Washington Update – From Friends of Congressman Chris Smith (Mesfin Mekonen)

Representative Christopher Smith (R-NJ) has done more for Ethiopia, and taken a greater interest in Ethiopian human rights and democracy, than any American politician....

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...

Ethiopian Journalist Eskinder Nega Undeterred by Threats to Press Freedom

Ethiopian Journalist Eskinder Nega Undeterred by Threats to Press Freedom https://youtu.be/gkKfGU7HPsc

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...

Ethiopian workers ‘beaten and robbed’ by Saudi police

Al Jazeera A group of undocumented Ethiopian workers have said they were subject to serious abuses by Saudi police before they were expelled, including physical and...

TIBIBIR Press Release on the tragic events in Weldya

For Immediate Release January 23, 2018 TIBIBIR, a Consortium of more than 20 Ethiopian Civic groups, based throughout the world is deeply disturbed by the recent...

Ethiopia: AHRE condemns killings of civilians under the state of emergency...

Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE) Press Statement 11 March, 2018 Ethiopian military forces fired live ammunition into a crowd, injuring and killing civilians, on March 10,...

Ethiopia’s Model of Ethnic Federalism Buckles Under Internal Tensions

World Politics Review William Davison Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018 After almost three years of deadly, sporadic crises, 2018 brought signs of much-needed change to Ethiopia when...

Ethiopian state of emergency must end, says journalist freed from jail

Jackson Njehia Reuters NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia’s prime minister Abiy Ahmed should fulfill his pledge to expand political freedoms by lifting a state of emergency, said...

Many detained by the army as crackdown intensifies in various cities...

among them recently released politicians and journalists Addis Standard Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba,  March 26/2018 – In what appears to be a fresh round of crackdown by the army...

Demolition of houses leaves hundreds in Legetafo Legedadi homeless, city mayor...

Mahlet Fasil/ AS Addis Abeba, February 20/2019 – The Legetafo Legedadi city administration, located in Oromia Regional State Special Zone Surrounding Finfinne, under the Oromia...

We Shall never Feed or Trade on Dead Souls!

Belayneh Abate The novel Dead Souls is Nikolai Googol's  reflection on the suffering of the early nineteenth century Russian serfs. In this novel , Chichikov,...

Is the T-TPLF Running Another Resignation Scam in Ethiopia? ( Al...

Yesterday, T-TPLF prime minster Hailemariam Desalegn “resigned”. Today, it is rumored the T-TPLF is ready to declare another state of emergency to continue to cling to power....

Breaking: Ethiopia rules out transitional government as trail of chaotic events...

Addis Standard Liyat Fekade Addis Abeba, February 17/2018 – A senior government official told Addis Standard that there will be no need for a transitional government, an idea widely...

World Press Freedom Day 3 May

World Press Freedom Day 3 May https://youtu.be/M7giB_QMVBs  

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...

An Open Letter to the United Nation Secretary General Re: Mr....

Betre Y. Getahun Exiled Ethiopian Journalist getakassa30@gmail.com March 15, 2019 To Mr. António Guterres The United Nation Secretary General Dear Mr. Guterres, I am writing you to share with you my...

Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia Launches New Report on Human...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE) is pleased to announce the launch of its new report, “Ailing Civic Space in...

U.N. rights chief visits protest-hit Ethiopian region, meets dissidents

Aaron Maasho  ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) - The U.N. human rights chief said he was allowed to visit a region in Ethiopia that has been roiled...

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...

South Africa: Ten years after xenophobic killings, refugees and migrants still...

11 May 2018 Ten years after an outbreak of horrific xenophobic violence claimed 60 lives in South Africa, refugees and migrants are still facing daily...

UN rights chief “concerned” over Ethiopia killings

Agence France Presse ADDIS ABABA: The United Nations human rights chief expressed concern Tuesday over the deaths of at least seven people chanting anti-government slogans...

Who is directly responsible for the mass sterilization Amhara women?

Achamyeleh Tamiru Who is directly responsible for the mass sterilization of young Amhara women and how they have been sterilized? https://youtu.be/GZgrgTItDOE It has been more than 12...

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...
- Advertisement -

MUST READ

POPULAR POSTS

Legal Seafood