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By Bileh Jelan @BilehJelan  Addis Abeba, October 06/2020  – “I lived my entire life identifying as an Ethiopian”, says Othman Hamid. “My parents migrated during the civil war first to a neighboring country that graciously gave them a passport to travel with to the Middle East. Once the Derg regime …

This report includes interviews with both Ambassadors By Zecharias Zelalem @ZekuZelalem Addis Abeba, May 23, 2020 – Documents handed to Addis Standard by a whistleblower in late 2019 and our investigations that followed revealed that funds belonging to the Ethiopian expat community in Lebanon were misappropriated by the Ethiopian government …

Bileh Jelan @BilehJelan  & Zecharias Zelalem @ZekuZelalem Addis Abeba, May 14/2020 – Despite denial from Ethiopia’s consulate in Beirut, Lebanon that there were no Ethiopians who tested positive for COVID-19, data posted on the official website of the Lebanese Ministry of Health currently lists that out of a total of …