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US Congressman Pushing to Renew Ties with Eritrea.

US Congressman Pushing to Renew Ties with Eritrea.

U.S. Rep. Dana Rohrabacher of California is working hard to renew ties between Eritrea and the US. According to VOA’s reports, the congressman recently submitted […]

 
 

Up to 50 migrants “deliberately drowned” off Yemen’s coast: UN.

Up to 50 migrants “deliberately drowned” off Yemen’s coast: UN.

(CBS News) — JOHANNESBURG — Up to 50 migrants from Somalia and Ethiopia were “deliberately drowned” when a smuggler forced them into the sea off […]

 
 

Corruption Is Holding Back Democracy and Prosperity in Ethiopia

Corruption Is Holding Back Democracy and Prosperity in Ethiopia

Ethiopia, a huge and beautiful country that straddles the Great Rift Valley just north of the equator in Africa, traces its history to biblical times. […]

 
 

The 22nd Annual conference of Ogaden Somali communities Worldwide held in Frankfurt.

The 22nd Annual conference of Ogaden Somali communities Worldwide held in Frankfurt.

The 22nd Annual conference of Ogaden Somali communities Worldwide held in Frankfurt. The annual 22nd conference of Ogaden Somali communities Worldwide was held from 4 […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Bahir Dar to commemorate youth massacred by regime security.

Ethiopia: Bahir Dar to commemorate youth massacred by regime security.

The city of Bahir Dar is to commemorate the massacre of over 50 anti-government protesters in August 2016 by snipers of the regime security. Organizers […]

 
 

Smith Resolution on Ethiopian Human Rights Advances From Committee.

Smith Resolution on Ethiopian Human Rights Advances From Committee.

Today, the full House Foreign Affairs Committee voted to advance a resolution, authored by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ), highlighting the human rights violations of the […]

 
 

Co-Defendants say Ayele Beyene died of ‘Torture and neglect’ in Prison.

Co-Defendants say Ayele Beyene died of ‘Torture and neglect’ in Prison.

Co-Defendants say Ayele Beyene died of ‘Torture and neglect’ in Prison, express fear of similar fate. (Finfinne, The body of Ayele Beyene, who died while […]

 
 

Ethiopia forced to withdraw tax hike that resulted in protests.

Ethiopia forced to withdraw tax hike that resulted in protests.

Ethiopian authorities have withdrawn a proposed tax hike for small businesses, the Addis Standard news portal has reported. The withdrawal comes in the wake of […]

 
 

The Sidama and Wolayta Nations Should Reject TPLF’s Divide-and-Rule Tactics. Press Statement by Sidama National Liberation Front (SNLF).

The Sidama and Wolayta Nations Should Reject TPLF’s Divide-and-Rule Tactics. Press Statement by Sidama National Liberation Front (SNLF).

The Tigray Peoples Liberation Front (TPLF) which usurped political power by military force in 1991, continues to undermine peace, democracy and economic development in Ethiopia. […]

 
 

Ethiopians are having a tense debate over who really owns Addis Ababa.

Ethiopians are having a tense debate over who really owns Addis Ababa.

Nine months into a state-of-emergency imposed to quell popular unrest, Ethiopia’s ruling party, the Ethiopian People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF), has unveiled its first significant […]

 
 

Ethiopia’s Debt Surged to US $23B.

Ethiopia’s Debt Surged to US $23B.

Ethiopia’s debt has reached a whooping $23 billion while export earnings is in downward spiral coupled with the increase in payments to loans. In an […]

 
 

XIII Session of the UNPO General Assembly Draft General Resolution.

XIII Session of the UNPO General Assembly Draft General Resolution.

Preamble Reiterating all members’ commitment to the Organization’s fundamental principles: democracy, non-violence, human rights, self-determination, tolerance and environmental protection, as expressed in the Covenant; Expressing […]

 
 

Drought and famine are a harsh reality for millions of people living in Ethiopia,

Drought and famine are a harsh reality for millions of people living in Ethiopia,

  DROUGHT-HIT ETHIOPIA MOVES TO PROTECT ITS DWINDLING FORESTS According to the ministry, the biggest forest conservation programmes are taking place in Oromia, which is […]

 
 

TPLF/EPRDF’s Regime Must Unconditionally Stop Its Plot to Indirectly Implement Addis-Masterplan in Oromo land.

TPLF/EPRDF’s Regime Must Unconditionally Stop Its Plot to Indirectly Implement Addis-Masterplan in Oromo land.

TPLF/EPRDF’s Regime Must Unconditionally Stop Its Plot to Indirectly Implement Addis-Masterplan in Oromo land. Press Statement by Peoples’ Alliance for Freedom and Democracy (PAFD). Article […]

 
 

Ethiopia: Charged for posting information, poem and music on You Tube.

Ethiopia: Charged for posting information, poem and music on You Tube.

A group of Ethiopian online bloggers and activists have been charged with posting information, poem recital and music perceived to be critical of the regime […]

 
 

The Numbers Say the Ethiopian Economy Is Doing Very Well. Reality Says Many Ethiopian Citizens Are Not

The Numbers Say the Ethiopian Economy Is Doing Very Well. Reality Says Many Ethiopian Citizens Are Not

(Atlanta Black Star) — For some, the emergence of Ethiopia as Africa’s third-largest economy is cause for celebration. The ancient nation skirting the continent’s horn […]

 
 

A Fire under Ashes: The Ongoing Struggle for Human Rights in Ethiopia.

A Fire under Ashes: The Ongoing Struggle for Human Rights in Ethiopia.

A Fire under Ashes: The Ongoing Struggle for Human Rights in Ethiopia by Elizabeth Fraser | Oakland Institute A poster of Olympic silver medallist Feyisa […]

 
 

Ethiopians stranded in Saudi Arabia call for help.

Ethiopians stranded in Saudi Arabia call for help.

Ethiopians, who wish to leave Saudi Arabia in line with the Kingdom’s amnesty for undocumented workers, have called for their government to speed up their […]

 
 

The Cruel Political Jokes of the T-TPLF in Ethiopia.

The Cruel Political Jokes of the T-TPLF in Ethiopia.

The Voice of America (Amharic) last week reported “16 Ethiopian opposition political parties agreed to discuss the anti-terrorism and other proclamations and 13 other agenda […]

 
 

Torture is senseless violence, born in fear..We would almost be too lucky if these.

Torture is senseless violence, born in fear..We would almost be too lucky if these.

Torture is senseless violence, born in fear…. We would almost be too lucky if these crimes were the work of savages: the truth is that […]