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...

Visa for Andargachew Tsige; absurdity of the year

Hindessa Abdul Ethiopian Prime Minister Dr Abiy Ahmed is making history. His magnanimity is unprecedented in recent history. Not only did he set most political...

 Mr. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

Tegenaw Goshu Dear Mr. Prime Minister, let me first say that despite the fact that you have terribly failed in certain aspects of the ongoing...

Some 37,000 IDPs in Basketo Special woreda seek immediate assistance, UN

Addis Abeba, April 03/2019 – The conflict that erupted around the boundaries of Melekoza and Basketo Special woreda of Gamo Gofa zone has left more...

Humanitarian Crises of the Internally Displaced People (IDPs) in Ethiopia.

Feb. 2019 By Ataklti Tsegay Tesfay,MD Despite the continuous record of human rights violation and different political turbulences in the country, Ethiopia was showing an ascent...

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...

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,...

ESFNA: Reconsider your decision on PM Abiy Ahmed’s Request to engage...

We, the undersigned, respectfully request that the board of ESFNA reconsider its decision to decline the request by Prime Minister Abiy to engage Ethiopians...

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...

Press Release: Arbitrary Detention of Activists Signals Prevailing Rights Violations

Press Release 21st October 2018 Arbitrary Detention of Activists Signals Prevailing Rights Violations On October 16, 2018, Ethiopian police arrested and held in custody Henok Aklilu,...

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...

Ethiopia’s ruling coalition started talks with opposition groups on Wednesday on...

REUTERS Ethiopia’s ruling coalition started talks with opposition groups on Wednesday on amending provisions of an anti-terrorism law that critics say has criminalized dissent, state-affiliated media...

Ethiopia detains 36 spy officers over corruption, rights abuses

Ethiopia detains 36 spy officers over corruption, rights abuses https://youtu.be/CaRPrf9uzx0

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE​ ……Ethiopia: Police unit unlawfully killing Oromo...

AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL PRESS RELEASE​ The Ethiopian government must immediately withdraw and disband the Liyu police unit of the Somali regional state, whose members are unlawfully killing...

Ethiopia to lift martial law: media

ADDIS ABABA, June 2 (Xinhua) -- The Ethiopia Council of Ministers on Saturday approved a draft law that lifts marital law, reported state media...

Interview: Congressman “absolutely” backs Ethiopia Sanctions thru Magnitsky Act

US Congressman Mike Coffman spoke with Teshome Borago of Zehabesha newspaper & Satenaw media Group regarding recent efforts by American lawmakers to defend human rights...

A suggestion for Alessandra Mussolini: Show some empathy for Ethiopia

By Letters to the Editor April 5 Reading the April 2 Style article “Jim Carrey sketch draws fire from Mussolini’s granddaughter,” about the Twitter exchange between actor...

The Devastating tragedy of the conflict displaced Gedeo communities (IDPs). Part...

By Ataklti Tsegay Tesfay,MD On part one of my article, I tried to write about the depth and magnitude of the ethnic conflict induced crisis...

An open letter concerning house demolition and forced mass evictions in...

February 21, 2019 To Prime Minister-, Dr. Abiy Ahmed CC: Lemma Megersa, President of Oromia Regional State Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE) pens this letter...

ETHIOPIA’S FEDERAL SYSTEM MUST CHANGE

PRESS RELEASE The new opposition party ETRP established in 2017 by former Kinijit officials says the Ethiopian federal system must change.] ETRP Press Release  While the ETRP applauds recent symbolic...

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...

Call to action – support S.Res.168

Call to action Ethiopian-American Civic Council in Colorado (EACC) & Ethiopian Advocacy Network (EAN) are launching a major campaign urging our elected representatives to support S.Res.168 “Supporting...

Hilina Desalegn and her Defense of Ethiopiawinet

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

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...
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