Archive for the ‘Video’ Category

Singapore – The Miracle of Asia (Video In Memory of Lee Kuan Yew)

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Singapore – The Miracle of Asia (Full documentary film)

Journalist Alemneh Wasse on the bombing of Eritrea’s Bisha gold mine

Sunday, March 22nd, 2015

 

Another Woyanne official confronted by Ethiopians in a Washington DC hotel (video)

Wednesday, March 11th, 2015

Woyanne installed Somali region president confronted in Washington DC by protesters – March 10, 2015

Spontaneous street celebration of Adwa by young Ethiopians (video)

Saturday, March 7th, 2015

Spontaneous street celebration of Adwa by young Ethiopians in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – March 2, 2015

Adwa – An African Victory Against Colonization (video)

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Adwa – An African Victory Against Colonization

Wogene – a new song by Jacky Gosee and Berhanu Tezera

Monday, March 2nd, 2015

Wogene – Jacky Gosee and Berhanu Tezera

Fire partially destroys Debregenet Kidist Mariam Church in Hossaena, southern Ethiopia (video)

Sunday, March 1st, 2015

Fire partially destroys Debregenet Kidist Mariam Church in Hossaena, southern Ethiopia – Feb. 28, 2015

Amharic speaking ISIS members make threats (video)

Saturday, February 28th, 2015

Amharic speaking ISIS members from an unknown location make threats

Father of 15-year-old Ethiopian girl Amira Abase who went to Turkey to join Islamic State gives interview (video)

Monday, February 23rd, 2015

Abase Hussen issues emotional plea for safe return of his daughter, 15-year-old Amira Abase, who flew from Gatwick Airport to Istanbul in Turkey last week, Feb 17, 2015.

TPLF’s Abay Tsehaye accuses OPDO leaders (video)

Monday, February 16th, 2015

Abay Tsehaye, a  senior member of Ethiopia’s ruling junta, TPLF, accused OPDO leaders of causing obstacles to the implementation of the Addis Ababa “master plan.”

Ethiopian man decided to live on tree after his wife cheated on him – police report (video)

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

A man in southern Ethiopia lived on top of a tall tree for several month claiming that his wife cheated on him with another man.

Ethiopian-American singer Tad Worku to perform in Richmond, California on Feb. 28

Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Ethiopian-American singer Tadele (Tad) Worku to perform in Richmond, California Oakland East Bay Symphony String

What can Ethiopian civil resistance campaign learn from the Egyptian uprising experience? – video

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Wael Ghonim: Inside the Egyptian revolution

 

 

How to Wage a Successful Civil Resistance Campaign Against Woyanne (video)

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Civil resistance is a way for ordinary people to fight for their rights, freedom and justice without using violence. 

VOA report on Ethiopian election board’s decision to dismantle UDJ

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

VOA report on Ethiopian election board decision to dismantle UDJ, Ethiopia’s main opposition group.

UDJ calls another demonstration for next Sunday, February 1; Woyanne says no – VOA

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015

Ethiopian opposition party, UDJ, calls another rally in Addis Ababa on Feb. 1 to protest last Sunday’s brutal police crackdown on protesters. The Ethiopian ruling party (TPLF)-controled city administration instructed UDJ not to hold the rally saying that African Union will hold a meeting on that day. – VOA, Jan. 27, 2015

VOA on the brutal police crackdown against UDJ yesterday

Monday, January 26th, 2015

Voice of America reports about the brutal police attack against supporters of Ethiopia’s main opposition party, UDJ, who were trying to hold a peaceful protest rally in Addis Ababa on January 25, 2015

Woyanne accuses UDJ of attacking police and holding illegal protest – video

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Ethiopian regime with a straight face accused main opposition party, Unity for Democracy and Justice (UDJ), of attacking its police and holding illegal demonstration today, 25 January 2015. The EBC report is in response to a stream of reports through out the day about brutal police crackdown of UDJ’s peaceful protest demonstration this morning.

