CALL FOR ACTION ()

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Global Alliance ead
July 28, 2014
GLOBAL ALLIANCE FOR THE RIGHTS OF ETHIOPIANS CALLS ON ALL PATRIOTIC ETHIOPIANS TO GEAR UP FOR THE VISIT OF THE DELEGATION FROM THE REPRESSIVE GOVERNMENT IN ETHIOPIA LED BY PM HAILEMARIAM DESALEGN. THE DELEGATION WILL BE IN VARIOUS CITIES IN THE UNITED STATES STARTING July 29 TO PROMOTE INVESTMENT AND TO BE PART OF THE SUMMIT FOR AFRICAN LEADERS IN WASHINGTON D.C. FROM AUGUST 4-6. ACTIONS HAVE BEEN PLANNED IN THESE CITIES BY ETHIOPIAN-AMERICANS. GLOBAL ALLIANCE URGES ALL FREEDOM LOVING PEOPLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE CALL FOR ACTION. THOSE RESIDING IN NEARBY CITIES OF THE PLANNED DEMONSTRATION PLEASE ATTEND THE DEMONSTRATIONS, THOSE LIVING OUTSIDE OF THE AREAS CALL, FAX/EMAIL TO VOICE YOUR PROTEST
HOUSTON – Tuesday, JULY 29 Houstonians and Surrounding Cities & States Please attend the demonstration at: The Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa | 111 North Post Oak Lane, Houston, Texas 77024 When: Tuesday, July 29 | 6:00pm to 8:00 p.m Demonstration organized by Ethiopians in Greater Houston of Texas 
Prior to July 29
 Call Mayor Annise D. Parker,Mayor, City of Houston Phone: 713.837.0311
Fax#:- 832-393-0952.  Email: mayor@houstontx.gov or scheduling@houstontx.gov
Message:  “As Tax payer I oppose The City of Houston using city Tax dollars to sponsor an event for the Ethiopian dictatorial regime, it is against US democratic values to make friends with corrupt dictators. World Bank says Ethiopia not friendly environment for foreign investors”
LOS ANGELES – Friday,  August 1 –  Los Angelenos and Surrounding Cities & States Please attend the demonstration at : The Intercontinental Hotel – Century City,@7:30am  2151 Avenue of the Stars, Los Angeles, CA 90067 – Demonstration organized by Western Region Ethiopian Americans in Collaboration with Global Alliance for Rights of Ethiopians.
Prior to August 1
Call  Intercontinental Hotel Tel# 310-310-284-6500
Fax# 310-284-6501 Email kathi.monicatti@ihg.com
Message: Thousands of Ethiopian-American are residing in the US because they have escaped from their homeland Ethiopia. The government of Ethiopia terrorizes its citizens, thousands are tortured, languishing in jails or killed for simply speaking their mind. The demonstration planned for August 1 will create bad publicity for your hotel. Please reconsider hosting the leaders of a dictatorial country”
Washington D.C. – Monday, August 4 – DMV residents and surrounding cities and States please attend the demonstration at the Opening Day of the African Leaders Summit –   at National Academy of Sciences, 2101 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington D.C. @7:00am Demonstration organized by D.C. Task Force in Collaboration with Global Alliance for Rights of Ethiopians.
A Truck depicting the horrors in Ethiopia will be going around D.C. starting on Sunday August 3. “No Developmental Aid Without Human Rights” “No Tax $$ for Dictators” For more information call 202-556-3078.
Additional Information:
If you wish to fax or email additional material to substantiate your statements you can use the following links.
References:
 
U.S. State Department Human Rights Report on Ethiopia
http://www.state.gov/j/drl/rls/hrrpt/2013/af/220113.htm
They want a confession (Human Rights Watch)
http://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/reports/ethiopia1013_ForUpload.pdf
Dismantling Dissent
http://www.amnestyusa.org/sites/default/files/afr250112011en.pdf
“They know everything we do”
http://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/reports/ethiopia0314_ForUpload_1.pdf
http://www.hrw.org/news/2014/07/19/ethiopia-drop-case-against-bloggers-journalists
Zone9 Bloggers charges with Terrorism – State Department Statement
http://www.state.gov/r/pa/prs/ps/2014/07/229476.htm
41NGOs Joint letter to Prime Minister of Ethiopia
http://www.defenddefenders.org/2014/07/joint-ngo-letter-ethiopian-prime-minister-terrorism-charges-zone-9-bloggers-journalists/