Journalist Abebe Gellaw screamed Meles Zenawi at the World Economic Forum on Africa, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, in May 2010. Abebe Gellaw humiliated Meles Zenawi at the G8 Food Security Symposium held at the Ronald Regan Building in Washington DC., May 18 2012. On May 29, 2012, Abebe Gellaw wrote on zehabesha: How to Bring Down Meles Zenawi.
On 20 August, Meles Zenawi died after contracting an infection at St-Luke University Hospital in Brussels, Belgium.
On August 1, 2012, Abebe Gellaw wrote: [It was two weeks ago that we received the news from highly credible sources in Brussels. Our sources that want to remain anonymous as they were not authorized to speak to the media on this sensitive matter told us that the International Crisis Group (ICG) concluded that Mr. Zenawi was deceased. Headquartered in Brussels, with offices around the world, ICG is the leading independent think tank on conflict prevention and resolution around the world. It was hard to ignore information from such a highly reputable international organization.]
There are compelling medical and circumstantial arguments to suggest that the episode of May 18, 2012, against Zenawi in Washington DC was a prelude of regime change. Discovering the cause of Meles Zenawi’s death is now of utmost importance. What Killed Meles Zenawi?
On May 10, 2014, Abebe Gelaw, heckled President Obama while speaking at a fundraiser event in San Jose, California. Obama promised he will talk to him at the end of the event. On Aug 18, 2017 Abebe Gellaw interviewed David Steinman, a foreign democracy revolution strategist economist and expert in civil resistance (author of a 2017 book, Money, Blood and Conscience) citing similarities of the regime in Ethiopia and the Apartheid in South Africa.
On Feb 15, 2018, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia submitted a letter of resignation to the Ethiopian parliament, saying he was standing down as both the country’s leader and chairman of the ruling coalition over a long period of deadly protests. Hailemariam Desalegn said he felt it was “vital” to step aside to allow reforms. “Unrest and a political crisis have led to the loss of lives and displacement of many,” he said. The surprise resignation came amid the worst anti-government protests in 25 years. Surely, this resignation shows that he was not a dictator.
The real organizers, financiers, and motives of the deadly clashes that led to resignation of Hailemariam Desalegn are also very important. The economy and human development were going very well, what caused these troubles that brought Abiy Ahmed?
Who really are behind the death of Meles Zenawi; the deadly clashes; the acts of Abebe Gellaw; US Congress HR 128 resolution; the resignation of Hailemariam Desalegn; the fast rising stars of Abiy Ahmed and Lemma Megersa? All these must be investigated by fair authority. Some are very worried and suspicious of Abiy Ahmed’s ethnic and religious politics and his machiavellian mentality along with Lemma Megersa. The troubles that forced Hailemariam Desalegn to resign could be a joint engineered project with strong foreign support.