Kasahun Woldemariam

Kasahun Woldemariam’s book, , has recently been published by Africa World Press.

As bomb blasts rip through Addis Ababa and opposition leaders stand trial for treason, Kasahun Woldemariam charts the rise of the Ethiopian state, providing background to the turbulent May 2005 election period and the subsequent regime crackdown. The government of Meles Zenawi, he writes, needs to tune in its listening devices to the voices of the people rather than appeasing and appealing to external forces.

Since 1991, Ethiopians have gone to the polls three times (in 1995, 2000, an...read more