Friday, January 13, 2006

The ethnic issue

Andrew Heavens uses his journalistic eye and gives us an outsider's opinion of a day in Addis.

...It took about ten minutes for a small altercation outside a church to turn into a Federal incident – a bit like sending the SAS in to deal with a bar brawl. And it took about the same amount of time for onlookers to turn it into a Racial incident in their heads.

Red beret bust up at Kaldis (Meskel Square) January 11, 2006