Ato Abebe Akalu, chairman of UDJ’s National Council, talks about today’s brutal police crackdown on – video

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Ato Abebe Akalu, chairman of the Unity for Democracy and Justice party (UDJ) National Council, talks about today’s brutal police crackdown the peaceful protest – 25 January 2015

Police brutality could not stop UDJ’s peaceful protest in Ethiopia today – video

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

The Ethiopian regime’s brutally police attacked peaceful protesters in Addis Ababa today (25 January 2015) but could not succeed in stopping the protesters from airing their views peacefully as this video shows.

Police brutally attacked and dispersed a peaceful protest by Ethiopia’s main opposition group today – video

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Police unleashed brutal attacks on supporters and members of Ethiopia’s main opposition party UDJ for trying to stage a peaceful demonstration in Addis Ababa today. Many individuals have been badly injured from the unprovoked brutal attack.

UDJ protest in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – January 25 (video)

Sunday, January 25th, 2015

Police brutally attacked a peaceful protest rally that was called by Ethiopia’s main opposition party, UDJ, in Addis Ababa on Jan. 25, 2015

Comedian Wondesen Berhanu (aka Doklie) on Tamagne Show – video

Saturday, January 24th, 2015

Tamagne Show With Ethiopian actor and comedian Wondesen Berhanu (aka Docklie)

UDJ under attack – VOA

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Ethiopia’s main opposition party, UDJ, claims that the ruling party has made a decision to outlaw it so that it cannot participate in the May 2015 elections – VOA reports

Hiwot Bekele looking awesome at the Miss Universe Preliminary – video

Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Ethiopia’s Hiwot Bekele looked awesome at the Miss Universe Preliminary on Thursday, January 22, 2015

Independent media decimated in Ethiopia ahead of the May 2015 elections (video)

Thursday, January 22nd, 2015

The Ethiopian government’s systematic repression of independent media has created a bleak landscape for free expression ahead of the May 2015 general elections.

Another member of Ethiopia’s ruling junta exposed for lying about his graduate degree – video

Wednesday, January 21st, 2015

Sisay Agena and Abebe Gellaw discuss findings about Prof. Constantinos Berhe’s degrees from American Century University, which is a degree mill selling diplomas online.

 

 

Inside the Saudi Kingdom (a BBC Documentary)

Monday, January 19th, 2015

This documentary gives outsiders an interesting look into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Its main subject is Prince Saud bin Abdul Mohsen, one of the ruling family members of the country and the nephew of the King.
 

Saudi Arabia police behead a woman as she begged for mercy – video [***WARNING: EXTREMELY GRAPHIC!!!***]

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Saudi Arabia police cut off a woman’s head in the street as she begged for mercy and told them they are committing a sin.

Ethiopian couple and their baby in the aftermath of a DNA test by American embassy – Part 1

Saturday, January 17th, 2015

Ethiopian couple test DNA test to prove that the husband is the real father of their child. Watach Part 2 here: http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=a424eede9

Addis Ababa fire department accused of late response to Taytu Hotel fire – VOA

Wednesday, January 14th, 2015

በጣይቱ ቃጠሎ አስተዳደሩና እሣት አደጋ እየተካሰሱ ነው #ethiopia

Actress and director Aster Bedane drops a bombshell on Samora Yenus and other TPLF leaders in Dedebit while celebrating their 40th anniversary

Monday, January 12th, 2015

Ethiopian actress, film producer and director Aster Bedane challenges leaders of the ruling junta in Ethiopia to conduct free and fair elections.

Ethiopian woman in Saudi Arabia tries to escape (video)

Monday, January 12th, 2015

A driver passing by asks an Ethiopian woman who escaped from her employers:

“Where are you going?”

She answers: “Office.” [she may be referring to Ethiopian consulate]

He asks: What is your nationality?

She answers: Ethiopia.

He says: You may have killed some one.

She keeps quite.

He then advises her to go back home since it is dangerous to be by herself in that area at that time of the night.

She keeps walking.

