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TPLFTigrayan People's Liberation Front (political party in Ethiopia)
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ASSASSINATIONSThe assassins were believed to be members of Prime Minister Meles Zenawi's Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPRF), which was hunting leaders of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF), who were still pursuing the dream of an Oromia nation, a year after he had toppled the Soviet-supported Haile Mariam's regime.Saku MP Jilo Falana, a Borana, told Parliament on July 21, 1992 that two of the murderers were holed up in the Ethiopian Embassy in Nairobi and that an embassy car had been used as the getaway vehicle.
The US government used this opportunity to reestablish its relations with the Ethiopian Empire by allying this time with the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF).
Also, the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front, which is part of Ethiopia's ruling EPRDF issued a statement expressing their opposition to withdrawal from Badme.
But many don't see Desalegn's resignation in such a light, rather as a desperate act of self-preservation by the tiny Tigrayan ethnic elite, accused of using Hailemariam Desaleen to entrench the domination of its Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF) within the ruling Ethiopia People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) four-party coalition, and thereby over Ethiopia, since the end of the country's civil war in 1991.
The 1991 revolution in Ethiopia that brought down its military dictatorship was led by a coalition of Eritrean fighters, led by Isaias Afwerki, now president, and the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front, led by Meles Zenawi, Ethiopia's late long-term ruler, and an organisation now subsumed into the ruling Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front.
21, 2012, 21 years after the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front's (TPLF) victory over the regime of Megistu Haile Mariam, built up "a complex web of relationships that conjoined domestic political forces with foreign investors, leading the country towards impressive rates of growth and substantial achievement of some development indicators," says the report.
foreign policy experts like Henze advised the American government to invest in the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF) and dismissed the relevance of the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF) and other liberation fronts in the Ethiopian Empire.
But her eldest son joined the the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF) and was killed in the fighting with the Sovietbacked Derg, one of the most murderous regimes on the African continent.
In addition to financing with Israel the flight of Mengistu in 1991, the United States supported the creation of the Ethiopian People's Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) by the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF) and endorsed the emergence of the Meles regime.
Hundreds of thousands of Ethiopians most ethnic Tigrians on Wednesday gathered in Tigray regional capital, Mekelle, to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front (TPLF).
As leader of the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front, he came to power after the overthrow of the Marxist Derg regime in 1991, becoming Africa's youngest leader at the age of 36.
Berhe, formerly of the Tigrayan People's Liberation Front, said that the current Ethiopian prime minister, Meles Zenawi, who was then the leader of the Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF), divided the funds up among rebel groups.