” The Ethiopian Red Terror Trials” – Book Review

Book Review by Kassahun
(Edited by Kjetil Tronvoll, Charles Schaefer & Girmachew Alemu Aneme [authors]), James Currey, UK, 2009, 158pp

 It is not the lack of education about rights or the non development of the social culture (both debatable) that are the drawbacks but rather the fact that the EPRDF is dictatorial, repressive, a violator of rights and against the rule of law. This is the fact and that is why the ERTT played out as an irrelevance in Ethiopia, not to say as a farce. This said, I recommend the book, The Ethiopian Red Terror Trials, to all who want to know about that period and the way in which the EPRDF sabotaged the search for proper closure. Read More…