The opposition started in Mekelle, The truth is coming out. The Ethiopian Diaspora community members in the United States held a rally on Monday to protest the inhuman treatment of Ethiopians in Saudi Arabia. The Ethiopian International Youth Union, established by Ethiopians living in the US, organized the rally held in front of the Saudi Arabia Embassy in Washington DC demanding the protection of the human rights of Ethiopian migrants in Saudi Arabia.
The participants of the demonstration asked the government of Saudi Arabia to stop human rights abuses being carried out on Ethiopian migrants in that country, according to information from the Ethiopian Diaspora Agency. Ambassador Fisum Arega disclosed this at a grand convention held in Washington DC on Sunday to raise finance for the construction of GERD and express support to the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF).
The ambassador said during the occasion that the financial support obtained in the past ten months doesn’t include the fundraising campaign being carried out by Badr Ethiopia, a development organization based in the US, to GERD.