ethiopian people. The task force, have expressed their readiness to double their effort until the regime’s changes.


ዶ/ር ፍቅሬ ቶሎሳ በኢትዮጵያ ታሪክ የት-መጣነት(origin) ጉዳይ ባደረጉት ጥናት ላይ የተደረገ ቃለ መጠይቅ (ኦድዮ)

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ዶ/ር ፍቅሬ ቶሎሳ በኢትዮጵያ ታሪክ የት-መጣነት(origin) ጉዳይ ባደረጉት ጥናት ላይ የተደረገ ቃለ መጠይቅ (ኦድዮ)

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 ዶ/ር ፍቅሬ ቶሎሳ በኢትዮጵያ ታሪክ የት-መጣነት(origin) ጉዳይ ባደረጉት ጥናት ላይ የተደረገ ቃለ መጠይቅ (ኦድዮ) ከእዚህ በታች ያለው ጽሁፍ እና የዶ/ር ፍቅሬ ቶሎሳ ያደረጉትን ቃለ መጠይቅ (ኦድዮ) በጉዳያችን ገፅ ላይ ከሶስት አመታት በፊት ማለትም በ2005 ዓም ተለጥፎ ነበር። ዛሬ እንደገና ቃለ መጠይቁን ማውጣቱ አስፈላጊ ሆኗል።በአሁኑ ወቅት የዶ/ር ፍቅሬ ቶሎሳ በእዚህ ቃለ መጠይቅ ላይ ያነሳቸውን ነጥቦች በመጽሐፍ አትሟቸዋል። =======================================

''እኛ ኢትዮጵያውያን ታላቅ ሕዝብ ነን።እራሳችንን ዝቅ ማድረግ አይገባንም።ለምን ኢትዮጵያ የምትባል ሀገር አለች አሁን? ይህ ማለት ኢትዮጵያን ያስጠሩ ሰዎች ቀድመው ነበሩ ማለት ነው።......ቀድሞ 'ኢትዮጵ' የሚባል ሰው ስለነበረ ነው።ለሀገር ሲሆን 'ኢትዮጵያ' አሰኛት እናም ከእርሱ ዘር የተወለድነው ሁሉ ኢትዮጵያውያን እንባላለን።እኔ ኢትዮጵያዊ አይደለሁም ጃማይካ ነኝ ወዘተ ብልም ሃቁ እንዳፈጠጠ አለ።ይህ ሰው የኢትዮጵ ልጅ ስለሆንኩ እኔ ሁላችንም ብታምኑም ባታምኑም፣ብትክዱትም ባትክዱትም ሁላችንም የእርሱ ልጅ ነን።እርሱ ከየት መጣ ለሚለው በሚወጣው መፅሐፌ ላይ ተዘርዝሯል። እኛ ኢትዮጵያውያን ከየት እንደመጣን ከስር መሠረታችን የሚታወቅ እንጂ ሜዳ ላይ የተጠልን አይደለንም።ማንነታችን በትክክል የተመዘገበ እና የታወቀ ከማንም በላይ በእዚህ ምድር ላይ ከአይሁዳውያንም ቀዳሚ ነን።''

በመቀጠል ዶ/ር ፍቅሬ ቶሎሳ ስለ ኩሽ፣ሴም፣ሰለሞናውያን ስርወ-መንግስት፣ስለ የኦሮሞ ሕዝብ ከጥንት ጀምሮ በኢትዮጵያ ንግስና ታሪክም ሆነ የፖለቲካ ሕይወት ውስጥ የነበረውን ታሪክ ሁሉ በሰፊው ተንትነዋል።''ለእዚህ ሁሉ ታሪክ ማስረጃ ምንድነው?'' ተብለው ሲጠየቁ እንዲህ መልሰዋል-

''ታሪኩ እስከ ዛሬ አንድ ሺህ አመት ድረስ በደንብ ይታወቅ ነበር።ዮዲት ጉዲት ስትነሳ መፃህፍትን ሁሉ ስታጠፋ እና የአክሱም መንግስት ሲፈርስ 'አክሱማይ ሲራክ' የተባለ ሰው ፅሁፉን ይዞ ወደ ኑብያ(የአሁኗ ሱዳን) ተሰዶ እዝያው ሞተ።በኃላ ንጉስ ላሊበላ ከኢየሩሳሌም ስደት ሲመለስ መፅሐፉን ከኑብያ ወስዶ አፃፈው።በኃላ ግን የግብፅ ጳጳሳት ታሪኩን ለማስጠፋት ብዙ ሰሩ።አንዱ ምክንያታቸው መፅሐፉ ከጥንት የኢትዮጵያ ታሪክ ጀምሮ እስከ ዮዲት መነሳት ጊዜ ብቻ የሚናገር ሳይሆን ኢየሱስ ክርስቶስ ለአይሁድ ማስተማር ሳይጀምር ለኢትዮጵያውያን ለሶስት አመት ያክል ቀ 22 ዓመቱ እስከ 25 አመቱ ድረስ ማስተማሩን በትክክል ይናገር ነበርና ነው።በእዚሁ መሳደድ ዳግም መፅሐፉን ይዘው አባቶች ወደ ኑብያ ተሰደዱ። ......መፅሐፉ የዛሬ 50 አመት ገደማ አንድ መነኩሴ ኑብያ ከፈራረሱ ህንፃዎች መካከል ሱዳናውያን የጥንት መፃህፍት መኖራቸውን ነገረዋቸው አግኝተው ወደ ኢትዮጵያ አመጡት።ከእዛ ወዲህ በተቆራረጠ መልክ መፅሐፉ ታትሟል።'' ብለዋል። የታሪክ ምርምር ቀጣይ ነው። ዶ/ር ፍቅሬ ቶሎሳ በማስረጃ የተደገፈ የምርምር ውጤታቸውን አቅርበዋል።በኢትዮጵያ ታሪክ ላይ እራሱን የቻለ መረር ያለ ምርምር ማስፈለጉን የሚያመላክት ነው።ቃለ ምልልሱ ሙሉውን በአንክሮ ሊሰሙት የሚገባ ነው።ያዳምጡት። የቀድሞው የኢቲቪ ዝነኛ ጋዜጠኛ ብዙ ወንድማገኘሁ በፓልቶክ ስሟ (ሙያዬ) አወያይነት ይህ ዶ/ር ፍቅሬ ያደረጉት ቃለ መጠይቅ የተካሂደው በኢትዮጵያ የመወያያ መድረክ ፓልቶክ (ECADF) ነው። በቃለ መጠይቁ መጀመርያ ላይ የሚሰማው ፉከራ እና የእንግሊዝኛ ንግግር የዶ/ር ፍቅሬ ቶሎሳ ነው የቃለ መጠይቁ አካል ስለሆነ በትዕግስት ማዳመጡን ይቀጥሉ።

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