Month: December 2020

‘The Cult of Victimization’ in Ethiopian Ethnic Politics: the subjection of Amharas to triple-victimhood

Introduction Point of Departure             Death toll in western Ethiopia ‘massacre’ reaches 207: Red Cross (25 Dec 2020)[1] At the time of writing this short article on Victim Play in the new Ethiopian politics, again some 200 plus of the Amhara and other minority groups had been slaughtered in the Benishangul region, merely several hours …

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The banality of Evil? How TPLF has evolved into a nefarious and villainous death machine

Introduction As a young boy growing in the Mengstu’s era (The Derg), I was continually mesmerized or absorbed by the thoughts of evil in relation to atrocious and cruel acts committed against young people who were accused of anti Derg operation. Many intellectual elites were eliminated during this period. In the name of justice, revolution …

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