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U.N. human rights chief pushes for inquiry into Ethiopia unrest.

U.N. human rights chief pushes for inquiry into Ethiopia unrest.

The United Nations human rights chief said on Thursday he would push Ethiopia to allow his agency to investigate rights abuses during months of unrest […]

 
 

Ethiopia: A dozen journalists remain detained on world press freedom day.

Ethiopia: A dozen journalists remain detained on world press freedom day.

The Ethiopian regime, the third worst jailer of journalists in the world, continue to detain bloggers and journalists under trumped up charges of terrorism on […]

 
 

Gondar: Three regime soldiers killed in ambush.

Gondar: Three regime soldiers killed in ambush.

Reports reaching from Gondar say at least three soldiers were killed on Tuesday as their convoy came under attack in Addis Zemen near Metmiku Yohannes […]

 
 

Ethiopia: UNPO calls gov’t rights commission partial

Ethiopia: UNPO calls gov’t rights commission partial

The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) said the report by the Ethiopian Human Rights Commission regarding the deadly anti-government protests in the country misrepresents […]

 
 

The End of Foreign Aid As We Know It.

The End of Foreign Aid As We Know It.

President Donald Trump’s vow to put “America first” includes a plan to drastically cut assistance to developing countries and merge the State Department with USAID, […]

 
 

Bomb blasts rocked a music concert in Bahir Dar.

Bomb blasts rocked a music concert in Bahir Dar.

Girma Alemu At a concert organized in Bahir Dar as a promotional effort to change the name of ‘Dashen Beer’ to ‘Baleageru Beer’ was disrupted […]

 
 

U.S. issues warning after Ethiopia grenade attacks.

U.S. issues warning after Ethiopia grenade attacks.

The United States issued a warning Thursday to its citizens about travelling to a popular tourist region in Ethiopia after a string of grenade attacks […]

 
 

Documentary: Tedros Adhanom Incompetency, Politics & Morality.

Documentary: Tedros Adhanom Incompetency, Politics & Morality.
 
 

Ethiopia: Authorities shift blame on local militia, opposition party members for killing of peaceful protesters.

Ethiopia: Authorities shift blame on local militia, opposition party members for killing of peaceful protesters.

Ruling party operatives are encouraging families who lost their loved ones in the anti-government protest last summer to register in a bid to receive compensations, […]

 
 

Ethiopia’s Crackdown on Dissent Leaves Youth With Dangerous Options

Ethiopia’s Crackdown on Dissent Leaves Youth With Dangerous Options

Kelsey Lilley Ostensibly intended to quell unrest perpetrated by “anti-peace” forces, Ethiopia’s extension of a state of emergency in March signals a continued crackdown on […]

 
 

Ethiopia enters its seventh month of emergency rule,

Ethiopia enters its seventh month of emergency rule,

By ECONOMIST THE three-hour bus-ride to Ambo from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia’s capital, offers a glimpse into the country’s future. The road is well paved; irrigation […]

 
 

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 […]