Haile Gebreselassie says singer Tariku’s decision to preach peace at a pro-war rally in Addis Ababa was wrong.
Ethiopian Olympic gold medallist and national hero Haile Gebreselassie pledged on Wednesday to join the fight against rebellious forces in his country after the prime minister said he had gone to direct the war from the front lines. | CGTN Africa 25 Nov 2021
Olympic gold medal winner Haile Gebreselassie tells Sky’s John Sparks that he has “no choice” but to join the frontline of the conflict which is spreading through large parts of Ethiopia. As he prepares to fight the Tigray People’s Liberation Front, Gebrselassie – a national hero in his homeland – says he feel betrayed by foreign governments who have told their citizens to leave the country. | Sky News 28 Nov 2021
Ethiopian Olympic gold medalist Haile Gebreselassie said he is willing to pay the ‘ultimate price’ after pledging to join the military forces on the frontline against the Tigrayan forces, who last month threatened to march on the capital Addis Ababa. | Reuters 25 Nov 2021