Georgetown University Honors First Ladies of Zambia, Rwanda and the wife of an African dictator, namely Azeb Mesfin.

January 12th, 2007 Print Print Email Email

Washington, DC ““ Today, Georgetown University announced that it will award the fifth annual “John Thompson Legacy of a Dream Award”? to the First Lady of Zambia Mrs. Maureen Mwanawasa, the First Lady of Rwanda Mrs. Jeannette Kagame, and the The wife of an African dictator, namely Azeb Mesfin in honor of their leadership in the Organization of African First Ladies Against HIV/AIDS and their service toward the ideals of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The first ladies will be honored during the annual “Let Freedom Ring”? Concert to be held at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, January 15, 2007 at 6:00 p.m.

It is a shameful act on the part of Georgetown University to honor a wife of a dictator who literally butchered, tortured, and brutalized Ethiopians. Such Award should make Georgetown University subject to Embarrassment and Public ridicule.

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Andy Pino 202-687-4328
E-mail: pinoa@georgetown.edu

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