Addis Ababa’s rivers severely polluted – German Radio

Sunday, January 11th, 2015

German Radio (DW) special report on the sever pollution of rivers in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – 15 January 2015

EPPF and Ginbot 7 merge

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

Ethiopian oppositon groups Ginbot 7 and EPPF announced today that they have merged to become one party.

ESAT’s Mesay Mekonnen reports from Asmara (video)

Saturday, January 10th, 2015

Interview with ESAT’s Mesay Mekonnen who is currently visiting Ethiopian opposition groups in Eritrea – Jan. 9, 2015

Japanese azmari (video)

Friday, January 9th, 2015

A Japanese teacher in Bahir Dar, Ethiopia, shows off his Ethiopian dance skills 

ESAT sends 2 of its senior journalists to Eritrea to report on Ethiopian opposition activities

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Ethiopian Satellite TV (ESAT) sent two reporters, Messay Mekonnen and Fassil Yenealem, Eritrea

Teddy Afro in Switzerland sings Ethiopia Hagerachin to a jubilant crowd

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Teddy Afro concern in Lausanne, Switzerland – January 3, 2015

 

 

Ethiopian scientist Segenet Kelemu featured on CNN (video)

Wednesday, January 7th, 2015

Dr Segenet Kelemu of Ethiopia on CNN’s African Voices

Actress Meron Getinet live at Tobia Poetry and Jazz Night in Addis Ababa (video)

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Hagere – poem by Ethiopian Actress Meron Getinet

TPLF releases another video of kidnapped opposition leader Andargachew Tsige

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

The video of abused and tortured Andargachew Tsige was aired on Ethiopian Broadcasting Corporation (EBC) on January 4, 2015.

A poem in defence of Actress Meron Getinet – by Tibebe Samuel

Sunday, January 4th, 2015

A poem by Tibebe Samuel defends Ethiopian actress Meron Getinet against propaganda assaults by agents of the ruling party in Ethiopia

German Radio report on the defection of 4 Ethiopian Air Force officers to Kenya

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Deutsche Welle (DW) report on the defection of 4 Ethiopian Air Force officers to Kenya this week.

The palaces and castles of Gondar, Ethiopia – in HD Video

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

Emperor Fasilidas established Gondar as a capital of Ethiopia in 1636. The castles, palaces and churches from the period are now UNESCO World Heritage Site. In the video, the main Gondar historic sites: Fasil Ghebbi, Fasiladas Bath, Debre Berhan Selassie Church, Kuskuam (Empress Mentewab’s Royal compound). Recorded February 2014 in HD with Panasonic TM900.

Brave Ethiopian Journalist Confronts U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (audio)

Friday, January 2nd, 2015

NPR’s Gregory Warner discusses an encounter between Secretary of State John Kerry and a young Ethiopian journalist in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

4 senior Ethiopian Air Force officers defected to Kenya

Wednesday, December 31st, 2014

Fourt senior Ethiopian Air Force officers defected to Kenya, ESAT is reporting.

Neway Debebe sings “hagere” for Samora Yenus and other anti-Ethiopia Woyanne hyenas (video)

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

General Samora Yenus andSpeaker Abadula Gemeda and other senior ruling party officials celebrate TPLF’s 40th anniversary of mass murder in Mekele with Newad Debebe and other “artists.”

 

Day in the life of a girl in, Afar, Ethiopia (short film)

Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

Day in the life of a generation of women who has different experience of upbringing in light of the convention on the rights of the child and the improvement in abandoning harmful traditional practices in Afar region – UNICEF

Ethiopian whiplash dance by Arsi music group (video)

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

Ethiopian Arsi Oromo dance

3 days into an unexplored Ethiopian canyon and its amazing waterfall (awe-inspiring scenes)

Saturday, December 27th, 2014

Expedition for the first descent of Jinbar river which flows on the Simien Mountains in the Northem of Ethiopia.

