‘Person of the Year’ nomination

The year 2012 is coming to an end in about two months and so it is time for Ethiopian Review to start the process of selecting its Person of the Year. As a long running Ethiopian Review tradition, we take the Person of the Year selection seriously. Please share with us your choice with convincing argument. The selection criteria is: Who made the impost important contribution to the freedom and betterment of Ethiopian since the starting of 2012?