Lekatit11 is a national holiday for Tigreans. It is celebrated officially in a grand style every five years. However every off years the event is celebrated locally around the world. Given the politics of the day and to remind our readers and the public at large we will interview few former TPLF members to share their experience of the past.
Lekatit11 ushered the beginning of the new Ethiopia. Over 60 thousand innocent and brave volunteer lives were lost and over 30 thousand Tigreans were dismissed from the Army to make space for other nation nationalities recruits. Yet some EPRDF politicians were heard accusing Tigrai domination! Recent studies show the allegation of domination is simply untrue! Desta is one among the many veteran members of TPLF. He along with his cousin the renown martyred Mesfin returned from Yemen to join TPLF in the early seventies. Listen to his story and experience and remember all the martyred people who gave their lives so that all Ethiopians live in peace and tranquility! [Aigaforum Feb 2017]
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