Hailu Megia, star of the Ethiopian music scene three decades ago, rediscovered by U.S. recording label (video)

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

A famed Ethiopian musician has been rediscovered by a recording label in the United States. Hailu Mergia, star of the Ethiopian music scene for over three decades… before dropping off the music scene. – CCTV, 25 Dec. 2014

Yilkal Getinet responds to Hailemariam Desalegn’s accusation of terrorism; and an update on the Bahir Dar protest

Thursday, December 25th, 2014

Semayawi Party Chairman Yilikal Getinet responds to Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn’s accusations – VOA 24 Dec. 2014

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia: Residents mourn a young protester who was shot to death by Federal Police (video)

Wednesday, December 24th, 2014

Bahir Dar, Ethiopia – December 20, 2014

VOA report on Ethiopian helicopter pilot and crew who defected to Eritrea

Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014

VOA reports about the Ethiopian regime military MI-35 helicopter that landed in Eritrea with its pilot and crew – 23 Dec. 2014

An Ethiopian regime military helicopter hijacked – EBC (state-run TV)

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Hijacked Ethiopian Mi 35 Attack Helicopter landed in Eritrea – EBC (Ethiopian TV)

Miss Ethiopia Hiwot Bekele Mamo to participate in Miss Universe Pageant in Florida on Jan. 25, 2015

Monday, December 22nd, 2014

Hiwot Bekele was born and raised in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. At a very young age, she fell in love with pageants and fashion design. At 16, she started modeling and doing pageants. When she turned 17, she joined Next Fashion Designing Institute to develop her knowledge and her passion fashion designing. She is a hard worker. She graduated high school first from her department and joined Addis Ababa University School of Commerce. She had one of the best GPA’s at her university, and on top of school and modeling she started working for a production company as a marketer. After a few months she was promoted to Marketing Manager. After graduating from AAUSC, Hiwot started developing her own fashion line. She won several prizes over the years working as a model, designer and a pageant girl. She is now 24 years old, working as one of the top models in Ethiopia and running her own line as a fashion designer.

Another 15-year-old Ethiopian girl named Alemtsehay Getu was raped and killed – Police report

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Another 15-year-old Ethiopian girl named Alemtsehay Getu was raped and killed in Ethiopia 

Spoiled, fat children of Ethiopia’s ruling party TPLF acting crazy (video)

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Spoiled children of the Ethiopian ruling party TPLF

Dana Ethiopian drama starring Meron Getinet canceled

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

The popular Ethiopian TV drama series, Dana, starring Meron Getinet has been canceled by the state-run EBC.

Aba Mela is back; lashes out at TPLF

Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Aba Mela lashes out at Ethiopia’s ruling party TPLF

Shashamane, Ethiopia (video)

Saturday, December 20th, 2014

Shashamane in Ethiopia (Äthiopien)

Shocking video of police shooting at peaceful protesters in Bahr Dar, Ethiopia – 19 Dec 2014

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Police gun down several peaceful protesters in Bhar Dar, northern Ethiopia on December 19, 2014

[More video] Peaceful protest in Bahar Dar, Ethiopia, turned violent when police opened fire

Friday, December 19th, 2014

A peaceful protest in Bahrd Dar, Ethiopia, turned violent when police opened fire at the unarmed protesters, today, 19 December 2014.

Alemtsehay Wodajo to Meron Getinet – Sidet

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Ethiopian Poet and Actress Alemtsehay Wodajo responds to Actress Meron Getinet’s recent poem that created a wave in Ethiopia.  

Military helicopter feeds dust to ruling party members at “Nationalities Day” celebration in Asosa, Ethiopia (video)

Friday, December 19th, 2014

Asosa, Ethiopia, December 2014

Driving in the Omo Valley town of Jinka, southern Ethiopia (video)

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

A drive through the interesting town of Jinka in South Ethiopia. Jinka is the centre of the Omo valley region 

American doctor helps hundreds of blind Ethiopians gain their eye sight (video)

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

Dr Geoffrey Tabin, American physician from Park City, Utah, travels to Ethiopia to help 700 to 1,000 blind patients see.

