Eskinder Nega at 2018 PEN America Literary Gala in NYC (Video)

  Eskinder Nega Makes Surprise Appearance at 2018 PEN America Literary Gala in NYC https://youtu.be/b0P2g1PL41k https://youtu.be/QZB-cRycKdA   “FREE FROM CHAINS! THANK YOU!”: A STATEMENT FROM ESKINDER NEGA February 15, 2018 Eskinder...

The Case of Teshome Mulatu and Bekele Gerba: A Test for...

Belayneh Abate The heinous rulers of Ethiopia released a letter in January, 20118 that states Teshome Mulatu goes to China for medical care with eleven...

Awassa too Belongs to its Residents! 

By  Damo Gotamo The arbitrarily imposed ethnic federalism has affected the lives of millions of Ethiopians who live in different cities of the country. Ethnic...

Ethiopia: A Country on the Brinks .[i]

By Dawit W Giorgis * ‘Absolutely Oversold’ As instability and violence spreads across much of Ethiopia, with most recent incidents getting close to the capital...

Cutting a Deal With the Wounded Beast (Part III)

By  Alemayehu G. Mariam Author’s Note: This is the third installment in a three-part series on prospects for “mediation”, “reconciliation” and “negotiation” with the ruling Thugtatorship of...

The power of Ethiopia’s gender-balanced cabinet

Ethiopia's gender balanced cabinet is sending women around the country a clear message: the patriarchy can be beaten. Awol K Allo by Awol K Allo Ethiopia's...

My my true Political Stance for Amhara’s long-term interest! (By...

I often do not like to talk about myself here on social media. But lately, some friends are asking questions about my political stance,...

Prominent Ethiopian dissident tells Finland to stop sending aid: “It’s propping...

This time in prison Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega was no longer tortured, thanks in part to increased international pressure and public awareness. "Are you here...

15 dead in weeklong protests in Ethiopia’s Amhara regional state

ADDIS ABABA, Feb. 3 (Xinhua) — Week long protests in Ethiopia’s northern Amhara regional state have left 15 people dead, a press statement from Amhara...

Ethiopia: Stop an Ethnic-based displacement and evictions

Press Release May 5, 2018 AHRE strongly condemns the continued displacement of Amhara people from their home in Kemashe Zone, Benishangul Gumuz region. According to our...

Bring Dictator Mengistu HM to Justice

F British Woods Business Center 2201 Murfreesboro Pike, Suite A-109 Nashville, TN 37217, USA   May 17, 2018 The UN Security Council United Nations 405 East 42nd Street New York, N.Y. 10017. Your Excellencies: We,...

U.N. human rights chief to meet Ethiopia PM, ex-detainees on official...

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban The United Nations Human Rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein arrives in Ethiopia today for his second official trip in under...

Unarmed Truth and Unconditional Love (Reconciliation): Dr. Martin Luther King’s Message...

By Prof. Alemayehu G. Mariam Author’s Note:  Earlier this week, Americans celebrated what would have been Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s 89th birthday. I believe it is...

The killing horror against the major ethnic groups in Ethiopia

By: Asress Mulugeta The last three years (2015, 2016 and 2017) have been the horror years for Ethiopians especially for Amhara and Oromo people. As...

Democracy, Human Rights and Diaspora Groups Urge Congress to Pass H....

Ethiopia is at a crossroads. On Monday, April 2, a new Prime Minister, selected from within the ruling coalition, delivered a speech about planned...

Why I disagree with UNSG Guterres’ appointment of ‘Gen. Gabre’ UNISFA...

By Keffyalew Gebremedhin The Ethiopia Observatory (TEO) PART One of two The purpose of this article is to express the writer’s disappointment at and opposition to the...

Ethiopia crisis: Kenya must abandon indifference and speak up – HRW

Abdur Rahman Alfa Shaban International rights group, Human Rights Watch (HRW) says as a matter of urgency, the Kenyan government must speak on the political...

Hilina Desalegn and her Defense of Ethiopiawinet

Hilina Desalegn and her Defense of Ethiopiawinet https://youtu.be/YRi0S7mEkys

Democracy according to Eritrea Afewerki, then and now

Al-Jazeera On the 27th anniversary of Eritrea’s independence, Isaias Afwerki should remember what he once said about democracy. Isaias Afwerki is the first President of Eritrea,...

The State of Emergency (2016-2017): Its Cause and Impact

Between the years of 2016 and 2017 Ethiopia was under a state of emergency for 10 months. This research which was undertaken by the...

Ethiopia Not Closing rather digitizing Its Jail

By Dinberu Degnetu Various news agencies are reporting that the Ethiopian Government on Friday April 6, 2018 announced it had closed its notorious detention center. What...

Torture and Horrific Abuses in Ethiopian Prisons

By Betre Y. Getahun Journalists, bloggers and politicians are locked in solitary confinement and subjected to torture, and various abuses  and ill-treatments at the hands...

Mass grave with 200 bodies unearthed in eastern Ethiopia

Police set to examine bodies found in area between Oromia-Somali regions during probe into case of held ex-leader. Ethiopian police have unearthed a mass grave...

Journalist Eskinder Nega: Freedom of Expression

Journalist Eskinder Nega: Freedom of Expression   https://youtu.be/6G6NiXxKtjA

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