Why Addis Ababa shouldn’t criminalise children who beg on its streets

The Conversation Over half of Ethiopia’s 100 million inhabitants are Orthodox Christians and a third practice Islam. Begging, in the form of almsgiving, is supported by the...

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...

Ethiopia army accused of deadly attack on IDP camp in Oromia

Africa News An attack on internally displaced persons (IDP) in Ethiopia’s Oromia region has claimed the lives of six people with others sustained varied degrees...

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: More than 1,100 detained under state of emergency

State-affiliated media says 1,107 people have been arrested for violating the emergency decree announced last month. Authorities in Ethiopia have arrested more than 1,100 people since the...

Ethiopia Authorities Order Security Forces to Quell Prote

By  Nizar Manek Blloomberg Security forces instructed to use ‘all necessary measures’ Ethiopia’s government declared a state of emergency Feb. 16 Ethiopian authorities ordered the country’s security...

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,...

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...

MERCENARY MILITARY COMMAND POST REIGN OF TERROR IN ETHIOPIA

Author’s Note: This commentary is aimed at the Diaspora Ethiopian media. It aims to accomplish two objectives. First, I aim to openly challenge the...

State of Emergency in Ethiopia! A Constitutional Coup D’état?

By Laalo Guduru February 2018 Introduction What an eventful and an emotional roller-coaster ride February 2018 was in Ethiopia. First, the Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO) released...

Canadians call for return of relative held in Ethiopia

Family and rights group demand release of a Canadian citizen imprisoned in Ethiopia for alleged 'terrorist crimes'. by David Child A Canadian family is calling on...

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: Killings, arrests under new State of Emergency (AHRE)

Association for Human Rights in Ethiopia (AHRE) Press Statement March 09, 2018 On March 2, 2018, the Ethiopian Parliament approved a new six-month state of emergency...

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...

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...

A tough road ahead for Ethiopia’s new leader Abiy Ahmed

Ahmed has a unique opportunity to unite a country riven by ethnic tensions - but he is facing deep-rooted challenges. by Awol K Allo 31...

To save Ethiopia from civil war, solutions must work from the...

BY ALEMAYEHU MARIAM OPINION CONTRIBUTOR — 02/21/18 Ethiopia teeters on the edge of a precipice. For the past two years, waves of defiant public protests have made...

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...

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...

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: 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...

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...

198 Ways to Fight the T-TPLF’s State of Emergency in Ethiopia...

“One has a moral responsibility to disobey unjust laws.” — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The T-TPLF state of emergency declaration is an unjust law! The limits of tyrants...

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...
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