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Exiled runner Feyisa Lilesa has vowed to protest against the government at Sunday’s London Marathon

Exiled runner Feyisa Lilesa has vowed to protest against the government at Sunday’s London Marathon

Exiled Ethiopian runner Feyisa Lilesa has vowed to protest against the government at Sunday’s London Marathon, saying “blood is flowing” in his home country. Feyisa […]

 
 

Press Statement by Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD)

Press Statement by Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD)

Gambella Peoples’ Tragedy Under TPLF’s Regime and Foreign Invaders Must Come to An End! Press Statement by Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD) April […]

 
 

FEAR OF INVESTIGATION: WHAT DOES ETHIOPIA’S GOVERNMENT HAVE TO HIDE?

FEAR OF INVESTIGATION: WHAT DOES ETHIOPIA’S GOVERNMENT HAVE TO HIDE?

By Felix Horne, for Addis Standard an 18-year-old student who I will call Tolessa and two friends took part in their first protest, in Oromia’s […]

 
 

Egypt to establish military base in Eritrea : Oromia Press

Egypt to establish military base in Eritrea : Oromia Press

Officials from the opposition group, quoting “reliable” sources in Eritrea, claimed Asmara has allowed Cairo to acquire a military base in Nora locality at the […]

 
 

Ethiopia’s Bloody Crackdown: The Case for International Justice.

Ethiopia’s Bloody Crackdown: The Case for International Justice.

Ethiopian security forces gunned down at least 100 people a week ago in the bloodiest weekend in the ninth month of anti-government protests. Unlike previous […]

 
 

“We Can’t Protest So We Pray” Anguish in Amhara During Ethiopia’s State of Emergency.

“We Can’t Protest So We Pray” Anguish in Amhara During Ethiopia’s State of Emergency.

By James Jeffrey • BAHIR DAR, (IPS) • April 17, 2017 Woman and child outside a Gonder church with crosses marked in ash on foreheads. […]

 
 

Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa hit by shortage fuel.

Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa hit by shortage fuel.

Residents of Addis Ababa continue to be hit by shortage of fuel which authorities said was caused by the closure of a bridge in Bahir […]

 
 

MOAB strike: US military defend use of massive bomb in Afghanistan

MOAB strike: US military defend use of massive bomb in Afghanistan

Mother of all bombs: How powerful is US mega-weapon? 13 April 2017 From the sectionUS & Canada These are external links and Image copyrightGETTY IMAGESImage […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Journalist and opposition party leader detained without charge for five months.

Ethiopia: Journalist and opposition party leader detained without charge for five months.

Journalist Elias Gebru and Daniel Shibeshi, former leading member of the opposition Andinet party, are detained for five months without charge and with no prosecutor […]

 
 

Ismaïl Omar Guelleh: “No one but the Chinese offers a long-term partnership in Djibouti”

Ismaïl Omar Guelleh: “No one but the Chinese offers a long-term partnership in Djibouti”

China, the United States, France, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia … A few months before the 40th anniversary of independence, the president returns to the geopolitical stakes […]

 
 

European Union Special Representative for Human Rights visits Ethiopia.

European Union Special Representative for Human Rights visits Ethiopia.

European Union Special Representative for Human Rights Stavros Lambrinidis visits Ethiopia to launch Strategic Engagement on human rights and governance (Addis Ababa, 10 April 2017) […]

 
 

Heavy fighting between ONLA and Ethiopian regime soldiers Near Birqot district of degahbur.

Heavy fighting between ONLA and Ethiopian regime soldiers Near Birqot district of degahbur.

April 11, 2017 Ogadenia (ONA) – Contingents from Ethiopian regime soldiers and Associated mercenary Liyu Police militia attacked Ogaden National Liberation Army Units near Leedilay […]

 
 

Ethiopia Out of Control with African Union’s Blessings.

Ethiopia Out of Control with African Union’s Blessings.

by Amanuel Biedemariam The minority EPRDF of Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF) announced, “The House of Peoples’ Representatives (HPR) has today decided to extend the […]

 
 

Exclusive Interview With President Isaias Afwerki Part 2 (April 10, 2017)

Exclusive Interview With President Isaias Afwerki Part 2 (April 10, 2017)

Exclusive Interview With President Isaias Afwerki Part 2 (April 10, 2017)

 
 

The City of Bahir-Dar is under siege.

The City of Bahir-Dar is under siege.

The city of Bahir Dar is flocking with Agazi military forces and it is reported they are all over the city. The city’s entrances and […]

 
 

Stockholm truck attack leaves two dead and many injured.

Stockholm truck attack leaves two dead and many injured.

Stockholm truck attack leaves two dead and many injured Truck rammed into pedestrians on city’s main shopping streetPolice warn public to stay away from city […]

 
 

Update on The Ogaden Humanitarian Crisis.

Update on The Ogaden Humanitarian Crisis.

  The Ogaden region continues to be affected by the humanitarian crisis currently impacting the rest of The Horn. However, the strict restrictions on trade […]

 
 

Why is Western media ignoring ongoing atrocity in Ethiopia? – Huffington Post

Why is Western media ignoring ongoing atrocity in Ethiopia? – Huffington Post

Lys Anzia, Contributor Human Rights Stories with Global News Outreach Lys Anzia for The Huffington Post Ethnic Oromo students rally together as they demand the […]

 
 

Cholera spread rapidly in new territories in Ogaden, and the situation is out of Control.

Cholera spread rapidly in new territories in Ogaden, and the situation is out of Control.

Ogaden news agency (ONA) correspondent in Ogaden reported shocking news that cholera spread rapidly, where many hundreds of people died in the past few days. […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Horrifying Testimony of Torture in TPLF Prison.

Ethiopia: Horrifying Testimony of Torture in TPLF Prison.

VOA Introducer, Alula Kebede: Today’s guest for democracy in action program is Mr. Habtamu Ayalew, former spokesperson of the opposition, Andenet Party (Unity party) in […]