“For the group in power, committing genocide is a cultural practice that has a cultural foundation. It is not a political exercise,” says Desalegne Birara in an interview with ABC Amhara TV.
Among the many other issues he discussed during the interview is how ethnic Amhara intellectuals demonstrated distaste for ethnic politics and consequently failed to see impending danger.
He now sees important roles of Amhara intellectuals in the struggle to reverse existential threats it is facing – including from those who are holding government powers.
Watch his interview below.
Video : embedded from ABC TV youtube channel
Cover photo : screenshot from the video.
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