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

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The Endless killing horror in Ethiopia  

By: Asress Mulugeta The track record of the minority dominated Ethiopian government in the last couple of decades shows that with an absolute control of...

Why Jawar Mohammed is Responsible for the Unrest in the Southern Region...

By Damo Gotamo Jawar Mohammed couldn’t handle his fifteen-minutes fame. He thinks he is a big shot and above the law. He says anything he...

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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,...

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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...

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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...

Ethiopia detains 36 spy officers over corruption, rights abuses

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