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Healthy Man Lost His Both Legs to Torture in Ethiopian Prison.

Healthy Man Lost His Both Legs to Torture in Ethiopian Prison.

Bekele Gerba gave an interview to Voice of America Afaan Oromoo service about his experiences in Ethiopian prison. Mr Gerba touched on his unwavering philosophy […]

 
 

The Lynching of 24 years old Ms Taysir Omar Food- the Beginning of the END of TPLF regime and its killing squads in the Somali Territory.

The Lynching of 24 years old Ms Taysir Omar Food- the Beginning of the END of TPLF regime and its killing squads in the Somali Territory.

The Lynching of 24 years old Ms Taysir Omar Food- the Beginning of the END of TPLF regime and its killing squads in the Somali […]

 
 

Deadly journeys: how despair drives young Ethiopians to flee to Yemen

Deadly journeys: how despair drives young Ethiopians to flee to Yemen

Persecution and hardship drives almost 100,000 migrants to cross the Red Sea each year, risking the treacherous journey in a bid to reach the Gulf […]

 
 

Protesters Demand Ethiopia Cancel Billionaire’s Gold-Mine Permit

Protesters Demand Ethiopia Cancel Billionaire’s Gold-Mine Permit

(Bloomberg) — Protesters in Ethiopia’s restive Oromia region demanded the government withdraw a gold-mining permit from a company owned by Saudi billionaire Mohammed al-Amoudi because […]

 
 

Ethiopia’s Moyale hit by heavy inter-ethnic fighting, casualties reported.

Ethiopia’s Moyale hit by heavy inter-ethnic fighting, casualties reported.

Reports from the Ethiopian town of Moyale indicates that intense ethnic-based clashes have claimed lives and forced residents to flee into Kenya. According to the […]

 
 

Ethiopia’s leader: Old wine in new bottle?

Ethiopia’s leader: Old wine in new bottle?

Ethiopia’s new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has shown some signs of wanting to change the political landscape in the country. Can he resist pressure from […]

 
 

14 million people face hunger in the Horn of Africa.

14 million people face hunger in the Horn of Africa.

(reliefweb)—–In the Horn of Africa millions of people face hunger because of the continuing drought and ongoing local conflicts. 7.8 million people in Ethiopia and […]

 
 

How Ethiopian Americans changed US policy on their homeland.

How Ethiopian Americans changed US policy on their homeland.

An old Ethiopian aphorism propounds, “If spiders could gather up their silk in a single twine, they could tie up a lion.” In other words, […]

 
 

Daawo: Shirkii International Journalist Fastival Ee Lagu Qabtay Talyaaniga & Qudbadii Abdirahman Maadey.

Daawo: Shirkii International Journalist Fastival Ee Lagu Qabtay Talyaaniga & Qudbadii Abdirahman Maadey.

Waxaad kusoo dhawaataan shirkii caalamiga ahaa ee International Journalist Fastival ee lagu qabtay wadanka talyaaniga kaasoo qudbad qiimo badan uu ka jeediyay madaxwayne ku xigeenka […]

 
 

Dr. Abiy Ahmed: Ethiopia’s first, or TPLF’s last chance?

Dr. Abiy Ahmed: Ethiopia’s first, or TPLF’s last chance?

In his inaugural speech, Dr. Abiy highlighted that this last transfer of power was historical in that it took place peacefully and “in accordance with […]

 
 

Ethiopia’s Human Rights Commission ‘not independent’ – UN

Ethiopia’s Human Rights Commission ‘not independent’ – UN

APA) — UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zied Raad Al Hussien has said the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is seen as not independent […]

 
 

UNPO Members Bring Testimony to Journalism Festival in Perugia.

UNPO Members Bring Testimony to Journalism Festival in Perugia.

On 14 April 2018, Mona Silavi, UNPO’s coordinator for freedom of religion or belief, delivered a speech during the International Journalism Festival taking place in […]

 
 

Ethiopia: “Command Post” jails judge for releasing innocent citizens.

Ethiopia: “Command Post” jails judge for releasing innocent citizens.

The Command Post, the military body overseeing the state of emergency in Ethiopia, has jailed a judge in East Hararghe for four days for refusing […]

 
 

The Ethiopia’s New PM Must Be Honest to His Subjects Who Trusted Him the Most Out Of Courtesy. By Denboba Natie.

The Ethiopia’s New PM Must Be Honest to His Subjects Who Trusted Him the Most Out Of Courtesy. By Denboba Natie.

Although the Ethiopia’s new PM Dr Abiy Ahmed presented himself with layers of clothes to conceal his true colour of wolfishly chameleonic skin, the unaware […]

 
 

Fixing Ethiopia Requires More Than a New Prime Minister.

Fixing Ethiopia Requires More Than a New Prime Minister.

Editor’s Note: For years, Ethiopia has appeared to be a relative success story, emerging from years of conflict and becoming a somewhat democratic, pro-Western ally […]

 
 

U.S. Department of State: Release of Ethiopia’s 2017 Human Rights Report.

U.S. Department of State: Release of Ethiopia’s 2017 Human Rights Report.

The 2017 Human Rights Report for Ethiopia reflects serious challenges to the Ethiopian people’s ability to exercise their basic rights last year. We believe there […]

 
 

Amnesty International Welcomes Canadian Citizen Bashir Makhtal’s Release from Ethiopian Prison and Return to Canada.

Amnesty International Welcomes Canadian Citizen Bashir Makhtal’s Release from Ethiopian Prison and Return to Canada.

Amnesty International welcomes the return home today of Canadian Citizen Bashir Makhtal following his release from prison in Ethiopia on April 18, where he had […]

 
 

Exclusive: US Lawmaker suggests Magnitsky Act on Ethiopia’s Rights abusers.

Exclusive: US Lawmaker suggests Magnitsky Act on Ethiopia’s Rights abusers.

In an exclusive interview with the Satenaw and ZeHabesha Media Group, US Congressman By Mike Coffman suggested President Trump Adminstration should consider applying the Magnitsky […]

 
 

Ethiopia’s air traffic controllers go on strike, grounding flights

Ethiopia’s air traffic controllers go on strike, grounding flights

(BBC News) — Dozens of flights from Ethiopia’s capital, Addis Ababa have been delayed after air traffic controllers went on strike. It’s not clear yet […]

 
 

Daawo: Waraysi Lala Yeeshay Mr Horn Felix oo ku Takhasusay Arimaha Xuquuqul Insaanka.

Daawo: Waraysi Lala Yeeshay Mr Horn Felix oo ku Takhasusay Arimaha Xuquuqul Insaanka.

Sargaal kamida haayada xuquuqul insaanka ee Human Right Watch isla markaana ku takhasusay arimaha xuquuqda aadanaha mudo badana kasoo shaqeeyay haayada Human Right Watch kuna […]