Thursday, December 13

Bereket Simon on Somalia: "Our mission so far has been successful."

In a BBC interview aired today, Bereket Simon assured the world that the Ethiopian invasion of Somalia "so far has been successful".

When presented with shocking statistics (60% of residents of Mogadishu have fled the city, 80% of the country is now considered outside of government control) and official admissions to the contrary, the chief advisor to the Prime Minister remained adamant, insisting,
"The overall situation in Somalia is improving by the day".

Monday, December 10

Internet Censorship Increases

Over the past month, more than 50 Internet proxy servers have reportedly been blocked within the country. Several opposition websites, including Ethiomedia, are completely inaccessible.