DW update on the savage beatings of peaceful protesters in Addis Ababa on Dec 6, 2014

Friday, December 12th, 2014

German Radio (DW) reports on the savage beatings and arrests of peaceful protesters in Addis Ababa on Dec 6 2014 by the Federal Police. 

Adventurous cross country mountain biking in Ethiopia (video)

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Adventure meets cross country mountain biking in a two-week expedition riding in the Ethiopian highlands, featuring baboons, sheer drop-offs of 1000 feet, welcoming villagers and a web of virgin single track in a lush mountain range resembling a mix of the alps, the andes and the grand canyon.  

Meet the Godfather of Ethio-jazz music – BBC (video)

Thursday, December 11th, 2014

Meet the Godfather of Ethio-jazz music, Mulatu Astake,  and the message he carries in his songs.  

Teddy Afro arrested at Addis Ababa Bole Airport; his European tour canceled

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

 Popular Ethiopian singer Teddy Afro has been arrested at Addis Ababa Bole Airport today. His European tour canceled. 

Driving to Nekemte, Ethiopia (video)

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=442860cbc

Hanna Lalango’s father speaks out (video)

Monday, December 1st, 2014

Seifu Fantahun interview with Hanna Lalango’s father – Nov. 30, 2014

Is Swedish fashion giant collaborating with Al Amoudi’s torture, rape and murder in Ethiopia? (video)

Sunday, November 30th, 2014

A TV4 Investigation – Nov. 29, 2014

Deputy PM Tedros Adhanom is called “thief!” “traitor!” by Ethiopians in Israel (video)

Saturday, November 29th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=91ea5951d

Henoke Yeshitila – Beklo

Friday, November 28th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=c17d09c80

Driving from Addis Ababa to Awassa, Ethiopia (video)

Friday, November 28th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=cfbef1d44

Remembering the 40th anniversary of the massacre of 60 senior Ethiopian officials by a Marxist junta (video)

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=1b9558c97

Driving through the town of Gondar, Ethiopia (video)

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=e21539fa5

Driving to Lake Tana, Gorgora, Ethiopia (video)

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=3467433e1

A spectacular view of Ras Dashen, Ethiopia

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=327a62788

Off-roading in the Simien Mountains, Ethiopia (video)

Monday, November 10th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=9eb78756e

Driving through Nech Sar national park, Ethiopia (video)

Friday, November 7th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=ebc894ac6

Abebe Teka granted visitation rights to his children

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=3ae9aed25

New hip hop song about Haileselassie by Chicago rapper Lupe Fiasco (video)

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=ddc0dbfe6

Driving to the Omo Valley, Ethiopia (video)

Thursday, October 30th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=9a6a33d3d

Driving to Konso town, southwestern Ethiopia (video)

Monday, October 27th, 2014

Emebet Negasi – Senda Bel

Driving through Ethiopia’s Danakil Desert (video)

Friday, October 24th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=90b501886

VOA reports hundreds of Ethiopians from Amhara and other ethnic groups murdered in Gambella over the past few weeks

Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=c16afb29f

Driving from Gonder to Dabat (video)

Monday, October 20th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=6e0d9834f

VOA responds to Journalist Abebe Gelaw’s accusation of false reporting

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=bad0deb5f

Driving through Jinka, Ethiopia (video)

Friday, October 17th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=f0456eecb

Hobo Traveler in Awasa, Ethiopia (video)

Thursday, October 16th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=2a23436d8

The Ginbot 7 – Shabia destructive alliance – Discussion on Ethiopiawinet Radio DC

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=9b7d7fc55

TPLF launches war on Mahibere Kidusan – (video)

Monday, October 13th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=326e41943

Bale Mountains, Ethiopia (video)

Sunday, October 12th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=5f445d1e7

Walking in Awasa, Ethiopia (video)

Thursday, October 9th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=e242e220d

Video evidence of attempted murder at Woyanne embassy

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=c8cd25408

Walking in Asaita, Ethiopia (video)

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014

http://www.mereja.com/video/watch.php?vid=4a48bb413