Mehari Fisseha

Mehari Fisseha

Mehari has graduated in Law and European Studies (Hons) from University of Limerick – Ireland; holds a Master degree in Peacebuilding from Coventry University – UK and a Master degree in Criminal Justice, Governance and Police science from Bochum University, Germany. He worked for refugee community in Ireland. He also worked for CARDOZO School of Law – Human Rights and Genocide clinic. Mehari is a passionate advocate on Human Rights and Development issues. He is also interested in the reform of the United Nations.
  • Another ethnic conflict

    Ethiopia is made up of numerous ethnic groups who share common characteristics. Despite the commonness, ethnic cleavages have often escalated into hostilities and some of them have led into fully fledged wars. Ethiopia has over 80 different ethnic groups. Most people in Ethiopia speak Afro-Asiatic languages, mainly of the...
  • Lessons for Africa

    Jubilation and ululation gripped Banjul after an election held in a tiny Western African nation called The Gambia on 1 December 2016 led to the defeat of a long time military dictator. Women, men, the elderly, the young, teemed the streets of Banjul defacing the portraits of Jammeh, some...
  • Zimbabwe’s Castro?

    The death of the long-serving military leader of Cuba last November was a sigh of relief for some and a day of loss and sorrow for others. Given the oppressive history of colonialism, countries susceptible to it, like Zimbabwe, have always defended the actions of Castro in shunning the...
  • Ethiopia rising

    The unheard pleas, excessive use of force by the Security Forces and the continued oppression against the Oromo and the Amhara people go unnoticed every other day. There is no one to speak up for the affected people apart from a few activists, whom no one pays the due...
  • A Tale of Imperfection

    Economic Development means employment, income and non-income equality, low poverty rate, quality health services, shared prosperity, and high literacy and life expectancy – amongst other things. It is puzzling that after 5 decades of independence most African countries are still terribly struggling with most of listed above. On Poverty,...
  • A Narrative of the Syrian Refugees Crisis

    The Syrian refugees crisis is the most complex, challenging, cataclysmic, and trending humanitarian crisis of this epoch. As a result of the Syrian Civil War beginning in 2011, the number of Syrian refugees that started increasing quickly and the situation escalated into a crisis. Estimates say that there were...
  • Politics or Human Rights? Why the EU Turns Its Back on Humanitarian Assistance to Refugees

    The recent immigration report on Eritrea, written by the Danish government, is a blatant example of  the direction the European governments are taking in terms of refugee protection. The report, which premised its outcome and recommendations on discussions and interviews with government officials, claims that the Eritrean government is already...
  • Is it worth the risk? African migrant workers in the Middle East

    The case of African migrant workers in the Middle East is one that has attracted mixed reactions. While the West has consistently seen this as modern slavery, Africans view the job openings in the Middle East as an opportunity to solve the unemployment crisis in the African continent. However,...
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