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Meles Zenawi, the Man Who Sold Ethiopia Turns His Eyes on Africa
22 December 2009
Ginbot 7 Statement
In August 2009, when African leaders selected Ethiopia’s notorious dictator to represent Africa in the Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, Ginbot 7 expressed its strong opposition and advised African leaders to reconsider their decision. In its concluding remark [Article dated October 30, 2009], Ginbot 7 warned African leaders to re-evaluate their regrettable decision.
Ginbot 7, along with the majority of the Ethiopian people, has opposed and denounced Zenawi’s representation of Africa in Copenhagen because he is a dictator with a horrible human rights record and a catastrophic environmental policy in his own home land. Besides, there was a justifiable need for alarm due to Zenawi’s incompetence and his track record for shortchanging his people for the love of money would make him a sell-out in Copenhagen.
Well, our warning was warranted and the African leaders that ignored it are now reeling from Zenawi’s betrayal. Meles Zenawi is a man who has been dealing the interests of his own country behind the back of the people he supposedly leads. Last week in Copenhagen, he betrayed the entire continent of Africa by making a deal that literally makes poor African farmers pay with their lives for the environmental crimes of the industrialized world.
On Wednesday December 15, 2009; the Copenhagen Climate Conference was still in session, however, by late Wednesday afternoon; Africa leaders, diplomats and environmental groups have already started pointing their fingers at the very person they recklessly elected to represent them in the conference.
Many African nations feared that Meles Zenawi secretive accord in Paris with the European Union (EU) days ahead of the Copenhagen Conference has already compromised Africa’s environmental interest.
After learning Zenawi’s deal with the West, Bishop Desmond Tutu said, “No deal is better than bad deal”, and the Pan-African Climate Justice Spokesperson, Mithika Mwenda accused Zenawi of “caving in to the dictates of industrialized nations.” The sharpest criticism of all came from Lumumba Di-Aping, the Chief Negotiator for the G77 Group of developing nations. He said: “We have been asked to sign a suicide pact” where he also emphasized the weaknesses of African negotiators and leaders that were lazy, unprepared, and had been “bought off” by the industrialized nations
Meles Zenawi is a self-serving “decision maker” whose appetite for immorality knows no bounds. We believe nothing is more thoughtless than allowing a vicious dictator [who betrays his own people] to represent the entire continent of Africa. Similarly, nothing could be more foolish than turning a deaf ear to the people’s cry and words of warning.
Last week in Copenhagen, Zenawi stood with French President Nicolas Sarkozy and sided with the Euopean Union (EU) while representing Africa, and reached a deal that makes Africa a natural furnace. This could sound strange to African leaders who trusted him and made him Africa’s climate ambassador, but to the Ethiopian people, this historic betrayal is par for the course.
Ginbot 7 believes that the world and Africa, in particular, have learned from this grave mistake of falling prey to a wily dictator. We also believe that the lessons learned in Copenhagen will enable donor nations and fellow Africans to look ahead and deal more effectively with the tyrant, Meles Zenawi. Truth be told, Zenawi has no moral authority to be the spokesman for Africa in any capacity.
Ginbot 7 Movement for Justice, Freedom and Democracy
Legese’s treason and deception is genetic and chronic.
ViVa, Our Young and smart African leader, Meles Zenawi, next go 4 U.N secretary General, not only Ethiopia Most Africa is behind U, HAVE SUPPORT 4 U!
Double Brain we’ll call U, we proud of U. Thnaks God U R Our Hero!
African eyacharete new be cellphone. He is accepting offers for Africa.
Hello…this is he. Yes, Africa is for sale. What’s your offer? Yes, we accept foreign currency… No, that doesn’t include Nakefa at this time…
Ginbot 7 in the real world you are being setenced to death, and in the cyber world you are inaged in character assasination! I don´t blame you for doing it in the cyber world, hiding behind your computers because in the reall world you would have to face the consequences, like you are doing now!!!
G7, stop talking you are dead. I think u are making your final remarks. You were trying to kill innocent citizens buying by money while u have been sitting comfortably outside. The right person who fights for his people freedom is the one who is ready to participate in person and sacrifcies his life.
you are valueless to blame Meles.
challenger i like the way you put it…really funny..anyway “garbage-7″ is trying to play a blame game for a meeting that is beyond thier understanding……so from now on you guys are locked in u.s or asmara…choose the best for you……lol…dont even think about U.K……..now you can openly fight ‘woyane’ if you got the balls,which i doubt it…you are just like diaspora…cyber warriors…Good luck….
Woyane, worships Leba and they think being psychotic is good. If this midget was really so magnificent then, where is his Nobel price?
Ginbot 7 Movement for Justice, i am not a supporters of weyane but if you add the brain of all your members u cant get an IQ of an elephant, this guy is Smart and he is better than most African leaders
Why death penality for birhanu nega - we all know Hailu shawol is better than him . He tried to overthrow him but Hailu was stronger than birhanu . So please MR prime minisiter MELES ZENAWI consider his penality & make it lesser . Please if you can in your power release BIRTUCAN .
we blame Males. He is most stupid person to reprrsent Africa! where are the good leadres from the continent? why this cheap man is being fucked in Eu? This WOYANE criminal is held for human abuse in OGADENIA region and in whole of AFRICA.
I CAN PREDICT MELES ZENAWI AND ALL HIS COCORECHES AND RATES WILL PERISH..LET REPRESENTING AFRICA HE WILL NEVER REPRESENT HIS DESERT AND BARREN LAND POOR TIGRAI…"AWENABAJ” “AGERSHACH” WEGENSHACH” GO AND SELL AZEB MESFEN TO EUROPEAN MARKET…NOT OUR CONTENENT MAMA AFRICA.
Now is the right time to sign an EXTRADITION TREATY with the USA.
These Woyane leaders are insane and unhuman. What’s wrong with them again and again they are making the same mistake. They wanna make the same mistake Derg did when it killed thousands of educated and brilliant Ethiopians . Now this M. Fuk**rs Woyane are doing too much wrong. Hah !You wanna kill my favorite professor Dr. Berhanu and other innocent enthusiatic Ethiopians for the horrible massacre made by yours(Woyane’s) own idiot soldiers. You are dead wrong. the M/ Fuck*r Meles, the so called Ethiopian judicial system, the parliament, all are fake.Lemagn. No transparency and rule of law or constitution. You should be excuted by deadly injection alive infornt of the Ethiopian People. Wait you will see. To Meles and his chifra, we will get you someday in the near future. When the time reachs, you may think that you will walk freely on the street of America or Europe. you will get what you deserve. Idiots.
Birhanu the opportunist or G7,
what a timing? Where were you? Have you just arrived from Copenhagen. Is that because of eurotunnel delay?
How long did it take you to articulate a simple article?
I thought I saw PM Meles spoke excellently straight away during the sumit.
By the way you are nobody to comment on Africa, but dead man walking.
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